A Post Summer News List

by The Editors on September 15, 2021

There’s a question we asked ourselves, while watching The Ultimate Surfer — Is this the pinnacle of surf entertainment? Was merging a group of washed and ok surfers with Survivor the best idea ever conceived by a man formerly employed by Oprah? Then we asked a followup: if we can seriously consider the first question, then what business do we have choosing stories for a long list of important action sporting news? The answer to the second question was is easy. We have no business. None whatsoever. Enjoy!

Skateboarding
Why I Bought My Daughter A Skateboard
Skateboarder Sean Pablo Adds Hand-Drawn Graphics Onto The Converse One Star Pro
Police investigating fiery ram raid attempt on Gold Coast skateboard business – myGC.com.au
Salida pro predicts he’ll ‘Keep skating until the wheels fall off’
Colin McKay’s latest skateboard design pays homage to an iconic Canucks jersey
Whistler Skate Park to host first competition
Grand reopening for Rotary Skateboard Park
SA’s most awarded skateboarder Jean-marc Johannes has added yet another accolade to his collection
Car thief opens fire at skateboarder in Kennewick parking lot
The skateboarding priest with the “holy graphics” on his board
Pomona native José Vadi says skateboarding, and rejection, inspired his California essays – Press Telegram
Couper Smith, 19, killed after losing control of his skateboard while being towed by 4WD
Skaters: No More Rape
Tragedy as skateboarder dies in freak accident falling off his board and hitting his head
USC must consider building a skatepark
73-year-old man’s skateboarding skills have left netizens surprised
PETA Calls for Jackass Forever Investigation for Animal Cruelty – CBR
Skateboard legend, Caballeros at Redondo BeachLife
Meet the Gay Man Skateboarding Across the U.S. to Raise Climate Crisis Awareness
Lil Wayne Shows Off Insane Moves With Olympic Gold Skateboarder Yuto Horigome
PHOTOS: Skateboarders show off their skills during TC Skate Jam at Waterboyz
SkateBIRD Launches This September
How The Skateroom is changing lives through skateboard art
iHomie, a Vermont-based skateboarding film, to debut in Essex next week
Vans, Tony Hawk, Utah Sports Commission Open New Salt Lake City Skatepark With Street League Skateboarding Event
Teenage Skateboarder Hit And Killed By Truck In Plainfield
Norwich dad David Tavernor is skateboard world record holder
Harold Hunter Weekend 14 Schedule Announced (2021)
Kyle Beachy’s 10-Year Struggle to Write the Definitive Ode to Skateboarding
Wabasha Teenager Killed While Skateboarding
Skateboarder arrested after ignoring officer’s warning on Las Vegas Strip sidewalk – KLAS
Skateboarders steal KFC feed at drive through
Female Skateboard Collective in Thunder Bay fosters confidence, gives life lessons to participants
Teen skateboarder dies days after Plainfield crash
Someone Else Takes Photos of Wounded Skateboarders That Look Just Like Mine—Can I Sue? + Other Artists’-Rights Questions, Answered
Vans Skateboarding Presents: The Story Behind Tyson Peterson’s Ascent to Pro
Hanging out with the 46-year-old Joburg skateboarder who made it to the Tokyo Olympic Games | You
Street League Skateboarding At Utah State Fairpark
Skateboarding sensation Rayssa Leal, 13, sparkles in Street League’s Salt Lake City debut
Son Uses Skateboard to Stop Woman Attacking His Mom With Hatchet, Washington Cops Say
‘Skateboarding has never been more popular’ – it’s taking over fashion too
Lil Nas X Meets With Tony Hawk in Response to “Nah He Tweakin'” Meme
Tony Hawk’s 100 weird blood infused skateboards are already sold out
Legends of Skateboard Art for Allen Losi
Skate 4 Confirmed for PC In New Skateboarding Tweet | Screen Rant
Drop-In to Skate Jam
Skate Utah!: Locals explain state’s growing skateboarding community
Notable Pittsburgh skateboarder Maya Haptas talks tattoos and kicks
Shakira Stuns On Skateboard In Tiny Mini Skirt, Gwyneth Paltrow Reacts
At 46, skating nomad-turned-Olympian Oberholzer inspiring youth, impressing mum
Skate or die: Thrasher culture and how it could change future Olympics
Soapbox: Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 Was The Basis For My Taste In Music
Skateboarder Didal tries online selling to raise funds for feeding drive
Virginia Beach Police Department holds first ‘Skateboard with a Cop’ event
‘Authentically myself’ beats medals for non-binary US Olympic skateboarder
From Skateboarding to Designing, Nyjah Huston Takes a Daring Approach to Everything He Does
This 4-year-old girl’s skateboarding skills with leave you surprised
Viral video of skateboarder tailgating bus leads to Hong Kong man’s arrest
Man suspected of exposing his genitals to people while skateboarding in Hopewell
California Olympic Skateboarder Brings Home a Bronze Medal
I Want What They Have, Friendship Edition: The Original Cast of Jackass
Police say teen left with head injury after being run over in skateboard accident Saturday night
San Diego skateboard scene produces two Olympic medalists including Australian champ Keegan Palmer
Skateboarding was the best addition to the Tokyo Olympics
Facebook Has Plenty To Say About This Functional Skateboard Made From A Sugary Treat
Olympic skateboarder gets warm welcome back to Albuquerque
Jagger Eaton says he’s cherishing every moment since winning bronze medal
New skateboarding game OlliOlli World will let queer players be their authentic selves
Meanwhile in Michigan: Blind Skateboarder Shows Off Skills, Proves Sight Is Overrated (As Well As the Olympics)
Meet Lizzie Armanto, Olympic Skateboarder
Island resident’s skateboard collection is art on wheels
Skateboarder killed on Perris street
Al Roker rides a skateboard with help from Olympian Jagger Eaton
You Will Not Believe This Swimmer’s Underwater Skateboarding Routine On TikTok
Tony Hawk reflects on skateboarding’s debut at 2020 Tokyo Olympics
‘They see the world differently:’ Summit snowboarders react to inaugural Olympic skateboard contest
‘Skater XL’ introduces free 10-player multiplayer skate mode
Skateboarder Cory Juneau Makes History, Becomes First American To Win Olympic Medal In Men’s Park
Why cannabis is still a banned Olympics substance
See Skateboarders And Surfers Make Their Olympic Debut In Tokyo (Photos)
Why Did the Olympic Skateboarders Fall So Much? Aren’t They Supposed to Be Good?
Yuto Horigome wins gold medal in Olympics’ first-ever skateboarding event
The Skateboarders Taking Over Are Among the Youngest Olympians in Tokyo

