Longboarding Terms Dictionary

official longboarding dictionary

Does it ever feel like some longboarders are speaking another language? Have you ever heard a longboarding term and had no clue what it meant? We put together a helpful guide that defines some words and phrases you may hear within the community. Our longboarding terms dictionary is always evolving, so be sure to let us know in the comment section if we missed anything and we may consider adding it.

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There are currently 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter M.
1. The promised land, a hill in Oregon where every longboarder wants to go to.

1. Wheels of questionable quality.
2. A popular longboard team.
Also similar: M4L, Midsvan.

1. Bad quality gear.
“Those trucks are kind of midsy”

Mold realease
1. A substance that gets sprayed in a wheel mold before the urethane is poured. Before wheels are broken in it will still have mold release, it’s the grippiest part of the wheel.

1. Pushing mongo. Using the front foot to push the deck, leaving only the back foot on the deck while pushing.

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