Old school skateboards – The fall and rise

The old style skateboards from the 1980s are back, being re-issued to a market of nostalgia-fuelled middle aged guys who have tried to get with the new popsicle-style flippy skinny things, and just aren’t comfortable. The resurgence of pools and big ramps Brand new skateparks are cropping up in every town that has teenagers, and…

Am I too old to skateboard? – How old is too old?

The question I’ve been asking myself for 30 years. I am 47 years old. I still skate, and I will describe to you my skateboarding journey from its beginning in the mid 1980s. From the age of 15, I used to skate every day after school with a few friends. Then all day long at…