Skateboard gear

Canadian snowboarders prepare for the first Olympics

Canadian professional skaters are preparing for their first Olympics in Japan next summer. Skateboarding, surfing and rock climbing will make their Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 where they will be the subject of a “watch program”. Canadian professional skater and Olympic hopeful Annie Guglia of Montreal hopes that mainstream acceptance …

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Tony Hawk on his favorite gear, why he always wears his board and more

Since becoming a professional skater in 1982, Tony Hawk has helped bring the sport to the mainstream, thanks to his incredible tricks, best-selling video game, and X Games-winning performances. Now skateboarding is more popular than ever and will make its Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games. Over the …

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Rivian says more ‘gear tunnel’ props are coming

In a conversation with Green Car Reports Rivian spokesperson Michael McHale confirmed on Tuesday that the Rivian R1T will offer more than just a built-in kitchen for camping. The truck’s “gear tunnel,” a cargo compartment that spans the full width of the truck under the bed floor and just behind …

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Stylish skateboard gear and goodies to keep you going

Skateboarders have long been suspicious of the general public that settles in their territory. Authenticity is everything in skate culture, especially when it comes to gear and clothing. Here are some skate-related extras, from fun to fashion, that just might pass the shredder sniff test: AJ’s toy boarders Each pack …

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PRO SKATERS EXPLAIN THEIR STRONGEST HACKS

The mark of a true skateboarder is less a question of ability, personality or style than whether or not you change your setup. These are usually small things, like using three bolts on a truck instead of four, rubbing the duct tape with scraps to make it less sticky, and …

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JENKEM LABS: TESTING HOME SKATE EQUIPMENT

Have you ever prepared to skate, but then found something was wrong with your setup? Maybe you’ve lost a bolt, one of your wheels has a flat, or your shoes are hanging on by a thread. You don’t have time to run to the store because you just took enough …

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The 13 Best Style Books for Men • Gear Patrol

Getting the latest, greatest, and most fashionable clothes can be tricky, so why not snag the well-dressed guy on your list for something that doesn’t sacrifice style for substance? Men’s style books can be an unconventional choice, but having quick access to some great fashion resources in a format that …

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Justin Bieber walks to an Ibiza skatepark in camouflage gear

He enjoyed skateboarding in a skatepark in Ibiza. But the only thing Justin Bieber lacked was a practice jump to test his skills. Luckily, a brave friend entered the breach and lay down on the concrete, hoping the 22-year-old would jump on him. Scroll down for video Precarious: In the …

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Bunbury skateboarders say it’s ‘not cool’ to wear safety gear – ABC (none)

Last week, a 15-year-old Australind boy was killed when he slipped in the path of a car. Siobhan Maiden spoke to 15-year-olds to find out if they were wearing protective gear. One did. Most also travel on roads rather than paths. Some are aware and cautious. Some don’t care. Hear …

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Skateboard Tony Hawk’s favorite gear

I grew up surfing, but find myself snowboarding more these days. (I don’t have the patience or the time to wait for good waves.) We have a berth at Mammoth Lakes [Calif.] where we snowboard several times a season. I have one Burton Canyon board because I wear a size …

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