5 Ways to Beat the Heat While Skating

water1. WATER!

Lots and lots and lots and lots of water. Bring excessive amounts, I’m not joking. It’s usually easier to find a place to take a pee than it is to get water, so the more you have the better. If you think you have enough, bring a little extra. I usually roll up with a gallon for myself and can always hook friends up when they need it.

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  1. Other cooling tips are:
    6. Wear lighter colors While everyone wants to rock their new black AC/DC concert T-shirt, a better idea might be to take a cue from the Plain White Tees. Lighter colors reflect heat while dark colors absorb it.
    7. Pass on the skinny jeans. Loose fitting clothes allow more air flow and cooling as well as offer more freedom of movement.
    8. By all means, shred with a helmet, but then, when not actively on a run, shed that lid. This kinda goes back to the #s 6 and 7. Let heat escape your body, and the place it does that best is through your head.
    Skate safe, skate cool!

  2. > Tips to keep cool while shredding!
    > 1. Drink Water
    > 2. Stay in the shade
    > 3. Stop shredding

    Uhh, thanks… I guess.