WSGP & Kimberley Diamond Cup are stoked to announce the dates for the 2016 Skateboarding For Hope National Tour! Supported by DC Shoes Africa, the 2016 SFH Tour will be hitting 13 cities across South Africa and touching the lives of hundreds of underprivileged kids as we attempt to reach out to them with our motivational talks, skateboarding […]
The good folks at Make Life Skate Life and Ethiopia Skate joined forces to bring to life Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s first skatepark: Addis Skatepark. A crowd-funded initiative, Addis Skatepark’s Indigogo campaign raised over $30,000 in one month for a public skatepark free for the community of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to enjoy. Over the last two weeks, volunteers from all over the […]
The story of how a small group of teenagers created a skate scene from scratch in a place where you can’t even buy a skateboard, whilst facing the challenges of living under military occupation. There’s a full feature here on The Berrics site with lots of photos and the story of how things came together, check […]
The 2nd KDC Grand Slam of the 2016 season went down at Midway Mayhem at the Kumba Skate Plaza and brought out several local skaters and bus fulls & car loads of skaters from around the country alike for another incredible weekend of skateboarding and camping. Check out the full post here via Kimberley Diamond […]
Road to Tokyo is an introspective journey about the future of skateboarding. The story of a skateboard torch traveling from Spain to Japan, told through the eyes of skaters who support skateboarding becoming Olympic and some who don’t.
RedBull took out Philipp Schuster, Olli Ilmonen, Titi Gormit, Antony Lopez and Tjark Thielker out to Namibia to see what spots could be found in towns big and small alike. Watch the edit here via RedBull.
Skateboarding World Championships Scheduled for Oct. 3-8 in South Africa Skateboarding’s biggest contest of the year is expected to draw more than 300 competitors from 60 countries (Los Angeles – May 25, 2016) World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) announced today the Skateboarding World Championships will return to Kimberley, South Africa October 3-8. Sanctioned by the World Skateboarding Federation, […]
LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – May 29, 2016) – Today the World Skateboarding Federation (WSF), in anticipation of skateboarding’s addition to the 2020 Olympics, announced the sanction of 10 national skateboarding championships across Africa as well as a groundbreaking Elite Training Program for top skateboarders in Africa. The WSF Elite Training Program, called the African Skateboarding Academy, […]
Dlamini Dlamini skates the streets of Johannesburg in his new part for Ride Channel, “Meet You After Work”.
The KDC Grandslam Johannesburg Regional Qualifiers went down on 16 June in Soweto in which over 100 skaters showed up to compete for their share of cash and wildcard entries to KDC in TopGrom and Rider Cup. Results Top Grom(13-) 1. Jamie De Velliers 2. Brian Styliano 3. Letlhogonolo Thom Open Div.(14+) 1. Brandon Valjalo […]