Author: Troy Björkman

Skateboarding’s International Non-profit Organizations

With skateboarding’s inherent blend of physicality, creativity, entrepreneurialism and international community it is perhaps unsurprising that non-profit organizations have long been a part of the sport’s communal spirit. However, in the last decade or so, these skateboarding charities and social enterprises have become increasingly numerous, active and global in scope. Here’s a rundown of what this movement is…

 

A Beginner’s Guide to Skatepark Etiquette

Skateboarding is uniquely creative and independent because the sport doesn’t have any traditional rules or regulations. However, a certain unwritten etiquette for skateparks does exist. This informal code of conduct helps minimize the risk for injury and ensure that everyone at the park has a good time. So how should you behave at the skatepark?…