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Skater Helmets: Yes, You CAN Be Safe and Awesome at the Same Time

First off, this is not your mom. This is a fellow longboarder who struggles to shove a helmet on when it’s a beautiful summer evening and all I want is to feel the breeze in my hair. Helmets are sweat reservoirs - doesn’t matter how many holes they have. They push my brows down and make [...]

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Longboarding Makes Getting Fit Fun

Many people already know that longboarding is a great way to have fun and get around, but not many people realize that it can actually help you to get into shape! Longboarding comes with a plethora of health benefits, and our talented team at our longboard shop in Cincinnati have come up with the following [...]

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Kayaking Tips for Beginners

Once you've found the perfect kayak for sale in Cincinnati, you may think that you are ready to hit the water, but the fact of the matter is, kayaking takes a bit of skill and practice. At Vertical Drop, we are not only dedicated to helping you to find great deals on all of your [...]

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Your Longboard Buying Guide Part 2

Have you had a chance to read our latest blog yet? If you have then you already know a bit more about longboards than your average joe. In part one of our longboard buying guide, we went over the three main types of longboards, cruisers, downhill boards and freeride boards. We also talked about why cruisers [...]

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Your Longboard Buying Guide

Why do you need a longboard buying guide?  Most people think that buying a longboard is as simple as picking any longboard for sale in Cincinnati and enjoying yourself. However, before you buy, you should know that it is a bit more involved than that. There are many different kinds of longboards, and to find the [...]

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Our Favorite Kayaking Destinations in Ohio

Spring is finally here and summer is well on its way! In addition to the beautiful weather and sunshine we will be enjoying in a few short weeks, it is also time to head out on the water and enjoy your kayak after the long winter. Ohio is full of creeks, rivers and lakes that [...]

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A Smarter Way to Do Black Friday

Thanksgiving day is often ruined by Black Friday. Sure, everyone loves a good bargain, but who wants to stand in a line freezing to death in the middle of the night, when you could be sleeping off all of that turkey in your warm bed? If you are looking for a smarter way to do [...]

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Save Big and Stock Up for Before the Ski Season Starts

Do you need some new gear before the next ski season starts, but you just aren't sure that stocking up is in your budget? If this sounds like you, then you will be glad that you've found Vertical Drop. We are your go-to online skip shop, and we have everything that you need to be [...]

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How to Wax Your Snowboard

No one plans on riding their new snowboard for just a season. When you buy and snowboard, you are making an investment, and you want that investment to last! One of the best ways to ensure that your snowboard stays in good shape for as long as possible is to wax it regularly! The following [...]

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Get the Latest and Greatest Gear from Our Online Ski Shop

That first official day of fall was just a couple of days ago, but for much of the US, we are already starting to see the leaves changing and the first hint of cooler weather. Summer sped by in the blink of an eye, and before we know it, winter will be upon us. Do [...]

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