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Skateboarder Nyjah Huston brings unique brand to Olympics

On the one hand, skateboarder Nyjah Huston is the quintessential counterculture sports star with a story even the best marketing team could not make...

Skateboarding and the Olympics: New friends, put to the test

CHELLES, France — For skateboarding, a sport where the No. 1 rule is that there are no rules, the straight jacket of the Olympic...

US Olympic skateboarding team unveiled, rolling toward Tokyo

LOS ANGELES — The 12 members of the first U.S. Olympic skateboarding team stepped on their boards and skated through a corridor of tall...

Ready or not, skateboarding takes its show to the Olympics

DES MOINES, Iowa — The hotel door opens and, fast as that, the sound of polyurethane clicking across concrete begins. The rhythmic grrrr-chk-chk-grrrr-chk-chk-grrrr-chk-chk sound...

Vans co-founder Paul Van Doren dies at 90

LOS ANGELES — Paul Van Doren, co-founder of the Vans company whose iconic Southern California sneakers were beloved by skateboarders and became an international...