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The Death of Skate – Is Skateboarding Declining?

The Death of Skate - Is Skateboarding Declining?
Levels of interest in skateboarding have declined, both globally and within its five national strongholds. This is according to a recent report on the relative popularity of skateboarding as a Google search term. In the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom search activity relating to skateboarding has decreased dramatically, virtually year-on-year since 2004. The decline was steepest... 

Shaun White Arrest – Snowboarder Given Clean Slate.

Shaun White Arrest - Snowboarder Given Clean Slate.
SHAUN WHITE ARREST CHARGES DISMISSED. Shaun White has good reason to celebrate the arrival of 2013. The 26-year-old snowboarder-cum-skater received some very welcome news this week when criminal charges against him were dismissed. White, who is currently in training for the US Snowboarding Association’s Sprint Grand Prix, can now concentrate fully on qualifying for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. The... 

Tommy Fynn Joins DC APAC – Video

Tommy Fynn Joins DC APAC - Video
DC APAC Welcomes Tommy Fynn. South African born skateboarder Tommy Fynn has been shredding as hard as he can since joining Stereo Skateboards as an AM in 2011. Yet despite already being followed by Matix, Independent and Lakai, he has received what could be his biggest opportunity yet. Tommy has been proudly welcomed as the first member of the newly formed DC APAC (Asia & Pacific) team. DC skateboards... 

New Balance Skate Shoes Arrive

New Balance Join the skateboarding footwear market. Massachusetts based footwear company New Balance are known for their high quality, technical sneakers, which have been selling like hot cakes over the past few years. Following in the footsteps of the likes of Nike and Adidas, New balance have announced that they too will be entering the skateboarding footwear market. A license agreement with Black... 

Nick Garcia Goes Pro with Element Skateboards – Skate Video

Nick Garcia Goes Pro with Element Skateboards - Skate Video
Nick Garcia Joins Element’s Pro Skateboarding Team. Years of travelling, shredding and hard work have finally paid off for  AM Nick Garcia. Element Skateboards have introduced him as a Pro, with arms wide open. His arrival comes with the production of two new decks and a t shirt. The decks feature an all new badge logo for Garcia, which quotes ” The Harder You Work The Luckier You Get”,... 

Introducing Zack Wallin

Introducing Zack Wallin
Zack Wallin Joins DVS Skateboarding Team. It has been a good year so far for Californian skateboarding whizkid Zack Wallin. Since joining Enjoi Skateboards as an AM, he has received magazine coverage from Transworld, and The Skateboard Mag, as well as various features in popular Youtube videos. Taking another big step in his journey towards Pro level, he has now joined the DVS AM team. He has entered... 

Kevin Romar – Surprise, You’re Pro

Kevin Romar - Surprise, You're Pro
Kevin Romar Inaugurated As A Skateboarding Elite. Going pro is pretty much every committed skateboarder’s dream, equivalent to winning the lottery for most. So imagine how 24-year-old skateboarding devotee, Kevin Romar must have felt when his sponsors Blind Skateboards surprised him with the news that they were making him into a pro. Kevin Romar – Pro Party Californian skater Kevin Romar was... 

Skateistan Skatepark Opens in Cambodian Capital.

Skateistan Skatepark Opens in Cambodian Capital.
Skateistan Takes Mission to Cambodia. Skateboarding has arrived in Cambodia’s capital following the opening of city’s first ever indoor skatepark. The facility was the brainchild of Skateistan, an international NGO that aims to improve the lives of young boys and girls in developing nations by providing access to skateboarding. After a year’s worth of painstaking planning, construction and development,... 

Skateboarding – Chaz Ortiz in The Hot Seat – Video

Skateboarding - Chaz Ortiz in The Hot Seat - Video
Skateboarder Chaz Ortiz Reveals Secrets of Opening Line. When “The Chaz Ortiz Video” hit the net back in July of this year, the edit caused a bit of a chatter amongst the international board rider fraternity. The Zoo York pro skateboarder managed to put beyond doubt his right to be ranked alongside the best in the world, by serving up out an eye wateringly tasty session. In particular, his opening... 

Shaun White Apologises for Drunken Baffoonery

Shaun White Apologises for Drunken Baffoonery
Shaun White Proves He’s Not Actually Boring. Shaun White has issued a statement apologising for his behaviour at a hotel last week. The Olympic snowboarding gold medalist is alleged to have smashed-up a hotel room in Nashville, providing the perfect rock n’ roll conclusion to a day of alcohol-fuelled hijinx at a Black Keys wedding. The 26-year-old sporting superstar was arrested on charges of... 
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