Oil-based lubricants are better for your skates
This week, National Geographic is proud to share a special guest for this episode: Dr. James DeCarlo, the head of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
DeCarla has a long career in engineering, having studied the chemical makeup of skateboards and then developing a system to predict the performance of their surfaces.
He’s also the author of the best-selling book, The Essential Guide to Skateboards: The Ultimate Guide to Getting the Best Possible Grip, from your first run on a board to the very end of a lifetime of riding.
He can be reached at: James.
You can find more of his work at www.decarlo.com, or you can visit his website at www and follow him on Twitter @jamesdeCarlo.
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