Asian Games: 13-year-old skateboarder becomes China’s youngest gold medalist
Cui Chenxi, 13, won gold in women’s street skateboarding competition at the Asian Games, becoming China’s youngest gold medalist.
Michelle De Pacina
Hawaii skate shop only sells Yuto Horigome x Nike SB Dunks to customers who can kickflip
A skate shop in Hawaii is making headlines for only selling pairs of Yuto Horigome x Nike SB Dunks to customers who can kickflip outside the...
Supreme commemorates opening of 1st South Korean outlet with epic skateboarding video
Supreme recently dropped a video featuring popular skaters to commemorate the opening of its first outlet in South Korea.
About the video: R...
Japan’s Funa Nakayama becomes first Asian woman on cover of Thrasher magazine
Tokyo skateboarding prodigy Funa Nakayama has broken new ground as the first Asian woman to ever grace the cover of Thrasher magazine.
New ‘mabuhay’ kicks from Vans shows off Filipino culture, ‘Checkerbayan’ pattern with Philippines flag
Filipino American artist DJ Javier collaborated with skateboarding shoe company Vans to design three new pairs of kicks celebrating Filipino...
Japanese grandfather discovers love for skateboarding after buying his first board for $7
An 81-year-old Japanese man accidentally discovered a new passion for a hobby most people his age don’t typically dabble in.
Sk8r boi: Yosh...
Mattel says skateboarder Barbie was supposed to be Asian, admits ‘falling short’ on representation
Mattel has issued a statement regarding its alleged lack of an Asian doll in its Tokyo Olympics Barbie collection.
The backlash: The latest ...
Sakura Yosozumi wins gold, Kokona Hiraki youngest-ever to win with silver, Sky Brown bags bronze in skateboarding
Japanese skateboarders Sakura Yosozumi, 19, and Kokona Hiraki, 12, took home the gold and silver medal, respectively, while Sky Brown won br...
How Filipino skateboarder Margielyn Didal ‘won’ at the Tokyo Olympics without bringing home a medal
The Philippines’ Margielyn Didal has won the admiration of international sports fans despite landing in 7th place at the finals of the inaug...
Two Japanese athletes win first-ever Olympic skateboarding gold medals in history
Two Japanese skaters became the first-ever Olympic gold medalists for skateboarding during the sport’s debut at the Ariake Urban Sports Park...
Momiji Nishiya, 13, breaks two records after winning Olympic gold medal in women’s skateboarding
Momiji Nishiya made history and broke two Olympic records with her gold medal win in skateboarding on July 25.
Record-breaking win: The Osa...
SF Skate Club Co-Founder Thuy Nguyen Passes Away at 41
Thuy Anne-Marie Nguyen, the beloved co-founder of SF Skate Club on Divisadero in San Francisco, has passed away at the age of 41.
Vans Releases Sneakers Inspired By Milk Tea in Taiwan
If you are a “bobaddict,” then you will love these milk tea inspired shoes by Vans, the latest addition to their Old Skool line....
Japanese Toddler Stuns the Internet With Epic Skateboarding Skills
A 3-year-old skateboarder from Hokkaido, Japan is melting the hearts of social media users for his incredible skateboarding skills.
Blind Japanese Skater Stuns the Internet By Using a Cane to Do Tricks
A purportedly blind skater from Japan has become a social media sensation after videos of him doing impressive skateboard moves emerged onli...
Before Tony Hawk, There was Skateboarding Legend Peggy Oki
Peggy Oki was the only female member of the legendary Z-Boys, the team from Santa Monica and Venice, California that revolutionized skateboa...
10-Year-Old Japanese Skateboard Prodigy Wins 2nd in World Freestyle Round-Up Competition
Meet Yuzuki Kawasaki, a 10-year-old Japanese prodigy who is making a lot of jaws drop with his freestyle skateboarding tricks.
Yuzuki, who l...
Malaysian Skater Facing Cyberbullying Gets Encouraging Letter From Legend Tony Hawk
Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk recently expressed his support to a Malaysian skater who received brutal online abuse from critics over her...
Meet The South Korean Longboarding Sensation Who’s Going Viral on Instagram
South Korean longboard enthusiast Ko Hyo Joo is winning the hearts of netizens around the world with her distinct dance-like movement and ey...
NYPD Cop Pepper Sprays 22-Year-Old Asian Man For Skateboarding
A 22-year-old Chinese man was put in a chokehold and arrested by New York City police Sunday evening for skateboarding in a skateboarding-r...
How One Mom Responded to the Boy Who Taught Her Daughter to Skate When Others Laughed
A sincere letter written by an Ontario mother to an anonymous teenaged boy thanking him for assisting her 6-year-old daughter at the skate p...