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The Family-Run Anarchist Playground: Skatopia
Skatopia is a legendary skate destination with a history of anarchy and freedom, immortalized in Tony Hawk’s Underground video game in the early 2000s. VICE travels to Skatopia to tell the history of the family behind the infamous skate park.
The VICE Guide To Right Now
Preparing Professional Skaters for the 2020 Olympics
Taji checks out the Dew Tour.
Slam By Me
West coast photographer Alana Paterson reimagines Stand By Me with an all female cast of skaters and a sweet DIY instead of a dead body.
Dan Leung on Falling In and Out of Love with Skating
VICE went to Shanghai to meet the Chinese pro skater who tore it up for more than a decade before taking a three-year hiatus.
Brian Anderson on Being a Gay Professional Skateboarder
The skateboarding community worships Brian Anderson as a god, but for many years he kept his sexuality a secret from nearly everyone in his life.
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Exploring Cuba's Skate Culture with Ishod Wair, Andrew Reynolds and Lucien Clarke (Part 1)
Cuba's skate scene has no funding, very few resources and not much to speak of in terms of a skate park.
Daewon Song Is the Best Skateboarder on Instagram: Reda for the World
Have you seen Daewon Song's instagram? No? You're crazy. The former Thrasher Skater of the Year does things on a board other pros wouldn't dream of.
So we hopped on a long flight to Sydney Australia and caught up with rising star Chima Ferguson. We spent a week with his brother and his mates, learning what we could.