skating

Photography

Photos of 90s skateboarders and pre-smartphone boredom

Before Insta fame, sponsorship deals and the Olympics, the life of a pro-skater was a little different. Greg Hunt's new photo book takes us back.
Oliver Lunn
7.30.21
Culture

These NYC skaters are honouring the legacy of a 90s hero

Harold Hunter, star of Larry Clark’s ‘Kids’, passed away 15 years ago. A foundation set up in his name is dedicated to supporting the scene.
Jeggi Elinzano
7.6.21
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The Apache youth empowering their Arizona community through skateboarding

The father and son team behind Apache Skateboards foster a skating scene that encourages creative ambition on US reservations.
Braudie Blais-Billie
5.18.21
Culture

20 years of Dogtown and Z-Boys: “It documented a revolution.”

In the mid-70s, a group of California kids changed skateboarding forever. Here, they discuss life since the cult 2001 doc that told their story.
James Balmont
1.19.21
Film

Watch the trailer for North Hollywood, our new favourite skate movie

Illegal Civ founder and 'Mid90s' co-producer Mikey Alfred is set to deliver his first feature film starring Ryder McLaughlin and Nico Hiraga.
Nicole DeMarco
12.15.20
News

Palace's collab with Arc’teryx celebrates the great outdoors

Sorry to your bank account.
Roisin Lanigan
12.7.20
Culture

Meet the boys of Yillar Ziyan, the Istanbul-based skate collective

The skaters turned models for Maryam Nassir Zadeh's menswear capsule share challenges faced by Turkey's creative youth and their hopes for the future.
Nicole DeMarco
11.19.20
Culture

This is the new TV show for skater girls trying to figure it all out

Crystal Moselle has translated her beloved drama 'Skate Kitchen' into 'Betty': a free-wheeling voyage through downtown NYC.
Jenna Mahale
5.8.20
Fashion

How Palace united skate and rave culture

From acid house graphics to grime-inspired jackets, the cult streetwear brand pays authentic homage to the music scenes that inspired it.
Joe Bobowicz
4.21.20
News

Watch the new trailer for HBO’s queer skater girl series

Starring the cast of Skate Kitchen, Betty is about to be your new summer binge watch.
Douglas Greenwood
4.8.20
Culture

Nico Hiraga: "I was a straight skate rat"

Since the loveable California skater turned to acting, he's landed roles in 'Skate Kitchen' and 'Booksmart', quickly becoming Hollywood's newest and cutest alt-heartthrob.
Nicole DeMarco
3.18.20
Culture

Watch Oakland's queer skate kids shred in these mini documentaries

Tyler Kohlhoff’s videos capture the free-wheeling, punk spirit of these young skaters and their revolutionary ideas on identity, gender and sex.
Nicole DeMarco
3.5.20
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