The BBC have published an interesting article called “The secret colonies of graffiti artists and skateboarders”, prompted by the recent plans to redevelop Southbank in London it looks at the skate and graffiti scenes in places like Southbank, Lloyds in Bristol and also Bristo Square in Edinburgh. Read the article [...]
Well the War has been won once again for another year. No winners, no losers, just a really bitchin’ weekend sesh. Big thanks to everyone for turning up and making it what it was. Big thanks also to the sponsors that make it possible. Here’s some pictures and flicks [...]
Here is an article from the Scotsman yesterday: Skatepark users slam’ shoddy’ redesign Users of the park have complained about the state of the features. Picture: Neil Hanna Published on Tuesday 5 March 2013 12:00 A war of words has broken out over the redesign of the world-famous Livingston Skatepark. [...]
Skateboard Scotland worked with Focus Skateshops to bring the Scottish Premier of ‘Bones Brigade – An Autobiography’ to Edinburgh. As with everything involving Skateboarding we could not confirm the date until the week before the actual premier although, to be honest last minute is probably better for skateboarders anyway. Not [...]
If anyone out there is looking to a get a concrete park built here is another potential funding stream during the course of next year: Upgrade of sport and physical activity projects to get Scots active ahead of 2014 A new fund to build or upgrade existing local sport and [...]
Skateboard Scotland took a minibus (half) full of Scottish heads to the 5th VANS UKSA NATIONAL SKATEBOARDING CHAMPIONSHIPS held at the XC in Hemel Hempstead. As usual the standard was ridiculously high with established names battling it out alongside young up and comers such as Charlie Birch, Salar Kooshki and [...]
A few weekends ago the UK Independent Vert series wound up with a climactic Seaside Session at Ramp City in Blackpool. Sam Beckett made a rare UK appearance and romped to first place with his usual perfect mix of lip tricks and big airs. B-Group: http://mpora.com/videos/AAdapnwvzj7b A-Group: http://mpora.com/videos/AAdaoihvy4sg Blackpool Results: [...]
The Drylaw bid for planning permission is online here https://citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk/idoxpa-web/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=M9RJBCEW05000 this would benefit from as much support as possible. So log in and express yourselves by letting the planning department know how important this is.
Sorry for the delay in getting this up. Been too busy nursing my dying bus. Anyway I digress. The Final of the Concrete Slayer Series took place on the 8th of September 2012 and with Double points up for grabs the lovely trophy was anyone’s for the taking. Daryl Smith [...]
Radworx is re-opening an indoor park pre winter. Paul and team have redesigned some of the park so it should be sick especially since it’s a £1 an hour. Opens 11am – 5pm every Saturday and Sunday from 6th of october.