Skateboarding in Palestine

Philip Joa | Posted 28.08.2016 | UK
Philip Joa

When you think of the Middle East, you may not associate it with action sports. Certainly not with skateboarding. California - yes, Ramallah - no. So ...

High-Speed Downhill Skateboarding Looks Absolutely Epic (But Terrifying)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Sport

Watch with caution, this might give you vertigo. Downhill skaters Byron Essert and Alex Tongue star in this video by Surf All Beaches, which shows ...

Sad Demise of the Skateboard Graveyard

Rob Owen Bell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK
Rob Owen Bell

At some point over recent years it has become tradition among the kids who hang out there to chuck worn-out and broken boards and destroyed trainers onto the bridge support closest to the Festival Hall - creating an incredibly poignant memorial to TimothyBaxter... Which makes Westminster City Council's clean-up crew abseiling down to remove the lot both sad and a bit of a massive cock-up.

Boarding Without Borders in Jordan

Dimple Vijaykumar | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Dimple Vijaykumar

The skateboarding scene in the Arab world is spreading far and wide. Now, dedicated skaters are close to building Jordan's first crowdfunded skatepark for refugees and local communities.

Skateboard Smacks Reporter On The Head On Live TV

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK

This is the eye-watering moment a TV reporter was hit on the head by a rogue skateboard. Mike Amor, US bureau chief for Australia’s Seven Networ...

WATCH: 'Onewheel' Electric Skateboard Is A Flawed Take On The Future

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A self-balancing, one-wheeled skateboard has emerged as one of the surprise hits of last week's CES tech show in Las Vegas. The Onewheel board migh...

WATCH: Jetpack Meets Skateboard

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Tech

What do you get when you combine a jetpack, a jetski and a skateboard? You get awesome. The FlyBoard is an invention of Zapata Racing, which con...

WATCH: Watch The World's First 1080 Spin On A Skateboard... Performed By A Twelve-Year-Old

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Comedy

Back at the 1999 X Games, the world's most famous skateboarder, Tony Hawk, pulled off the first 900 degree spin on a half pipe - after 10 failed attem...

WATCH: Snowboarder Shaun White Achieves Perfect Score At Winter X-Games 2012

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Comedy

It's been a pretty incredible Winter X Games so far. We've seen a snowmobile front flip, a 120ft fall and now this, Shaun White pulling off a perfect ...