Get inspired this morning with an amazing clip of Aaron Fotheringham tearing up skate parks in his wheelchair

Handicap doesn’t hold Fotheringham back from performing tricks most can’t do on their skateboards

Need a quick cup of morning inspiration? Check out this three-minute clip of Aaron Fotheringham, AKA “Wheelz” performing a series of ridonkulous tricks in his customized wheelchair at all different skate parks.


Wheelz has been in a wheelchair since the age of 8, and as you can tell by the video, in which he’s trying out the chair for Devin Super Tramp, he hasn’t let his handicap slow him down one bit.

Every time he doesn’t stick a trick or has a major-ass wipeout, he’s back up and at it in the next segment, trying something even more crazy.

So, here you go—make sure to stick around for the middle of the video when the dude does a friggen backflip.

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Glow in the dark paths could lead to nights of endless riding

Bikers and skaters rejoice — novel concept from UK-company starting to gain traction, could see actual implementation

While there are a lot of things to be happy about this time of year — Halloween candy, Pumpkin beer, Football — one thing that sucks majorly is the shorter days. No sooner does one get home from work, changes into their exercise gear, grabs their handlebar mountable Bluetooth speaker and hops on to their bike for a quick ride down in the park, is it too dark out to see the paths.


Well, my fellow nighttime riders and skaters, it’s time to rejoice — it appears as though UK-based company ProTeq has created a solution to this headache: glow-in-the-dark pathways.


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Glow in the dark skatepark from down under

Skateboarders flock to amazing looking skatepark

A glow-in-the-dark skatepark was launched in Australia by — of all companies — Kellogg’s, as a way of showing appreciation for its customers and to also (naturally) promote their Nutri-Grain cereal.

Hundreds of skaters flocked to the “Fuel On Skatepark” during its initial opening, where they got to enjoy laser-rigged, projection-mapped on the various ramps:

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Google Glass app helps bikers navigate through city without having to pull out their phones

Integration of wearable technology was inevitable

R/GA Prototype Studio has developed a Google Glass app called “NYCycle” specifically for New York City’s Bike share program to help bikers navigate their way through the streets of the city without ever having to pull out their phones as reference for directions.

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Technology gets gnarly: world’s first 3D printed skateboard hits the streets

Art piece shows potential for expanding technology into sports and beyond

The photos below might look like a skateboard concept piece, but what you’re actually looking at is the world’s first 3D-printed, twin-tip skateboard:

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