Ripping In The Cold: 10 Necessities for Surviving Winter as a Skateboarder

As unpredictable weather patterns continue to deliver record low temperatures and snow throughout much of North America, the harsh reality that we are knee-deep in the middle of winter is now impossible to ignore. With that in mind, you're still itching to get outside and go for a push if you're a true skate rat. If Rick McCrank's devotion to skating every day of 2014 isn't enough inspiration, we've gathered 10 necessities for surviving winter as a skateboarder. Some are obvious — or should be — and some are novel, but either way they point you in the right direction: outside. Listen up, take some notes, and get ready to hit the streets. That board isn't gonna kickflip itself.

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