Buying your child's first skateboard? What to look out for

Different skateboards have different purposes and functionalities. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - So, your child wants to pick up skateboarding. Should you buy a $35 skateboard or one that costs more than $200?

Artistic director Andy Chia, 39, did both for his son Ando, who turns four in January. He got an entry-level board from Decathlon sports store when the boy was two.

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