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
Focus Skate Store presents a trailer for their upcoming full length video "Weather Permitting". Filmed by Zander Ritchie, the final product will feature a whole load of scottish skate peeps.
Swellbow clothing presents Kieran Menzies in some Edinburgh schralpage.
The official opening of the new Wheelscape constructed Skatepark up in the Shetland Isles takes place on Saturday 17th May, it looks to be a great little park with a bit of street and transition. Wheelscape describe it as: The Street course has many popular skatepark features; Stairs, Ledges, Handrails, mixed in [...]
The 'United Skateboarding Photography Project' was set up by a skater called Jonathon Young with the aim "to create a one-of-a-kind skateboard photography book featuring skateboard photographers from around the globe supporting the charitable foundation Grind for Life". An Indiegogo campaign for the project ran recently but unfortunately didn't meet its funding [...]
Sad news coming from East Kilbride that EK park unfortunately has had to cease trading mainly due to a dispute over the rent for the building (it would seem). It is unfortunate that the park had to come to its demise this way. It provided some much needed shelter for the [...]
Skateboard Scotland organised the 9th War of the Thistles event to be held in Aberdeen’s Transition Extreme and North Berwick’s The Space over the May day holiday weekend. As you all probably know by now War of the Thistles is not your standard skate comp with rules, scores and placing’s. [...]
A group in Wishaw are trying to get a skate park built by the council. They have a Facebook page up to try and see if there is enough interest in this idea, hopefully leading to a petition to approach the council with. http://www.facebook.com/WishawSkate Any help and support is welcome from [...]