The Birdman cometh! No, not Chris Andersen, you fairweather, bandwagon Nuggets fans. I'm talking about the original Birdman, Tony Hawk. It's not every day that the most famous skateboarder in the world shows up at a mellow, hippie enclave like Nederland. Hawk and and members of his Birdhouse skat ... More >>
You haven't really experienced skateboarding until you've seen downhill skateboarding, a breakneck extreme sport requiring special longboards that are built more for speed than fancy skateboard tricks. And it takes a special kind of athlete to pilot one -- in particular, one who's addicted to adre ... More >>
Is there anything Lance Armstrong can't do? Not only has the 37-year-old cyclist won the Tour de France a gazillion times, but now CNN is reporting that his steady girlfriend, Anna Hansen, is pregnant without the involvement of medical fertility procedures. Quite a feat for the testicular cancer s ... More >>
Meet the chairman of the board.
Dueling divas come to Denver – let the best shoulder pads win.
This girl traded a trike for a sportbike.
The Goosetown revives a piece of the past.
Marc Frank Montoya brought the inner city to the snow-white world of boarding.
Real riders slide in Soup d'Jour.
It's a mélange of pop culture at the new Andenken exhibit.
Supercross delivers the action, along with some truly lame acting.
8 p.m. Monday, July 18, Forest Room 5, 303-433-7001; 10 p.m. Monday, July 18, 15th Street Tavern, 303-572-0822.
From the week of June 16, 2005
From the week of June 2, 2005
The Z-Boys roll into Dogtown again, and truth is cooler than fiction.
Helmets off to the Westminster Skate Park.
Mountain bikers and hikers face off over wilderness.
From the week of November 4, 2004
Drop and give me ten.
Colorado's becoming a mecca for skateboarders. But for the best parks, you'd better head for the hills.
Advocate Skateboards is on a mission from God.
Skateboarders bring new views to print
Op Girls tour gives Bettys a chance to skate
East High's Brickyard skate crew is livin' large.
Miller keeps carving the slopes on film
Miniature golf tourney boosts a charity
In this race, the road goes on forever and ever.
From a royal mess to a people's playground, Denver's parks grounded the Webb years.
Anthony Rodriguez was building his life back up. Then he was struck down.
Bad-boy skaters perpetuate their own myth in Dogtown and Z-Boys.
From the week of August 2, 2001
From the week of July 26, 2001
It took four years, but Denver's skateboarders finally have a park to call their own.
Skateboard art is in a perpetual cycle of creation and destruction.
Or: How Tony Hawk turned skateboarding into a multimillion-dollar international obsession.