Skateboarding

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J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr's teenage obsessions: 'When I turned 13, I felt I had to drop out of society'
As he prepares to release Dinosaur Jr’s 12th studio album, the slacker icon discusses his conflicted attitude towards hippies and his unlikely affection for Harold and Maude and All My Children

As told to Dave Simpson

25, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Julien Baker’s teenage obsessions: ‘I had Leonardo DiCaprio’s hair. I was a mess’
As she releases her third album, the US indie rocker reminisces about waffles, hardcore Christian punk and her terrible skateboarding

As told to Dave Simpson

25, Feb, 2021 @3:13 PM

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'If you’re on wheels, you’re our friend': veteran roller-skaters embrace a new generation
Roller-skating’s revival is a rare burst of joy in troubling times – and no one is happier about it than the skaters who kept the sport alive

Doosie Morris

17, Jan, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Let’s flip again: skateboards take off for a new generation
The sport has surged this year as boys – and, increasingly, girls – find an accessible way to test their skills and raise their spirits

Ellie Violet Bramley

22, Nov, 2020 @7:45 AM

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How Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater changed gaming … and skating
Pros from then and now recall a game that sparked a cultural phenomenon and inspired some of the best skaters in history

Mat Ombler

18, Sep, 2020 @12:13 PM

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 review – step into Y2K skating subculture
The legendary skateboarding sim is back in a brilliant rerelease that offers a portal to the past

Will Freeman

04, Sep, 2020 @1:22 PM

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Skateboard trick to be renamed in honour of deaf inventor
The ‘mute grab’ to become the ‘Weddle grab’ after first person to do the move in 1981

Alex Hern

13, Aug, 2020 @11:24 AM

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Fit in my 40s: I thought I could use YouTube to learn skateboarding. I was wrong | Zoe Williams
You’re not going to kickflip immediately, but after weeks of practice, you’ll certainly have better abs

Zoe Williams

08, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Sky Brown: 'Sometimes you fall but I wanted to show me getting up again'
Great Britain’s 12-year-old world skateboarding bronze medallist is recuperating after a horrific accident but, she tells Donald McRae, already thinking of next year’s Olympic Games

Donald McRae

03, Aug, 2020 @12:11 PM

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Experience: I built the first skatepark in Syria
When we built the bowl, I put the kids on a board one by one – they were amazed by the feeling of rolling along

Gabriel Roma Santos

19, Jun, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Betty review – female skateboarders cut loose in freewheeling comedy
The six-part series, a spin-off of Skate Kitchen, is a beautifully shot and emotionally cathartic hangout of a show

Adrian Horton

29, Apr, 2020 @11:15 AM

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From Newcastle to Tokyo: skateboarder Poppy Starr Olsen set for 2020 Olympics
She has had her share of setbacks – from sexism to finding a place to skate – but teenager Poppy Starr Olsen is on track to represent Australia at the 2020 Olympic Games

Tim Connell and Jessica Hromas

27, Dec, 2019 @5:00 PM

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