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There are two main types of boards: the longboards for cruising around and shorter boards for riding at skateparks and doing some cool tricks on ramps or the street.
But the big question is? Where to buy skateboards and parts in Manila / Philippines?
For me, the best place to buy a skateboard is your local skate shop. There will have a wide selection of skateboards and, most important, knowledgeable salespeople who can steer you in the right direction.
If you have no idea where to find them? You might want to start OLX, Lazada, or Galleon PH to give you an idea of the prices. If you're short on cash, you can buy second-hand skateboards, cheap skate shoes on sale, and parts on Facebook Groups like Skateboarding Philippines. On this kind of 2nd hand items that tend to wear and tear, I prefer to set a meet up with the seller to check on the physical condition and decide if I'll be buying the item.
Of course, there are Google and Facebook pages you might want to check out.
You can find deals and cheap skate shoes on sale at superstores (Center of Gravity, We Legendary, Stoked, etc.), but when it comes to skateboards, you get what you pay for.