El Estoque

Skateboarding’s debut as a sport in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

An example of what a park-like skateboarding course looks like, which resembles one of the courses skaters can perform on in the Olympics. Photo courtesy of fancycrave1

Shivani Gupta

January 14, 2020

What the event will consist of and its impact on the skating community and the Olympics

Breaking the misconception about skateboarders

Breaking the misconception about skateboarders

Sebastian Zhang

October 24, 2015

We can’t let community stereotypes prevent Cupertino from building a skate park. Early Plans In 2000, Cupertino was ready to build its skate park. There was high demand for one. The city had everything ready — the committee, the money, the architect — but all that was beat into dust and pulp b...

Skate of mind: Students discuss the role of skateboarding in their lives

Skate of mind: Students discuss the role of skateboarding in their lives

Karen Ma

October 21, 2015

Written by Karen Ma and Malini Ramaiyer Click here for video coverage of the skaters. Click here for an editorial on breaking the misconception on skaters. ne day during the summer of 2014, current junior Greg Ellis had been skating the rail and stairs at Fremont Skate Park when he saw current sophomore David Truong ...

Half pipes not smoking pipes

Half pipes not smoking pipes

Minh Bui

March 11, 2010

Professional skateboarders, BMX bikers and inline skaters of the Get Up Tour visit campus Read More »...