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Category : Skate

Preston Park – Skatepark Design Proposals

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Stockton Council has received designs for a new skatepark to be built in Preston Park. Four schemes have been received from Bendcrete, Wheelscape, Gravity and California Skateparks. What is good here is that Stockton Council is actually asking for your opinion. Usually parks tend to be put together by partnerships with local Councilors and Youth […]

Southbank – a step closer to relocation?

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Southbank, I’ve briefly spoken about it before, but as the situation seems to be getting worse I’ve decided to write about it in more detail. I’m assuming that you already know about Southbank. As a skateboarder I believe you are expected to at least know of it’s existence, but for those that do not I’ll […]

Heroin’s Video Nasty, streamed for free!

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Just a few quick words to give you a head’s up on a free streaming of Video Nasty, Heroin Skateboards latest video offering. Jenkem Magazine has teamed up with Heroin to bring you a one off live streaming of Video Nasty at 9pm EST (which I think translates to 2am GMT). Here’s the trailer…. If […]

Schund, “Something with Friends” mini interview.

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Today I’m going to talk about Schund. “What is Schund?” you might ask. Well I’m going to let one of my friends tell you about it. But first a little story. As a skateboarder I often find that I meet a lot of other like-minded individuals. Sure, that could be said about most hobbies, interests […]

Vests, keeping your cool.

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It’s Hot, hot, hot! The heat is turning up out there now, summer is finally starting to make an appearance. BBC Weather forecasts temperatures in the 20s right through the weekend. It’s going to be a hot one, possibly too hot for skateboarding. Hell no, you just need a vest! Yep, you’ve guessed it, we’ve […]

Street League Munich and other news.

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Munich Street League Skateboarding/X-games 2013. The Street League Skateboarding/X-games event in Munich, Germany, over the weekend was something else. If you follow DC Shoes rider Nyjah Huston on Instagram or Facebook you will seen his photograph along with a few words saying he wouldn’t be able to compete in the event due to injury. I’ve […]

Cruiserboards, surfing the concrete wave.

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Cruiserboards, I haven’t blogged anything about these yet. In fact if you have a look back at my previous posts you’ll see that I usually focus only on street skating and park skating. That’s because I’m a street skater myself, although now I hit up a lot of parks more than I ever used to. […]

Park Invasion: Bearpark Skatepark.

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The weekend, if you include the Friday too, has seen a lot of goings on. We’ve had the annual Go Skateboarding Day on the Friday, it was also Summer Solstice (that means the longest day of the year from sunrise to sunset). As well as that we’ve also had a Supermoon which means that the […]

Happy Go Skateboarding Day!

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Happy Go Skateboarding Day! Yes, today the 21st of June is recognised as a day when all the skateboarders of the world pick up their wooden push toy and head for the streets en-masse (that’s altogether in a big group if you’re not down on your French). Go Skateboarding Day can mean something different to […]

Park Invasion: Chester-le-Street Skatepark

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Chester-le-Street Skatepark Chester-le-Street has got a skatepark, you might be thinking that you all ready know this and you’re not learning anything new here, they’ve had a park for years now. A less than fantastic park made from metal placed on some gnarly tarmac that pulls your skin off like a cheese grater when you […]