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April 16, 2019

PITTSBURG, Ks - Bicycle enthusiasts worked to remove  obstacles from  a riding trail on Sunday.

Tailwind cyclists owner Roger Lomshek and his son who is earning an Eagle Scout Badge, invited riders to come help clear brush and dead trees that grow into trails at  the 23rd street bike park. 

They've removed dead trees, branches,  vines, and  poison ivy. Lomshek said, “Since we've begun cleaning it, we've seen tons of pe...

April 15, 2019

Oklahoma City, OK - Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk helped break in the newest skate park in OKC Sunday afternoon.

Hawk and his company Birdhouse Skateboards helped unveil the new "Stars & Stripes" Skate Park near Lake Hefner just after 1 pm. The event was free and open to the public and featured a meet and greet with the Birdhouse Team including skater Clint Walker.

The park has been open since February but Sunday marks its...

April 15, 2019

BY ROBERT MEDLEY
STAFF WRITER RMEDLEY@OKLAHOMAN.COM

Published: Mon, April 15, 2019 5:00 AM

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk was on hand Sunday for the grand opening of the new Stars and Stripes Skate Park as thousands gathered to watch and celebrate.

Crowds gathered around the edges of the bowls to watch skateboarders make jumps and mid-air turns, some spilling onto the new pavement in their attempts. The park was officially opened...

April 13, 2019

Oak Park high school graduate John Kelly rides his skateboard at Modern Skate Park in Royal Oak days before he leaves for college. Kelly will be playing football for the University of Tennessee Volunteers this fall. (Elaine Cromie | MLive Detroit)

ROYAL OAK -- As much as John Kelly loves to play football, it is not his only passion.

Of course, the sport of football has been good to Kelly. Getting ready to head off to the Un...

April 13, 2019

Two recent releases—‘Skate Kitchen’ and ‘Minding the Gap’—have ushered in another resurgence in the genre. Fifty years on, the directors, producers, and skaters who made these movies explain how they have evolved.

The plot of the 1965 short film Skaterdater is simple, but packs a lot into its 18 dialogue-free minutes. A barefoot boy rides a wooden plank attached to four wheels down the streets of Southern California’s South Bay...

April 12, 2019

One day after capturing his third career Olympic gold medal in the halfpipe,Shaun White is teasing a potential appearance at the 2020 Games in Tokyo as a skateboarder. 

"It would mean the world to me to compete in skating," White said, per Rick Maese of the Washington Post. "It’d be great."

Even though White's greatest fame has come on a snowboard, he's been a prominent figure in the skateboarding world. The Flyin...

April 5, 2019

The SLS World Tour is heading back to London! Tickets will go fast, so get yours now! CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS. https://www.seetickets.com/tour/2019-sls-world-tour-london?src=onsale

Join us as we kick off our tenth season at the Copper Box Arena and check out the all new multi-round World Tour event format where more skaters will have the opportunity to work their way up the rankings and solidify a spot on the SLS World Tour!

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April 4, 2019

Youngster set to become Britain’s youngest summer Olympian

Brown will be 12 years old at start of Tokyo Games in 2020

She’s already the world’s youngest professional skateboarder, with an Instagram following of 300,000 hanging on her every video, from leaping off buses to 720 spins. Now Sky Brown, a 10-year-old from Japan, is set to become Britain’s youngest ever competitor at a summer Olympics after switching her allegiance to...

April 4, 2019

| American skateboarder famous for more than just helping his daughter drop-in to a halfpipe for the first time.

Tony Hawk is universally recognised as one of the true pioneers of skateboarding.

But he's just won thousands of new fans on social media, thanks to a video of him and his daughter.

On Sunday, the California native posted to Instagram the moment he helped his nervous 10-year-old Kadence drop down a vert ramp for t...

April 1, 2019

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18 March 2019

Dates&Locations of the 2019 World Skate SLS Pro Tour are now available: The best skaters in the world will ride from London to Los Angeles till the World Championships in Mexico City.

Stop 1: LONDON May 23-26 


Stop 2: LOS ANGELES July (Date Tba) 


World Championships: MEXICO CITY September 18-22

All these stops will define the ranking of the Season #1 f...

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