Surfing
Black surfers reclaim their place on the waves
San Clemente officials continue to explore pier lights for night surfing
Santa Barbara pro surfer Conner Coffin is going for a rare world men’s title for a Californian | NewsChannel 3-12
Five Surfboards That Changed the Game
Photos: Eddie Vedder once rocked this $34 million California oceanfront mansion
QAnon Surfer Who Allegedly Killed His Kids With a Spear Gun Could Face Death Penalty
There Are Aspects of Surfing Everywhere You Look — Just Ask Malia Ward
Did surfer-turned-conspiracy-superspreader Conan Hayes work at the AZ ‘audit’?
Surfers in New Jersey ride monster surf from Hurricane Larry’s swells
Artificial Waves Take Off In Texas, Attracting Surfers Looking To Shred
Can surfing help to protect the biodiversity of our coastlines?
‘I have nothing to lose’: Why a 21-year-old Australian is the smiling assassin of surfing
Surfs Up with Conner Coffin | abc10.com
Surfer dies after being bitten by shark off Australia’s east coast
The Ultimate Surfer, Kelly Slater, On ‘The Ultimate Surfer’
Surfer ‘has Arm Bitten Off’ In Deadly Shark Attack Just Yards From Popular Beach – Todayuknews
Encinitas Lions Blind Surfing Event runs Sept. 12
Diving into the history of women surfers, from Polynesian princesses to world record holder Maya Gabiera
A local’s guide to the Maldives | CN Traveller
Good News (For Now) For One Of SoCal’s Most Popular Surf Spots
Oceanside Is Secretly The Best Surf Town In California
Episode 77: The Curvy Surfer Girl Movement with Ka’ena Gilman Moeai and Elizabeth Sneed
Jesse Palmer talks about his new hosting gig on ‘The Ultimate Surfer’
Surf paddle-out memorial held for Huntington Beach’s “Rockin’ Fig”
The Richest Surfers In The World
At the ‘Cove’ in Malibu, a battle for beach access
Hermosa Beach surfer gets her shot at reality TV and $100,000
The Science of Surfing: A Surfside Girls Guide to the Ocean Trailer Released (Exclusive)
Chorduroy makes waves with cheeky single, ‘I Hate Surfing PB’
California’s Rich History of Surfing
Revisiting Beach Boys ’70s albums ‘Surf’s Up,’ ‘Sunflower’
Stuart surfer recovering from serious shark bite off Walton Rocks dog beach
Legends of Surfing Invitational nets $500K without signature luau
ABC’s ‘The Ultimate Surfer’ Premiere Wipes Out in TV Ratings
Surfer rescues man, 29, knocked into ocean by wave at China Walls
Surfers brave monster waves along Illawarra coastline
‘Coogee Was Like Nazaré This Morning’: Sydney Surfers Enjoy Ultra Rare Swell Event
Riding the waves: Meet India’s women surfers who are breaking barriers
Surfer dies in Byron Bay after being pulled from the water unconscious
Seal shoots skyward on wave surfer is riding in near collision
Did You Know Wisconsin Is a Great Place to Go Surfing?
‘The Ultimate Surfer’ cast talks competition show, Bachelor Nation cameos
Surfers not superyachts: laid-back Biarritz attracts a wave of new buyers
Fred Hemmings continues to keep a watchful eye on Hawaii’s politics and ocean sports
Surfer gives father and son surfboards after car fire
Will Garrett McNamara Ever Stop Searching for His 100-Foot Wave?
Dick Metz and a Surf Life Well-Lived: Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient’s Impact on Surfing Is Vast and Inspiring
Why surfing legend Kelly Slater is the greatest of all time
Mom notices ‘scary’ detail while watching back footage of son surfing: ‘I didn’t even realize’
‘Waterman’ documentary chronicling life of Duke Kahanamoku nears completion
“I have officially retired” – Olympic surfer Bianca Buitendag ready for next phase
Surfer, board shaper Ben Aipa honored in paddle-out memorial
Surfer survives shark attack in Jeffreys Bay
RVCA Founder Conan Hayes is at the Heart of Stop-the-Steal Mania
The Story of the First Professional Female Surfer
Meet Adidas’ latest star: a Muslim surfer from Israel
Surf Shop Customer Vandalizes Store Over Mask Mandate
Surfers ride a reality TV wave | World
What kind of shark attacked Tybee Island surf instructor? Lowcountry expert weighs in
Surfing memoir ‘Rockaway’ being developed into Netflix film starring Kerry Washington Surfing memoir ‘Rockaway’ being developed into Netflix film starring Kerry Washington
Surfing’s Olympic debut wasn’t perfect, but it could easily have been a disaster
Great Lakes Surf Festival featuring surfboards designed by dozens of Muskegon businesses
COVID Cancels the Olympic Surfing Beach Party That Never Was
Teen combatting rare spinal injury after surfing lesson takes unexpected turn
Surfer’s Heroic Ocean Rescue Near Newport Pier Teaches Valuable Life Lessons – Newport Beach News
South African Surfer Buitendag Overcame Snafus to Win Silver
Maine surfing pioneer shares New England origins of sport as it takes Olympic stage in Tokyo

