Longboarding is a dangerous sport. First of all, you need to have the basic requirements before engaging in this kind of sport, balance, courage and determination. Bombing hills is the typical hyperactive way to give you the pleasure of being stoked. Yeah, it’s dangerous, mostly when if you’re not wearing any protective gears. Helmet is required for this sport because you need to protect your head just in case you bale out or get wiped out. Bruises, friction burns, cuts, and fractures are the common injuries you’ll encounter when you engage in this sport. Surely, you won’t be able to have this if you will prioritize your safety by wearing protective gears and to learn emergency slides.
Freeriding downhill on a longboard in an open road pose a big risk for any untoward accidents. Accidents are inevitable, but it can be prevented. Watch this video of Grupo Nopo to learn more about safety tips when freeriding on a steep hill.