Phelps is kind of indifferent about these incidents. If anything, it’s indicative of the magazine’s swelling popularity: “People want to buy skateboarding because they understand that skateboarding is the hardest thing to do,” he says. “We sell the brand. Thrasher is a business, it means ‘fuck you’ to me.”
Skateboarding Community Posts Moving Tributes To London Bridge Hero Who Died Fending Off Attackers With Skateboard
Skateboarders around the world are celebrating Ignacio Echeverría, a 39-year-old Spanish banker who died during the London Bridge attack that killed eight people. Echeverría was allegedly skateboarding near the bridge when he saw a woman being stabbed by one of the three attackers. Echeverría used his skateboard to assault the attacker before being stabbed by another. He later died.
Skatosis and Old Dude Skate Co. will have a booth at this year’s HomeGrown Music Festival in West Bend, WI! We’re planning on doing some live podcasting and checking out some local music, some of which will end up on future Skatosis videos!
Skateboarders might seem to defy gravity as they soar high above a half-pipe, but they are actually taking advantage of specific physics principles that help them reach such heights. GotScience interviews physicist Jonathan Trinastic to learn more.
The ‘part-exchange’ was very lucrative.
I jumped into street skating because I loved it. It was all-new terrain and it was exciting. Just seeing what Mark and Natas were coming up with was incredible to witness.