In order for skating to be fun, the skateboard must fit your height.
Here's a quick guide to get you started.
If you want to know more about this, you can find the most important information about children's skateboard sizes here.
The skateboard comes from America and is therefore not measured in cm but in inches ("). An inch is 2.54cm long. The width of the board is measured.
With the short recommendation you are about right. Other important dimensions are the total length of the board (deck length) and the wheelbase (wheelbase).
Find out more in KIDS TIPS! Part 2, Board Basics .