Tag: Longboards

Skate to Escape wraps up 2018 with some Double Trouble

The last event on the BDSL calendar, Skate to Escape’s annual event, Double Trouble, has become a weekend in Cumbria not to be missed. This year, Aaron Skippings shares his story and we also hear from first-timer, Kinga Rumin.  Continue reading “Skate to Escape wraps up 2018 with some Double Trouble”

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Handmade in the UK : Frosties Longboards

Frosties LongboardsIt is not unusual for the surf and skate communities to cross over.  I had seen these beautiful Frosties Longboards displayed in the Surf Trippers group and made a note to contact their creator, Simon Willis, to find out more when he beat me to it and dropped a line through to Thrill Magazine! Living only 20 minutes down the road, I hopped across to check out what Frosties Longboards had to offer. Continue reading “Handmade in the UK : Frosties Longboards”

Velefique International Freeride 2017

or Zen and the Art of Skateboarding – Jed Chapman brings us his tale of skate at last year’s VIF17 … Continue reading “Velefique International Freeride 2017”

Handmade in the UK Series – The Jungleboard Story

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Founded around three main passions: creativity, having fun outdoors and protecting our environment, Jungle Longboards creates beautiful handmade boards to order from locally available and sustainable wood. The Jungle Longboards story as told by creator Sam Simpson-Crew:

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ISPO Munich 2017

Landyachtz Longboards

The Internationale Fachmesse für Sportartikel und Sportmode, more commonly referred to as ISPO, is the world’s largest trade fair for sporting goods and sportswear.

Mat Rossi (Team Rider with Landyachtz) reports back on all the goodies. Here’s what he saw …

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Summer Swine Stomp 2014 (Hog Hill)

Last weekend was the second Hog Hill event of the year, The Summer Swine Stomp. It looked like an awesome weekend featuring the 'Mini Moto Downhill Slalom' and the slide hill and it's resident kicker ramp. Check the event video from SkateLongboardsUK. (Harry Wilson)

LINKS: 
http://summerswinestomp2014.blogspot.co.uk/

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Thrill Spring Tour

Taking full advantage of the longer evening light, the Thrill Team and some friends headed up to the Lake District to skate some unchartered roads. Video by Sam Holding

Find out what happened on the trip in issue 7 of Thrill Magazine. Out on 12 May!

21/2/18 update: unfortunately we have lost the sound but you can always hum your own tune 🙂