Why Tony Hawk Is the One White Guy Black People Would Spare During the Race War

He skated his way into our hearts decades ago and continues to prove over and over again why he has a lifetime invite to the cookout

What Do Real Skateboarders Think of Skateboarding Dogs’ Ability to Shred?

If you can teach a dog new tricks, you probably should. Because their skateboarding game is seriously lacking

Skate and Destroy: When the Marines Tried to Send Skateboards into Battle

In 1999, the Marines launched a military exercise designed to road test a bunch of new weapons programs for 21st century combat. One of them was an urban assault combat skateboard. Yes, this really happened

An Oral History of Soap Shoes, the Only Sneaker to Ever Come with a Warning Label

In 1997, skater tweens everywhere wanted only one brand of shoes — Soap. But the footwear that the ‘Wall Street Journal’ swore ‘could cause serious injury,’ washed out long before it could truly leave its footprint on the world