Scottish Street Champs 2014 Report

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 …

All This Mayhem – Tas & Ben Pappas Documentary

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 …

Grind – a symphony for skateboard and choir…

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 …

Lerwick skatepark official opens in the Shetland Isles

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 …

United Skateboarding Photography Project Crowdfunder

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 …