skateboarding

Tony Hawk, Rob Dyrdek tell us why skateboarders make good startup investors

Skateboarders make great startup investors, according to Rob Dyrdek and Tony Hawk. The legendary skaters spoke to us about a mindset that helps them be on the lookout for the next big thing. “The sk

goFlow Surf App Launches 10 New Sports And Raises A Seed Round

goFlow is an app for weather-driven sports like surfing, kiteboarding, skiing, and snowboarding, which gets its data from users uploading the conditions. Founded by Roni Eshel, a pro-surfer turned tec

Trace Is An Action Sports Motion Tracker Plus App For Quantified-Self Surfers, Skaters, Skiers

Quantified selfers who are also surfers, skateboarders (or skiers/snowboarders) won't be feeling so left out of the tracking trend if this Kickstarter campaign hits its funding goal. Trace is a monito

Video game inspired skateboard decks

Artist Logan Zawacki (what a fun name!) put together some pretty impressive game-themed skateboard decks for the I’M BOARD skateboard art show held earlier this week in Florida.

Next Tony Hawk game to feature skateboard controller

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/thride2.jpg" alt="skateboard" />Oh goodie, another video game peripheral. This time it's an oversized balance board for <em>Tony Hawk: Ride</

Rumor: Tony Hawk Limited Edition Sidekick LX coming mid-July

Today is chock full of Sidekick rumors and this one seems a bit more plausible than the prior one. Hiptop3 is claiming that the Birdman is getting his own Limited Edition LX on July 16th, which is two

This 'YouTube' thing is really catching on

Another user-generated diamond in the rough here. Skateboarder William Spencer has apparently “signed a deal to develop a skateboarding stunt series based on his clips on YouTube for MTV,”