Pre-Olympic Super Hype News Lister

by The Editors on July 21, 2021

Twenty-twenty-one is a huge year for skateboarding and surfing. If you haven’t heard both are now Summer Olympic sports (Thanks, Fernando). And because of this, news coverage will blast far and wide over the next three weeks. Before that happens we’d like to clear our news throats and put down one last news list before all hell breaks loose. Enjoy.

Skateboarding

Nyjah Huston’s New Skateboard Brand, Disorder Skateboards, Restocks Boards And Debuts New Olympics Graphic
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks about new sports at Tokyo Olympics
SkateBIRD Preview: Flying High | Screen Rant
As Skateboarding Prepares for Its Olympic Debut, One of the Sport’s Godfathers, Tony Hawk, … – Latest
All eyes on skateboarding as Olympic debut nears
Who needs Usain Bolt when there’s Sky Brown? New stars set to shine at Tokyo Olympics
“Urethane” – Steve Caballero’s New Band
FEATURE: Huston set on using Olympics to take skateboarding to next level
From Texas to Tokyo: Teenage Skateboarding Sensation Jordan Santana
For Rhonda Harper of Black Girls Surf, The Ocean Is Church
Skateboarder ordered to kneel at gunpoint by deputy settles lawsuit against Orange County
Skateboard Legend Grayson Fletcher Surfs Pools, Streets, Waves
Skateboarder Brandon Novak wants people to contact him for addiction help
‘I Thought I Was Gonna Die’: ‘Jackass’ Star Sean McInerney Emotionally Recounts Shark Attack — Watch The Horrifying Video
Zen and the art of skateboard park maintenance
Skateboarders Embrace Physical Therapy
Man receives prison time for skateboarder’s death
Teenage skateboard superstar Sky Brown: ‘I begged my parents to let me go with Team GB’
‘I Couldn’t Keep Putting Myself on Hold.’ In Missing Out on the Tokyo Olympics, Skateboarder Leo Baker Found Himself
North Van skateboarding program designed for young skaters with autism
Meet the Skater Uktis: a global community of female Muslim skateboarders
Skateboarding at the Tokyo Olympics: Everything you need to know about new Olympic sport
Skateboarding embraces roots as sport prepares for Olympic debut
Ninetimes Skateshop’s “Roll Play” Video
Boarding for Breast Cancer host 17th annual Skate the Lake
StorQuest Self Storage Features Skateboarding Legend Tony Hawk in New Marketing Campaign
Olympic Skateboarder Nyjah Huston Workout Routine and Diet
“It’s about time”: Skating legend Tony Hawk says he’s “excited” that skateboarding will debut at Tokyo Olympics
Bob Burnquist on being Tony Hawk Pro Skater’s original ‘Player Two’: “It was crazy then, and it’s still crazy now”
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 (Switch) Review
Avril Lavigne Recounts How She Got Tony Hawk Over to Her House to Record Her TikTok Debut
Half-pipe dreams: girls on the edge of skateboarding glory
Sky’s the limit for Olympic skater Sky Brown, 12
Skateboard phenom Nyjah Huston, a rising Olympic star, blends in on Southern California streets
Skateboarding and the Olympics: New friends, put to the test
Pro Skateboarder finds ‘Harmony’ through Sports, Music, and Faith
Tony Hawk Discusses Skateboarding at the 2021 Olympic Games | HYPEBEAST
Geoff Rowley Discussed the Future of Skateboarding
Penn State skateboarders react to State College’s intended skate park installation
How to Watch Tokyo Olympics Skateboarding: TV & Live Streaming Schedule – NBC Sports
WFTS: Florida Skateboarder Gives Back Before Heading To The Olympics
Rules of the Game: Skateboarding
Skateboarder Brighton Zeuner, 16, Says She’s Focused on ‘Still Being a Kid’ in Olympics Run-Up
Skateboarding to freedom
The Grind to Recovery: How Skateboarder Cody French has Overcome Struggles with Physical and Mental Health
Row as dozens of raised strips are installed to stop skateboarders
Skateboarders say the culture welcomes diversity in a way other sports don’t. Here’s why
Spider-Man In Tony Hawk 2 & 9 Other Bizarre Comic Character Cameos In Games – CBR
Tony Hawk Pro Skater star Steve Caballero tells hidden history of legendary game…
Amelia Brodka’s “Baba Yaga” Arbor Part
12-Year-Old Skateboarders Sky Brown and Kokona Hiraki Just Qualified For the Olympics
Feature Film ‘Grandpa’s Crazy?’ Likely to be Known as that Skateboard Movie
Black Yeti announces the Skateboard Rookie Rank
Lisa Banes, actress of “Gone Girl”, dies after being run over by an electric skateboard – Explica .co
Skateboarder hospitalised after late night assault in Kilkenny city-centre – Kilkenny Now – Your City. Your County. Your News. Now
Teen on skateboard struck by vehicle in Minneapolis dies, one in custody
Video Shows Driver Crashing Into Vehicles After Killing Skateboarder
Sarasota skateboarder Jake Ilardi gets set to head to the Tokyo Olympics
Skateboarders celebrate Youth Day’s 45th anniversary in Soweto
Nashville skateboarder Jake Wooten turns pro during wild year
Darby Allin: Falling Off Skateboards Prepared Me For Wrestling
Tyshawn Jones On The Release Of His Second Adidas Signature Pro Model Skateboarding Shoe, The Tyshawn Low
Trams diverted away from city centre stops after skateboard gets stuck on track
Pro skateboarder Berger of Kamloops qualifies for Olympics
Canada’s Matt Berger ready for pressure of Olympic skateboarding debut | Offside

