Recent Skate News
The recent announcement that X Games is partnering with Street League was huge news for competitive skateboarding. More exposure for the sport and the biggest name skateboarders in the world. There’s another partnership happening in skateboarding that also has the best intentions for the future of the sport in mind, but it’s happening without the media attention or big-money contracts or major venues – it’s happening in small, local skate parks around the world. Oakley is working with Element on its “Make It Count” International Skate Contest Series.
Watching Eric Koston do what he does on a skateboard is just such a rewarding experience. Doesn’t matter if he’s in Barcelona or Copenhagen or Paris or Foothill Ranch, Calif, the guy is poetry on wheels. Jackson Pollock with darker skin. Which is why whatever video or webisode series or school play Koston takes part in while riding a skateboard or just being funny-guy Koston, we’ll watch. Hence, we present the “Theos Euro Snaps” web series.
Trading the chilly Scandinavian autumn for Australia’s warmer and sunnier skies, Rune Glifberg spent a few days discovering Sydney’s finest skate bowls. As he transitions from one spot to the next, the legendary bowl rider displays his trademark smooth, flowing style. After more than 25 years in the game, Rune remains one of the best bowl riders in the world.