2020 News Headlines Catch Up

by The Editors on February 6, 2020

We’d like to think of this as clearing our throats on the snow, surf, skate news front. Some of this has stacked up for months, and by getting it out of our systems we can more quickly get back to a more serious overview of any news that happens moving forward. Play along with us, and follow the jump.

Skateboarding
Gumby rocks out at the Skateboard rally
‘Skateboarding is like gymnastics – and deserves its place at the Olympics’
‘Skatemasta Tcheco’ Teaches Violent Skateboarding Tricks
Skateline: 02.04.2020
Crushed: Preserving DC’s Skateboard Legacy
My journey into the Tech Deck underground
Skateboarder should stay clear of traffic, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says
Co-Founder of San Diego’s Saint Archer Craft Beer in Super Bowl Ad
London will host the 2020 World Championships | SLS
A $2 million skate park could be coming to Newports North End
Vancouver Island man showcases massive collection of rare skateboards
Not just for the cool kids: why midlife mums like me are getting on our skateboards
Skate Like a Girl Is teaching girls skateboarding
Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections
Kanye West Mentions “Drake On A Skateboard” On Unreleased Track
How Afghanistan’s all-girl skateboarding school became the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary
These Official Pokémon Skateboards Are A Thing Of Beauty
Pro Skateboarder Keeps Chill in Low-Key, Regional Saint Archer Gold Super Bowl Ad
RIP IN PEACE: Rodney Johnson
RIP IN PEACE: Kurt Hayashi
Japan’s Skateboarders Roll, Warily, Out of the Shadows
Long Beach skateboard company helps plant forests in Africa
‘Once you’re a skater, you’re kinda always a skateboarder’: Skate Bunker provides haven for older skaters
Chairman of the boards: Local teacher launches Virginia’s first high school skateboarding program
Study suggests skateboarders offer a valuable life lesson for us all
Elite Eight: How Duane Posey went from breaking skateboards to crashing the boards in basketball
Vans opens indoor skate park in East Williamsburg January 16
Italians Raise Gaza’s Skateboarding to New Heights
Bonita Springs could be the next hottest place to go skateboarding
Tennessee whiskey the root cause of skateboard attack: lawyer
Teach Skateboarding in Palestine
‘Radical’ in Ramallah, the Palestinian skateboard scene – Middle East Monitor
Cowtown Skateboards rolls into Goodyear
Pro Skater Leo Baker Pushes For Equality and Amplifies LGBTQ+ Voices in an Inspiring Nike Ad
He Gave Up on His Dream—and Now He’s Acting in a Play at Lincoln Center Theater
15-Year-Old Skateboarder Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash; Suspect Arrested
Documentary On 10-Year-Old Skateboarder Kamali Moorthy From Tamil Nadu Gets BAFTA Nomination!
“I want to show that it’s not about your size or age,” says skateboard sensation Sky Brown
Virginia skateboarding principal rouses Dothan City School employees during mid-year celebration
Fisherman, 24, ‘stabs a skateboarder, 43, after he complained about his lines blocking a path’
Stellar video shows amazing moment a skateboarder pulls off insane loop trick in Barcelona
Luis Hernandez killed in tragic Fullerton skateboard accident
Anderson crash leaves male skateboarder dead after colliding with two cars
Impressions On Session: The Dark Souls Of Skate Sims
Meet Nyjah Huston, the LeBron James of Skateboarding
New ‘Jackass’ Movie Coming in 2021, the Crew’s First Film Since Ryan Dunn’s Death
SOTY Party 2019 Photos
Jon Comer death: Tributes pour in after pro skateboarder passes away
Thrasher Mail Drop: 38 Years of Envelope Art

