How Olympic Skateboarder Alexis Sablone Spends Her Sundays

With the Tokyo Games behind her, Alexis Sablone is enjoying Brooklyn — and street skating — again.

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Skateboarding at the Olympics: When and What to Watch

Get ready for lots of impressive acrobatics and some of the youngest athletes at the Tokyo Games.

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‘Betty’ Skates Into Season 2

The young stars of the HBO skate comedy discuss how pandemic-era New York shaped the new season. “Our show grows with us and changes with our world,” Ajani Russell said.

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Skateboarding’s Cardinal Rule: Dare to Be You

We asked photographers across the country to document how skateboarders come together to foster community.

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Paul Van Doren, 90, Dies; Built an Empire With Vans Shoes

The sneakers became a hit in the skateboard world and later a multibillion-dollar nationwide sensation thanks in part to a Sean Penn movie.

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Learn To Skate This Summer

After a year spent largely indoors, adults are regaining a sense of balance on roller skates, bikes and skateboards.

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Tony Hawk and Family Hit the Open Road During Quarantine

Around this time last year, the professional skateboarder and his wife, Catherine Goodman, were having dinner at the Oscars. Now they’re enjoying quality time on R.V. trips with their children.

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Daniel Prude’s Death: History Has ‘Repeated Itself’

None of the officers involved in the death of a Black man in Rochester has been charged with a crime.

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Why Cities Are Finally Showing Skateboarders Some Respect

New York and Jersey City opened or upgraded several skate parks just as the pandemic put a premium on outdoor space.

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Keith Hufnagel, Pro Skateboarder and Entrepreneur, Dies at 46

He soared over treacherous streets on his board before opening a streetwear store that grew into the popular brand Huf.

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Tony Hawk’s 900 Spin Was Amazing. An 11-Year-Old Skateboarder Stuck a 1080.

That’s three full spins before landing back on the halfpipe for Gui Khury.

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