WE CHECKED OUT SOME BOOKS PENNED BY SKATERS
There’s a lot of bad skate books out there but our friend Matt recommended a few that passed his smell test.
THE RESURRECTION OF SAN FRANCISCO’S PIER 7
Now that Pier 7 is skateable again, it's like the gap between skateboarding’s past and present has vanished.
THE BACKYARD MINI RAMPS CREATED DURING LOCKDOWN
We talked to a few folks who turned their backyard pipe-dream into a reality during the pandemic.
’90S SKATE LEGENDS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES LEARNING TO SURF
We hit up some older pros to hear about the struggles and pleasures of picking up skating's older cousin: surfing.
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.
WE TALKED TO A SNEAKER BOTTER ABOUT THE STATE OF RESELLING
We tried to understand one of the most obnoxious new hustles.