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Skate Lingo / Terminology

Urban Surfer’s Guide to Skate Lingo

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Skate Lingo Blog by Ed Bread In this months blog I’m going to teach you some phrases and saying that get thrown around the skate world. Some might be seen as uncool, but they all still get used (some a lot less than others). Don’t take this as a way to try sound like you […]

autumn / fall style fashion guide

Autumn Style Guide 2018

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I don’t know about you but I’m really excited for Autumn. Hoodies, jumpers, hot drinks, earthy tones, Halloween! It’s all great (and it’s almost Christmas! Okay not quite but i’m a big Christmas fan so I start early.) For those of you that need a bit of help in the fashion department, here’s my list […]

Official Great British Skate Off Video

GREAT BRITISH SKATE OFF: Dynamix Newcastle

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  The moment you’ve all been waiting for: the official Great British Skate Off video is finally here! We have more footage coming which we’ll release as we get but this is the OFFICIAL edit. Check it out here: If you haven’t already, take a read of our Great British Skate Off blog filled with images from […]

anthony simms freestyle skateboarding

Is Freestyle Skateboarding Dead?

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‘I thought freestyle was dead?’ Blog by Anthony Simm ‘I thought freestyle was dead?’ It’s a comment that crops up every so often whenever people see me skating these days. From the heights of freestyle in the 70’s/80’s which is synonymous with spacewalks, offensively neon seemingly crotch high socks, tie dye tshirts and bleached quiffy […]

GB Skate Off

The Great British Skate Off: The Blog

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Hi guys, So after what felt like a lifetime of planning, The Great British Skate Off finally rolled round (no pun intended). Saturday saw the best skateboarders of the north east take part in the biggest skateboarding competition we’ve ever had up here. We had loads of prizes up for grabs as well as £100 […]

surf fails

Target Practice | Surfing Fails

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Hi Everyone We have a new video from our surf blogger Will Davies! This one is a bit different but we’re loving it here in the office; it’ll definitely cheer you up on a Wednesday afternoon! Check it out below Cheers Sarah

Top 5 Back to School Tips

Top 5 Back to School Tips: How To Minimise Your Stress

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Back to school was always a tough time for me, anxiety was high and I DID NOT want to go back. I wouldn’t sleep the night before and I’d feel sick in the car on the way there. This, unfortunately, carried on into college and uni. My family often tried to help me feel less […]

DC Shoes

A Look at DC Shoes

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Hi Everyone! Thanks for coming to our blog. My name’s Sarah and as the new marketing assistant at Urban Surfer I’ve been really looking forward to getting on with some blogging. As it’s my first blog Ian has basically let me write about whatever I want! So I thought I might as well write about […]

Spring 2018 Has Arrived

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It’s been a hugely busy few months here as we’ve rushed around to add all of our Spring 2018 deliveries. We’ve literally added thousands of new products from some of our existing brands but also added a few new brands too which we think you’ll love. So, now we can hopefully wave goodbye to the […]

ENJOI WHITEY PANDA LOGO SKATEBOARD DECK - R7 7.75"

What to get a skateboarder for Valentines day

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The Holidays have finished, we’ve recovered from the Christmas turkey hangover, watching “Home Alone” for the 10,000th time and gorging on some mediocre chocolates bought from a petrol station on a distant family member’s trip to your place. The weather’s changed from cold rain to…..warmer rain. However, there is more to look forward to as […]