Has the “Skateboarding in the Olympics” news gotten you all worked up? Well, rest assured the core of skateboarding will remain and long as you continue to jump fences, evade security guards, skate renegade spots and hang tight with those that continue to do so. The Good Problem’s Kevin Wilkins has garnered an insightful interview with Neal Hendrix that brings to light the work and relations between the IOC and Skateboarding’s recent addition to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. We tend to agree that it’s better us (skateboarders) than them (inline skaters) to represent skateboarding on the global stage every four years on this delicate matter. No matter what, skateboarding is you and your friends doing it day in and day out.
Ishod Wair recently visited Copenhagen with several locals to warm up the streets and canals for next week’s CPH Open.
A unique contest format has been set for 2016’s CHP Open, where the event will be moving from spot to spot on land and by sea. The CPH Open is everything the other competitions are not. It’s been dubbed as “The Champagne of Skateboarding.” The action begins soon!
Tommy Guerrero is back with another two-part episode of BS with TG. This time, with his good friend and street skating pioneer Natas Kaupas! Find out what Natas has been up the past fifteen years, how he got his start in the skate world and stories from the infamous Cadillac Tour.
The Roll For Rob 3rd Edition decks just went live on the Actions REALized site along with the video from the trip to Providence for the 3rd Annual Roll For Rob event with Ramondetta, Chima, Jake Donnelly & Zion Wright.
Thank you to all the east coast skaters for making last weekend’s Roll for Rob event the biggest one yet. The support for Rob has been truly incredible. Check out the video from Providence with Ramondetta, Chima, Jake & Zion and get Rob’s 3rd edition Actions REALized deck to help support Rob and his family through his treatment for ALS, available now in select shops and ActionsREALized.com