All posts tagged "skater"

  • Little Skater Girl is a Huge Inspiration

    If you think you’re having a rough go, just get a look at this little girl from England who had both legs amputated but still has a bigger smile on her face than anyone you see alongside...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Meet the One-Legged Skateboarder

    His name is Clement Zannini and he comes from Epinal, France. And he was born with one leg. But that didn’t stop him from being normal. Actually, it didn’t stop him from being above average, and with...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • A Few Minutes with Greyson Fletcher

    Greyson Fletcher is only in his early 20s but is quickly becoming one of the most well rounded skaters in the world. We caught up with Greyson as he was checking in with his dad and grandparents...

    • Posted October 22, 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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  • This Day in Skateboarding History: 1965

    The year was 1965. The place, Rome, Italy. The skater … Clint Eastwood. This was a historical moment in skateboarding, but no one’s ever really known about it. No one had any idea Clint Eastwood went skateboarding...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Way Back Wednesday: The Devil’s Toy

    The 1960s brought a lot of change to America. Hippies took over San Francisco. Rock ‘n roll took off. And surfers started skateboarding. Skateboarding, in fact, took off in America, but was frowned upon by the older...

    • Posted October 8, 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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  • Is This the Worst Skateboard Invention Ever?

    It’s one thing to mess around with your skateboard by taking an inner tube and wrapping it around the bottom and jumping up and down. But it’s also cheating. It doesn’t help you improve and it looks...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Legends Team up to develop the “Skateboard of Surfboards”

    Collabs in surfing have always been cool. But this one between the inventor of the boogieboard, Tom Morey, and 10X world skimboard champion Bill “Beaker” Bryan might literally change the way we surf. The two have teamed...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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