Scottish Street Champs 2017 Report

Skateboard Scotland ran the annual Scottish Street Championships at Zone 74 in East Kilbride on the 3rd of December. Turnout was pretty good with some riders coming from Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth and as far as England to compete for the Scottish Street Champion title. There were 25 16 and under and 30 over 16 entrants [...]

War of the Thistles 2017 Report

Skateboard Scotland’s War of the Thistles event is now in its’ 12th year! Time flies when you are having fun. This year the event returned from a long hiatus to Dumbarton’s Unit 23 skatepark and back to the staple of Aberdeen’s Transition Extreme Skatepark. We kicked off with Aberdeen on the 2nd of April. Everyone [...]

Scottish Mini-ramp Champs 2017 report

Skateboard Scotland organised the Annual Scottish Mini Ramp Championships in Aberdeen’s TX park on the 19th of August 2017. Due to some people being away and the weather in the central belt being pretty dry, the number of riders that showed up to compete was not as Skateboard Scotland had hoped. However the board waited [...]

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 confirmation we will have a [...]

Scottish Street Champs 2016 report

Skateboard Scotland organised the Annual Scottish Street Championships along with their 2016 AGM on Saturday the 3rd of December at Zone74 Skatepark in East Kilbride. The event was sponsored Focus, Pyramid and Clan Skateshops along with Fundamental Skateboards, Zone 74 skatepark, Edinburgh Local and your lovely Dopezine! The Skateboard Scotland AGM took place at 11am [...]

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 screenings and a chance to [...]

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 host for this year’s event [...]