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Transworld Skateboarding (TWS) was a global skateboarding magazine founded by Larry Balma and Peggy Cozens in May 1983 in Carlsbad, California.
Skateboarding defies definition to many, but if you're just getting into longboarding or classic skateboarding, you might be blown away by the variety of purpose-built styles and construction for skateboards.
For nearly two decades, Paul "The Professor" Schmitt has provided skateboarders with innovative, high-quality products.
As a young boy at a State Home in California, Larry Stevenson had no idea the visit from Leo Carrillo in 1939 would have such an impact on his life.
Over the past several years, longboarding has exploded in popularity.
Skogging is a skateboard pushing technique that blends fitness, freestyle, transport, and power training. Although it is easier than it looks, it can also be a skill-builder and intensive workout.

  • Skogging is a skateboard pushing technique that blends fitness, freestyle, transport, and power training. Although it is easier than it looks, it can also be a skill-builder and intensive workout.
  • Skateboarding evolved dramatically in its first 50 years. Discover the most influential male and female skateboards in the history of the sport.
  • Most early skateboarders rode barefoot out. The reason for this was simple. The skateboard was an extension of a surfboard, and you didn't need to wear shoes while you surfed.
  • Since the 1960s, skateboarding has rolled in and out of the public's consciousness. It's a sport associated with youth that combines agility, speed, and sheer guts.