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Some girls just wanna shred. Artist Megan Carli understands this. She’s the founder of Wearskate Jewelry, and she makes jewelry out of recycled skateboard parts. She’s using her jewelry as rewards to help fund another project, a weeklong skateboarding camp for girls ages six to 11. “By giving to this Kickstarter you are supporting women […]

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The headline really says it all, but let’s elaborate, because this is amazing: A drunk dude in a taco suit rode a skateboard off the Williamsburg Bridge’s pedestrian ramp and crashed into a car. Ben Wilkes, a production manager at Baby’s All Right, recorded the incident on video and told ANIMAL that both the car […]

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Jenkem magazine released a gnarly new skate video entitled “The Search for BLDG.40,” that was shot at an “abandoned psychiatric center in New York state.” Although skateboarders Sean Collelo and Rob Miclei didn’t name the off-limits location, it appears to be the old Rockland Psychiatric Center, an expansive mental hospital built in 1927. It’s comprised […]

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Koki Loaiza’s insane ollie over the train tracks at the 145th Street station in Harlem was made famous by Allen Ying‘s photo, but there’s more to that iconic capture. Check out the full, freshly-released short video directed by Colin Read (aka MandibleClaw) from the Tengu: God of Mischief box set. See the skaters wreak havoc in the subway system, complete with riding off escalator […]

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In 1966, the director Claude Jutra made The Devil’s Toy, a pioneering skateboarding film that was dedicated “to all victims of intolerance.” Yesterday, the National Film Board of Canada, which commissioned the film, debuted The Devil’s Toy Redux, a series of 14 documentaries from directors around the world that reimagine Junta’s classic. A slick interactive interface lets you […]

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The latest from video remixer extraordinaire Eclectic Method aka Jonny Wilson compiles clips from skate, surf, and snowboard videos into a wubby, dubby brostep track. This time around, the most impressive part isn’t the music but the video editing: wilson seamlessly transforms a skater into a surfer, a surfer into a snowboarder, and back again. […]

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Strange New Feelings is a forthcoming new documentary about skater/artist/entrepreneur Ed Templeton, who, among many other things, founded and runs Toy Machine. According to director Kevin Barnett, the film “examines the life of artist and skateboard legend Ed Templeton as he navigates a blossoming art career and a transition from professional skateboarding.” “Kevin Barnett my long […]

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Last year, we spoke to Zack Baker and Adam Abada, two friends who had recently skateboarded from Boston to New York City and planned to make a documentary about the experience. Now, almost a year to the day and a handful of IRL premieres later, here’s Backstreet Atlas the fruit of their labor, finally streaming […]

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Due to the sheer amount of skaters tearing up the streets at any given time, every day seems like Go Skateboarding Day in New York City, but it officially happens–worldwide–on June 21 and has becomes an annual event since 2003. It was even given Congressional approval. For this year’s GSD, things got turned up a […]

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Where ever there are skateboarders, there are cops determined to make sure they don’t have any fun on public property, and consequently, there are DIY skateparks. Photographer Rich Gilligan has spent the last five years traveling the world and documenting DIY skate culture, and in a long-ranging interview with Co.Design, he describes his process and inspiration. […]

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