Tag: Skaters

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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Lockdown Stories #1

Can’t believe it’s August! What’s been happening through lockdown then? Quite a lot by all accounts. Some of our readers have shared their stories with us, so we are making a short series – or a long series, who knows:

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Video : Downhiller by Dilly-Yo! Ft. Full Cask

This excellent music video really caught our imagination. You’ve no doubt all seen and heard it, so we thought we’d gather a bit of background story and see what’s in the pipeline for the future.

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Video : Rom Boys – 40 Years of Rad

“It’s one of the world’s oldest and most unique skateparks, but following a devastating tragedy, it’s financially on it’s knees. Meet the park’s skaters, BMXers and street artists, who against all the odds, are fighting to keep the park alive for the next generation. Welcome to London’s Dogtown.

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Video : ‘Skateart’ by Skateart

Welcome to SkateArt

SkateArt combines passion for skating and art by curating works from some very talented artists and bringing them to you. Not only do these boards look great on your walls, you can also add griptape, trucks and wheels as their boards are 100% skate-able.

Check out the video and the various artist collections to find the perfect piece for your wall. In the meantime, we will get the lowdown on who is behind this cool venture and bring you the deets soon! Stay tuned 🙂

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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SLS London 2019 – Street League Skateboarding Returns

Street League Skateboarding (SLS) returned to London a few weekends ago, with the Copperbox Arena at the Olympic Park hosting both women’s and men’s events spread over the two days. Kev Hurdle and Linden Nieto got up close to share the action.

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VolpaiaRace n Freeride 2019

Sabina Edwards shares her experience of this year’s Volpaia Race 2019 in the beautiful Chianti region of Italy. We also take the opportunity to hear from Stef Cree and Zack Leader of 3223 Racing about Gravity Bike racing and the World Championship.

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Pushing Towards Redemption

Carver Skateboards is proud to host another year of The 9th Annual Gun Buyback in association with Longboarding for Peace and the San Diego Police Department on 16th December 2017 from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM at 6020 Akins Ave, San Diego, CA 92114.

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Lords of the Swords – Edition #8

LordsoftheSwords poster

Lords of the Swords is the Uk’s #1 amateur skateboard filming event.  Luke Mac Duke tells us a bit about it … 

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BDSL AGM – 18th Nov – Bristol

BDSL 2017 Prize Ceremony & Annual General Meeting

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It’s that time of year again! The BDSL Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Prize ceremony. Where all the racers from the year get together to celebrate another banging year, crown our victors and party!

The event will be in Bristol for the second year in a row as the wonderful people at Roll for the Soul have given us exclusive access again! Food should be available as well as a fully stocked bar.

Split into two parts;

AGM – The actual meeting part of the BDSLs year, talking about planned events for 2018, any committee members that want to step down, voting on new members, rule changes, things to work on for 2018 & any other business. This part is rather dry and takes place before the prize ceremony should anyone want to come along. Time to be confirmed.

Prize Ceremony – The fun part of the evening, where we all party. Time to be confirmed.

The event’s a little earlier this year so as not to clash with Skate To Escape’s Double Trouble should mean it’s a little warmer and easier to roll into the bars in Bristol

Also an opportunity to shoot the breeze with this year’s sponsors & event organisers! Big thanks as ever to:

Brianne Collective for putting on brilliant events, BLBB for stepping up and running BLBB Presents: Bolsterstone Outlaw 2017 & Banditos for Bopeep.

And event sponsors throughout the year Vandem Longboard ShopCult WheelsLush Longboards LtdSabre Trucks BrasilBTR LeathersAOB – Area One BoardsSlide Perfect WheelsGravity HouseBoardlogicSP8BOARDSThrill MagazineRipTide Sports, Inc.