Issue 1: Beginnings Skateboarding for Beginners What could be funner (or cuter or superer) than learning to skate with Supercute!? Guest 09/22/2011 Rookie is no longer publishing new content, but we hope you'll continue to enjoy the archives, or books, and the community you've helped to create. Thank you for seven very special years! ✴ About Rookie Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here! More from Fun Frankenfoods 09/11/2015 Dylan Tupper Rupert, Ragini Nag Rao and Chanel Parks Paths to Success 09/12/2014 Gabby Noone and Caitlin Hazell Gossip Girl 09/10/2012 Emma Straub More to See How to Accept Kindness 08/12/2015 Pixie Casey On Returning 08/27/2015 Karisma Price Shapeshifting 08/05/2015 Shriya Samavai Next Article Back-to-School Book List 09/22/2011 Staff You don’t need lessons or an older sibling to teach you how to skate. You can totally do it yourself, with help from some online videos and, optionally, a hand from your best friend. Here’s a video we made to get you started, starring Jennifer Loughran, an instructor with the Uptown Skate School in New York, and Rachel and Julia from Supercute! For beginners, we’d also recommend this book. Special thanks to Rivkah Gevinson for editing help.