Alright, so here's the deal: my good ole skateboard split in half in front of the rear truck. I'm looking into getting a longboard now, which I can say from personal experience, is a fun way to get around. My dilemma is this: I don't know whether I want to get one of the long, pintail longbards, or one of the short ones with a kicktail, more reminiscent or a regular skateboard.
At first the shorter one sounded more enticing because, although it is heavier, it is still possible to ollie on one, making it easy to pop onto curbs and such. However, the longer boards are amazingly smooth rides and can carve a turn like nobody's business.
I've seen and ridden both types, and I love them both, leaving me torn.
The short board I was looking at was a Sector 9, called Green Flash, from the Sidewinder series. Link provided below.
Let me know what you guys think!