 

Surfing
The Skimboarding Scene Is a Staple in Dewey Beach’s Culture
Surf legend Kelly Slater is ready to ride the crypto wave
Tubes in Tokyo: How do you win gold in surfing?
Is Kanoa Igarashi the LeBron of Surfing?
No competition at the World Surfing Championships in Australia
Fallbrook surfing cat featured on Netflix raising mental health awareness
Cape Town surfer injured in shark attack in Jeffreys Bay
LA Times Today: How a California surfer helped bring bitcoin to El Salvador
Mutilated Surfer Undergoing 30 Hours Of Surgery Doesn’t Blame Shark
World Champion Surfer Shaun Tomson Teams Up with Airbnb to Offer Exclusive Olympic Perspective
S.African beach closed after shark attack
Surfer Kolohe Andino on What to Expect from the New Olympic Sport
Israeli surfer Anat Lelior’s unlikely path to Tokyo
Surfer’s ear occurs because of cold, wet conditions
Valencian surfer Oscar Serra dies after falling from a big wave in Mexico
New book, ‘Women on Waves,’ explores impact of females on surf culture and sport
Surfing, skateboarding shape Tokyo Olympics in SoCal’s image
Hawaii’s John John Florence ready to surf for Team USA ahead of Tokyo Olympics
Long Form: Japanese surfer Kanoa Igarashi speaks to SNTV ahead of Olympics
How tagged sharks live to bite another day in NSW
Couple finally catches a surf break in dream to bring man-made wave facility to Seattle area
Boogie Board turns 50: Do you remember your first ride?
California Surf Museums Jim Kempton Releases Women on Waves
Greg Noll, Surfing Superstar Who Tackled the Big Waves, Dies at 84
Surfer Carissa Moore Is on the Ride of Her Life and It Just May Lead to Olympic Gold
Shark jumps out of water and bites dangling parasailer
Surfer gets attacked by great white shark near San Francisco
‘Really cool to see all these people on boards’: Black Surf Club Santa Cruz brings diversity into the ocean
Surfer Lucy Small reflects on her fight for equal prize money for women
The Legendary Surf Town of Pavones Costa Rica
German surfer eyes Olympic medal
Surfing pioneer Easkey Britton on harnessing the power of the ocean for all
Richards Bay surfer collapses and dies at beach after ‘feeling sick’
Mick Fanning makes good on promise to brave young fan
How Caroline Marks Plans to Make Surfing the New Must-See Olympics Event
Gary Linden, legendary surfer & Firefox fan
John John Florence Is Still Learning to Accept Chaos
7 Things You Need to Know About Surfing Phenom and First-Time Olympian Caroline Marks
Emphasis on Fun in Upcoming Surf ‘Anti-Contest’ Party
A Surfing Author’s Children’s Book

 

Snowboarding
Heli-ski icon, ski racing pioneer Mike Wiegele dies
What Snowboarder Shaun White Can’t Live Without
Less lifts in Targhee proposal
Run at Taos Ski Valley renamed in nod to Free Taos movement
Alex Morgan, Sue Bird, Simone Manuel, and Chloe Kim Talk New Digital Platform TOGETHXR
Whistler Skateboard Club runs first pro session of the summer
Travis Scott hits private indoor snowboarding spot in New Jersey
Who would benefit from a Utah gondola up Little Cottonwood Canyon?
US Olympic medalist Arielle Gold retires from competitive snowboarding
US snowboard pros counsel summer campers at Woodward Copper park
Drug-addled athlete stalked by wolves during 8 harrowing days lost in snowy mountains
Shredders is a new snowboarding game heading exclusively to Xbox

 

Fashion
Vans and SE Bikes Reconvene for a Second Apparel & Footwear Collaboration
Vans Skateboarding Add Zion Wright To Their Team • KicksOnFire.com
Louis Vuitton Watercolor Pattern Skateboard Release
Pacsun Launches New Merch from Guest Artistic Director, A$AP Rocky
Adidas Has a Skate Version of Its Iconic Forum Basketball Shoe Coming Soon
Erik Ellington x Li-Ning Debut Skate Collection
Dime x Vans Wayvee: Official First Look & Release Info
Nixon Releases The Heat, the World’s Thinnest Waterproof Digital Watch Ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Vans Musicians Wanted opens applications for early-career bands and artists
In-Depth: A Definitive Deep-Dive On The Freestyle Shark Watch
Billabong Partners with Wrangler for Denim and Swim
Billabong x Budweiser Collection Launched | licenseglobal.com
Slam City Skates Looks Back to the Early Days for Summer 2021
Supreme x Butthole Surfers collaboration
Palace x Vans Skate Authentic: Official Images & Release Info
Bern Helmets x GRLSWIRL Co-Brand Skateboard Helmet
Crenshaw Skate Club x BornxRaised Team Up For Community-Driven Collection
For Surfers, Waterproof Watches Are Just the Start
Tyshawn Jones Drops Low Sequel Sneaker With adidas Skateboarding
Vans Spotlights Four LGBTQIA+ Creators in Light of Pride Month
Polo Creates Capsule With Surfer Walter Hoffman
Ben Sherman unveils 1960s-informed Team GB official Olympic uniforms
‘Gossip Girl’ Star Evan Mock’s RVCA Collab Pays Tribute To Surf, Skate, & Hawaii
Supreme x Vans SS21: Official Images & Release Info

 

Business
Facebook Global Campaign Plays Off the Olympic Debut of Skateboarding
HOW IS SKATEBOARD MARKETING STILL THIS BAD?
EPA forces Fujifilm to stop selling Velvia 100
The bold email that led a young surfer to a CEO role | Ctech

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