We’re excited to announce a new action sports music festival Gnarlytown set for June 22 in San Pedro, CA, co-founded by veteran pro skateboarder Chris Cole in partnership with John Reese of SGE and Nitro Circus. Set at the scenic LA Waterfront Berth 46 in San Pedro, CA, Gnarlytown will combine the perfect blend of action sports, punk rock, and craft beer tasting.Read More
Crazy Ideas + Mad Passion = Monomaniacs on a Mission. It can start with a rumor, an old postcard, or random afternoon beer banter – a purpose, adventure and challenge presents itself and it’s on. We discover possibility for ourselves to create opportunity for others, getting the most out of life to give the most back. Whether it involves physically doing it or simply drawing upon it’s camaraderie and originality, everything we do includes at least the essence of skateboarding. And through this we share from the skateboard community, to the greater community.Read More
Street skateboarding has evolved from a subculture into a legitimate sport, and with that has emerged very real physical and psychological struggles for the athletes. It was to gain an understanding and appreciation for the behind-the-scenes world that the Tribeca Film Festival favorite The Motivation was produced, following eight of the world’s top street skateboarders in the lead-up to the Street League world championship. In Motivation 2, Lough brings the lens closer to focus on a single champion: Chris Cole.
It can stop you in your tracks, whether through a random board zipping alongthe sidewalk or stunned by the supreme athletic genius these kids have mastered.Skateboarding: from little wooden toys to a professional sport founded on a big-moneyleague. The mastermind behind this transformation is professional skateboarder RobDyrdek, founder of the Street League Skateboarding…Read More
In the spirit of giving back, the Street League Skateboarding Foundation (SLSF) has been established to increase skateboarding participation through the development of community skate plazas. On Thursday July 24 at 5pm, Street League will host a ribbon cutting ceremony, alongside the mayor of Los Angeles to celebrate the first SLSF skate plaza opening in South Los Angeles, California.Read More
“Skateboarding is not a crime” has been the sport’s unofficial slogan since the 90’s. It’s been on boards, shirts, bumper stickers, buttons etc. Yet young skaters throughout the country are forced to leave their favorite local skate spots, face tickets, and even incarceration for riding a piece of wood with four urethane wheels on it.Read More
History was made on Sunday as the 2014 SLS Nike SB World Tour visited Chicago for the very first time. Street League Skateboarding delivered on the fans requests as 25 of the world’s best pro skaters descended on the Midwest’s street skateboarding capitol to put on a jaw-dropping show. It all went down inside the UIC Pavilion, which was transformed, into a one-of-a-kind, custom skate plaza complete with huge sculpture-like concrete transitions and high-risk big gaps to ledges that forced even the most seasoned SLS pros out of their comfort zone.Read More
I Am Thalente is a verité documentary about once homeless skateboarder Thalente Biyela’s journey from the streets of South Africa to Los Angeles, California and into the heart of skateboardingRead More