War of the Thistles 2019 report

Skateboard Scotland have been running the War of the Thistles for 19 years now! This year we were fortunate enough to be able to secure a sponsorship agreement with Vans so there was more money than usual to give out to the riders that made it to the event. A …

Vote for Kinross Skatepark to help them try to win £100k

Fundraising is underway to try get a new, bigger and better skatepark built in Kinross. They are in the last 32 of the Persimmon Homes Better Futures Competition with a chance of getting £100,000. To stand any chance of winning they need people to vote for Kinross-shire Community Sports Hub …

RaD Magazine Kickstarter project

If you were a skater in the UK during the 1980s-1990s then RaD Magazine will like have been a massive influence on you back in those days before the internet, instagram and social media saturation. There is a Kickstarter project underway called: “Skateboarding History. RaD. The book of the magazine.” …

KRISP’s indoor skatepark survey for Fife

The guys over at KRISP are working hard behind the scenes to develop an Fife’s first Indoor Skatepark – and they want to hear from you!  After this initial survey, a final decision will be made on the location before a more in-depth design consultation kicks off! You can also …

Press Release: Olympic skateboarding funding still to be be confirmed

Skateboarding, along with the other new Olympic Sports, will have to wait another year to find out how much funding may be available from UK Sport. The qualification process, format and other rules for Skateboarding in Tokyo 2020 will be confirmed by the International Skateboarding Federation in 2017. After this …

ninetyOne skateboards (update: Launch event confirmed!)

Mac from Arbroath has been developing a new home-grown skate company called “ninetyOne”, a first run of boards have already been produced and sold out immediately. There will be an official launch event in Arbroath at 7pm on Saturday 23rd of April at the Fisherman’s Inn (57 High Street, DD11 1AN, Arbroath, Angus) with video …

Scottish Street Champs 2015 Report

Skateboard Scotland organised the Second Scottish Street Championships to occur on the 13/12/15 to coincide with the Skateboard Scotland AGM. The meeting was held and the board was voted in for another year. However everyone else was there for the Sesh not the meeting! East Kilbride’s Zone 74 was the …

M74 Skatepark project video

The guys over at Glasgow Urban Sports have put together a great short film explaining the aims of the M74 Skatepark project in Glasgow. Raydale Dower and Toby Paterson explain the aims of the project and the location for it, here’s hoping that funding etc can all come in to place …

Farewell to The Space in North Berwick

This last weekend has been one of goodbye sessions, the imminent redevelopment of Bristo square drew out a load of people for a final gathering and then to the final ever sessions at The Space in North Berwick. The Space has been a great venue for skating these last few years and also one …