La La Land: Meet the skater, BMXer and freerunner featured in “Another Day of Sun”

February 15th, 2018|

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Among the six Academy awards won by the 2016 musical La La Land was one for Best Cinematography, and perhaps no scene exemplifies the […]

Chip off the ol’ board: Tony Hawk’s son Riley is an accomplished pro skater

February 11th, 2018|

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Tony Hawk, having pioneered half the tricks on the vert ramp — like the mind-blowing 900 — is inarguably the most famous skateboarder in […]

You make it, Braille Skateboarding skates it: LEGO skateboard edition

February 4th, 2018|

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For some time now, Aaron Kyro, the mastermind behind Braille Skateboarding, has been inviting his YouTube channel subscribers to send in skateboards (or parts […]

Jose Angeles melds skateboarding with parkour in 8K video shot on San Franciscan sidewalks

January 24th, 2018|

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What do you get when you mix two of the hottest extreme sports the planet has to offer? Skateboard parkour, naturally. In a video […]

Ryan Williams challenges Nitro Circus mega ramp with ultra mini scooter

January 18th, 2018|

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Tiny three-wheeled kick scooters, known as Micro Minis, have catered to the 2-5 year-old-crowd for years now, but even smaller adult-ridable scooters are now […]

Brad McClain leads skateboarding quintet’s quest for the Blu Enigma

January 15th, 2018|

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Word of a mystical bowl skating experience on a small Greek island had been circulating in skating circles for some time. Like Sir Walter […]

Perceptions of Persia: Skateboarding Iran from Tehran to Isfahan to Shiraz

December 19th, 2017|

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Iran has been vilified by the West, and the United States in particular, ever since the 1979 overthrow of Mohammad Reza Shah. In 2002, […]

Skateboarders fly from Chengdu to Lhasa, before skating their way to Mount Everest

December 15th, 2017|

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For adventure seekers lacking climbing skills or the bankroll to finance a team of porters, making the trek to Mount Everest’s base camp often […]

Skateboarder Mark Gonzales’ infamous circle board contraption reborn on ‘King of the Road’

December 12th, 2017|

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Years ago, when legendary skater Mark Gonzalez saw that the upturn angle on skateboard noses had increased to the point it matched those of […]

Who the heck is Tomas Moravec, and what in the world is palletboarding?

December 5th, 2017|

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Tomas Moravec is an avant-garde artist from the Czech Republic. Surfing on a wooden pallet down tram lines is one of the ways he […]

Aaron Homoki nails jaw-dropping skateboard jump down Lyon 25-step stairs

November 22nd, 2017|

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The quickest way down a flight of stairs, albeit fraught with danger, is to simply jump over them on a skateboard. Aaron “Jaws” Homoki […]

Kings of Instagram: Rob Dyrdek, Tony Hawk, Nyjah Huston tops among skateboarders

November 18th, 2017|

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Skateboarders, unlike many of the stars from much older sports, were quick to embrace Instagram after it debuted in 2010. As a result, the […]