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.Continue reading “A Quick Pry with Bumpy Hales”
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:Continue reading “Postcards from the Philippines ft. Mak Feliciano”
We meet another skatergirl from Baler in the Philippines via our postcards from Isabell Kittell:Continue reading “Postcards from the Philippines ft. Alexandra Giorgetti”
Isabell Kittell continues her series of interviews with the longboarding community in the Philippines. Today we hear from young Gian Carlo.Continue reading “Postcard from the Philippines ft. Gian Carlo”
I always loved the sentiments of that old Robert Redford movie The Natural – and though it was about baseball – I like that vibe of a latent gift, of a sporting talent taken to its full potential; but as I put waffle sole to grip tape for the first time I quickly realise I have no such near-magical skating talent. Continue reading “The Rookie by Ian Storer”
Jenny Schauerte is a freelance Communication Designer – as well as one of the world’s top downhill skaters, wrapping up 2016 with 2nd place in the International Downhill Federation women’s league. Jenny spent two years researching her topic, travelling the world, skating nigh-on everything, filming and editing to bring us this insightful portrayal of a downhill skater’s mind.
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.