Snowboarding
Watch: Summer Snowboarding in Wisconsin’s ‘Enchanted Forest’
Vail Resorts goes back to mask requirement indoors for all customers, staff at all locations
Warren Miller Entertainment to Debut 72nd Feature Film This Fall
Colorado Ski Areas Prepare For Snow Amid Heat Wave
Shaun White: Inside a Day in My Life
Riders Republic May Just Be The Most Exciting Extreme Sports Game in Years
Snowboarders beef up Beijing preparations
What the Men Who Love My Boyfriend Taught Me About Social Hierarchy
Chris Hemsworth snowboarding skills in Thredbo as he promotes domestic travel in Australia
Vail Resorts plans to open Keystone Resort ‘as early as possible in October’
Vermont’s ski areas post 2021 opening dates
Fire crews using chair lifts at Kirkwood to battle Caldor Fire
Police called to deal with snowboarders, families flouting lockdown in Queenstown
Val Kilmer Mistook Daryl Hannah’s Snowboard for an “Avant-Garde Sculpture”
Aster to publish one from two-time Olympian snowboarder Fuller
Read How Snowboarding and Snowboards Were Created in Michigan
‘SSX 3’’s vibes are the reason we got ‘Burnout Paradise’ and ‘Forza Horizon’
‘Splitboarders are a weird bunch’: Meet the women venturing beyond snow resorts
Dance With The Creatures & Howl At The Moon with Luke Mitrani

