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Skateboarding is a vibrant part of youth and urban culture worldwide, and one of the greatest modern stories of how a sport evolved from a small group of people in a certain place and time (Southern California surfers, 1950s) and was spread via youth culture throughout the world.

Matador publishes articles about local crews of skaters pushing limits, the way that skateparks can create new cultural elements in unlikely places (Pakistan, for example), and how certain forms of skateboarding, particularly longboarding, can be used as unique methods of travel.

In Afghanistan, girls are not allowed to ride bikes, but they are allowed to skateboard.
His project, Ethioskate, has built the first skateboard ramp in Ethiopian history.
I love seeing structures -- manmade or natural -- being used in non-conventional ways.
You don't have to be a skateboarder to appreciate this.
On China’s growing skateboard culture and the biggest skate park on Earth.
The Chinese government built the biggest, most elegant skate parks in the world.
The sport of freestyle scootering is gaining mainstream recognition.
A woman in a veil waddled up to me and yelled in English, "This is Metro, not club!"
Kilian Martin is better at skateboarding than you are at anything.
Shaun White takes X Games gold in Skateboard Freestyle Vert.
43 is the skateboard publication devoted to the unfiltered portrait of real skateboarding.
The 'Longboard Girls Crew' skate down a mountain road at high speeds in the woods near...
Duzer gets a longboarding lesson from Pro skater Jason Mitchell.
An epic skate adventure across Peru and Bolivia entirely by longboard.
During these holidays, let slowboarding on the streets of Buenos Aires entrance you...
Kabul’s first skate park, Skateistan, got a little bigger recently with the addition of...
Hugging curves and carving asphalt is a must when you are shredding against the fastest...
It was the biggest longboard I had ever seen, a seven-foot-long plywood monster painted...
Three guys and their longboards skating across countries and coming back with some...
Instead of tricks, longboarding is all about downhill racing, getting from point A to...
Skateistan is encouraging children to lead their country toward social change and...
Skateboarding has done a complete 540 since the days I rolled down the street on my...
The DL on skateboarding in the land of the pharaohs and Cairo's top 5 sk8 spots.