Posts Tagged ‘skateboarding’

Skateboarders Conquer the World

July 11, 2018

Skateboarders Conquer the World
“After decades of commandeering streets, sidewalks, parking lots and public sculptures, skaters entered the mainstream. Now New York City, the United States, and the world at large have all seen a surge of skate park development. With skateboarding entering the Olympic Games in 2020, the international growth of skate parks is likely only beginning.”

“Skateboarders Won,” Jeff Ihaza, New York Times

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Northbound

January 2, 2018

“Northbound,” from Turbin Film. Four skateboarders on the frozen sand of the Norwegian coast.

Director: Jørn Nyseth Ranum. Cinematography: Lukasz Zamaro. Music: Erlend Elvesveen.

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Kick, Push

March 27, 2016

Kick, Push
Chicago’s Lupe Fiasco narrates the joys and sorrows of urban skateboarding in Grammy-nominated “Kick, Push”:

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Olympic Skateboarding?

September 29, 2015

Olympic Skateboarding?

The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo has recommended adding five additional sports to the international athletic competition:  Baseball/softball, karate, sports climbing  fantasy football, surfing and skateboarding.

More:

“Olympics: Skateboarding & surfing among possible Tokyo 2020 sports,” BBC News

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