Posts Tagged ‘skateboarding’
 
 
 
Offbeat
 
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floating ramp 2
floating ramp 2

Watch Bob Burnquist Grind A Floating Skateboard Ramp (Video)

One of the fascinating things about the Internet is how it's made stunts more possible. Before, building a floating skateboard ramp would have been a ridiculous proposition, because nobody would hear about it. Now? Now everyone...
 
Toys
 
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shark_wheel
shark_wheel

Shark Wheel Reinvents The Wheel. Literally. (video)

It's not every day somebody actually makes an effort to reinvent the wheel. But the guys behind the Shark Wheel have done just that, and come up with a design for skateboards that might just make a lot more sense to use. The Sh...

 
Camera
 
Video Head Camera Helmet
Video Head Camera Helmet
Video Head Camera Helmet

Suck it GoPro: Video Head Camera Helmets Boast a Built-in HD Camera (video)

You worry about your kids.  It's a natural concern.  But all parents know that they'll have to fight tooth and nail to motivate them to wear protective gear when they're skateboarding.  And good luck citing the good old head in...
 
Autos
 
Boosted Boards
Boosted Boards
Boosted Boards

Boosted Boards: the World’s Lightest Electric Vehicle is a Skateboard (video)

There is no disputing the similarities between the Z-Board - which enjoyed Kickstarter fame earlier this year - and the just announced Boosted Boards. However, Boosted Boards' design is far more innocuous, and by that we mean t...

 
Sports
 
Downhill Skateboarding
Downhill Skateboarding
Downhill Skateboarding

See What it’s Like to Break a Downhill Skateboarding World Record in POV (video)

[GR]xsYV6NdBpJE[/GR] Odds are you'll never get to experience what it is commonly know as "downhill skateboarding."  It takes balls of steel and a penchant for some serious road rash.  But good news, World Champion downhill skat...
 
Sports
 
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Screen shot 2010-07-08 at 11.08.52 AM
Screen shot 2010-07-08 at 11.08.52 AM

Witness The World’s Largest Skateboard Totally Wreck A Guy (video)

The world's largest skateboard is something to behold. It looks almost CG, but no, those people are actually standing on a mammoth board the size of a bus. It was constructed by Joe Ciaglia of California Skateparks and tested a...

 
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Plen2
Plen2

Android…Controls Android?

That's not a typo, folks, that's a strange little bit of news that'll make your day just a little more surreal.  I try to do that sort of thing wherever possible. If you've got $3000, a lot of patience and anything with the And...
 
Gaming
 

Skateboarding Dog Bests Humans in Tony Hawk’s RIDE (video)

[GR]FdgO3cEYYTw[/GR] You've seen the skate boarding dog on Venice Beach right?  This pooch is doing it virtually in Tony Hawks' latest skateboarding video game, RIDE.  I'm amazed that he can see the screen, but maybe it's all h...

 
Gaming
 
Tony Hawk RIDE Red Board
Tony Hawk RIDE Red Board
Tony Hawk RIDE Red Board

Special Edition Walmart Tony Hawk RIDE Board Now Available

It's too soon to tell how well Tony Hawk's newest skateboarding game, RIDE will do this holiday season, but if you've got plans to purchase the game no matter the fan fare, you might wanna grab Walmart's exclusive version for t...
 
Gaming
 
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tony-hawk-ride-board
tony-hawk-ride-board

See How Tony Hawk’s ‘Ride’ Skateboard Controller Works (video)

If was just a few days ago that news emerged about Tony Hawk's latest skating game, Ride.  At the time of the announcement the included trailer didn't provide much insight into game play, graphics or how the board works.  Now G...