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Longboarding 101 Spring 2019

The first Longboarding 101 for this year opens for Registration on March 6th!

Dates: April 3rd – May 15th on Wednesdays from 6pm-7:50pm (No Class 5/8).

Registration Page Link – CRN 21745

More Info about Classes and Lessons – Longboarding Lessons

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Private Longboarding Lessons

July, August, and September is the best weather of the year here in Portland and everyone’s favorite time to longboard.  If you want to stay safe this summer and not sure of your skills getting down the hill, then we’d suggest contacting us for a lesson.  Perhaps you are already good at bombing hills and going fast but want to learn the art of sliding and taking corners at speed, then we can help on that too!  Mt.Tabor is a great place to learn everything longboarding with all the different types of runs and sections of closed to cars roads.  Stay safe this summer, wear you helmet and other safety gear to ensure you have the best chance of not getting hurt.  Just one hour of one on one with Robin McGuirk will really help you progress and learn some very important skills to keep you safe and riding all year long.  He is a friendly and accomplished native who has taught hundreds of students in the area over the last 10 years.

For more info check out our LESSON page below.  The classes are already full this year but Private Lessons are available during other nights of the week and on some weekends.  Contact us today to check our schedule –


The top of the Mt.Tabor Soapbox hill students learn sliding and drifting.

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Longboarding 101 – Summer 2017

Ok this one fills up fast every year, only 3 spots left right now!  The class has a max of 20 students.

Longboarding 101 Classes through Portland Community College

Location – Mt.Tabor

Summer Term 2017:  July 12 – August 16


Class Description:

Learn the basics of longboard skateboarding: How to ride with control and safely slow down and stop.
Focus on downhill and sliding in a permitted group setting. All levels welcome.

Required gear: Longboard, Helmet, Slide Gloves.
Recommended gear: Knee and elbow pads, old pants and sweatshirt, skate shoes or shoes with flat flexible bottom.

The top of the Mt.Tabor Soapbox hill where students learn sliding and drifting.  Photo by PCC ®.


PCC Instructor Spotlight – Summer Term 2017

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Longboarding 101 – Spring 2017

Longboarding 101 Spring Term starts April 5, 2017!

Go to to sign up. Registration is live March 8th.

Use CRN 22479 to register at

Direct PCC Registration Link – Longboarding 101 Spring Term 2017

Screen shot from Portland Community College Spring Term 2017 class listing:

PCC Spring Term 2017 Longboarding 101 Class Listing



I look forward to my 8th year teaching this course through Portland Community College!

It’s been a pleasure helping hundreds of new and intermediate riders gain skills and confidence in longboard skateboarding over the years!  And I really look forward to continuing my tradition of helping others on board at Mt.Tabor.  I also teach Private Lessons if you can’t make the classes and/or want individual instruction with me.

Here’s a link to my Lessons and Class page with more info – LESSONS