Did people used to make fun of you because you skateboarded? Parents and teachers tell you that it was all just a big waste of time? Well that changes right now, because today you are now officially a Professional skateboarder! (Well, at least on the internet).
Yup, with the help of our friend Arthur Sousa, we picked out five different iconic boards from different eras and tech’d them out to make them customizable. So go in there and fuck around with ’em, and make sure to celebrate by posting on your middle school principal’s wall, just to let them know you’re pro as fuck now!
MUSKA SHORTYS SILHOUETTE (1997)
HOSOI RISING SUN SIMS DECK (1982)
ENJOI WEIGER TRIBUTE
TOY MACHINE FISTS DECK (1995)
FUCKING AWESOME CLASS PICTURE (2013)
WILL TIKTOK BE THE NEW HOME FOR SKATEBOARDING ON THE INTERNET?
We called up some "skate TikTokers" to find out what they've learned and seen so far.
PLOTTING THE LIFECYCLE OF A TRENDY TRICK
"Pressure flips are cool again. Actually, their second act has lasted longer than their first did."
CHECKING OUT A HIDDEN DIY FINGERBOARD PARK IN QUEENS
When we heard about a mysterious concrete fingerboard park hiding in Brooklyn, we knew we had to go find it.
WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON WITH ILLEGAL CIV?
The Illegal Civ stuff feels like an ongoing soap opera, so to air out any confusion we talked to a few key characters.
INSIDE THE 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY OF EMERICA’S “THIS IS SKATEBOARDING”
We stopped by to pay our respects and see if we could squeeze a few stories out of the crew.