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.
It's always interesting to see what skaters do after their time is up in professional skating. We tracked down Chocolate alumni everywhere from weed dispensaries to auto body shops to real estate firms.
"Occasionally, yes, I will get peed on, but come on, who hasn't in the workplace?"
After last week's heavy episode, it's time to relax and watch part three, where we cover Kenny Anderson's rise from a reluctantly sponsored Vegas local to "your favorite skater's favorite skater."
In this part we talk about Keenan Milton, who was one of the best on the Chocolate team before his tragic death by drowning in 2001.
Chocolate has always been an elite brand, so we jumped at the opportunity to do a "20 Years of Chocolate" episode. It gave us a chance to tap a lot of skaters that have never been featured on the show before, and its an honor just to ride in Chocolate's w…
The old adage "skateboarding saved my life" rings especially true with former pro skater Jim Bates, who has dealt with clinical depression his entire life. Recently, Jim wrote and illustrated a children's book called The Boy Who Skated with Dragons…
To put it into perspective, the average part is around three to five minutes.
He came up in a time when there was no money in skateboarding, and the more you stood out from the pack, the more you were loved.
After a 17-month campaign, a community lobby group started by a bunch of London skaters managed to save the Southbank Undercroft skate park from redevelopment.
Skateboarding in the early 90s was a special thing. The popularity bubble from the 80s had burst, leaving companies free to do pretty much whatever the hell they wanted because no one was watching. John "The Man" Reeves, a member of the notorious H-Street…
The odds are pretty high, considering he founded Heroin and art-directs for Baker and Deathwish.
It's the story of two legendary skaters and brothers, Tas and Ben Pappas, as they rise to the pinnacle of the sport, feud with Tony Hawk, party hard, and ultimately crash and burn. The movie's out now in select theaters and on iTunes.
When Baker Skateboards pro Dustin Dollin first came over from Australia he was instantly dubbed "Devil's Spawn" for his torturous, drunken lunacy. I remember seeing him for the first time at the tail end of the 90s at a BMX park in Tom's River, New Jersey…