skateboarding

An Oral History of Oakleys, the Most Badass Sunglasses of the 1990s

If you were a human being alive in the world during the 1990s and early 2000s, you either owned a pair of Oakley sunglasses, or…

Welcome to Tony Hawk’s Celebrity Hell

Fundamentally, I am not worried about Tony Hawk. One of the best and most influential pro skateboarders in the history of the sport, he’s worth…

The Acclaimed Documentary About Skateboarding, Domestic Violence and the Men Trapped in the Cycle of Abuse

Broken young men populate Minding the Gap, a crushing documentary about skateboarders. But the injuries aren’t physical, the result of skaters crashing their boards into…

Meet the Guys Who Built a Skate Park in the Middle of a South African Township

With its gray concrete curves, rusting rails and graffitied walls, Kyle Trusky’s local skate park looks like any other urban hangout. But just a few…