11/01/2018 – Stoll — auf Deutsch lesen
... started off as a subculture, shaped by the style and music of the streets. Today, skate culture is back in vogue.
Not just on the streets, but on the catwalks of the high fashion world.
The latest Stoll Fashion & Technology “Skateboarding” collection is inspired by skate culture too, from graffiti-style street art to urban skate parks – including skate shoes, protective wear, and even a Bluetooth boom box. "These products aren’t simply designed to look cool, but perform well. Made from innovative yarns, using our state of the art flat-bed knitting technology, they are designed to be abrasion-resistant, cushioning, breathable, lightweight and free moving. Enjoy the ride", says Jörg Hartmann, Head of Fashion & Technology.
Skateboarding is an action sport which involves riding and performing tricks using a skateboard. Skateboarding can also be considered a recreational activity, an art form, a job, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been shaped and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2009 report found that the skateboarding market is worth an estimated $4.8 billion in annual revenue with 11.08 million active skateboarders in the world.In 2016, it was announced that skateboarding will be represented at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.