The First Global Superstar

The First Global Superstar

He is still considered the best skater ever. Tony Hawk is the most famous master of a skateboard in the world. The American became a pro at the age of 14. Later, he became a student and was earning more money than the teachers who taught him at school. He came out of nowhere and …

Tips to Starting a Vintage Skateboard Collection

In today’s times, skateboarding is a sport that many people love. There are a lot of skateboarders but also a lot of spectators. Some of these people are those interested in vintage skateboards. A small portion of them even collects them. These vintage skateboards date back to the ’60s, the ’70s, and the ’80s. Those …

Off the Road Skateboarding

Skateboarding is one of the most fun activities for kids and adults alike. But, it requires proper skateboarding conditions. You can’t just get a skateboard and start skateboarding anywhere. Pavements, sidewalks or skate parks are the general places which we think of while thinking of skateboarding. The typical skateboards are made for even, hard, cemented …

Skating Around The World – Tokyo

America has given birth and has popularized, through media and cultural representations, the action sport of skateboarding. From its early beginning as sidewalk surfing in California in the 1940s, skateboarding, as a sport and a part of mainstream culture as a hobby or recreational activity, has reached so many countries worldwide. In the Asian region, …

Divulging Into The Benihana – The Forbidden Skateboard Trick

The ‘Benihana‘ is commonly known as the kook trick but only by experienced skaters. Benihanas are the stepchild of skateboarding and are considered so only because they are overlooked and ridiculed. Many skaters who are unaware may be unaware of the emergence of the trick and also wonder how the hatred towards the trick began. …

Skateboarding and Music – Part 2

Our second part of the blog to find out some of the best skateboarding videos and tracks continues with one of the greatest videos of all time that is set to Cass McCombs Sacred Heart, and Sonic Youth’s Superstar. It is of course Jerry Hsu in Enjoi’s Bag of Suck. Jerry Hsu – Bag of …

Skateboarding and Music – Part 1

There always has been a strong connection between skateboarding and music, whether it is mostly associated with the fashion of skateboarding or actually what is played during competition. Music has always been around the skateboarding scene since it was first developed. The addition of skateboarding to the Summer Olympics in 2020 will open up the …