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Lone Star Skate: New Directions in Skateboard Cinema
"...addition to the short films, also features a live skateboard demo. The short films include “Sponsored,” a documentary filmed..."

Sept. 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film: Skateboard to the Screen
Waiting for Lightning premiere pays tribute
"...But he managed to fit in one last person: Skateboard legend Danny Way...."

March 11, 2012 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

2020 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentary
Trauma defines these glimpses into other real lives
"...Finally, there is “Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl),” a film..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Firehouse Dog
A Hollywood pooch gets lost during a stunt and ends up a stray outside a downtown firehouse captained by a single dad with a stubborn school-skipping son.
"...silk robes and did computer-animated stunts and rode a skateboard and farted a lot. All these things were supposed..."

April 13, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Lords of Dogtown
This narrative re-creation of the skateboarding doc Dogtown and Z-Boys is a blast, as accurate as it ought to be with more than enough mythology and gut thrills thrown in for good measure.
"...that if you’re even the least bit interested in skateboarding, Z-Boys is mandatory viewing. That said, this narrative re-creation..."

June 10, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

MARK Skateboards: Release Party
Not just the same old grind
"...Yes, that's right: A new skateboard company. Based right here in Austin. Co-founded by a..."

May 19, 2011 Design Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Art Beneath Your Feet
No-Comply paints the boards in its annual design contest
"...Everyone knows that Marty McFly invented skate boarding in..."

July 13, 2010 Design Post by Richard Whittaker

Sk8 Baby Sk8
Austin author Inga Muscio (Cunt, Seal Press) reflects on her experience as a badass skateboard babe and wonders why more women in Austin don't fancy life on four wheels.
"..."Must have skateboard, bah-dum...."

April 7, 2000 Features Feature by Inga M. Muscio

No Badge? No Sweat.
Enjoy X Games Austin in your underwear with this TV viewing guide
"...7:30pm-8:30pm: Skateboard Vert Round One (ESPN3)..."

June 5, 2014 Sports Post by Kimberley Jones

X Games Austin 2015
"...Skateboard vert..."

June 9, 2015 Photo Gallery

X Games Austin 2016
"...don't miss your last chance to catch the biggest skateboard, moto X, and BMX stars in action and up..."

June 3, 2016 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

X Games Austin
"...Pedro Barros (Skateboard Park), Chris Cole (Skateboard Street), Bob Burnquist (Skateboard Big..."

June 9, 2014 Photo Gallery

Day Trips & Beyond: June Events Roundup
No more pencils, no more books, just tons of fun for everyone
"...Skateboard Competition June 15, Kerrville, www.kerrvilletx.gov/1452/Kerrville-Skateboard-Competition..."

May 31, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

X Games Info
Don't know a railslide from a tailslide? Not sure if you got roosted or yard saled? We're here to help.
"...that will be two medal events: the BMX and Skateboarding Vert competitions. If the big airs, spins, and lip..."

June 6, 2014 Sports Feature

Never Adult Moment
Artist Michael Sieben ollies his skater years into the Visual Arts Center's vaulted elegance
"...too: Sieben's the co-founder and art director of Roger Skateboards; he's the managing editor of longtime skater mag Thrasher;..."

April 25, 2014 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hypothesis: These Science Fair Kids Are All Winners
On the ground at the 64th Annual Austin Energy Regional Science Festival
"...a fourth grader at Becker Elementary and an amateur skateboarder with her dad, focused her project on how the..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Arts Feature by Lauren Girgis

The Last Black Man in San Francisco
A gentle, poetic look at gentrification that shimmers with the winds of history
"...Fails. Jimmie and his constant companion Mont Allen (Majors) skateboard around the city like kids instead of the grown..."

June 14, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Midnight Sun
Ill met by daylight in this photosensitive romance.
"...fallen in love with already as she watched him skateboard past her window all these years. Love is requited..."

March 30, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Michener Center Director Named
Author Bret Anthony Johnston to head UT center for writers
"...for Lightning, the 2012 documentary that he wrote about skateboarding – did I get this far without mentioning Johnston's..."

July 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Bad Batch
Ana Lily Amirpour's psychedelic Western
"...escape using a combination of shit, rebar, and a skateboard (Amirpour loves her skateboards), and then finds help in..."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Laggies
Keira Knightley stars with Chloë Grace Moretz in Lynn Shelton's likable but aimless film about arrested adolescence.
"...some beer. Megan drinks with them, rekindles her old skateboard moves, and soon goes home with Annika for a..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Surfer Girl
Local wakesurf phenom Raleigh Hager acclimates to life at the top of the podium
"...RH: Mostly just skateboard or hang out with my friends...."

May 16, 2014 Features Feature by Sarah Marloff

The Good Eye: Of Pomp and Pompadours
Beautiful people at the launch of slow-fashion brand Essential Oliver
"...single file line events," said the guy with a skateboard who stood behind me as we waited, single file,..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

Michael Sieben Illustrates a New Edition of 'The Wizard of Oz'
Austin's inkstained Okay Mountain man drops da Baum on us
"...Now he co-owns a skateboard company – Roger Skateboards – and is a member..."

Feb. 19, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Allow Both Skateboards and BMXs
"...cement sidings. They say the park was designed for skateboard use and not BMX use. Their excuse for not..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Postmarks

The Daily Deck at the Common House
Josh Row illustrates 365 skateboards everyday for one year.
"...illustrator, Josh Row. The task was to design a skateboard deck every day for a whole year. A task..."

Feb. 1, 2012 Chron Events Post by Brittany Campbell

Local Tech Creations That Scare Us
Hell on wheels, surveilling boozehounds, and more
"...Plank of Death. It consists of an all-terrain jumbo skateboard gussied up with an 800-watt electric motor, a Windows..."

Jan. 27, 2012 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

New 'Action' Park Rolls Closer to Reality
Skaters, BMXers collaborate on new digs
"...the city will break ground here on a state-of-the-art skateboard and BMX facility. This isn't a case of "If..."

June 25, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Steep
The glories of extreme skiing are proclaimed from international mountaintops.
"...Simpsons based an episode around Bart's "extreme" personality and skateboard prowess. So Obenhaus' documentary on extreme, "big mountain" skiing..."

March 7, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Photos from Art on Deck Opening!
"...will host “Art on Deck,” an exhibit of selected skateboards on loan from local private collector Warren McKinney. “This..."

Feb. 12, 2008 Chron Events Post

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