Riding a RipStik looks easier than it is and it takes practice to get on the board, accelerate and turn with ease. If you can, practice for 30 minutes each day until you feel comfortable stepping up. The more you practice, the easier riding a RipStik will be.
Jump. Both types of boards can be used to perform jump tricks and the RipStik can be used to perform almost any trick a skateboard would be used to perform. The RipStik is a slightly more difficult board to start learning tricks.
It takes about 24 hours of practice to learn how to ride a Ripstik.
Ripstik riding not only strengthens your core and legs, but also improves your balance. It requires coordination to ride the board and building that coordination on the board will help improve your balance.
Don’t try to learn to stop on a steep incline. Make sure the area is flat. Slow the board down to walking speed or just above walking speed by simply letting the board ride without turning for speed. To stop, just get off the board and take a few steps to slow down.
Similar to a snowboarder descending a slope, ripsticking requires a swinging motion with relaxed hips to create an almost effortless ride. In fact, accomplished ripstickers can move a board in much the same way a snowboard draws a line down a slope.
Recommended for young children ages six to 12 to help them with the basics of riding and to help them get the hang of it faster so they get less frustrated and more have fun!
The Waveboard, which also has some solid deck designs, tends to have wilder designs mixing colors, words, and symbols. Ripstik sticks to the simplicity of great looking solid color boards while the Waveboard has great looking designs. The boards both have differently shaped decks and grip panels.
Best described as a cross between a skateboard and a snowboard, the blue RazorX Ripstik Caster Board is the perfect ride for kids looking for the next big thrill. The board features a pivoting deck and 360-degree tilting caster trucks that offer snowboard-like carving ability.
In contrast to a soccer ball in flight, a skateboard mid-ollie is actively controlled. That’s what makes it so hard to ollie. It’s not enough to get the skateboard in the air – you also have to control it while it’s in the air. In fact, we can figure out how to control the skateboard.
Great for kids and adults – Designed for kids ages 8 and up, the RipStik caster board can withstand a rider weight of up to 220 lbs (100 kg).
The Razor RipStik Ripster Caster Board is a compact version of the RipStik Classic. The Ripster is ideal for riders with a narrower stance or those looking to hit more tricks with this lightweight design.
Ripstix have been specially developed for POUND and are lightweight exercise drumsticks that turn drumming into a highly effective full-body workout. Weighing 1/4 pound each and made from durable plastic, Ripstix are easily portable so you can take your ROCKOUT WORKOUT with you wherever you go!
Twist your hips back and forth to move the RipStik faster.
Simply move the nose and tail simultaneously by moving your hips and shoulders back and forth turn. Move slowly to gradually increase speed, or twist your body quickly to get really fast.