Skateboarding Etiquette: Yes, There Are Rules!

(DGIwire) If you happen to believe that skateboarders are lawless scoundrels with no manners or rules, you’ve never met a real skateboarder and have never really observed the awesome organized chaos of a skate park. Whether you skateboard, wish you could skateboard or simply like to watch: Read this article before stepping into a skate park. […]

Skateboarding Trivia: Did You Know…

(DGIwire) — In the skateboard community across the country, it’s not uncommon to hear skaters challenging each other to do tricks that would make average mortals quake with fear. Games like S.K.A.T.E keep track of the challenges as each skater accelerates the skill and intensity of a trick and the next in line has to match […]

NYC SHUT Skate Celebrates 30 Years of Shredding

(DGIwire) — As a way to beat California boredom during the surfing off-season, skateboarding first appeared in the late 1950s. Simple as it sounds, kids found flat planks to surf the streets when there were no waves. More than than 65 years later, the U.S. skateboarding industry is worth more than $5 billion with more […]

close