Longboard is a longer and wider version of the skateboard, which makes them different for racing, cruising or for those who just want to enjoy a fun trip. Unlike conventional skateboards, which tend to be shorter and thinner, the added length and width of the longboard surface, the enlarged wheels provide a stable and smooth ride, which makes it more comfortable, and is often compared to surfing. This shape and design is better than on a skateboard. Large wheels allow less notice of irregularities on the road. Forms of longboards have more variations in design and profiles, as well as several options for the width of the suspension.
Longbords originated in California in the XX century in the 50's, since the 70's appeared jumps on shorter decks, so there were skateboards, but after a while long longboards again returned, but with older guys.
Having different designs and shapes, and also using strong materials such as composite materials, maple and fiberglass ,. Depending on your driving style and preferences, each style, size and material of the long deck will differ from the others. Some decks have larger wheels, which makes them ideal for "surfing" and cruising, as they allow you to gain more speed, while smaller wheels give more agility and it's easier to do tricks on them.