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Awesome Photo Series Showcases Little Skater Girls Who Shred

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.17.2017 | Parents

A group of young skaters are showing the world what girl power is all about. In December, Broadly published a series of photos depicting the girls of ...

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: This 60 Year Old Skateboarder is a Hero for At-Risk Kids

HooplaHa | Posted 09.01.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

Neal Unger is a 60-year-old skateboarder who inspires kids to keep reaching for their dreams and taking risks! Through skateboarding and work he does with the Next Up Foundation, which is a nonprofit for kids, he is truly an inspiration.

All-Female Skate Crew Challenges Patriarchy, Gentrification In NYC

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.04.2016 | Latino Voices

Meet the Brujas, the Bronx’s all-female skate crew and the subject of the New York Time’s aptly named mini-doc, “Brujas of the Bronx.” The vid...

The 2020 Olympics Just Got Way More Extreme

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.03.2016 | Sports

After two years of vetting extreme sports for the Olympics, the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday formally approved the inclusion of surfin...

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 03.12.2017 | 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 03.05.2017 | Home
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 02.11.2017 | 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 | Home
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.