Tag: skateboarder

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. Mak Feliciano

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:

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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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Postcard from the Philippines ft. Gian Carlo

Isabell Kittell continues her series of interviews with the longboarding community in the Philippines. Today we hear from young Gian Carlo.

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The Rookie by Ian Storer

The Rookie

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”

Video : ‘I Am Everything’ by Jenny Schuarte

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.

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Denham Hill – Nominee for Sporting Achievement Award

Photo: Ry Swanton

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.

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