Fashion
Roblox: Vans World Codes
Hypocritical Reactions: Why Lil Nas X v Tony Hawk is About More Than Just Branding
Yo Gabba Gabba! Headed to Apple TV+ With New Original Series
Cynthia Rowley’s Surf Camp Changed My Life
When Texas Punk Band Butthole Surfers Finally Scored a Hit, Their Fans Never Forgave Them
Jackass Forever Release Date Delayed To February 2022
Vans Skateboarding Presents: Brighton Zeuner and The Influences That Have Shaped Her Relationship With Skateboarding
Oh My Fucking God, Get the Fucking Vaccine Already, You Fucking Fucks
Andrew Reynolds’ Skate Classics for Vans
The Richest Surfers In The World
Palace Fuses the Skateboarding and Cycling Worlds With Cannondale
General Admission Taps Santa Monica Airlines For Skate-Ready Capsule
The North Face Unveils Its New Mountain-Inspired Collection for the City
A Brief History of Bloodvertising
Everything You Need To Know About The Volcom x Netflix Outer Banks Collection
The Best Non-Skate Shoes to Actually Skate In
Supreme Marks Release of Rick Rubin Photo Tee With an Informative Video
The Halal Guys Mix Falafel and Fashion in New Lafayette Streetwear Capsule
Fucking Awesome Returns for FW21 With an Expansive Array of Offerings
Half-Pipe to Runway: Skateboarding’s Lasting Affect on Fashion
These Spray-Painted Vans Era 95 DXs Are “The Real Thing”
Influential Surf Shop Thalia Surf and Vans Unite for Laguna Beach-Inspired Footwear and Apparel Collection
Baume Makes Watches With French Skateboarder From Skateboard Decks
‘This Is Gwar’ Documentary Reveals Premiere Event
Fans Are Loving Nike’s Olympic Skateboarding Uniforms
BRYTE Skateboards and Angry Orchard Link Up To Create ’90s-Inspired Capsule Collection

Business
Minecraft Redditor creates awesome “surf” map
Palace x Cannondale Bikes FW21 Collaboration, Release Date
Injury Insurance Added To Ski Passes Could Take Financial Pressure Off Skiers, Boarders
Boardriders appoints EMEA president
Vail Resorts Announces Fiscal 2021 Year-End Earnings Release Date
Alterra Mountain Company Acquires Purcell Heli-Skiing to Add to CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures Operation in British Columbia
BoardPusher Custom Skateboards releases on-demand skateboard fulfillment app for Shopify App Store
Grassroots movement in Tahoe wins court fight over ‘Vegas-style excess’ development at Squaw Valley
Help an Iconic Hawaii Shaper Rebuild His Burned Factory
Drunk Driver Drives In Maui Surf Shop | BIG 105.9 | Doc Reno
Bat bite leads to Vail Resorts lawsuit, settlement
Supreme Is Reportedly Set To Open Store in Berlin
Brooke Farris becomes first female CEO of surf company Rip Curl
Dee Byrne named as new president, COO of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows
Reebok Sold to Authentic Brands Group for $2.5B
ACC wanted to demolish this skateboard shop’s home; the community might have saved it
Salomon Appoints New President
Skateboard company uses surfboard waste to help people sustainably shred
La Quinta surf park proposal faces wave of backlash, but city study finds few impacts

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