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Guy Rides On Glass Skateboard And the Painfully Inevitable Happens

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 07.12.2016 | Weird News

Glass skateboards may look super slick and cool, but there’s a painfully obvious reason why they’re not sold in stores. Unfortunately, these skate...

Jonah Hill Hilariously Flexes Bad Acting Chops In WTF Sneaker Ad

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.07.2016 | Comedy

Let’s just call Jonah Hill’s performance in this new commercial superbad. And that’s the way it’s supposed to be. Whether he’s chatting up t...

Tony Hawk Does A '900' At Age 48 Because He's Still The Man

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.28.2016 | Sports

Watch Tony Hawk repeat history. The skateboard great caused quite a stir when he completed a "900" at the 1999 X Games. The 2.5-revolution (900 degree...

Skateboarding And Surfing Are Very Close To Becoming Olympic Sports

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.01.2016 | Sports

The International Olympic Committee is one step away from adding skateboarding, surfing and several other sports to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games -- a ...

Tony Hawk Finally Gets To Show Gravity Who's Boss

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.26.2016 | Sports

For more than three decades, skateboarding pioneer Tony Hawk has been redefining the sport, defying gravity with hard-to-believe stunts like last year...

Gorgeous Photos Show How This Charity Is Helping Kids In Cuba 'Free Their Minds'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.18.2016 | Latino Voices

Rene Lecour remembers feeling like an outsider as a teen until he found a place in what he calls the "punk rock BMX skate culture." But during a famil...

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

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.12.2016 | Healthy Living

The growing popularity of skateboarding over the past few decades comes with an unfortunate side effect: an increase in injuries, a new study spanning...

Daredevil In A Wheelchair Defies Gravity And Puts Your Rollerblade Skills To Shame

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Aaron Fotheringham may need to use a wheelchair, but he hasn't let that stop him from being a backflipping badass. The 24-year-old Guinness World Reco...

'Coolest Cop Ever' Shreds At Skate Park Every Week, Bonds With Local Teens

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 03.29.2016 | Good News

Skater kids in Washington State are making a complete 180 when it comes to their opinions about cops. And that’s thanks to Officer Craig Hanaumi, a ...

Buying an Electric Skateboard? 10 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Janet Miller | Posted 03.14.2016 | Teen
Janet Miller

Electric skateboards can be one of the coolest things to have. Before you decide on one, however, here are 10 common mistakes to avoid when searching ...

Lessons of Life on a Skateboard in Nairobi

Janne Riikonen | Posted 03.04.2016 | 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...

The City In Focus: Haight Street Hitchhiker

Mark Coggins | Posted 02.12.2016 | San Francisco
Mark Coggins

Image Copyright (c) Mark Coggins, 2015 Skateboarder hitching a ride on a truck in the Haight. The City in Focus features regular posts of San Franci...

This Abandoned Spanish Church Was Transformed Into A Skaters' Haven

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.22.2015 | Religion

A church that used to be a spiritual center for the working class in northern Spain has been repurposed for a completely different kind of community. ...

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. ...

"Wheelz" Wins The Internet With Epic Wheelchair Stunts (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.09.2015 | Weird News

A fearless 23-year-old is showing people the true power of perseverance through death-defying stunts and terror-inducing twists, including an unbeliev...

Tillman The Skateboarding Dog Dies At 10

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.29.2015 | Weird News

Tillman the English bulldog, beloved by legions of fans worldwide for his handsome face and mad skateboard skills, died this week at the age of 10. Hi...

Skateboarding Bulldog Is The Tony Hawk Of Pooches

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.28.2015 | Weird News

Harley the bulldog is so good at skateboarding, she's getting an encore. Videos of the daredevil pooch were posted by Shredding harley last year but t...

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 ...

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.

Skateboarding's First Wave: Back to the '60s in Our 60s

Colleen Turner | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment
Colleen Turner

Looking back, it's hard to believe what we did on those boards as kids. What was exhilarating then now looks downright scary to me. We didn't realize at the time that we were being pioneers. We just loved skateboarding, and the more difficult the challenge, the more we liked it!

Todd Dye, Pittsburgh Skater, Artist and Friend

Leigh Roche | Posted 05.07.2016 | Impact
Leigh Roche

When a young person's life ends because of such tragic circumstances, it affects the people whose lives he touched. In the world we live, it seems like it's only a matter of time before we all have a connection to a senseless tragedy and it's is difficult to wrap my mind around that.

Priscilla Frank

Meet The Inspirational, Adorable And Utterly Badass Skater Girls Of Kabul

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.23.2015 | Arts

They skate. They fall. They jump right back up again. These are skater girls of Kabul, ages five through 25, who partake in one of the most exhilarati...

Stirring the Pot of Skateboarding Mainstream Culture

Tajci Cameron | Posted 05.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

On a gorgeous and unusually warm January day, I arrive at the Jim Warren skatepark in Franklin, TN to shoot an episode with Lew Ross, a social activis...

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...