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YouTube is a great place to learn and be inspired by skateboarding. There are literally tons of videos on a variety of skateboarding topics. In this article, I’d like to share with you an ultimate list of the best skateboard YouTube channels.
Some of these channels are huge with millions of subscribers that possess the ability to influence the skateboarding community. While others are small and unknown yet produce high-quality content and in my opinion deserve more exposure.
The list of skateboard YouTube channels below will definitely educate, inspire, entertain you, and even can improve your skills.
Andy Schrock is a famous YouTuber with over 3.7M subscribers. He’s also a founder of Revive Skateboards brand. Andy has been on YouTube all the way since 2007.
Andy’s channel features skate videos, family & lifestyle stuff, pranks, videos with the Revive team, and more.
Andy Schrock’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/AndrewSchrock
Dale Decker has a great skateboard YouTube channel with 230K subscribers. He’s been around on the platform for a decade and has released a ton of videos since.
Dale’s channel features skateboard edits, product reviews, how-to videos, tutorials and a vlogs.
Dale Decker’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/daledo137
Nka Vids Skateboarding
Nka Vids Skateboarding channel is hosted by Nigel K Alexander. Nigel has been filming skateboarding way back since 1995 and joined YouTube at its dawn in 2005. Currently 430K people subscribed to it.
Nigel is dedicated and passionate about his work, which results in high-quality content. Nka Vids Skateboarding channel features skateboard edits, tutorials, interviews, film parts, reviews, and much more.
Nka Vids Skateboarding’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nkalexander7
Braille Skateboarding is probably the largest and most popular skateboard YouTube channel out there. Channel is hosted by Aaron Kyro, it has more than 5.3M subscribers, and was created at the dawn of YouTube in 2005.
Braille Skateboarding originally was founded as a skateboard educational channel with tutorials and how-to videos. But since became more of an entertainment channel with challenges, experiments, and other bizarre stuff.
Braille Skateboarding’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/sprocker7
Never Stop Improving
A small YouTube channel that started in 2015 by Justin Lauria with the goal to help start people skateboarding. Currently, it has over 73K subscribers and counting.
NSI Skateboarding channel features tutorial videos, reviews, tips and guides. This is a great channel if you’re willing to start skateboarding.
Never Stop Improving’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/JustinLauriaSkating
Ben Degros started his skateboard channel back in 2011 with the goal to share his skateboarding knowledge with the world. Currently, the channel sits at 64K subscribers and produced quite a lot of awesome videos.
Ben’s channel features videos like tutorials, vlogs, reviews, guides and hacks.
Ben Degros’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP94Q0ypuPdhl-NupoAbcoQ/
Bryan Arnett is a full-time skateboard YouTuber who started in 2011, currently with 162K subscribers.
Bryan’s channel mostly features vlog type video, however you can find some reviews, tips and skateboard edits.
Bryan Arnett’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/BryanArnett
This is the official YouTube channel of the well known TransWorld Skateboarding magazine. The channel was founded in 2010 with 404K subscribers at the moment.
TWS channel features videos on the latest products, stories, gear, interviews, movie parts, accessories, shoes, how-to instructions, and more.
Transworld Skateboarding’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TransworldSKATEmag
The Nine Club
The Nine Club is a channel where “skaters talk”. It was founded in 2016 and has 175K subscribers at the moment. It has a podcast type content.
Most of the videos on this channel features interviews where guests discuss all sorts of topics skateboard related and not.
The Nine Club’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/thenineclub/
The famous Thrasher Magazine’s own YouTube channel, started way back in 2006 with a 2.6M subscribers at the moment. Probably one of the most recognisable name in the skateboard world.
One of the best channels for entertainment and inspiration. The videos are mostly skateboard edits and full parts.
ThrasherMagazine’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/thrasher/
A skateboard channel founded in 2015 with over 250K subscribers.
Skateboard Bruh’s channel features tutorial videos, reviews, tricks, tips, and more.
