Tag: Longboarding

Packing for a UKDH event

The year is 2037 

and @SKATEHOGHILL have just announced Hoghill, The Crackling is going to be in 3 months. Brianne Collective are still talking about “definitely” throwing a Wales event this year. Maybe even at a new(ish) spot. You’ve persuaded someone to give you a lift but the question remains; what do I actually need to take?

 

A Welsh January freeride and a summer session in the sunny South-West will obviously require a different load out. If you’re driving yourself, bring the kitchen sink! I’ve found, however, people aren’t pleased when you’ve scraped a lift and you decide you need 3 boards…

 What you need will depend on: how you’re getting there, where you’re going, and the time of year.

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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. Alexandra Giorgetti

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

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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. 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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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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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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The New Forest : Wild Skate

Tom Gee and Alasdair Gorniak, the guys who bring you Distance Longboarding UK, shared with us their wild skate across the South Downs and now bring you Round 2 : The New Forest. Tom tells us more about their trip, including all their kit and caboodle…

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Ireland Joins the LGC Worldwide Family

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.

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Attack the Track

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:

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