Thirty years after his initial success, Olson keeps aiming for the stars
Trevor "Trouble" Andrew lives a life at 31 most guys would envy at any age: He's a professional snowboarder turned musician who now finds himself on tour with Yelawolf, and he gets to design products for cool lifestyle companies like Native Shoes, Yes and Analog. Oh, and did we mention Andrew's a ... More >>
This kid left his brandy, but got a stolen bike.Frustrated that her 10-year-old's BMX bike was stolen, and likely gone for good, an Inver Grove Heights mom has taken to Youtube to vent her frustration -- and to show the faces of the two little punks who stole it.Kathy Anderson is pretty ruthless ... More >>
It's hard to tell the motivation behind the big "Vitamin Water Uncapped Live" event that started this morning at the Spring Street Tavern in Northeast Minneapolis. Unfortunately, I missed the early morning yoga session but made it in time for the "punk brunch" that kicked off the series that ... More >>
It's like skateboarding without the skateboard
Tucker Hibbert makes a lot of noise in Aspen.Leaping snowmobile riders in the Winter X Games isn't likely what John Denver had in mind when he warbled "Rocky Mountain High" back in the day. But the event, like everything else at the X-Games in Aspen, is a huge crowd pleaser, regardless of t ... More >>
How serendipitous, that news of three summer block parties would reach us on the first day in a week with sunshine and bearable temperature. The Uptown Pride, Bastille Day, Red Stag block parties have all announced their dates and lineups, and they are as follows...
Fess-up time: almost everything I know about Twin Peaks -- David Lynch's surrealist, televised take on fear, loathing, and murder in a fictional Washington state community -- I learned from Greil Marcus's excellent societal survey course The Shape of Things to Come. Here's what I do know for sure ... More >>
It's one of three projects around the world this year to receive Tony Hawk Foundation's maximum grant of $25,000.
Got one great question you're dying to ask Adrian Peterson? Post it to Digg soon. Maybe it'll rise to the top of the pile.
Wayne Lee Cummings learns he's going to spend a very long time in prison.
U.S. Army Sgt. Gregory Opoien ollies off a ramp in an operating base in Basra, Iraq. He's part of the 34th Infantry Division of the Minnesota Army National Guard.
At last, that long-awaited Mickey vs. Silver Surfer crossover can be a reality.
You want an angry grandpa post? We'll give you an angry grandpa post.
Old Timers Club unites select group of skaters over 30
To accompany this week's feature, Gimme Noise offers a humble selection of skating's most anti-grav moments.
Join the conversation with TD Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 p.m.- 4p.m.
And um, it's also Father's Day.
Alas, it's nothing like Tina Turner's Thunderdome.
A new skate shop is coming to 28th and Hennepin in Uptown.
CP goes to Duluth to see what kind of brave souls partake of winter boarding
For a new all-ages scene, rock & roll can't wait
The sibling rock duo are looking for anyone interested in skateboarding to star in the video for "I'm Gonna Do Something Awesome with My Life."
Owning ollies, Santa and Victoria's Secret don't mix in Virginia, the flying alarm clock, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Today's CP story on the park board campaigns got a solid, thoughtful response from board candidate Scott Vreeland, the lone person to be endorsed by both the reformers (Park Watch and Minneapolis Citizens for Park Board Reform) and the keepers of the status quo (People for Independent Parks).
With five second left in his run, Tulio de Oliveira rolls to the top of the corner platform, skids to a stop, and looks over the 25,000 square-foot assemblage of ramps and rails at Golden Valley's Third Lair skate park. The voice of the emcee rattles over the heads of some 200 skaters and spectator ... More >>
'Dogtown' skates; 'Cinderella Man' throws in the towel
An afternoon with the holy trinity of terror
Hundreds of kids live on the streets of Minnesota. And so does their art.
Mr. Airplane man call out from Memphis, Sacred Harp Singers reclaim the bible belt, and Hootie's reputation heads south
Hollywood slams skate culture in 'Grind'
'Blue Crush' captures the glory of surfing and the indignity of the teen movie
It's a New World for Stan Lee's Superbeings in Long Underwear
The Women's Expo brings out the beast within, but Supercross brings out the knitting