Skateboarding

Film
Film

Two New Skate Films Are Subverting Gender Norms

The girls of 'Skate Kitchen' and boys of 'Minding the Gap' both get to be brave and vulnerable, cocky and complex.
Eileen G'Sell
2 days ago
Film
Film

'Skate Kitchen' Is a Sun-Drenched Love Letter to Skateboarding

Crystal Moselle's new film captures what it's like to grow up through the eyes of an all-girl skate crew.
Kim Taylor Bennett
8.9.18
VICELAND
VICELAND

Things Get Medieval on the Next 'KING OF THE ROAD'

The teams don their monk robes for an epic dirtboard challenge dubbed "Game of Stoke."
Sarah Bellman
8.7.18
uk
uk

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
VICELAND
VICELAND

Meet the People Building a Skate Park for Kids in the West Bank

We met up with volunteers from SkatePal and SkateQilya on a new episode of 'POST RADICAL.'
Sarah Bellman
7.19.18
Church of Skatan
Church of Skatan

How a Canadian Longboarding Kingpin Started the ‘Church of Skatan’

Bricin Lyons is set to launch a museum of longboarding in the majestic hills of Cape Breton.
Sophie Woodrooffe
7.12.18
Skateboarding
Skateboarding

'SKATEISM' Is Highlighting Queer Issues in Global Skateboarding

The magazine features stories on everything from Israeli skate yoga to the difficulty of skating in competitions as a trans woman.
Tobias Coughlin-Bogue
7.12.18
Skateboarding
Skateboarding

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

The second issue features Lacey Baker and work from 17 queer artists.
Tobias Coughlin-Bogue
6.21.18
Skateboarding
Skateboarding

Skateboarding Has Its Very Own Academic Conference Now

Pushing Boarders was a much-needed series of panel discussions on all the good—and not so good—parts of skateboarding.
Tobias Coughlin-Bogue
6.12.18
Skateboarding
Skateboarding

How Mental Illness Derailed Paul Alexander's Promising Skating Career

He was on his way to going pro.
VICE Staff
6.10.18
Skateboarding
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
5.24.18
Skateboarding
Skateboarding

A Brief History of Skateboarders Smoking Cigarettes While Skateboarding

Looking back on a (mostly) unfortunate trend.
Hanson O'Haver
5.7.18