Step-by-Step Guide to Applying Foam Grip Tape to a Fingerboard (how to mount)

Intro: The Power of Foam Grip Tape

Hey there, fingerboarders and future pros! We know you're here because you're eager to take your fingerboarding skills to the next level. Well, you've come to the right place. Today, we're diving into the fantastic world of foam grip tape and showing you how it can supercharge your fingerboard tricks.

The Foam Grip Tape Advantage

Before we jump into the step-by-step guide, let's talk about why foam grip tape is a game-changer. It's like the secret ingredient that transforms ordinary fingerboarding into extraordinary performances. With foam grip tape, you'll experience:

    • Enhanced Grip: Your fingers will stick to your board like never before, allowing for better control over every trick.
    • Stability and Balance: No more wobbles or slips – foam grip tape helps you land your tricks like a true pro.
    • Comfort: The soft and cushiony texture is kind to your fingers, so you can practice for hours without discomfort.

And the best part? Applying foam grip tape is easy and fun, and the more you do it, the better you'll get. So, let's get started on your fingerboarding journey!

Step 1: Gather Your Supplies

Before you can make your fingerboard a grip tape masterpiece, you'll need a few things:

      • Foam Grip Tape: Choose your favorite color or design – express your style!
      • Scissors or a File: For trimming or filing off the excess grip tape over the border of your board.
      • Fingerboard Deck: Ready to transform into a grip-taped masterpiece.
      • Patience: Every pro started somewhere, and you're on your way!

Step 2: Apply the Foam Grip Tape

Unroll your foam grip tape and place your fingerboard deck on top. Carefully stick it to the deck, starting from one end and working your way to the other. No need to mark the edges – we'll fix that in the next step!

Step 3: Trim and File

Here's where the magic happens. Instead of marking the edges, grab your file or scissors and gently file or trim off the excess grip tape that hangs over the border of your fingerboard deck. It's like giving your fingerboard a fresh haircut, and it ensures a neat and secure fit.

Step 4: Smoothen and Press

Take a moment to smoothen the grip tape with your fingers, making sure it's firmly in place. Press it down to ensure a secure fit. The better you stick it, the longer it'll last!

Step 5: Master Your Tricks

With your new foam grip tape in place, you're now ready to tackle tricks like a pro. Your board is more responsive, your fingers have better control, and your style is on point. So, practice those Ollies, Kickflips, and Pop Shove-Its – you'll be amazed at how much better you become with every session.

Remember, every pro skater started as a beginner, just like you. So keep at it, enjoy the journey, and celebrate your victories – big or small. And when you're ready to take your fingerboarding skills to new heights, don't forget to explore Spitboards for the finest fingerboard gear crafted for champions.

Foam Grip Tape: Your Ultimate Fingerboarding Companion

Foam grip tape isn't just another accessory – it's your ultimate fingerboarding companion on this epic journey. It's straightforward to apply, offering unbeatable grip and control, giving you the power to master every trick in your fingerboarding arsenal. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your foam grip tape, deck, and fingers, and let's embark on your next fingerboarding triumph. Your board will thank you, and your skills will soar to new heights. Get ready to experience the ride of a lifetime, proudly brought to you by Spitboards – the name that's synonymous with fingerboarding excellence. Now, go out there, ride Spitboards, and show the world what you're made of. And most importantly, have a blast along the way!

Share Your Fingerboard Triumphs with #Spitboards and #Spitboardsgang!

Now that you're on your way to becoming a fingerboarding pro, we want to see your incredible tricks and journeys! Share your best tricks as videos on platforms like TikTok and Instagram. Be sure to tag your videos with #Spitboards and #Spitboardsgang, and we'll be on the lookout. We can't wait to witness your jaw-dropping skills and creative fingerboarding adventures. And who knows, you might just find yourself featured on our social media channels – showcasing your passion to fingerboard enthusiasts all around the world.

So, get ready to capture your fingerboarding story and inspire others to join the fingerboarding community. It's a journey filled with creativity, style, and endless fun. Now go out there, ride Spitboards, and let your fingerboarding adventure take flight! 🛹🤩

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