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Exotic Skateboarding Locations From Around the World

From the mountains in Norway to the Zulu heartland of South Africa.<p>Evolved from a tiny Californian subculture, skateboarding has become a …

Two guys are making awesome skateboards out of trash

When the World Wildlife Fund asked artist Mac Premo to find everyday objects and give them a new purpose, he turned trash into skateboards. Two organizations, Chill and Stoked, helped them give forty Bucket Boards to underpivileged kids. They hope to sell them to the general public soon.<p>Find out …

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Chris Cole on $1 Million Skateboarding Bounties and Brawling in Russia

Since the mid-Nineties, Philadelphia’s LOVE Park has played a massive role in skateboarding’s counterculture heritage, attracting skaters worldwide …

Girl Skateboards Unveils Special Board Series Featuring Spike Jonze Photographs

Featuring the likes of the Beastie Boys, Sonic Youth and Nirvana.<p>Girl Skateboards unveils a special board series featuring five favorite images from …

Skateboarding is technically illegal, but that’s not stopping the girls of Havana

When I heard about a reporter going down to Cuba to check out the skateboard scene, I had one image in my head: A long steep avenue called "La Rampa."<p>Take a skateboard down that, right into Havana's downtown.<p>Technically, it's not legal to skateboard in Cuba. It falls into a legal gray area. That's …

Tony Hawk on how skateboarding is taking flight across the world

Skateboard legend ‘the Birdman’ explains how his sport is attracting new followers in Afghanistan and Ethiopia –and how it can promote self-confidence<p><b>Skateboarding is really growing in unlikely places such as Cambodia, Afghanistan and Uganda.</b> I have seen some good stuff coming out of Tel Aviv, too …

Live out your Tony Hawk dreams with this incredibly creative skateboarding video

If you ever dreamt of becoming a pro skater, you'll be stoked on this video.<p>Richie Jackson is a creative skateboarder with moves no one has ever seen …

Kiwi Skateboarders Help Rebuild Christchurch With Levi's After Devastating Earthquake

Bringing the community together with skateboarding.<p>Back in 2011, a huge 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand. The devastation …

adidas Skateboarding Unveils the Matchcourt Slip

Skateboarding meets slip-on ease.<p>adidas Skateboarding has transformed its fledgling silhouette, the Matchcourt, into a new slip-on variation just …

What’s it like to live within a skateboarding mecca?

<i>To celebrate the launch of the Chino – a new team shoe with signature colour ways for Boo Johnson, Oscar Candon and Dee Ostrander – Dazed joined Supra on their European tour through Paris, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence and Barcelona</i><p>Revered as a mecca for skateboarding due, in part, to extensive marble …

This Week’s Must-Haves: a Bluetooth Speaker Skateboard That Lets You Feel the Music

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting a skateboard with Bluetooth speaker, a collapsible bike helmet and a robotic mop that does the dirty work …

Skateboarding Mom Does Kickflip While Pushing Stroller

This is a super short video of skateboarder and new mother Maria Oberloher performing a kickflip while pushing her child in a stroller. Some people …

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Skateboarding Sends A Shocking Number Of Kids To The ER Every Day

More skateboarders means more injuries.<p>The growing popularity of skateboarding over the past few decades comes with an unfortunate side effect: an increase in injuries, a new study spanning nearly two decades finds.<p>In each of the years between 1990 and 2008, about 65,000 children and adolescents in …

We Had Three Women Learn To Skateboard For 30 Days And It Was Inspiring AF

"I came a lot farther than I ever thought I would."

This Epic Pyromaniac Skateboard Video Makes You Second Guess Its Authenticity

It’s lit. Literally.<p>The latest skateboard video to surface is this epic slow motion film where a group of daredevils flaunt tricks atop rails and …

Skateboarding giant Paul Rodriguez wears his cool, and his heritage, on his sleeve | Fox News

Pushing off down a steep ramp, the wheels of Paul Rodriguez’s skateboard gather speed before he approaches a thigh-high apple made of metal. Popping his board into the air, Rodriguez vaults over the apple while flipping the board underneath him to spin on its axis.<p>With a cameraman trailing …

Shinola taps Natas Kaupas for Skateboard Deck Range

Featuring all original artwork.<p>Detroit-based lifestyle brand, Shinola prides itself for manufacturing its goods in America, and therefore creating …

Harmony Korine Designed a Skateboard for Baker & Fellow Nashvillian Dee Ostrander

The ‘Kids’ writer decorates a Baker board with an original painting.<p>Long loved in the streetwear and skateboarding communities for his contributions …

Mount Ruapehu is the World Heritage spot beloved by skateboarders

Immersed in the World Heritage Tongariro National Park in New Zealand, there is a mythic road where longboard skaters race every year.<p>The amazing landscape is made up of three main volcanoes, Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro. It’s Mount Ruapehu that is a particularly favoured destination among …

Palace Skateboards to Drop New Decks This Friday

Skate or hang?<p>Palace Skateboards is slated to drop a range of skate decks this Friday, May 13. Mark your calendars because they’re definitely going …

Watch This Video of a Skateboard Powered by a Ford EcoBoost Engine

A blender and pitching machine also get turbocharged action<p>The hoverboard from Lexus was pretty cool, but Ford may have built something better. As part of its “The Boost” ad campaign, Ford used its 1.0-liter turbocharged I-3 EcoBoost engine to soup up a bunch of everyday items that don’t need …

Videos of skateboarders on freeways spark CHP investigation

Videos on social media of young people skateboarding on freeways in Los Angeles and San Diego counties have emerged in recent weeks, prompting the California Highway Patrol to investigate.<p>"We are aware of skateboarding on the freeways in downtown and parts of L.A. There has been social media and …

Richie Jackson: Skateboarding’s Psychedelic Warrior

In 2016, professional skateboarding is a game of go-big-or-go-home. But in a world where death-defying aerials have become routine, where does Richie …

Skateboarders doing 'freeway challenge' catch CHP's attention

RELATED: Freeway skate fad alarms cops, skateboarders unfazed<p>A dangerous fad that has young people skateboarding on freeways including Interstate 5 …

Terrifying video shows skateboarder 'bomb' one of L.A.'s steepest streets

It's been a week of skateboarders as daredevils across Southern California.<p>First, the California Highway Patrol announced it was investigating several videos showing skateboarders riding on freeways in a stunt officials described as dangerous and illegal.<p>Now, another video has emerged show pro …

Skateboard Sensation Thalente Biyela Used His Board to Escape a Tough Childhood

Thalente Biyela was 14 the first time skateboard legend Tony Hawk spotted him ripping tricks at a skatepark during a visit to Durban, South …

Skateboarding And Surfing Are Very Close To Becoming Olympic Sports

The International Olympics Committee is looking to modernize the 2020 Games.<p>The International Olympic Committee is one step away from adding skateboarding, surfing and several other sports to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games -- a change it says would be the "most comprehensive evolution" of the Olympic …

Daredevil skateboarder takes on Edinburgh Castle's sky high walls

Skateboarders are always looking for the next thrill, and few places offer a challenge quite like Edinburgh Castle.<p>One daredevil maniac, known as …