By Steve Cave
There are three different levels of skateboard clubs - what I call Community Skateboard Clubs, School Skateboard Clubs, and Competitive Skateboard Clubs.
However, starting a skate club at a school can be tricky. Read this article to get a good idea of what to expect, and what to do to start a skateboard club at school.
This is really very revolutionary. Skateboarding as a real competitive athletic choice at school, fully supported by the school.
Read this interview with Jeff Stern about what he has done, and contact him if you want to know more! (he gives his e-mail address in the interview)
You also might get some new ideas for yourself, if you are a skater. There's more to skateboard safety than just wearing a helmet (though that's a very important part!).