Tag: UK

King of the Norf Side

King of the Norf Side

When I conjured up the idea to host an outlaw race league, I was in the pub. I thought that just getting 5 riders in the league would be a rip-roaring success. Ryan Boroughs tells us more…

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UK & Ireland represents at World Roller Games 2019, Barcelona

Downhill longboarding and Streetluge are among the gravity sports which are rarely in the limelight. We hope this will change as a result of the World Skate / World Roller Games 2019, to be held in Barcelona in July. We interviewed those put forward .

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Cyclopark May Roll – Evolve

After the awesome turn out at our last visit to Cyclopark, grab your board, makes new friends and share some rad times! Experience skaters paradise, the amazing Cyclopark!!

Its advisable to start in AT setup and move to the street setup later in the event.

Open event not just for Evolve Riders, all other brands of electric skateboards are also welcome.

Entry is just £10 payable on the day at reception. You can join us for all the day or just take part in the sections that interest you.

Look forward to seeing you all there! Evolve Skateboards

 

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Street League Skateboarding Returns to London after Spectacular Debut

Elite event returns to the Copper Box Arena following its 2018 debut

World Skate/SLS event to celebrate street skateboarding culture and inspire a new generation of UK skaters

Event key target for GB skaters on road to Tokyo 2020

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The Peakender

Peakenders, the story of a bunch of random people not in a pub … or London…

The divide between North and South of England has been debated by people for many years, don’t really know why!

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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”

Bleek Race 2018

After a successful Tregaron Freeride race Brianne Collective brought us the fastest event of the BDSL calendar. A fast straight-away with a technical chicane means tight racing is guaranteed.  Continue reading “Bleek Race 2018”

Bo Peep and a bit o’ Beachy – Weekend of Skate in the South Downs

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. Continue reading “Bo Peep and a bit o’ Beachy – Weekend of Skate in the South Downs”

Video : ‘Southdown Shredders’ by Tim Woods

South Down Shredders, downhill skatecrew based in the South Downs area of England. Read more in our Crew Review page.

Brighton’s Battle of the Boards 2018

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.

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Street League comes to London

Thrill Magazine was granted a media pass and photographer Kev Hurdle got up close & personal when this most prestigious skateboarding competition made its London debut; a major coup for London, as SLS and World Skate prepare street skateboarding for its inaugural appearance in the Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020. Continue reading “Street League comes to London”

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”

Pete Connolly – No One Faster!

The UK’s Pete Connolly is now the fastest guy on a skateboard – 91.17mph (146.73kph) and new Guinness World Record holder after completing this year’s L’Ultime Descente in Canada. We also hear from L’Ultime Decente first-timers Aaron Skippings, who reached just over 78mph (126.16kph) and Kami San (listen to our interview), who reached  76mph (123.85kph).  Photo: Emily Pross Continue reading “Pete Connolly – No One Faster!”

Tregaron Freeride 2017

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On a recent trip to UK, Kurtis Dawe heard about the Tregaron Freeride, organised by Brianne Collective, and took advantage. Read the account of his first race here in the UK along with Team GB Streetluge and some Turtles…

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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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