Skateboard Scotland got asked to attend the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberly Diamond Cup in South Africa. The request from the WSF (World Skateboarding Federation) was to run a coaching clinic which is something that Skateboard Scotland and Radworx know how to do after having created the Skateboard Coach Qualification together. We certainly felt [...]
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 to see this happen!
Skateboard Scotland have been running the War of the Thistles for 10 years!!! WOTT? I hear you say! Pretty unbelievable we all agree. It doesn’t seem like 10 years since the first War between Dumbarton’s Unit and Dundee’s factory in 2006! The event has been fun every year and continues to be. So as long [...]
Sunday's Bristo Square turnout got bit of coverage by the Edinburgh News: http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/skateboarders-mark-end-of-era-at-bristo-square-1-3732828
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 of the only two places [...]
War of the Thistles 2015
Bristo Sq in Edinburgh has been the hub of Scottish Street skating since the 80s. It has certainly seen better days and has suffered a healthy grinding and beating. However it's upcoming destruction along with the redevelopment of the area by Edinburgh University will be a massive loss to the Scottish skateboarding scene. As Edinburgh [...]
Footage by Sidewalk / Rollersnakes from War of the Thistles 2015 at Transition in Aberdeen and Kaos in East Kilbride.
Skateboard Scotland organised the second annual Scottish Mini ramp championships on the 4th of October at Transition Extreme in Aberdeen. The turn-out was better than the year before with people travelling from most parts of Scotland to attend. Adam Paris even managed to get a bus completely the wrong way around Edinburgh to attend the [...]
Around 120 people attended the fundraiser Game of Skate held by 360 Skateboard Club on Saturday 15 Nov at Blairdardie Sports Pavilion. The event was supported by Jamie from Clan and Aiden & volunteers from Radworx. There were 60 skaters who took part in the competitions held throughout the day such as highest ollie & flat ground skate. The [...]