Indigenous artists help skateboarding earn stamp of approval | Arts & entertainment

HOENIX — Years back, skateboarding was branded as a passion for rebels or stoners in city streets, schoolyards and again alleys. All those times are extended gone.

Skateboarding, which has Native Hawaiian roots connected to browsing, no more time is on the fringes. It turned an Olympic activity in 2020. There are numerous newbie and specialist skateboarding competitions in the U.S. And on Friday, the U.S. Postal Provider is issuing stamps that laud the activity — and what Indigenous groups have brought to the skating tradition.