Skateboard Bruh’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/skateboardbruh/
NinjaLifestyle is a fun skateboard channel started in 2011 with 267K subscribers at the moment. It was started as a vlog but has become more of an entertainment channel since then.
NinjaLifestyle channel features review videos, entertainment, vlog, lifestyle, edits and more.
NinjaLifestyle’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/NinjaLifestyle/
WHYELFILES is a small channel founded in 2010 by Zack Whyel who is an American Actor and Skateboarder. He makes awesome content, so I decided to feature him on the list.
WHYELFILES channel features tutorials, vlogs, films, edit, interviews and more.
WHYELFILES’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/WHYELFILES/
Sewa Kroetkov is a skateboarder who has a small channel founded in 2016. Sewa is a skilled skateboarder, who produces some very nice skateboard edits.
This channel doesn’t have a lot of videos, most of them are vlogs or short skateboard edits.
Sewa Kroetkov’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/SewaKroetkov/
George Poulos is a young skateboarder who has a growing skateboard channel founded way back in 2007. Currently, it has 277K subscribers.
George Poulos channel features vlogs, reviews, tips, setup videos and more.
George Poulos’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/GeorgePoulos
VLSkate channel was founded in 2006 with 646K subscribers. It is dedicated to making tutorial videos. On this channel, you can find literally hundreds of how-to and tutorial videos. Great channel for beginners and the ones willing to progress.
VLSkate’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/xxblackoctoberxx
The amskater channel is founded by Doug Des Autels a professional Skateboarder in 2006. Currently, the channel has 133K subscribers.
The channel features mosly entertainment type videos, however you can find some good skateboard edits as well.
amskater’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/amskater
Sam Tabor joined YouTube in 2012 and has already hit 1M subscribers. Sam Tabor rides for ReVive skateboards. His channel is entertainment for the most part.
Sam Tabor channel features vlogs, entertainment videos, collaboration, handboard and fingerboard videos, and more.
Sam Tabor’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/samtaborskating
John Hill is a professional skateboarder for Revive Skateboards. He has his own YouTube channel founded in 20011 and getting close to 1M subscribers.
John Hill channel features tips videos, collaborations, reviews, vlogs, rants, and more.
John Hill’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/john2010hillbilly
Skate Or Die
Skate Or Die channel is run by a group of friends who like creating and sharing skateboarding videos. The channel is young founded in 2018, yet already close to 300K subscribers.
Skate Or Die channel post skateboarding videos, news, tips, and other skateboarding related content.
Skate Or Die’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/SkateOrDie
The Berrics has been on YouTube since 2013 and now with over 1.14M subscribers.
Needles to say all of the content on their channel is strictly skateboarding. Make sure to check it out for information and inspiration.
The Berrics’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/theberrics
theskateboardmag brand was founded for skateboarders by skateboarders in 2004. Two years later in 2006, they started a YouTube channel. It’s quite small however with only 43K subscribers.
For the most part, theskateboardmag channel features short skateboard videos and movie parts. They haven’t been posting videos for a while now.
theskateboardmag’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/theskateboardmag
Nike is a huge brand no wonder they have a channel dedicated solely to skateboarding. It was founded in 2006, and at the moment has 717K subscribers.
While promoting their brand, still you can find high quality skateboard videos.
nikeskateboarding’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/nikesb/
The RIDE Channel is the digital destination for skate culture and conversation. Launching in 2011 as a Premier YouTube channel and building over 1 million subscribers, The RIDE Channel has become an authentic voice in the global skateboarding community.
RIDE Channel features over 30 original skateboarding shows including tours, trick tips, events, how-to, interviews, and much more
RIDE Channel’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/RIDEChannel
Yet another big brand name on the list, this time adidas. They’ve started a YouTube channel in 2006 and currently have 301K subscribers.
