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Professional Skateboarding Icon Brian Anderson Comes Out As Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.29.2016 | Queer Voices

Professional skateboarding legend Brian Anderson opened up about his sexuality for a new Vice Sports documentary. In the documentary, which was relea...

WATCH: Some Guy Went Almost 90 MPH... On A Skateboard!

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.09.2016 | Weird News

Blink and you’ll miss it. Skateboarder Kyle Wester absolutely destroyed his sport’s speed record, hitting nearly 90 miles per hour while going do...

Look, Ma, No Board! Dude Slides Down Steep Street On His Sneakers

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.26.2016 | Weird News

A little rain isn't spoiling this skateboarder's day. Watch Christopher Chann slide down a slick street on just his shoes. Chann calls the April 23-po...

Impressive Mom Nails Skateboard Trick While Pushing Stroller

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.07.2016 | Parents

Talk about multitasking! German mom and skateboarder Maria Oberloher earned some mad props after she posted an Instagram video of herself at the skate...

Lessons of Life on a Skateboard in Nairobi

Janne Riikonen | Posted 03.05.2017 | World
Janne Riikonen

John Kiara, 15, wipes sweat off his forehead as he stares down at a stair set of his height. He runs a few steps, hops on a skateboard and jumps dow...

18 Photos Of Badass Girl Athletes Who Know They Can Do Anything

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.31.2015 | Parents

Photographer Christin Rose hopes her latest series will empower young girls through sports. Titled "She Plays, We Win," the project features fierce ph...

How Skateboarding Became More Than A White Dude's Sport

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 12.06.2015 | Black Voices

The sound of the gritty plastic wheels of skateboards rolling on smooth cement echoes throughout Coleman Skate Park just below Chinatown in New York C...

Tony Hawk Does First-Ever Vertical Spiral, Defying Age And Gravity

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 11.23.2015 | Sports

Tony Hawk is 47 years old. He has a wife, four children, 12 world championships, his own video game and a New York Times best-selling autobiography. ...

Mom Pens Heartfelt Thank You Letter To Kind Stranger At The Skatepark

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.22.2015 | Good News

A mom, moved by the unexpected kindness of a young man at an Ontario skatepark, penned an open letter earlier this month thanking him for the concern ...

Watch Skateboarder Shred A Downhill Run At 70 MPH

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.08.2015 | Weird News

Skateboarder Zak Maytum is a picture of flying flannel as he barrels down a Colorado incline at speeds approaching 70 miles an hour, according to the ...

Little Girl In Fairy Princess Outfit Is A Tiny Skateboarding God

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.08.2015 | Comedy

It must be really difficult to watch such a little human look more agile and balanced on a skateboard than you do on your own feet. Feet that you've b...

3-Year-Old Mini Skateboarder Is Thrilled When He Nails His First Trick

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.22.2015 | Parents

Ryden Schrock may only be 3 years old, but he already knows how to shred. The adorable toddler -- who is the son of professional skateboarder Andy Sch...

One Board at a Time: Building Cuba's Skateboard Scene

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. | Posted 06.08.2016 | World
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

Skateboarding is a global family. Language, cultural, and social barriers are broken down everyday throughout the world thanks to the power of a plywood board and four wheels. Therefore, it is of no surprise that American skateboarders have been a key part of rescuing the Cuban skate scene.

Marco Hernandez - The Photographer On A Skateboard

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Michael Ernest Sweet: Marco, what got you into photography? Marco Hernandez: I was always looking through skateboarding and fashion magazines in high...

Brett Novak: On Capturing the Grace Of Skateboarding

Joana Lazarova | Posted 04.22.2015 | Arts
Joana Lazarova

Looking at Brett Novak's work, the most astonishing thing is the beauty of his cinematic gaze. His videos act both as a reflection of and a medium between capturing the experience of skateboarding and different places and their spatial potential.

WATCH: 90 Mph Police Chase Ends With Skateboard Fail

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.07.2014 | Weird News

We cannot confirm whether this suspect had Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew before he fled on a skateboard. What we do know is that the unnamed suspec...

31 Signs You Used To Skateboard, And Will Always Be A Skater At Heart

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Being a skateboarder is like being part of a secret society. There's a certain language, etiquette and history that skaters all know and follow. When ...

WATCH: Turning A Skate Vid Into A Work Of Art

Sarah Barness | Posted 08.28.2013 | Arts

Though it's hard to go wrong with some slow motion, outer space and nice music, it takes a special kind of eye to make a worthwhile video. That's why ...

Let Your Kid Fail

Eva Glettner | Posted 12.10.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

If you grow up believing that everything everywhere is attainable, life will really be hard to stomach when mom and dad aren't there.

Inspiring Mom Has No Lower Body

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.04.2012 | Parents

Rose Siggins needs a new skateboard -- and it isn't to master the latest trick. A married mother of two and part-time mechanic in Pueblo, Colo., Siggi...

Astoria Characters: The Guy Stuck on Skateboards

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.02.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Skateboarding has always given me a feeling of freedom," Raffie Gordon, owner of skate shop Belief in Astoria says. "All my problems go away when I step on the board."

The Boy Who Landed Skateboarding's First 1080

Stuart Claxton | Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports
Stuart Claxton

He may only be 12 years old, but Tom Schaar from Malibu, California is already big news within the world of skateboarding.

Jackass Turned Artist?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

Bam Margera made it big by putting his private parts in jeopardy for millions of viewers worldwide on the MTV hit show, "Jackass". Now this skateboard...

Nate C. Hindman

The Segway And The Skateboard Just Had A Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.16.2012 | Small Business

AUSTIN, Texas -- The past month has been one wild ride for Ben Forman and Geoff Larson, the creators of a weight-sensing electric skateboard called th...

WATCH: Skateboarding Is A Crime -- Even On Go Skateboarding Day

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

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