Last Week’s News Today

by The Editors on September 30, 2019

Wondering what’s going on? Looking for a clue? Follow the jump for a whopping 28 skate, 15 snowboarding, 30 surf, 13 fashion, and 12 business story links that rose above the noise last week. Yep, it’s all there — even that one about the death of vert skating.

Skateboarding
X Games Gold Medalist Skateboarder Mitchie Brusco to compete in SD Tunnel Skydiving Competition
Finland’s first skateboarding high school to open in 2021
How Milton Keynes became UK’s ‘skate capital’
Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola Skateboard Through Mexico City
Olympic Hopeful and Pro Skateboarder Lizzie Armanto on Rising Above Sexism and Making History
Local filmmaker screens his ‘Virgin Blacktop’
Corey Duffel’s “Downtown Lights” Video
The semiotics of Jackass
Session is the skateboarding game I’ve wanted on PC for years
Skate Spiritual Successor Session Makes Me Want to Jump Back on a Skateboard Again
Tony Hawk to keynote annual Chamber breakfast in April
Tom Hanks Pro Skater Has Come Full Circle
Skate City Review Apple Arcade | TheGamer
Watch: Brooklyn skateboarder flies through air after getting hit by car
Former pro skateboarder from East Dallas to open skatepark this weekend
Skateboard Legends Come Together Raising Money for Local Community
Shredding for school: Researchers study links between skateboarding and academic success
Riding the concrete wave: How a skate plaza changed an unused space into a Vine gathering spot
Pro skateboarder reconnects with his Yukon Indigenous roots
Paroled ‘Skateboard Bandit’ Arrested In Sacramento In Connection To New Series Of NorCal Bank Robberies
Barry McGee Explores “The Other Side” in Upcoming Perrotin Hong Kong Show
Parkland Dad Blasts Mike Huckabee For Comparing Skateboards to Guns
Are We Witnessing the Death of Vert Skateboarding?
Ryan Sheckler’s 12th Annual Charity Golf Tournament and Gala Receives Unprecedented Amount of Giving
Rumble in Ramona IX
Encinitas skate company a beacon for girls, women
Jackass Fame Star “Bam Margera” As He Gets Arrested And Put Into Rehab Again, It’s A Hat-Trick!
Skateboard art is reconnecting Navajo youths with their culture

Snowboarding

Why did a gondola leave 74 workers stranded in July? Vail Resorts makes first public remarks.
Chloe Kim reveals why college life at Princeton is so difficult
WATCH: Red Gerard drops trailer for new snowboard film ‘Joy,’ to premiere Oct. 19
Infamous for opioids, Sackler family to benefit from sale of New Hampshire ski resort
Vail adds 17 new ski areas after closing on acquisition deal
Ground Movement Blamed For Vail Gondola Mishap
Russia fears missing Olympics over doping data tampering
Female snowboarder at Perisher rushed to hospital after horror fall from ski lift
Suit seeks to block gondola linking Lake Tahoe ski resorts
People are already skiing and snowboarding on Mt. Shasta
Peak Resorts Shareholders Approve Merger Agreement for Acquisition by Vail Resorts
Aspiring US Paralympic snowboarder Brett Botelho to host book signing event Saturday
Muskegon remembers the ‘Grandfather of the snowboard’
Mammoth gets first snow of the season after a very short summer
Former snowboard champion of Russia goes missing in Chelyabinsk region
New lifts this season at Schweitzer; hotel planned for 2020

Surfing
Surfer Lakey Peterson Says Your Body Is “Nothing to Be Ashamed of,” and We Couldn’t Agree More
Maui surfer narrowly escapes shark
The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis
Surfing coach was told he’d never be able to ride the waves, but he’s proving otherwise
Endless summer continues for Robert August in Costa Rica
Watch: Inside Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch, the Artificial Wave Surrounded by Dairy Farms Pro Surfers Love
Kanoa Igarashi Japan’s Surfing Star Rides Endorsements, Olympics
Video: Why Surfing in Cuba Is Gaining Momentum
Corky Carroll: Would you rather surf an artificial wave or not surf at all?
Sunshine Coast’s $1.1 billion Surf Ranch site location revealed
Surf park proposed as part of resort development on Sea to Sky
Listen: Pro Surfer and DJ Keala Kennelly’s Setlist From the 2019 Hale ‘Aina Awards
Surfer recalls ‘shock’ of encountering great white shark off Cape Cod
‘He was so brave:’ Shark bites 13-year-old Florida surfer
Fife designer invites surfers to make like golfers and log their sessions
The art of photographing surfers late at night in Norway
Maui surfer escapes injury when shark bites her board; DLNR closes beaches
Surf Scene: Behind the myths of the wave pools craze
Wright offloads Thirroul townhouse
This is when ‘groundbreaking’ surfing lake The Wave will open – and it’s only 40 minutes from Gloucester
Santa Barbara Surf Film Festival Announces First Wave Of Films Selected For Inaugural 2019 Festival
Surf’s up! Wavegarden surf park, 1000 homes planned at Britannia Beach
Memorial Fund Established For ‘Big Wave’ Dave Hargrave, Surfer Who Died at North Jetty Yesterday
Photograph Captures Great White Shark and Surfer in Close Encounter
Adventure IO Adds Chris Cote To Advisory Board
Remember The Endless Summer? Statue of filmmaker Bruce Brown joins other surf icons in Dana Point
Surfers furious after website gives away top secret Devon wave spot
The Forbidden Coast: Surfing in North Korea
Inside a Heart-Wrenching New Graphic Novel About Surfing, Cancer, Loss and Life
Pro Surfer Courtney Conlogue: My Life in 15 Songs

Fashion
Outerknown Joins Breitling For a New Eco-Minded Superocean Watch
Driver plows through Nike campus gates, breaks into car, pepper-sprays good Samaritans, police say
Vans Custom Culture Workshop with artist Todd Francis
How Hurley Made The Best Bikini Ever For Women Who Surf
Supreme x Lacoste Fall 2019 Collection
Eric Koston Teases a Ben-G x Nike SB Dunk Low Collaborative Sneaker
Aleali May Visits ASAP Ferg In Harlem and Talks About Style With Tony Hawk
Vans collabs with punk fashion icon Vivienne Westwood for classy kicks
Pro-Skaters Sean Malto, Curren Caples and Pro-Surfer Friends to Release Personal-Care Line
Vans announces ‘Vans Checkerboard Day’ with $1 million donation to Imagination.org
What the Skateboarders Are Wearing at the LES Skate Park
New Photos Of Vans ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Collection Have Been Revealed
Bobby Hundreds on His Memoir, LA Food Fest, and Streetwear Culture

Business
Stance Names New CEO
PacSun Pays $85000 Settlement in Discrimination Suit
VF Corp. Sees Double-Digit Per-Share Earnings Growth Through 2024
Palace Skateboards Reportedly Considering Investors for Retail Expansion
Wanna buy the Alt, Minneapolis’ 45-year-old bike/skate/snowboard shop?
Aspen Skiing Co.’s hotel group eyes Limelight at Mammoth ski area
As ski giants consolidate, small independents form their own cooperative
Supreme Has Closed the Doors on Its Original Lafayette Street Location
Burton Snowboards partners with STIHL on energy projects
Ben Woody Promoted to VP of Product at
East LA Board Shop Combines Skateboarding, Education To Keep Kids Off The Streets
OpEd: Burton goes big for Global Climate Strike

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