On adidas Skateboarding channel you can find some really good skateboard movies and parts as well as their own product reviews.
adidas Skateboarding’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/adidasSkateboarding/
Rad Rat Video
Rad Rat Video cannel is for the thinking skateboarders. Rad Rat started in 2015 with a 66K subscribers at the moment.
Rad Rat Video channel consists of reviews of skateboarding video games, analysis of skateboarding topics, news interesting episodes in skateboarding’s history. As well as street, freestyle, and transition tricks.
Rad Rat Video’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/RadRatVideo/
Freeskatemag is the Pan-European skateboard magazine. They joined YouTube in 2015 and currently have 40K subscribers.
Freeskatemag’s channel features tons of edits, travel videos and movie parts.
Freeskatemag’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/Freeskatemagazine/
SOLO Skateboard Magazine
SOLO is a European skateboard magazine. They have their own small YouTube channel started a in 2015 and currently with 12K subscribers.
Even though the channel is small, they post videos on a regular basis and already have a ton of awesome skateboard edit videos, full parts, interviews, and more.
SOLO Skateboard Magazine’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFht1YBpvAxSrJuF0hq8QYA/
Element is a well known skateboarding brand. They have a YouTube channel with 124K subscribers founded in 2011.
The content of the channel is quite diverse and features all sorts of videos like edits, full parts, reviews, collaborations, arts and more.
Element’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/Elementbrand/
Plan B Skateboards
Plan B is a skateboard brand which have their own YouTube channel founded back in 2010 with 180K subscribers.
Channel mostly features trick tip videos and skateboard edits.
Plan B’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/PlanBTVChannel/
REAL Skateboards is a skateboard brand which has a small YouTube channel, 57K subscribers, founded in 2012.
Channel features a ton of videos such as edits, full parts, documentaries, interviews and more.
REAL Skateboards’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/realskateboards/
Spitfire Wheels brand produces skateboard wheels. They have a YouTube channel with 86K subscribers founded in 2012.
Their channel features edits, full parts, rough cuts, team edits, reviews and much more.
Spitfire Wheels’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/spitfirewheels/
Jonny Giger is a professional skateboarder with own channel that has 521K subs and was founded in 2011.
Jonny travels a lot, that’s why his channel features a lot of travel videos as well as edits, trick tips, collaborations, and more.
Jonny Giger’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Jonnyswitzerland
Chad Caruso is a skateboarder that has a great personality and attitude. He started the channel and dawn of YouTube back in 2006, and currently have more than 41K subscribers.
Chad’s main focus is a mini ramp, but the channel also features videos such as trick tips, vlogs, challenges and more.
Chad Caruso’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/ChadCaruso
SKATE HACKS channel that is dedicated to skateboard education. It was founded in 2016 with more than 67K subscribers.
You should definitely check it out, if you’re willing to progress and learn something new as it features mostly how-tos and trick tip videos.
SKATE HACKS’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/SKATEHACKS/
Powell Peralta is an American skateboard company founded by George Powell and Stacy Peralta in 1978. It has a small YouTube channel with 32K subscribers founded in 2012.
The channel has a ton of videos like Bones Brigade video show series, edits, full parts, raw and archive footage.
Powell Peralta’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/PowellPeraltaTV
Primitive Skateboarding is a skateboard company founded in 2014, same year they started a YouTube channel and currently have 165K subscribers.
Their channel mostly features skateboard edits as well as some full parts.
Primitive Skate’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/Primitiveskateboarding/
Jenkem is a skateboarding magazine with a sprinkle of entertainment, they joined YouTube in 2011 and currently have 105K subscribers.
JenkemMag’s channel features edits, vlog, entertainment videos, full parts and more.
jenkemmag’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/jenkemmag/
I’ve tried my best to put this list of skateboard YouTube channels together based on the channel size and the content it produces. It is hard to list all at once, even impossible.
Did I forget anything? Let me know in the comments what other skateboard YouTube channels are worth being on the list. I’ll do my best to constantly update this list with more awesome channels. Make sure to bookmark it and check from time to time to find more cool stuff.