There is no best skateboarding company.
There are many cool tricks that one could do with a skateboard while skating. One of the coolest things one can do with a skateboard is to grind rails or corners with the skateboard.
The function of a skateboard in modern days is for transportation and doing tricks.
I Would get a fracture full set up to start off
no you don't have to
****Answer**** They are all pretty good but i can definitely say Alien Workshop is the best all around. =P
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
Transportation and sometimes doing tricks