Tag Archives: skating

  • ‘Skate Rock: Mexico’ Shows a Seemingly Impossible Skate Park (Video)

    ‘Skate Rock: Mexico’ Shows a Seemingly Impossible Skate Park (Video)

    A new short skate video from Thrasher demonstrates what a skate park that should only be explored by highly skilled skaters would look like. It’s Skate Rock: Mexico, which also gives you a broad clue regarding where this somehow real impossible skate park is located. The skate park featured in Skate Rock: Mexico is billed […]

  • Rollholz: Handcrafted Retro-Styled Skateboards

    Rollholz: Handcrafted Retro-Styled Skateboards

    Hey, here are some questions: When did skateboarding become more about technology than skating? Who decided that skateboards needed to have touchscreens and wireless Bluetooth connectivity to be considered “cool?” Why do skateboards have to have Netflix now? The answers are, “I dunno,” “no one,” and “they don’t,” but that’s no reason not to appreciate […]

  • eon Turns Any Skateboard Electric

    eon Turns Any Skateboard Electric

    About eight months ago we told you about the Mellow Skateboard Drive, which can be attached to any standard deck to turn it into an electric one. Now there’s another similar product on the market.  It’s eon, which is billed by its makers at UNLIMITED as “the first modular electric powertrain for light vehicles” thanks to […]

  • ‘Escape to LA’: Skate Video From Theories of Atlantis (Video)

    ‘Escape to LA’: Skate Video From Theories of Atlantis (Video)

    Skate brand Theories of Atlantis have recently premiered a new skate video with a retro West Coast aesthetic that’s perfect for summer, with the help of professional skaters Leo Valls, Brendan Carroll, Danny Montoya, and more. It’s called Escape to LA, not to be confused with the middling John Carpenter sequel of the similar name. […]

  • ‘A Skater’s Tour of Barcelona’ (Video)

    ‘A Skater’s Tour of Barcelona’ (Video)

    It’s common sense that habitual skaters see cities differently than everybody else does, since they’re imagining the skateboarding possibilities of every surface and corner.  So taking a “skater’s tour” of a city would be a good way to see it in a new way. That would appear to be the premise of A Skater’s Tour […]

  • Richie Jackson: Skater Does Amazing Tricks for ‘Thrasher’ Magazine (Video)

    Richie Jackson: Skater Does Amazing Tricks for ‘Thrasher’ Magazine (Video)

    There’s the technically amazing skateboarding that’s astounding to people who know the sport but more or less uninteresting to people who don’t care about skateboarding, and then there’s the crazy, seemingly impossible trickery pulled off by skater Richie Jackson in a video for Thrasher magazine and Jackson’s skate brand Death Skateboards. Richie Jackson’s skateboard tricks […]

  • ‘The Story of Vans’: Vans Celebrates 50th Anniversary (Video)

    ‘The Story of Vans’: Vans Celebrates 50th Anniversary (Video)

    Earlier this week was the 50th birthday of legendary skate shoe brand Vans—March 16th, 2016, to be exact. And as all brands must do when a nice, round, multiple-of-10 anniversary rolls around, Vans is celebrating its birthday with a spate of promotional materials, including a spot called The Story of Vans. The Story of Vans […]