Category: Skateboard

A Quick Pry with Bumpy Hales

We pick up our “Quick Pry” series of interviews with members of the UK skateboarding community with this recent conversation between LJ Leme and Bumpy (aka Arthur) Hales.

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Postcards from the Philippines ft. Mak Feliciano

Our last postcard has arrived and so we wrap up this series of interviews, kindly undertaken by Isabell Kittell, with Mak Feliciano’s lockdown story:

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Postcards from the Philippines ft. Alexandra Giorgetti

We meet another skatergirl from Baler in the Philippines via our postcards from Isabell Kittell:

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Postcard from the Philippines ft. Gian Carlo

Isabell Kittell continues her series of interviews with the longboarding community in the Philippines. Today we hear from young Gian Carlo.

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Postcards from the Philippines ft. Botch

Today’s postcard is from Botch who tells us about his #lockdownstory and longboarding experience, as told to Isabell Kittell.

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Postcards from the Philippines ft. Raviane Cordial

Today we hear from Raviane as she shares her skateboarding experience with Isabell Kittell.

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Postcards from the Philippines ft. James Manait

We carry on a trip around the Philippines via interviews by Isabell Kittel, today featuring James Carlo Manait.

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Postcards from the Philippines ft. Josh Bondoc

Continuing our Isabell Kittel interviews all the way from the Philippines.

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Postcards from the Philippines

When reaching out for Lockdown Stories, we were thrilled when Isabell from the Aurora district in the Philippines got in touch. Over the coming weeks we will be sharing a series of stories from Isabell and her skate community, but first a little background…

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Harewood Gravity Games 2020

With the earlier lull in isolation rules, this year’s Haredown Gravity Games were able to go ahead, albeit with no spectators. We hear from organiser James Pickard and some of those taking part in the various disciplines:

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Lockdown Stories #2

Once again, we thank all of you who kindly contributed your skate stories for this episode of Lockdown Stories.

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Video : Woolfwomen (The Trailer)

Jenny Schauerte is known by many of us here in the UK and we continue to follow her adventures. Check out the trailer for her soon to be released film.

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Snappy Sheepy by LJ Leme

Intrepid rider, LJ, writes “So, it’s 2020, the year of crazy. After months of lockdown, no events, no meet ups, no traveling to places such as Wales, where all the best gems are (#WalesistheonlyhillinEngland), the much anticipated announcement finally came to open the doors – and even though things had to be postponed by a week – the season is reopened.

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Col de la Sheepy : NYSB#2 by Samian Trollope

With lockdown unwinding, albeit slowly, some of the UKDH skate community got into Wales for a much awaited event. For many, making the journey is as much part of the experience as the ride itself! Thanks to Sam for sharing his experience.

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Lockdown Stories #1

Can’t believe it’s August! What’s been happening through lockdown then? Quite a lot by all accounts. Some of our readers have shared their stories with us, so we are making a short series – or a long series, who knows:

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Video : Downhiller by Dilly-Yo! Ft. Full Cask

This excellent music video really caught our imagination. You’ve no doubt all seen and heard it, so we thought we’d gather a bit of background story and see what’s in the pipeline for the future.

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