Skate legend and feisty quinquagenarian Tony Hawk talks about his inspiration and performs 50 of the tricks he either created or perfected over the course of his professional career.
Closed captions on for dates and trick names.
58 year old former streetluge champion Roger Hickey clocks 100.279mph on his skateboard at the Top Speed World Championship in Quebec earlier this month.
You’ll believe a man can fly.
A selection of images from a pristine photo essay by Alex Sheridan of a recent board meeting at the skate park in Bushy Park, Terenure, Dublin.
Grand stretch in fairness.
Alex Sheridan – Bushy Park (The Prowlster)
Two Taipei freeline skate boys demo the binary fruit of an unholy marriage of skateboards and inline skates.
Making-of feature here.
Eric Lerner’s experimental short – the tale of a cartoon character ‘dreamwalking’ in the real world.
Skateboarder Prescott Majette attempts a board slide down an asphalt hill, flips, falls, smashes his sunglasses and avoids catastrophic brain injury thanks to his lid.
There you go.
Wear protection kids.
Members of the Dublin Longboard Crew this afternoon in the Wicklow hills.
Photo by Paul Fitzgerald.
(Thanks Graeme Kelly)