We spoke to industry insiders on their hopes for skateboarding in 2022

We thought we’d catch up with a bunch of our knowledgeable and influential friends within the skateboard industry on their hopes and aspirations for the womens skate scene for 2022, from professional skateboarders, business owners and an Olympic team manager – scroll on down to see what our insiders had to say! HELENA LONG InContinue reading “We spoke to industry insiders on their hopes for skateboarding in 2022”

Women in Skateboarding – Past and Present

Research into skateboarding is on the increase, as people are becoming more interested in what we do, how we shape local cultures and how we construct our identities. There is also a growing network of skateboarders who have entered the world of academia themselves, in a broad range of different fields, and who often find themselvesContinue reading “Women in Skateboarding – Past and Present”

It’s Official, Skateboarding WILL be part of the 2020 Olympics – But what does that mean? 

Skateboarding WILL be a part of the 2020 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee voted unanimously this evening for its inclusion, along with Softball, Baseball, Karate, Surfing and Sport Climbing. Street and ‘Park Terrain’ are to be featured – there is currently no plan to include Downhill, Slalom etc disciplines, outside of the ‘core’ market StreetContinue reading “It’s Official, Skateboarding WILL be part of the 2020 Olympics – But what does that mean? “