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WATCH: Tony Hawk Is Almost 50 And Still Doing Amazing Sh*t Like This

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.06.2014 | Sports

Tony Hawk might be just four years from reaching the big 5-0, but he still skates like he's 15. The legend released his newest video last week, pro...

Skate for Cleaner Waves: Patagonia Invests in Recycled Skateboard Startup

Lauren Daley | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green
Lauren Daley

With the motto "Skateboards for plastic-free oceans," and the slogan "Ride your Footprint," Bureo aims to reduce the amount of sea pollution by recycling discarded fishing nets -- which make up 10 percent of the world's ocean pollution -- into skateboard decks.

Skater Cool (PHOTOS)

Ken Hamm | Posted 12.06.2014 | Sports
Ken Hamm

There is cool and then there is skater cool. I spent an hour shooting at Coleman Skate Park under the Manhattan Bridge and was not disappointed. Wh...

WATCH: The Stroller That's Also A Skateboard

Posted 06.07.2013 | Parents

Few parents are brave -- or skilled -- enough to attempt Tony Hawk caliber skateboard stunts with their kids. For those moms and dads who skate more c...

Skateboarding Is Still a Crime, But the Sport Is Admirable

Laura Beth Nielsen | Posted 05.22.2013 | Chicago
Laura Beth Nielsen

As any soccer, basketball or football mom knows, having two kids who practice the sport means I've spent lots of time in skate parks all around the United States and parts of Europe. And what I observe is a sport practiced by dedicated and enthusiastic young people who should be admired, not scorned.

BANNED In LA

AP | Posted 08.08.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles officials on Tuesday banned skateboard "bombing" – in which skaters zoom down steep hills at up to 40 mph – in ...

WATCH: Snowboarder Lands Double Backflip On Skateboard

Posted 06.02.2012 | Sports

Trevor Jacob is a double threat, at least. The 18-year-old pro snowboarder recently pulled off an incredible move on a skateboard. While passing t...

'Lite-Brite' Meets Skatepark

Posted 01.30.2012 | Arts

Architectural mapping has its practical purposes, but where's the fun in that? Brazilian architectural lighting collective 3DM appear to agree with th...

PHOTOS: Gift Ideas For Kids And Grandkids

The Huffington Post | Evan Allis | Posted 11.14.2011 | Fifty

If you're a parent or a grandparent, you know how hard it can be to shop for young kids and teens. Even though young people can rattle off a list ...

WATCH: Skateboarder Flips From One Board To Another

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

It may not be as cool as a skateboarding dog, but this guy's backflip and landing is certainly close. Upon further inspection, however, it's also ...

PHOTOS: The Adrenalina Skateboard Marathon

Posted 10.30.2011 | Healthy Living

"Skateboard" isn't usually the next word you think of when you hear "marathon," but the skateboard marathon in Caguas, Puerto Rico proved that 26.2 mi...

Which Artist Sells Skateboards For $2K?

ARTINFO | Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Damien Hirst is one savvy businessman. His publishing company Other Criteria, devoted to producing affordable limited editions and multiples, announce...

Tony Hawk Skateboards At White House

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Hey, kids, don't try this at home. Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk on Friday took a brief ride at the White House as part of a ...

Newest Man Fad: Skateboarding To Work

Observer | Gillian Reagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fred Mahe, a 36-year-old software salesman, twists his tie into a neat knot while riding his skateboard up Madison Avenue from his home in the Financi...