street skating. a form of skating involving staircases, handrails, benches, planterboxes, curbs or any urban object a skater can ollie on or off, grind with their skateboards. this type of skating began in the 1980s as a reaction to skateparks closing and disappearing forever. today's skateparks consist of street objects.
the new generation skates street whiles the old generation skates vert.