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 […]

Skateboarding South India from Goa to Bangalore to Chennai

November 12th, 2017|

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For the Westerner visiting India for the first time, just crossing a crowded street on foot can pose an interesting challenge — let alone […]

Kyle Wester can’t skate 85; sets fastest skateboard speed record at 89.41 mph (143.89 km/h)

November 2nd, 2017|

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Sammy Hagar mentally started writing the lyrics to his rock classic “I Can’t Drive 55”, as he was getting issued a ticket for doing […]

Tony Hawk’s son Riley becoming an accomplished pro skater in his own right

October 27th, 2017|

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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

October 21st, 2017|

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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 […]

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

October 17th, 2017|

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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 […]