All posts tagged "pro skating"

  • Vans to Open Ivy League Skatepark

    (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, MA (Thursday, October 23, 2014) – Steve Van Doren traveled back to his hometown in Boston to celebrate the groundbreaking of Lynch Family Skatepark alongside Congressman Michael Capuano, Peter Lynch of the Lynch Foundation,...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • The Boy Who Skated with Dragons

    Jim Bates. He’s a skater who has not only battled depression, but has dealt with it by writing a children’s book entitled The Boy Who Skated with Dragons. For those who don’t know who Jim Bates is,...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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  • Arto Saari’s Match Made in Hel(sinki) Contest

    Professional skater Arto Saari is having a web contest in which seven lucky skaters will get to skate with him and a couple other pros inside the Helsinki Airport. Talk about video games coming to life! According...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • Peace, Love and … Skateboarding?

    As the sport of skateboarding grows, so do the hearts of the world’s most famous skaters! No longer starving, some of them are doing pretty well financially, well enough to devote some of their time to great...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Whatever Happened to the Skateboarding Twins?

    They were a couple kids who had the world of skateboarding in the palms of their hands. By eight years old Tristan and Nic Puehse had a dozen sponsors and a video on You Tube with over...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • What it’s Like Skateboarding with 5,000 Balloons

    Skateboarding has come a long way since a bunch of surfers in Los Angeles nailed rollerskate wheels to pieces of 2X4’s to pass the time when the onshore winds blew the surf out in the 1960s. They...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Skateboarding Legend Launches New Line of Surfboards

    (From AlvaSurfCraft.com) Over 40 Years of Surfing & Skating Experience have Led to the Long-Awaited Alva Surf Craft Line of High-Performance Hybrid Surfboards. Along with being Recognized by Multiple Generations as the Godfather of Modern Skateboarding, Tony...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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  • Skater from Iceland Nails Backflip

    It’s not the traditional backflip done on a vert ramp, or inverted 540 style that you might see at X-Games. No. This backflip performed by 13-year-old Egill Gunnar from the skateboarding wonderland of, get this, Iceland, is...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship

    (PRESS RELEASE) The stage is set for this Sunday’s Street League Skateboarding Nike SB Super Crown World Championship in Newark, New Jersey and the Top Eight SLS Pros are ready to battle it out. Will Nyjah remain...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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