skateboarding

For skaters like Lacey Baker who have been competing for years without the full benefits of the promos, paychecks, or credit of her male counterparts, this change was long overdue. READ MORE »


News

It is forbidden for girls to ride bicycles in Afghanistan, so instead, girls learn early on to ride skateboards, which admittedly looks 10 times more badass anyway.

Take a look at photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson’s photos of girls who are part of the NGO “Skateistan.” Forty-five percent of the students in the program are… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Meet Didga the cat, skateboarder extraordinaire. Watch Didga around her Australian hometown on her board, jumping over dogs and looking generally unfazed at just how absurd it is that she’s a cat on a skateboard. How her owner managed to train her to do this is beyond me, but I am all kinds of impressed. READ MORE »


Entertainment

When I was 12, I was writing “Star Trek: The Next Generation” fanfic, crushing on the guy at my local videostore, and wondering when my boobs would start fitting my training bra. Tom Schaar, on the other hand, is a 12-year-old pro skateboarder who’s pulled off the first-ever 1080 trick. In the Bing video above,… READ MORE »


Celebs

Begun after artist Jeff Gaudinet and a friend had a miscommunication about skating and Kate Moss, the Skate Moss project allows users and fans to “make” their own fantasy skateboards emblazoned with Kate Moss’s image and name. So far, the boards aren’t in production, but if there’s two things that go together, it’s overly hormonal… READ MORE »


Entertainment

I have been plagued — yes plagued — by skateboarders since I was in middle school. That’s when I first became friends with/attracted to skater boys. It’s also when I first became acquainted with the stultifying boredom of sitting around waiting for your friends to finish up at the damned skate park so you could… READ MORE »