This weekend the Netherlands will be hosting the 7th Longboard Dancing and Freestyle World Championships.
Peakenders, the story of a bunch of random people not in a pub … or London…
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.
Early August saw this year’s Bo Peep event; a National race on the BDSL calendar. All and sundry turned out for what became an awesome weekend of downhill malarkies, a dip in the sea and more downhil marlarkies. Here it all is in pix n vids.
“Man that hurt! Suppose it’s a good opportunity to sit down and write up about the event whilst I keep my swollen knees elevated.” Well, we appreciate that, Michael, and hope you heal fast. Velefique International Downhill 2018 report by Michael DB Levy.
Fenceoptia Freeride hosted by Gravity House, all the action caught by Jack Watson / www.jackwatson.com
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.
Skateboarding from Bristol to Bath to raise money for Clic Sargent. More info: lushlongboards.com/bristol-board-meeting-2018/ Donate here: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/lush-longboards-2018 Download a sponsorship form here: lushlongboards.com/BBM/Sponsorship-form.pdf
Being part of the skate community means a helluva lot. Those who were part of that community as youngsters are now part of the history, looking back to wonderous memories whilst those who, like myself, joined in later years, can only look back and wonder at those very skaters. The future belongs to us all,
London Longboards is the biggest longboard crew in the UK. Daniel Baker recently made a mini-movie showcasing some of the lads in the group. With Downhill, Dance, Freeride, Street, Tech and Freestyle the Longboard Movie is full of talent from start to end.