Ryan Jaunzemis became a poster boy for the 90s fad of "Soaping," where kids used special shoes to grind rails and ledges without skateboards. Two decades later, he's leading a very different life.
Ten years after the storm, a full-fledged community of black skateboarders is now thriving in the Crescent City.
In this episode of Tyler Boss's comic Baby Teeth, two young teenagers encounter what might be the loneliest drug dealer in the world on their quest to buy some weed.
As a charismatic teen, Paul Alexander seemed destined for greatness. But then he vanished.
As companies get closer to creating perfect man-made waves, some surfers worry that technology could make their sport unrecognizable.
Jeff Ament has used his fame and success to help build skateparks all over Montana and South Dakota, many on Native American reservations.
Erik Munday owned a skate shop in Connecticut called Skate Lair until it went out of business in 2011. Today, he is a private military contractor in Somalia.
Anthony Scalamere, aka Ragdoll, has a ball the size of a grapefruit seven months after a slam made his testicle slowly fill up with fluid.
While it still occupies a confusing place of semi-legality in much of the city, the legalization of skateboarding in Peace Park is a huge win.
There's going to be a lot of shit and piss.
Meet the anonymous skate collective dedicated to skating the Jersey Barrier and nothing but the Jersey Barrier.
The former Kids star has now made a name for himself by opening galleries where none of the artwork is for sale.
He's immune to the internet and doing his best not to die.
An interview with Guy Pitchon about his book Love Child.
Gilbert Crockett's new company Mother aims to revive a simpler time in skateboarding, when companies cared about the quality of art and design as well as the dollars.
He created the Baker Bootleg and Life Extension logos, but he also had a special knack for pissing people off.
In this era of big-budget skate videos, Strobeck's lo-fi contributions are a breath of fresh air.
The absurdist artist collaborated with nonprofit Skateistan to sell his work in order to raise money for Africa's first skate school.
To be canonized a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church you have to perform a miracle from the grave. To be deified in skateboarding you have to put out one good video part.
Two of Birmingham's most legendary skaters talk about the Paradise Forum, which has been bulldozed to make way for a couple of office buildings.
He's a gentle fellow, who doesn't eat meat, but loves going on adventures and staying out late. He skates with a straight-backed, no-fuss finesse, the way that everyone wants to skate these days.
New York skateboarding legend Ian Reid is responsible for the two rawest, grittiest skate videos of all time: Ian Reid's Video, and Sex, Hood, Skate. The antics of Jackass, CKY, and early Baker videos combined don't come close.
Greyson is more than just a skater, he's the fourth generation of a bloodline that has produced some of the most influential surfers ever.
Ed Templeton may be retired from skateboarding, but his photo game is still going strong. He talked to VICE about his upcoming book Wayward Cognitions, his company Toy Machine, and a possible upcoming, full-length skate video.