Tag: UK

Handmade in the UK : Frosties Longboards

It 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

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L’Ultime Descente – Pete Connolly (UK) smashes world speed record

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There has been screaming and whooping here amongst the UK longboard community in honour of our very own Pete Connolly totally smashing the world speed record at this year’s l’Ultime Descente World Speed Challenge.  Here we replicate the latest press release from the organisers.  Full interviews to follow!

Pete Connolly – No One Faster!

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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).

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…