It's Thursday, so here's a throwback occurrence. Never got round to uploading this back when it was happening but hope this triggers some fun memories.
From the makers of Brighton Longboard Ladies, we give you Newquay Longboard Ladies!! Sheree Wall, main founder of BLL, recently moved to the West Country - and she hasn't been hanging about!
Today is Word Record Day so what better day for sharing how UK's Pete Connolly became the fastest guy on a skateboard - 91.17mph (146.73kph) and new world record holder after completing this year's L'Ultime Descente in Canada. We also hear from Aaron Skippings, first timer to L'Ultime Decente, who reached just over 78mph (126.16kph)...
We are welcoming Rocky Poole to our freelance contributor team with this encouraging word for anyone new to, or still thinking about, joining the skateboarding tribe.
There has been screaming and whooping here amongst the UK longboard community in honour of our very own Pete Connolly totally smashing the world speed record at this year's l'Ultime Descente World Speed Challenge. Here we replicate the latest press release from the organisers. Full interviews to follow!
Over the last couple of years, we've all seen the increase in the number of girls getting into skateboarding and longboarding. One Birmingham based organisation is doing their bit...
Featured previously here on Thrill, The FAR Academy are an alternative education provider and specialist teaching service which gives young people the opportunity to gain qualifications and a vision for their future through skateboarding.
With the International Day of Peace set for September 21st, it is no surprise that among the skateboarding community a couple of initiatives have begun. "Push for Peace" is a 600 mile journey being planned by four rookie long-pushers; Hassan, Aaron, Nabiel and Jaime - their previous 'distance' push was 15 miles.