Snowboarding
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattles eastern California
Missing teen snowboarder found safe after spending night on mountain near Kamloops
Boa Unveils New H4 Platform In Snowboard – Dialed In To Performance Fit, Durability
The California Express, Squaw/Alpine Gondola
Utah snowboarder credits helmet with saving his life after crash
Red Gerard Is the Busiest Teenager in Snowboarding
Two men, including Briton, killed in Japan avalanches
Electronic Star Alesso And Snowboarder Kyle Mack On The Crossover Between Music And Sports At The X Games
Fairmont Chateau Whistler paying back $85K in tips owed to banquet staff
Canadian snowboarder Toutant says he “broke some ribs” at X Games
Ex-Japanese Olympic snowboarder gets suspended term for smuggling cannabis
Shaun White’s beachfront home has gold medal-worthy views
How Old Are The People Who Die In Avalanches?
Jamie Anderson, Olympic Snowboarder, Explains Why Yoga Is Her Favorite Form of Cross-Training
Snowboarder recovering after fall from 30 ft cliff
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard snowboards with New Hampshire supporters
Shaun White is freeriding out of Malibu
Snowboarder, skier die in separate incidents after being found unresponsive in Kootenays
Crews Rescue Snowboarder Luke Zajac, 19, After Fall From Taylors Falls Cliff
Hot off a sale, snowboarder Shaun White looks to sell second Malibu home
Local Cinematographer Tyler Hamlet Creates Ski, Snowboard and Surf Film—Accompanied by the Grateful Dead and Bill Walton
Talent Skatepark reopens on Burton campus
Keystone Resort defends safety protocols after snowboarder questions disciplinary action
‘Radical Ryden’ snowboards like a pro and he’s only 5 years old
Snowboarding: Scotty James enjoying a dream run on half-pipe
When snowboarding came to Whistler
Video shows people skiing, snowboarding on the streets of East Vancouver
A Snowboarder’s Life Was Saved Sunday At Mount Bachelor
Woodward Park City’s evening lights draw Summit County Council’s eye
Pro Snowboarder Converts 1953 GMC Firetruck Into RV: Video
‘Out of Bounds 3D,’ featuring Olympic snowboarder, opens Friday at Marbles’ IMAX
Torah Bright, Olympic halfpipe champion, retires from snowboarding
Teenage Snowboarders Burned Homework to Survive
Little Cottonwood Canyon reopens after an avalanche struck a car
Olympian Shaun White Sells Malibu Home for $11.8 Million
The Legacy of Snowboarding Pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter
Former Aspen councilman’s wife pleads guilty to theft
Woodward Park City Opens Big
Dirksen Derby draws hundreds of snowboarders to Bachelor
Snowboarder rescued from avalanche in Sierra backcountry
Arthur left out by Valverde for snowboarding while injured
TGR’s New Hotel in Jackson Hole Is Actually Sweet
Jake Burton Carpenter: Photos through the years

