‘JOE BUFFALO’: Surviving the Horrors of the Residential Schools by Skateboarding

In “Joe Buffalo,” directed by Amar Chebib and executive produced by Tony Hawk, an Indigenous skateboarding legend overcomes addiction and trauma stemming from his years in Canada’s Church-run school system. (Source: The New Yorker)

How Skateboarding, Surfing and Climbing Became Olympic Sports

Lifestyle fads have evolved into some of the world’s fastest-growing sports. Now they are to debut on the world’s biggest stage – the Olympic Games. Step inside the journey of three new sports born on the fringes of society –…

Larry Clark and Harmony Korine on the Making of ‘KIDS’

This “KIDS” Q&A was moderated by film critic Eric Hynes and featured director Larry Clark, co-writer Harmony Korine, actors Chloë Sevigny, Leo Fitzpatrick, and Rosario Dawson, producer Cary Woods, and distribution executive Eamonn Bowles (president of Magnolia Pictures). Learn more…

THE DOG TRAP: Challenges of Writing on Skateboarding Legend Christian Hosoi

What happens to someone when the thing they love most in the world — skateboarding — is also the source of their greatest wound? When Joel Rice, a naturally bookish kid was younger he wanted nothing more than to be…


A documentary from the 1978 showing the skateboard scene in Dogtown California. Skateboarding dominance was a path to manhood.

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