Pro Skater Lacey Baker Talks About The New Women’s Division Street League

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.

Bronwyn Isaac | December 20, 2015 - 9:30 am

Forbidden From Riding Bikes, Afghan Girls Skateboard Around Kabul

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.


Katrin Higher | April 27, 2015 - 9:00 am

The Daily Squee: A Skateboarding Cat Is Just As Amazing As She Sounds

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…

Claire Hannum | January 23, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Meet Skateboarder Tom Scharr, The Coolest 12-Year-Old Ever

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 6, 2012 - 7:00 am

Skate Moss Skateboards Let Bros Skate On Naked Kate Moss

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…

Julie Gerstein | May 31, 2012 - 11:20 am

Hobby Road Test: Becoming A Skateboarder

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…

Julie Gerstein | July 27, 2011 - 2:00 pm