Featuring this edit from the Streetluge category at this year’s World Skate Games in Barcelona. Especially love seeing Loreline Pastor (Fr) and Elchje Minnie (Bel) commenting on the need for a women’s category, which we understand is well on it’s way to happening – at least with the IDF (International Downhill Federation). We look forward to sharing more from both the women and men who take things lying down 🙂
Our illustrious reporter, Robbie Stevens, gives us the lowdown on this year’s edition of Hogtoberfest!Continue reading “Hogtoberfest 2019”
Longboard Girls Crew has arrived in Ireland! Wahoooo! We asked the new Ireland LGC Ambassador, Isabella Motta, to share how it all came about and what we can expect to see from the crew in the future.Continue reading “Ireland Joins the LGC Worldwide Family”
The Drift to the Centre crew met up with the legendary skater and Tech Slide pioneer Mark Short at Castle Hill on Friday the 13th this month in Falmouth. Team rider Richard Travers tells us more.Continue reading “Drift to the Hill”
Harewood Speed Hillclimb, probably unheard of for most of the skate community up until recently, but thanks to Gravity Bike rider, Stef Cree, it looks like the UKDH community have another awesome hill to ride! LJ and Stef tell us more:Continue reading “Attack the Track”
Starting with the landscape, follow the Slide Perfect crew as they share the chaos, the locals and the gear on this superby shot edit of their Gran Canaria holiday. This has to be one of the best downhill skate videos this year!
We hear from LJ Leme, that old man of the hill, and his experience at the 3rd King of Huku event in Dublin, Ireland earlier this year.Continue reading “Old Man LJ in Dublin for King of Huku”
When I conjured up the idea to host an outlaw race league, I was in the pub. I thought that just getting 5 riders in the league would be a rip-roaring success. Ryan Boroughs tells us more…Continue reading “King of the Norf Side”
Pearse gained his first International Downhill Federiation (IDF) podium with 3rd place at this year’s Transylvania Downhill’s event, Pasul Vulcan IDF World Cup 2019. Our new Media Editor, Ethan, just had to give him a call to share congrats and get his thoughts.Continue reading “Tuck of the Irish – Pearse D’Arcy”
Downhill longboarding and Streetluge are among the gravity sports which are rarely in the limelight. We hope this will change as a result of the World Skate / World Roller Games 2019, to be held in Barcelona in July. We interviewed those put forward .Continue reading “UK & Ireland represents at World Roller Games 2019, Barcelona”
A beautifully shot video of probably the best longboard dance competition in the world!Continue reading “So.. Linden Nieto Wins SYCLD Video Competition”
Street League Skateboarding (SLS) returned to London a few weekends ago, with the Copperbox Arena at the Olympic Park hosting both women’s and men’s events spread over the two days. Kev Hurdle and Linden Nieto got up close to share the action.Continue reading “SLS London 2019 – Street League Skateboarding Returns”
The first street skateboarding Olympic qualifier event in the USA and the first Olympic qualifiers for park skateboarding reached the end here in Long Beach.
Dew tour 2019 has been a huge event from every point of view: besides the high audience participation and the amazing side events, it has been an awesome 4-days skateboarding contest.Over 300 skaters competed in the event, coming from 46 countries, and only 32 passed to the finals – 8 for each competition.
Surely newsworthy that 12 countries and 4 continents were represented in the finals.
Dew Tour 2019 – Street
One heat of 8 skaters qualified from the Semi final for both Women and Men: they had 2 runs and 5 tricks to win the competition and earn as much points as possible for the Olympic Qualifying Ranking.
Women Street Final
1 ROSA Pamela BRA
2 BUFONI Leticia BRA
3 JACOBS Candy NED
Men Street Final
1 GIRAUD Aurelien FRA
2 SHIRAI Sora JPN
3 GUSTAVO Felipe BRA
Click HERE for the FULL STREET RESULTS
Dew Tour 2019 – Park
One heat of 8 skaters qualified from the Semi final for both Women and Men: 3 runs of 45 seconds each, the best one counts.
Women Park Final
1 OKAMOTO Misugu JPN
2 ARMANTO Lizzie FIN
3 HIRAKI Kokona JPN
Men Park Final
1 PEDRO Barros BRA
2 CORY Juneau USA
3 KEEGAN Palmer AUS
Click HERE for the FULL PARK RESULTS
DEW TOUR 2019 FORMAT
The Qualifier round is open to a country quota of 3 skaters registered by World Skate recognized National Governing Body and Event Wildcard holding skaters. The 10 best skaters from the Qualifier round will advance to the Quarter Final.Jam Format: Heats of 15 (approx.), 3 minutes jam sessions with 3 skaters each.
The top 10 skaters from the Open Qualifier will meet the top 15 skaters from the previous World Championship, not already pre-seeded in the Semi Final, and the 5 skaters holding an event Wild Card. The best 12 riders from the Quarter Final round will advance to the Semi Final. M&W Street Format: 2 Runs, 45 Seconds, best run counts.M&W Park Format: 3 runs, 45 seconds, best run counts.
The top 12 skaters from the last World Championship will be pre-seeded in the Semi Final competition round and meet the 12 skaters who made the cut from the Quarters. The best 8 riders of the Semi Final will advance to the Final. M&W Street Format: 2 Runs, 5 TricksM&W Park Format: Best of 3 Runs
Womens and Mens Street: The best 8 skaters from the Semi Final will compete in 2 Runs with a 5 Trick Format. Women and Mens Park: The best 8 skaters from the Semi Final will compete as for a Best-of-3-Runs Format.