Posts by Sam Arrington

Currently a university student that survives by the adrenaline that skating gives me.I love to try new gear or talk about it, so you'll hear a lot about what I think about the newest gear!

Rayne Skyline Review

Rayne’s Skyline deck has turned out to be an absolute banger this year. It may seem like a while since Rayne last released a new deck but it was more than worth it!

We all love the multi-discipline mantra – one board that excels in multiple disciplines. It’s an especially appreciated feature for those of us with budget and/or space constraints. One deck for a ride to a friends house, to the local convenience store, to the top of the hill and then the same for a run to the bottom.

In practice, it usually leaves a bit to be desired in one area or another. To be fair, it’s a lofty goal. Things that make a board excel in one discipline usually don’t help in another.

Turns out there is a gray area – a “just right” middle ground where a boards features compliment each other in a variety of disciplines. The Skyline falls squarely in this area.

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The Rayne Skyline and Libido

Rayne has been teasing two new boards via their teamriders and social channels for a while now. You may even recall Rayne’s Skyline tour in Japan – are they playing the long game here? Possibly. More importantly, their new decks are finally out.

The details are in and both boards are available for pre-order right here on Longboard Envy. We expect a thorough review of the Skyline in the coming weeks, but for now here is what you can expect from the Rayne Skyline and Libido!

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Doing the Hoedown with Jeff Corsi

After having a great discussion with Brandon DesJarlais and with the recent release of Moonshine’s new longboard dancer, the Jeff Corsi signature Hoedown, we figure this would be the perfect time to sit down with Jeff and learn more about what has inspired his unique style!

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