no you don't have to
You don't need one but its easier to do tricks higher
The original type of skateboard is much better than the other! It is very hard to do tricks on longboards and on plastic cruisers
make a lot of tricks
Youtube is a great resource for skateboard tricks as so many people film themselves doing them and post these videos there. In the description for many of the videos there is extensive information about how they have performed the tricks.
Concrete Surfer Skateboard Tricks and Tips - 2008 V is rated/received certificates of: UK:E
A bike is way harder to do tricks you have to time every thing or you will fall .
there are more then 100 skateboarding trick.
anything you can do on a real skateboard....
its called "balance"