Surfing
Wanted: Surfing Citizen Scientists
Surf’s up for Beach Boys tribute band | Let’s Go!
Surfers warm to the water at Tokyo 2020 venue amid record-high avg. Jan. temps in Chiba
Deceased Surfer at Rincon Identified
Feel Good Story: Hawaii Surfer Helps This Girl Turn Her Dream Into A Reality
Five Lessons Surfing Can Learn From Snowboarding
World’s biggest surf park could be built in Chesterfield County soon
Conner Coffin scores perfect 10 in Volcom Pipe Pro in Haleiwa
Sal Masekela on racism in surfing: We’re tired
Wayne ‘Rabbit’ Bartholomew explains why he fears for the Gold Coast
Tearing Down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Is an Unacceptable Blow to Cinema History
Greta Gaines on why snowboarding and cannabis are such close friends: Health Nut
Watch: Radical footage shows pitbull catching waves on her trusty surf board
Billy Kemper Claims Second Win at Sunset Open
2020 Camp Shred Surfboard Demo Coming Soon to California
Women should be allowed to surf at the Pipe Masters
Surf Shack at Windansea Beach remains a sacred place for many – Sometimes a shack is more than just a shack. Unless you are a surfer or a local you might not know about La Jolla s famous Surf Shack at Windansea Beach located below Neptune Place at…
Surfers mourn the loss of Kira Stanley with paddle out in Encinitas
Nelscott Reef: big-wave hunting
Hollister Ranch Sues State Over New Public Access Law
San Clemente Filmmaker Documents Snowboarder’s Story of Perseverance
Surfers and spreadsheets: Researchers team up with wave riders during king tides
Nick Carroll: The Storm Front
Surf Expo 2020: Sustainability, star power and, yes, surfboards all part of the show
Another whale is caught on video hanging out next to surfers close to shore
Surfer is found being EATEN by three sharks by rescuers hunting another man
American Girl Doll Of The Year Inspired By Olympic Surfer Girl
This Is How Pro Surfer Malia Manuel Stays in Wave-Carving Shape — Physically and Mentally
Why is Kelly Slater’s surf jersey floating in space?
Hawaii Surf Park Could Include 1st Man-Made Barreling Wave
Grom Recovers at Home in SC After Wipeout in Hawaii
Surfer ‘grateful to be alive’ after shark bite near Channel Islands
Words of Wisdom From Shaper/Professional Shit-Stirrer Peter Schroff
Motorized fin gives surfers a boost
Newport Beach pro surfer battles back from a brain injury and now wants to help others
Hawaiian surfer who was beaten by an Aussie prodigy shares this photo as PROOF he was ripped off

Fashion
Disgraced Billabong boss probed over $50k ring he gave his girlfriend weeks after release from jail
Volcom, Coco Ho Surf into Fashion Collab
Lori Loughlin Selling $28.7 Million Mansion As She Faces A Lengthy Visit To The Slammer — Take A Look Inside
StrangeLove Skateboards x Nike SB Dunk Low Is A “Fine Pair”
Behind the HYPE: How the Nike SB Dunk Gave Birth to Modern Streetwear
Paul Rodriguez x Nike SB Dunk High “Mexico” Available Now: Resale Price Report
Nike SB Stefan Janoski Canvas Premium Adds Tribal-Style Uppers
Where are the early 2000s brands that popularized skater style?
Top Japanese clothing brands that are making waves globally
Sofia Richie Launches Bikini Campaign With Brands Rooted in Skateboarding Culture
Flip flops that spell out “Impeach Trump” in sand

Business
Bankrupt Forever 21 Reaches Tentative $81 Million Deal With Simon Property Group, Brookfield and Authentic Brands
Authentic Brands Group Launches Sports Illustrated CBD Product Line In Partnership With Sentia Wellness
This once bankrupt slope is doing something different in N.J.’s ski town
Alterra completes acquisition of Sugarbush
Aspen Skico: Former executive’s theft in selling skis was ‘methodical, unfathomable’
Whistler Blackcomb snowmaking department applies to unionize
Vail Resorts lift ticket revenue stays flat, while skier visits down 7.8% across its roster of resorts
Nitro Circus, SLS and Superjacket Productions merge to create Thrill One
Boston Celtics Owner Backs New Venture Focused on Extreme Sports
Boardriders Announces Australia Bushfire Relief Efforts
Changing L.A. retail scene: Active Ride Shop up for auction, Opening Ceremony to close stores
Surf Expo Reports Rally After Cancelled September Show
Skateboarding shops make a comeback in San Francisco
Lawsuit challenges Lake Tahoe ski resort’s new parking fees
Boardriders surfs tough retail conditions
Rip City or Die: The Tide of Gentrification Is Pushing Dogtown’s Oldest Skate Shop Elsewhere
Vans Opens Brand Showcase Store in Seoul
What Jay Leno, Tony Hawk and 8 other successful millionaires wish they knew in their 20s
Surfer’s San Diego sunglass brand, Blenders, acquired by Italian giant at $90M valuation
How snowboard mags survived the print-pocalypse

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