Garfield Elementary School needs a new playground and it’s for a good cause in honor of someone loved by those who knew her. Chris Reid, Garfield’s math teacher and librarian, sadly passed away from ovarian cancer. This GoFundMeapproved by the director, will raise funds for a new playground in honor of Chris.From GoFundMe: Chris passed …

Hundreds of young skaters in the greater Nanaimo area can now practice their ollies and kickflips on new boards, thanks to “Sluggo”. Robert Doucet Boyce, also known as Sluggo, is a Victoria-born pro skateboarder who has been touring the island this summer, giving away hundreds and hundreds of free boards to wide-eyed youngsters. His final …

DECK DESIGNS: Skateboards in the foyer of the F51 Submitted to the Folkestone Herald Over 50 figure skaters took part in a skateboard design competition at Folkestone’s iconic skatepark. This summer, F51 and charity The Sports Trust have teamed up with Holiday Extras and Oak Creative Design to give young locals the chance to learn …

Mercedes-AMG is once again teaming up with Palace, a British skateboard and streetwear brand, for the creation of no less than 4 presentation cars. Together, the brands will also launch a clothing line which will be on sale at the brand’s four flagship stores in London, Los Angeles, New York and Tokyo. The four art …

“The funky is the beauty of this one,” said the former pro skateboarder of the much-maligned Flying-V jersey. Former pro skateboarder Colin McKay has come a long way from skating the streets of Vancouver, but his hometown is still close to his heart and he’s paid homage to his Vancouver roots with his latest skateboard …

Another company violated San Francisco ordinances and ran stencil ads on Mission District sidewalks. tipster popular doctor writes: “Huf, a corporate skateboard company, has at least 10 ads with a few blocks from our house on city bike paths and sidewalks. Especially near Duncan and Valencia, a skate spot popular in our neighborhood.” He adds, …

Nyjah Huston’s New Skateboard Brand, Disorder Skateboards, Restocked After Initial Decks Sold Out … [+] within two hours of launch. Disorder launched a new Olympic graphic; this is the bridge that Huston will fly at the Olympics. Nathan Groff Street skater and future Olympian Nyjah Huston rides his own custom-shaped board, originally created by Huston …

What does a skateboarder really look like? In an interview with Bloomberg, Latosha Stone shared that most people would visualize a white man with long hair. Stone loves skateboarding and she owns a skate brand called Proper Gnar, which is the first black woman-owned skateboard company. While incorporating her creative vision, Stone sells skateboards, hats, …

A Sherwood Park teacher is being recognized for an unusual classroom project he created at Salisbury Composite High School. Kristian Basaraba teaches what he calls a “sk8trepreneur” course and one of his recent projects, Exploring Colonialism, Creativity and Reconciliation with Skateboards, combines skateboard design with Indigenous history. The project has just earned him the Governor …

Chase Christensen’s room is filled with bright pink skateboards and smiling faces. On his windowsill are stacks of finger skateboards, marked with a laser cutter from the UNT Art Building. Model boards hang on the wall, with different patterns, colors and various face shapes with fun phrases like “thicc necc” scrawled underneath. Christensen, a senior …