Event date: November 20, 2010:
‘Ladies Skateboard Series UK’ is the biggest girls’ skate event the UK has ever
seen! Sponsors include Roxy, Oakley, Acrete Skateparks, Superdead Skateboard,
DC, Sidewalk, Shiner, Granite Reef, UKSA, Vans and Eka.
Skateboard Series UK’ is comprised of three stages:
…- Stage 1: UK
Champs, Corby 24th Oct
This event was the best attended of the UK Champs’
girls contests. In spite of nerves and the tough course the girls put on a good
show. Helena Long skated super consistently and came out on top, Lucy skated
with her usual authority and took second with Lois taking 3rd.
footage here: http://sidewalk.mpora.com/videos/uksa-national-championships-2010-girls-comp.html
Stage 2: ‘The Phoenix Night Comp’,
Manchester 6th Nov
A real good grass-roots skate event. Excellent turn
out. Fun session, no seriousnessness. Good music. Good vibes. Hilarious (if
somewhat distracting!) MCing from Rob Smith. Great judges. Our Southern
Hemisphere sister Georgina Mathews smashed it taking first. Lois placed 2nd and
Maria skated with pop and style into 3rd position.
Stage 3: ‘Peaches
and Cream’, Aberdeen 20th Nov
It’s all to play for! The rankings are
This, the final event in the series, will host skate
contests and lessons, an art exhibition – featuring work from Helen Lovelee,
Sophie Allen, Harriet Sheppard, Dani Gallacher, Jenna Selby etc, and also an art
workshop and it will be followed by an awards ceremony and after
Not only will it be funfunfun but also charitable as, through
various activities, we will be raising money for the Lavender Trust a breast
cancer charity that supports younger women!
The Ladies Skateboard Series
UK is a pivotal event that will really help promote and gain recognition for the
girls skate scene in the UK. It’s success depends on you, please show your
support by getting involved.