Skateboarding

Auby Taylor Xposed
What sets skateboarders apart from the general population is their unique quirks and a fierce independence from the social norm. It's the unseen factor that keeps us (skateboarders) from being labeled "athletes" and "role models" -- something we all ...

Gonzalez wins Thrasher's 2012 SOTY
Thrasher Magazine announced that professional skateboarder David Gonzalez won their coveted 2012 Skater of the Year award on Tuesday.The 22-year-old, Medellin, Colombia, native and member of the Flip skateboards team is the 22nd professional ...

Skaters turned photographers
Hendrix Die Posers Die Cali Photo Now Like many top pro skateboarders, vert veteran Neal Hendrix learned early on that travel is arguably the biggest perk of the job. Without skateboarding, visits to the world's four corners would have likely ...

Nashville's Dee Ostrander
Nashville has produced its share of national figures -- be it country musicians, 45th Vice President Al Gore, or reigning pop princess Kesha. But when it comes to skateboarding, "Music City" has yet to create a bona fide star. That may change with ...

Skaters like presents
My favorite part about Christmas morning was dumping out my Christmas stocking. All the cool little knicknacks were the things I could carry with me no matter where I went. Hot Wheels, candy, super balls, mini wrapped-up presents and anything cool ...

'Kobrah' Yamaoda
Tadashi Yamaoda is the Founder of Kobrah Magazine, staff filmer and photographer for Lowcard Magazine, marketing manager of Lucky Bearings and a frequent contributor to ESPN.com."Somehow I'm making a living shooting and filming skateboarding and ...

Zered Bassett on Expedition
Back in May of this year ESPN.com ran a story about Cape Cod's favorite son, Zered Bassett, leaving his long-time sponsor, Zoo York skateboards. I never imagined it would take six months before I was talking to him about a new sponsor. I've traveled ...

Dakota Servold x 100
Dakota Servold came on the scene about a year ago. Servold earned himself a Thrasher cover right away and has been steady crushing everything in his path since the release of WTF! Could being roommates with Leo Romero be the secret ingredient of ...

Face Time: Patrick Ryan
Patrick Ryan started skating when he was six, got sponsored by the time he was eight and has made it through the mini-grom stage unscathed. Like Ryan Sheckler and Nyjah Huston before him, Ryan has had the great fortune of starting skating at a early ...

Sheckler's Etnies Marana
Ryan Sheckler's new signature shoe on etnies, the Marana, drops today after much fanfare on Instagram. The Marana has been coveted by legions of fans, who had noticed Sheckler wearing his new pro model throughout this year's X Games and Street ...

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