Joe Williams, wordsmith and freestyle dancer extraordinaire, team rider for Smile Longboards and Skate Hog Hill crew member, shares his thoughts on this year’s Brighton’s Battle of the Boards.
Since founder Sheree moved to surf the waves at Fistral and me having stepped away to concentrate on the magazine, our good friend Carley Barton, team rider at Smile Longboards, is now at the helm of Brighton Longboard Ladies and, together with the other team riders and myself sponsoring as Thrill Magazine, this year’s Battle
Greetings groovy rollers and riders, I have just returned from a gathering of the world’s finest flatland, freestyle dancers on this great marble. So… You Can Longboard Dance in Eindhoven, Holland, after its 6th cycle, has earned the title as the World Cup of flatland longboarding.
Thrill Magazine has come on board amongst a whole realm of sponsors in support of So… You Can Longboard Dance? World Cup 2018 event in Eindhoven on April 21/22nd. Bianca Kersten, the brains behind this incredible event, gives us an insight into the history, preparation and future focus of the event.
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 Januška 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.
Have we ever seen a skateboarder nominated for a Sporting Achievement award? It’s pretty much unheard of, yet here is Denham Hill, a 25 year old freestyle skateboarder doing just that.
Set up in September 2013 to get female riders in and around Brighton and Sussex out meeting and skating together.
Sun, Sea, Skate, Let’s Dance! Vol. 2
11th July 2015
By Lee Edwards
I guess the organisers must have thoroughly enjoyed the first event in April, as Saturday saw the return of the event 8 months early for a second instalment.
If flatland, freestyle and longboard dancing is your thing, these guys are awesome.
Nice little UK freeride and freestyle edit from the Coastside Sessions series filmed in and around Sidmouth (Devonshire).