‘There Goes My Husband’ — A Timeline of Writing About Dating Skateboarders

The old internet adage goes something like: “If it exists, there’s porn of it.”

By the same token, if it exists, there is also #content about dating it.

Not long after skateboarding ceased to resemble anything you could call “a subculture,” skaters enticed a curious crowd of admirers. (Cut to the old head yelling at the cloud: “I miss when we were the outcasts, man!”) Soon, those same admirers began gathering their thoughts into writing, onto the burgeoning internet publications of the 2000s and beyond. And there’s nothing — nothing — that gets a group of people as riled up as an article explaining why they are (or in one case, aren’t) hot.

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