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Atita Verghese Is India’s First Female Pro Skateboarder And She’s Building Skate Parks For Underprivileged Children

February 13, 20170

Women don’t skateboard in India, right? Wrong. It may be one of the poorest countries in the world, but skateboarding is taking off, with women at the forefront. That’s in
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This 60-Year-Old Uses Skateboarding To Align The Mind And Body

January 23, 20170

Some people practice yoga to align the mind and the body. Neal “The Dude” Unger, 60, uses skateboarding. “It quiets the brain. It turns the thinking off, and I love
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VIDEO: Dad Pushes Wheelchair-Bound Son In Skate Park

February 15, 20160

Skaters are born every day. They just happen to come in all shapes and sizes. Atticus Edmunds, 8, has always been a thrill seeker. Roller coasters? Check. Swings. Check that
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Mom Thanks Teenage Boy For Defying Stereotype, Teaching Her Daughter How To Skateboard

October 22, 20150

By Kim Constantinesco Role models come in all forms. Even in the form of a teenage boy. When Jeanean Thomas of Ontario took her 6-year-old daughter, Peyton, to the skate
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First Female Above The Knee Amputee Surfer Danielle Burt Catches Waves, Dishes Hope

October 16, 20150

By Kim Constantinesco An ocean wave can cause two entirely different reactions. To a new swimmer, the wave can be a problem, but to a surfer, the wave can be
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11-Year-Old Skateboarder Becomes First To Land 900 In Concrete Pool

September 30, 20150

Asher Bradshaw learned how to skateboard when he was 5 years old, and seven months later he took first place in his first competition. Now 11, Bradshaw has become the
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At 7, Talented Girl Skateboarder Does Heelflip In Princess Costume

September 14, 20150

Who says that little girls can’t like both princesses and sports? Rayssa Leal, 7, has found a way to combine the two by wearing a fairy-tale princess costume while skateboarding.
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Former ATP Pro, Shark Wheel COO Zack Fleishman Presents Reinvented Wheel To ABC’s Shark Tank

May 15, 20150

Former professional tennis player and current Shark Wheel COO Zack Fleishman is not only big on being the master of his own clock, but on being the one behind the
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Chairskater Robert Thompkins is Still Grinding

October 9, 20144

  By Rachel Afraimi With Robert Thompkins, 32, what you see isn’t exactly what you get. Thompkins grew up skateboarding the streets of San Diego. However, when he was 23
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P2P’s Five Most Read Stories: September 2014

October 8, 20140

September was a huge month for Purpose 2 Play. We talked to some of the most inspirational people imaginable, and thus, shattered our previous months pageview records. Here are our
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Former Pro Skateboarder John Cardiel Keeps Moving After Spinal Cord Injury

September 22, 201415

  By Rachel Afraimi Ask any skateboarder to describe John Cardiel and the most commonly used word is ‘Legend’. Cardiel was known for being fast and fearless. In 1992, he
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