It was another astonishingly hot day for this year's Battle of the Boards hosted by Brighton Longboard Ladies and Smile Longboards. Not only was Tomas Januska one of the official videographers, his company Duck and Board was also a repeat sponsor. He certainly captured the super chill essence of the event.
One from the archives - 'Catch Up' - A Longboarding Montage. Filmed & Edited by Alexander Hurst.
"A compilation of longboarding clips, filmed entirely for the fun of it ... oh, and also the title pun - apologies. Enjoy."
Featured riders: Mathew Turrell, Tom Buck, Louis Smallwood, Eddie Goldsack, James Ashington.
Kicking off our new 'Tube Tuesday' section is a recently released full length (just short of 40mins) epic from the lads at Sheffield Uni Longboard Society recounting their 1000km journey ...
Founder, Waldo Olwage, gave us a brief history and Joe Williams, team rider for Smile Longboards, shared his thoughts after putting a couple of the boards through their paces.
This somewhat philosophical article has been knocking about for a while so I thought I'd stick it up here, just to be tidy-like. It tells my story of Velefique Freeride 2016 - my tentative first foray onto a long, steep, speedy hill and how I got my head around that fear thing. Now I can add Arico - El Bueno to the repetoire but more on that in a bit ...