Skateboarding

Skateboarding in Palestine

Philph E. Burbs | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK
Philph E. Burbs

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

Brazilian Man Converts His Home Into Skate Park Dream House

Reuters | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Sport

A Brazilian man has made his home into a skateboarder's dream house by completely gutting it and converting it into a full-fledged skate park. Now...

Take A Few Minutes To Watch The Most Incredible Skateboard Video You've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Sport

Most skateboarding videos are shot on shaky cameras in city streets or halfpipes, but not this one. Brett Novak and Kilian Martin shattered everything...

This Is Why You Should Always Wear A Helmet When Longboarding

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Sport

Longboarding is getting more and more popular as everyone ditches the shorter, trickier skateboards in favour of achieving high speeds on mountain roa...

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 sh...

Think You Can Handle 'The Post Modern Skateboard'?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Tech

The 'Post Modern Skateboard' might sound like the worst possible type of skateboard, but bear with us because on closer inspection it's nowhere near a...

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.

Tony Hawk VS The Hoverboard

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Tech

If you want one clear sign that the future you imagined is here then stop looking for teleportation or nuclear fusion because all you needed to see wa...

The Most Satisfying 10-Second Video You'll See Today

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Got 10 seconds to spare? Good. Watch this. It's about as satisfying as 10-second videos can get... (Via Daily Picks And Flicks) ...

Yes, You Can Skateboard While In A Wheelchair. This Is How

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Bravo, Mr Kondo. Although, as you say, you might be having a midlife crisis. Kondo's skateboard trick is just one of his many impressive feats. He ...

New 'Tony Hawk' Video Game Coming Soon!

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Tech

Tony Hawk is back. Or, rather, "Tony Hawk's" is back. The skateboarding legend, whose gaming work led to a generation of teenage boys believing ...

Skateseeing? Five Other Reasons to Check Out East London

Josie Sampson | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Josie Sampson

We all know that a Regent's Canal is a great place to hang out, but have you checked out the numerous floating businesses along the towpath? Word On The Water is a friendly barge selling secondhand books to passers by...

WATCH: This Dog Is Probably Better At Skateboarding Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Comedy

It's a dog called Dash. On a skateboard. And he bloody loves it... ...

WATCH: Eight-Wheeled Skateboard Claims To Be Ultimate Urban Commute

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Tech

Urban skateboarding is never as cool as it sounds - at least to look at. While you imagine yourself as Bart Simpson, traversing cement gaps and rollin...

Pensioner Murder 'Linked' To Boy Stabbing, Police Say

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK

Detectives are investigating links between the murder of a retired teacher, the stabbing of a nine-year-old boy and an incident in which a girl of eig...

Arrest After Pensioner Murder And Skate Park Stabbing Of 9-Year-Old Boy

PA | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of an 84-year-old woman and the attempted murder of a nine-year-old boy who was stabbed...

Cornering Skating at Southbank

Christian Juri | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK
Christian Juri

For 40 years people have been skating at the Undercroft at the Southbank. Long before shops, cafes or restaurants appeared in the area. Apart from having become one of the most famed skating spots in the world, it has also brought life to the Southbank as a whole. Now the Southbank Centre threatens to close it down.

Streetfest 2013, or What to Do This Bank Holiday Sunday

Lucy Karsten | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lucy Karsten

The thing posh people really, truly like, is pretending not to be posh.

WATCH: Skateboarding Kid Pulls Off Trick

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Comedy

One day, we hope to (a) pull off a trick like this and (b) celebrate like this kid when we do so. Because, as you can see, this boy is VERY happy a...

WATCH: Drone Skateboarding Video 'Firefly' Is Tron Meets The X-Games

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Tech

The fact that drones are being increasingly used by the military and personal weapons specialists worries many. But there is another side to the tech ...

WeFree - Setting Youth Free to Express Themselves

Ashley Day | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ashley Day

While Britain shivered in autumn showers over the weekend, I was lucky enough to fly to Italy to attend the youth drug prevention event WeFree event at San Patrignano near Rimini, one of the world's most proclaimed and revered drug rehabilitation units.

PICTURES: Teenage Skateboarders Killed By A Child Bomber In Kabul

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

Selling trinkets, scarves and chewing gum, child street sellers cluster around the NATO buildings in Kabul to help support their families. One Sat...

'The G**ks Of Hazzard': Is Skateboard Company 'Profiting From Racism' Or Is Asian Slur Simply 'Tasteless'?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK

A skateboard company is being accused of “profiting from racism” by selling T-shirts which refer to Asian men as “g**ks”. The shirt featur...

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...