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 [...]
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 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 [...]
Cameron Stuart captured some of the action from the recent opening day session for the new Arbroath Skatepark.
Skateboard Scotland organised the first ever Scottish Street Championships at the New Kaos Indoor Concrete Skatepark in East Kilbride on the 13th of September 2014. As with most indoor events in Scotland you are never really sure who is going to bother to show up. But we were all stoked [...]
If you've been skating since the early 1990's you'll be familiar with the names Tas and Ben Pappas, two brothers from Melbourne, Australia who dominated the vert scene at that time. What you may or may not know is what became of them, this documentary "All This Mayhem" (made by [...]
Here's an interesting wee skate related artistic production. Opera company Tête a Tête and young composer Samuel Bordoli have teamed up with skaters and Glasgow community choir, The Sirens of Titans Choir, to make a real noise using the unique acoustics of a skate park (Unit23) in Glasgow (Dumbarton). Later this [...]
The idea of building a skatepark under the new(ish) M74 flyover in Glasgow has been kicking about for a couple of years now. It's nice to see the idea finally get some traction and hit the media. Check out the draft plans over at the BBC here... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-28309787