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Skateboarders Take to the Streets of Cuba (VIDEO)

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 05.30.2014 | Travel
HUMANITY.TV

Cuba isn't known for its non-conformists, so skateboarding, with its counter-cultural roots, is not a sport that has been encouraged on the Caribbean island. But a group of young individuals are still ollie-ing and grinding through the streets of Havana.

Skateboarder Turns New York's Famous Auction House Into His Personal Skate Park

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

Raise your hand if you've ever wanted to run wild in your favorite art haven, taking in masterpieces by Jean-Michel Basquiat or Christopher Wool like ...

These Mesmerizing GIFs Will Forever Change The Way You See Skateboarders

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.19.2014 | Sports

For most of the public, skateboarding is merely a hobby for those at the fringes of society. It destroys property, creates a ruckus, and cultivates th...

Why Every Startup Should Hire Skateboarders

Brian Hanley | Posted 06.10.2014 | Small Business
Brian Hanley

Check out the following techniques for a creative spark: 1. The Melting Pot Use your skills and passions to your advantage. Integrate three ...

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: Skateboarding Thief Steals TV From Target

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

Apparently bored with the skate park, this thief in Clearwater, Fla., has taken his tricks to Target. Police say an unidentified man entered a Supe...

WATCH: Skateboarding On Fire And In Slow-Motion Is Seriously Hot Stuff

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.31.2013 | Sports

It's a good thing Jonathan and Jason Bastian are total professionals, because someone just lit their skateboards on fire. For an October installmen...

Skate Park Physics

Carolyn Beans | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science
Carolyn Beans

What began as a planetary physicist's chance encounters with skaters at the park is turning into a full-fledged science outreach program.

Behind the Brand with Action Sports Icon Tony Hawk

Bryan Elliott | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports
Bryan Elliott

Tony is the first to admit he made some mistakes with his brand early on in his career but he quickly course-corrected and turned the Tony Hawk brand into an empire.

Taking It to The Streets

Jacob Devaney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Let's explore two artists whose work would be at home in the finest galleries, but are not content to keep their art (or the inspiration it creates) confined to gallery walls and coffee-table books.

This Trio Skateboarding 6-Year-Old Girls Is Just Rad

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 10.22.2013 | Good News

The newest skateboarding sensations to hit the scene in Southern California are crazy talented, crazy daring, and also crazy adorable. You can spot th...

Riding A Circle Skateboard In NYC Looks Really Hard

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.08.2013 | Weird News

Watch Mark Gonzales and the Krooked team take to the streets of New York City with a fun, but not so practical, 'circle board.' What is a 'circle ...

Conversation With Andrew Schoultz

Julie Chae | Posted 12.07.2013 | Arts
Julie Chae

Right after opening his solo exhibition at Morgan Lehman Gallery, Schoultz traveled to Richmond, Virginia, where he answered my interview questions while painting a large mural on the side of an abandoned GRTC warehouse.

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 ...

10 Coping Tips for New Empty Nesters

J.D. Rothman | Posted 10.23.2013 | Fifty
J.D. Rothman

How to survive the unbearable separation anxiety when the kids leave for college? Many parents, suddenly feeling obsolete and arthritic, move to farms in Oregon or attend yoga retreats in India. Here are some other suggestions in all budget ranges.

Kids Return Lost Phone By Posting An Adorable Instagram

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Technology

Losing your phone is the worst. Once it's gone, the odds of getting it back are slim to none, especially with the huge black market for stolen smartph...

AGENDA: Key Snaps From The LBC!

Marlon Regis | Posted 09.29.2013 | Style
Marlon Regis

ts expansiveness, acute organization and the enthusiasm from the buyers, booth & brand reps and all those invited to attend, was nothing short of overwhelming.

WATCH: Young Skater Backflips Onto Another Skateboard

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

Sorry, Tony Hawk. Apparently straight backflips are old-school these days. Instead, how about a backflip that starts and ends on different boards? ...

For Dad

Tony Hawk | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Tony Hawk

My dad (Frank Hawk) died of lung cancer in 1995. He was my biggest fan. He supported me when I chose skateboarding over all other sports.

WATCH: Skateboarding Dog Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.05.2013 | DC

Winston, the skateboarding dog from D.C.'s Columbia Heights neighborhood, has captured the fancy of local bloggers. "He's not Tony Hawk, but to me you...

'WE ARE ALL FREAKS'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.31.2013 | Arts

"It's intense in Portland. The sky is gray," Chris Johanson comments abruptly in the middle of our interview. The Los Angeles-based artist, who is hav...

15-Year-Old Makes History At X-Games

Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

By Brian Josephs, Complex Sports Back in 1999, it took Tony Hawk 10 tries to land the first ever 900 in competition. This was well beyond the allot...

Designer-Model Michael Tintiuc Talks Fashion and Skateboarding

Dori Hartley | Posted 06.23.2013 | Style
Dori Hartley

Michael Tintiuc has a look that is not easily forgotten. Between his trademark long, dark brown hair, doe-like eyes and soft, sensuous features, it isn't a surprise that this young man found himself working hard as the male model whose presence would demand worldwide attention on both the catwalk and in print.

Taking It to the Streets (in the GDR)

John Feffer | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Feffer

The heart of This Ain't California is a set of "home movies" that capture the lives and hijinks of three friends who grow up in Olvenstedt, near Magdeburg. These kids recreate in miniature the skateboarding culture of the West.

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.