Skateboarding

Skateboarding

A Brief History of the Frontside Flip

Choose your fighter: illusion or flick-and-catch.
Nic Dobija-Nootens
8.23.18
Photography

This Tiny Village Hosted Serbia's 'First Longboard Festival'

Young people have long deserted Popšica, until last month, when the town welcomed skaters from across the country.
Ivan Dinić
8.10.18
Postscript

'Tony Hawk' Is More Honest About Video Game Skateboarding Than 'Skate'

When Pro Skater tells me to whack on a button to do that kickflip, it’s as far away from the actual act as you can get. But it helps to put something in focus.
Cameron Kunzelman
8.7.18
Skate

This Is What Skating Looked Like When Your Dad Was a Teenager

Photos from 'Read And Destroy', the magazine that chronicled British skating at its most underground moment.
Jak Hutchcraft
7.25.18
Skateboarding

'Cave Homo', the Zine Celebrating Your Favourite Queer Skateboarders

The second issue features Lacey Baker and work from 17 queer artists.
Tobias Coughlin-Bogue
6.22.18
Skateboarding

Skateboarding Icon Jason Jessee Is Under Fire for Use of Swastikas and Racist Remarks

After old interviews featuring racial slurs and hate symbols surfaced online, the skateboard community began to wonder why he's still being celebrated as a legend.
Andrew Murrell
5.25.18
Skateboarding

A Brief History of Skateboarders Smoking Cigarettes While Skateboarding

Looking back on a (mostly) unfortunate trend.
Hanson O'Haver
5.8.18
Ink Spots

'I Should Not Be Here' Is a Zine About the Lives of London Skateboarders

Now on its second edition, this visual brainchild of two London skaters is an homage to the DIY ethics of punk and hardcore.
VICE Staff
4.30.18
Skateboarding

The Best Blog in Skateboarding Made a Book

Jenkem's new book is 300 pages of original articles and shenanigans never before seen on the web.
Jonathan Smith
4.19.18
no comply

The No Comply Network Brings You the Best Skater-Produced Art

And, from this week, we'll be featuring profiles of their members on VICE UK.
Jason Caines
2.19.18
Skateboarding

Why Have Skateboards Been the Same Price for 30 Years?

Somehow, give or take a few bucks, skateboard decks have stayed the same price over the last three decades.
Hanson O'Haver
2.12.18
Skateboarding

The 'Leap of Faith' Was Skateboarding's Definitive Avant-Garde Moment

Jamie Thomas's slam at Point Loma High School was a piece of art.
Huw Nesbitt
1.22.18