Rollerblades have made a triumphant return, thanks to TikTok and post-COVID boredom; here are the best pairs for every type of blade-head.
Laurie House and Colin Power’s 2010 film, "Skatopia: 88 Acres of Anarchy", shows the good and bad of the Appalachian skateboarding promiseland.
From the integrated roller derbys of the 1930s, to the days of roller disco, roller skating has a long history of diversity and inclusion.
“I would say Australia’s skate culture is a bit more wild. A lot of skaters like to drink and skate and they send it a bit harder."
When it comes to what skaters recommend, expect the expected (Vans Sk8-His) and the unexpected (Nike Dunks and Adidas Gazelles).
“We’re not trying to be punks. We just want to skate.”
After pro skateboarder Ben Raemers died by suicide, his community rallied round to spark a conversation about mental health.
The skating community finds itself in an adjustment period, hoping for the best possible outcome: a measured, sustained growth of the same community they’ve loved for years, pre-pandemic and pre-TikTok.
Mullen was injured and considering retirement when Tony Hawk asked if he'd feature in the PlayStation series. Saying yes brought him more fame than skating ever did.