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Skateboarding is the act of rolling on or performing tricks with a skateboard.

Also known as: Rullebrett [norwegian] / Rullalauta [finnish] / Patineta [spanish]


Skateboards:

Skateboards are used as a method of transportation, as a hobby or a sport, and because of the creative aspect some also consider it an art form.

Skaters:

Someone who skateboards is called a skateboarder or skater. Check out our list of skaters below.

The Justme Skateboarders Database

Skatespots:

Indoor skatepark at Arena Bekkestua.
A skatespot is basicly any spot good for skating. This includes both obstacles constructed for skateboarding, such as the ones found in skateparks, and natural occuring spots such as curbs, ledges, stairs, gaps etc.

The Justme Skatespot Guide

Events:

Skateboard contests are held in a variety of diciplines, including; vert ramp, miniramp, street and bowl. Other events include; festivals, demos, signings, release parties and other activities.

The Justme Skateboarding Calendar

Skateboard Tricks:

Skater doing a kickflip at Oslo R蘚hus.

Skateboarding tricks can be performed on flatground, obstacles and elements made for skateboarding, and involve things such as; varials, jumps, flips, grabs, slides, grinds and stalls and spins.

The Justme Skateboarding Trickipedia

Skateshops:

A skateshop is a specialised shop selling skateboard gear, often in combination with equipment for other board related activities.

The Justme Skateshop Guide [norway only]

Equipment:

A complete skateboard setup.

A complete skateboard consists of a skateboard deck, skateboard trucks, skateboard wheels and various nuts and bolts.

Safety equipment used for skateboarding includes; helmets, knee pads, elbow pads, wrist gards and glowes.

Skateboard Movies:

Skateboard movies typically feature full parts of the team skaters involved, tours or other related content, but skateboarding has also been the theme of some feature films.

The Justme Skateboard Movie Guide

Skateboard Magazines:

Various skateboarding magazines

There are many magazines dedicated to skateboarding worldwide.

In addition many sports and lifestyle magazines also cover skateboarding.

The Big List of Skateboard Magazines


Screencap from the game Skate 2 on X-Box 360.
Games:

Skateboarding has been the topic of many games since the 80s-90s.

Organisation:

There are several skateboard related organisations, both local, national and world wide.

The Justme Skate Organisation Guide [Norway only]

History:

The sport has been shaped and influenced by hundreds of skateboarders throughout the years. Skateboarding originated as "sidewalk surfing" in the American state of California in the 1950s. A key skateboarding trick, the ollie, was only developed in the late 1970s.

Extreme Sports:

Skateboarding is often portrayed in the media as an extreme sport, although this is criticized by some skaters.

Bans:

The only country ever to ban skateboards was Norway, where the use, ownership and sale of skateboards were forbidden in the period between 1978 and 1989. The ban was said to be due to the perceived high amount of injuries caused by boards.

Skateboarding is however banned in many public spaces all over the world.


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Articles:

Below are the latest related articles. See the full list of articles for more related news and updates.

Petter Hatlem Nominated For ナrets Ladejarl 2018 [16/8/2018]
Petter Hatlem has been nominated for the award for his work with self organised sports.

Jessheim Open 2018 Vert Jam Footage #2 [15/8/2018]
Jessheim Open 2018 Day 1 Vert Jam at Flindrum Backyard.

NORB NM 2018 on TV [15/8/2018]
The NORB NM Game of SKATE contest 15th August kl. 15.30 is being shown on NRK 1.


Videos:

Watch the latest related videos below, or go to the full collection of videos.

2016: Interviews
Chad Muska Skate Warehouse Interview
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2017: Skateboard Parts
Boo Johnsons Life & Times Part
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2017: Skateboard Movies
Iron 2.0 from Lukas Olsen
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Pictures:

Below are the latest related images. See the full image collection for more photos.

2018: Event Flyers: Show Picture
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2018: Event Flyers: Show Picture
Polar video premier poster

2018: Event Flyers: Show Picture
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Macba Back To The 4 Results and Footage [28/5/2018]
Volcom joined forces with @macbalife to help its vision become reality: putting back the 4th block at MACBAs legendary Big4 spot for an event celebrating skateboarding history, and giving the opportunity to the new generation to add some tricks to the already long ABD list.

Vogue New Guard [27/3/2018]
Vogue looks at how the gender bias in skateboarding has been steadily closing.

Isbitarna Open 2017 B:Aurora Footage [10/12/2017]
B:Aurora team riders Eugenia Ginepro and Tonje Pedersen skates the Isbitarna Open contest in Stockholm, Sweden.

Countries With Growing Skate Scenes [9/10/2017]
Mpora lists the 10 countries with the fastest growing skateboard scene.

CNN On West Bank Skateboarding [3/10/2017]
CNN has a story on the SkateQilya summer camp in the West Bank town of Qalqilya.

Go Skateboarding Day 2017 Surabaya #4 Footage [29/7/2017]
Video from Go Skate Day in Surabaya.

Brooklyn Banks Update [15/4/2017]
Lately skaters have been sneaking in and skating the Banks again, but police have been kicking skaters out every day since is not officially opened yet.

Go Skateboarding Day 2016 Monument Footage [27/6/2016]
On Go Skateboarding Day the Monument Skateboard crew headed out to J蚯t for a fun session.

Tjme Skate Galla 2016 Insta Footage [23/6/2016]
Here is a collection of Tjme Skate Galla 2016 pictures and videos from Instagram.

Red Bull Bomb The Line 2016 [11/3/2016]
Red Bull Bomb The Line is coming to London, Royal Albert Hall, 28-29 May 2016.

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2017: Various [5/1/2018]

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2017: Advertisments [23/6/2017]

2017: Event Flyers [21/6/2017]

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