LIFE LESSONS FROM BEING A PRO SKATER
"Hopefully this piece will be an opportunity to pull the curtain back on things that too often go unsaid."
HOW SHOULD BRANDS BE RELEASING THEIR VIDEOS?
And is our video distribution model broken?
A SERIOUS REVIEW OF MARK SUCIU’S SERIOUS “VERSO”
Verso asks that we pay it a kind of attention many of us automatically do not. Knowing this, we choose to either look more closely or let it pass before our eyes the way the rest of skating does.
THE STORY BEHIND TAIL DEVIL, THE FORGOTTEN MILLENNIAL SKATE TOY
Sparks + skateboards is a no-brainer. So why did this toy go away? We talked with the inventor to find out.
STEFAN JANOSKI IS THE MOST CURIOUS PERSON IN THE ROOM
I followed Stefan Janoski around for five days to try to see into his mind.
HOW MUCH LONGER CAN SKATEBOARDING STAY TRENDY?
We tried to map the most recent rise and fall of skateboarding as a "trend."
REMEMBERING THE FIRST WOMEN’S SKATE MAG, “CHECK IT OUT”
“This magazine meant the world to me. It gave all women [and] young girls an insight to what was going on in the women’s scene."
COULD PRO SKATEBOARDERS USE A LABOR UNION?
We examined whether a union could provide the financial security and benefits that sponsored skaters often go without.
CREATING REALITIES: COMPARING PRO SKATEBOARDING TO PRO WRESTLING
"Professionally made skate videos are really just jacked-up steroidal versions of street skating."