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, […]

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 […]

Hop atop a crate with a skateboard and voila — crateboarding!

October 8th, 2017|

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Hop atop an inverted milk crate with your skateboard and voila — you be straight up crateboarding, son! While at this early date, we […]

You make it, Braille Skateboarding skates it: Heavy metal skateboard edition

June 16th, 2017|

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

Skater kids Sky and Ocean impress with skateboard ramp skills on ‘Little Big Shots’

May 1st, 2017|

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Almost a year after appearing on the Steve Harvey show, eight-year-old Sky Brown and her four-year-old brother Ocean were invited to show off their […]

Green Bay’s “Skateboard Cop” patrols city on tricked-out longboard

April 8th, 2017|

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On the not-so-mean streets of Green Bay, Wisconsin, Officer Joel Zwicky is better known by the sobriquet: “Skateboard Cop”. While his departmental peers patrol […]

Drunk skateboarder proves drinking and skateboarding don’t mix

February 28th, 2017|

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There are plenty of activities that one should avoid when inebriated; notable among them, driving a motor vehicle. Truly — as the seriously-tipsy skateboarder […]

Hyojoo Ko discovers the incredible lightness of being through longboard dancing

December 20th, 2016|

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Hyojoo Ko, like many tech workers, is frequently compelled to work overtime and weekends staring at the pixels arrayed on her computer monitor. What […]

Skateboarder Daewon Song’s creative genius explored in ten Instagram video clips

December 13th, 2016|

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For Daewon Song the entire world is just one large skatepark waiting to be explored on four tiny wheels. While his dart-throwing skills are […]