Jason Moran Sunday, May 5, 2013 SFJAZZ Center Better than: A skate video soundtrack, especially one that isn't jazzy. Midway through the final night of his residency at SFJAZZ Center, pianist and composer Jason Moran stood before a crowd of well-heeled San Francisco and North Bay Boomers and waxed ... More >>
Matt SmithLike, a little space, dudeThe U.S. Coast Guard has issued a special federal rule banning spectator boats from encroaching on giant waves during the annual Mavericks surfing contest. The new rule will let boats affiliated with the contest tow surfers toward big waves and cruise ne ... More >>
Eva Dancel-JensenVital Statistics: My name is Travis Jensen. I'm a 30-year-old writer, photographer, and skateboarder living in San Francisco's Miraloma Park district, a neighborhood that many locals refer to as "The Mountains." Ever taken the 36 Teresita? It's a rare bird. Tatt ... More >>
Adam WeatherfordChris Pfanner attempts to conquer Raoul Wallenberg High's famed "Big Four" At first glance, San Francisco's Raoul Wallenberg High looks to be just another city school with peeling paint, tall fences, and randomly tagged walls. And yet, this is is one of the most hallowed and revered ... More >>
ASD is always down for a cool art event, but throw in a little skateboarding into the mix and it sweetens the deal like a Pixy Stix. Skateboard mag SLAP celebrates its online launch with a group art showing at Onsix Gallery Saturday, Dec. 6, and promises art from skaters and skateboard lovers alike ... More >>
We're dumbing down and it's the new media's fault
Tommy Guerrero's self-propelled ride
Supercross delivers the action, and some truly lame acting
Damn good surfing, 20 minutes from home. Or less.
The Z-Boys roll into Dogtown again, and truth is cooler than fiction
Surfers battle enviro-surfers over a proposed jet-ski ban that would protect wildlife -- but threaten big-wave surfing at the legendary break known as Maverick's
Tommy Guerrero's budding music career makes us wonder: Can you teach an old skateboarder new tricks?
Nah, it's just street-luge races. Down De Haro Street. At 70 mph. Well, like we said ...
Old Railroad Grade on Mount Tamalpais
One Fell Swoop: The Art of Skateboarding
Or: How Tony Hawk turned skateboarding into a multimillion-dollar international obsession
The Art of Surfing
Life's a Beach
Actor and rock video director Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich is an odd masterpiece. So why is Jonze scared of his own shadow?
Three sports clothing companies are sponsoring contests that encourage surfers to ride the 60-foot waves at Maverick's Point. Someone may be encouraged to death.
The skateboarding community's unofficial lobbyist warns that crackdown proposals are self-defeating