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Category : Skate

Games To Play On Your Skateboard

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Hi guys, Ed here again with this month’s blog. I decided to write about some different games you can play on your skateboard. I have taught skateboarding for around 10 years now with people of all abilities and ages and found a few games that work really well with increasing confidence and stability on a […]

Freestyling Skateboarding for the Freestyle Contest Season

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This month, I’ve managed to rope your favourite Urban Surfer blogger Ed Bread (Insta: @breadskates) into trying some freestyle skateboarding tricks with myself, Anthony Simm (Insta: @anthonysimmskate). I’ve known Ed for a few years now, since returning to skateboarding after a 12 year break. Both of us spend a lot of time skating at Dynamix […]

7 Pointless Gimmicks in Skateboarding

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Hi guys, Ed here again with this month’s blog. This month I’m going to be talking about lots of different gimmicks in skateboarding, some of these are actually good, while others are absolutely dreadful. I’ll start off by giving you the Cambridge dictionary definition of gimmick, which is; “something that is not serious or of […]

Rodney Mullen

6 of Skateboarding’s Most Memorable Competition Runs

Hi guys Ed here again this week I’ll be going looking at some of the most memorable runs done in a competition, don’t worry this isn’t just going to full of Nyjah Huston runs from street league, hopefully, there will be some from pros you’re not familiar or competitions you’ve never heard of; First up […]

Unwritten Rules of the Skatepark

Unwritten rules of the skatepark

Ed here again with this month’s blog, before I start, I just want to say that yes I am aware of the irony of calling it unwritten rules of the skatepark then writing them down. Hopefully some of these you will have figured out yourself already, don’t worry if you haven’t we all start somewhere. […]

Darryl Grogan Freestyle Skater

A Blast from the Past: Freestyle Skateboarding with Darryl Grogan

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A Blast from the Past: Freestyle Skateboarding with Darryl Grogan If you follow us on Instagram then you will probably know that one of our recent Throwback Thursday videos has gained quite a lot of attention. This video features Darryl Grogan Freestyle Skating at the 89′ Savannah Slamma. When I posted the video, I knew […]

Common beginner skate questions

Common Beginner Skate Questions

So here’s this month’s blog post and as you’ve probably guessed by the title its common beginner skate questions, pretty self-explanatory and doesn’t really need an introduction, what I will say is this is aimed at those new to skateboarding, so beginners, kids and parents/partners of those who are new to it. So let’s get […]

Decay – A Freestyle Skateboarding Movie

Decay – A Freestyle Skateboarding Movie

Decay – A Freestyle Skateboarding Movie After my column the other month regarding freestyle skateboarding I’ve been hard at work collecting footage for my latest venture ‘Decay’. The whole ‘Decay’ thing was an interesting concept for me. I love the whole ‘rough and knackered’ spots I used to skate as a kid. Not the best […]