A LOOK AT THE SKATEBOARD DROUGHT OF 2020
If you’ve walked into a skate shop lately, you may have had some difficulty getting your hands on the product you came in for.
WHAT’S FUELING SKATEBOARDING’S CURRENT BOOM?
We investigated why so many noobs are suddenly buying skateboards.
WHAT CORONAVIRUS MEANS FOR THE SKATEBOARD SUPPLY CHAIN
The skateboarding business is a delicate house of cards, built on razor-thin profit margins. Will it weather the storm?
HOW NIKE SB’S DUNK CULTURE AFFECTS SKATE SHOPS
Reselling sneakers has grown from an eBay hustle into an industry, and skate shops have become inadvertent players in it.
HOW A GROUP OF WOMEN FOUGHT FOR EQUAL PAY IN CONTEST SKATING
The story of the women who banded together to change contest skating forever.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SKATE SHOP
If you've ever wondered what goes on all day at a skate shop — the people, the small talk, the sales — we spent 12 hours at NJ Skate Shop to give you an idea.
IS THERE A METHOD TO WINNING SOTY?
Is there a strategy or some secret way to win skateboarding's most popular award?
HOW DO PROFESSIONAL SKATERS DEAL WITH HEALTH INSURANCE?
We talked with a bunch of pro skaters & industry dudes to find out how Obamacare has affected them and skateboarding as a whole.
THE HISTORY & UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF SHORTY’S, NEW JERSEY’S DIY HAVEN
The future of the beloved DIY spot is currently unclear, but there's an unlikely ally in the skaters' corner: the mayor and Newark City Hall.