Located in the Northeast part of town, this skate park offers a large open flow course with different depths that includes a spine, half pyramid, and wall rides. Their mission at Calvary Skate Park is to reach out to the local, national, and international skate community. Because of the heavy influence that the skate culture [...]
In 2001, Harriette and Marty Reid began exploring the possibility of building a public skatepark in their community. After forming the Coalition for Active Youth, a non-profit organization, they began soliciting funds and in-kind donations for a state-of-the-art skatepark. With the help of Spohn Ranch, the Reid’s dreams became reality and the City of Spartanburg [...]
Skateboarding has come a long way since the early days of Tony Hawk and Stacy Peralta, but the thing that is going to take the sport into the next level is a formal televised competition season with a definitive champion and a big payout. Skateboarding is no longer a crime, it is now a multi-billion [...]
Possibly the most memorable and epic skate ramp ever made. From “The Vault.” An excerpt from Powell-Peralta’s video, “Axe Rated” of the construction of the legendary Animal Chin Ramp! Axe Rated is the ‘missing’ number five video. It was made for use in skate shops only, and was never offered to the general public.
In this video, director Charles Lanceplaine follows a group of skaters looking to try their tricks in a new and different environment… Ordos …only to discover a glittering, modern city devoid of human occupants. [quote: The Atlantic] China’s city of Ordos was built for 1 million people and is currently inhabited by just a few [...]
How to build a skateboard halfpipe in 11 hours. Myself and retiree skateboard enthusiast Rob Maggi went over to a friends house to put up a halfpipe for him. I haven’t built a halfpipe from scratch in many years so Rob was on point on this one. The ramp was to be 5 feet tall [...]
11 Pieces of Skateboard Furniture by Skate Study House, J Ryde Visuals and the Skateboard Stool Skateboard Jet Set Lounge Chair Wrapped by neoprene which is the wetsuit material for surfers, this piece is created to the indoor/outdoor lifestyle and fits perfectly on a patio or waterfront deck. The Jet Set Lounge Chair is made [...]