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St Annes: Full Circle – Teaser

St Annes: Full Circle - Teaser
Sidewalk Takes a Look at Skateboarding in Northern Ireland. “An oasis in the middle of Belfast”. That’s how Conor Lynn describes St Anne’s Plaza in Sidewalk Magazine’s latest skateboarding documentary, “St Anne’s: Full Circle”. The short film charts the history of Northern Ireland’s premier skateboarding spot, from the time of its construction in the dark days of 1993 to the present... 

Snowboarding and Skateboarding Pioneer Dies Aged 61

Snowboarding and Skateboarding Pioneer Dies Aged 61
Snowboarding and Skateboarding Icon Tom Sims Remembered. Visionary skateboarder and snowboarder, Tom Sims, has died aged 61. News of his death was made public on Thursday. According to a statement released by Sims Snowboards, the extreme sports pioneer suffered a cardiac arrest on Wednesday night and passed away at the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California. He is survived by his wife, two sons,... 

Skateboarding – Ryan Sheckler and Nyjah Huston Mentor Young Skaters

Skateboarding - Ryan Sheckler and Nyjah Huston Mentor Young Skaters
Skateboarding Superstars Teach Kids How to Shred. Two of the world’s top skateboarding elites have been offering the benefit of their considerable wisdom and expertise to young skaters in New York and New Jersey. Ryan Sheckler and Nyjah Huston took part in a program pioneered by Street League and action sports charity STOKED, which provided 25 lucky skaters with lessons from two elite riders. Over... 

Skateboarding – Nyjah Huston Street League Victory Video

Skateboarding - Nyjah Huston Street League Victory Video
Skateboarding Pro Claims Seventh Street League Victory. ***Watch the Video Below*** Skateboarding super-God Nyjah Huston is quids in after he snatched the victory at this year’s Street League competition. The 2011 X Games gold medal winner and 2010 Street League Champion beat a host of the world’s best skateboarding pros to claim a massive $200,000 prize. Speaking after his victory, Nyjah Huston... 

The Countdown to Final Street League 2012 Begins

The Countdown to Final Street League 2012 Begins
*** Watch the teaser video below *** Tick tock, tick tock. Listen carefully; do you hear it? The countdown to the final 2012 Street League Championship competition is officially underway and, in the words of a random Scotsman, I canny wait. For those of you who have been sheltering in an underground bunker over the past few years for fear of the oncoming apocalypse, the Street League Championship... 

Olympic Futures – New Sports For The World

Olympic Futures - New Sports For The World
London 2012 is drawing to a spectacular conclusion. Now the world can get on with looking forward to Rio 2016 and the mega-fiesta that will await the human race when the world’s largest sporting event touches down in South America for the first time. Already debate has begun as to which sports should be added to the Olympic roster to ensure the format remains fresh and engaging. The inclusion of... 

Skate Bombing Banned in LA

Skate Bombing Banned in LA
Authorities in Los Angeles have taken steps to outlaw “skate bombing” following the deaths of two teenage skaters recently. Although the new regulations are yet to be enacted, the ban has effectively gone ahead and now only awaits the signature of the city’s mayor. - Skate bombing is a practice that involves DH skating at very high speeds. It’s a popular pastime amongst some skaters, who attempt... 

Video – Thousands of Skate Fans Flood Amsterdam For DTSD 2012

Video - Thousands of Skate Fans Flood Amsterdam For DTSD 2012
*** Watch Video Below *** Vans annual celebration of skate ingenuity touched down in the Netherlands this week, when the European Downtown Showdown descended on the Amsterdam, setting up shop at the Westergasfabriek (the Western Gas Factory), the city’s famous post industrial culture park. 8,000 skate fans packed out the venue, eager to get a glimpse of some of Europe’s and America’s best skaters... 

Shaun White Pushing For Olympic Skateboarding

Shaun White Pushing For Olympic Skateboarding
Skateboarder-cum-snowboarder, Shaun White has revealed that he is eager to see skateboarding added to the roster of Olympic sports and is hopeful that the change might come as early as the 2016 Rio Games. The 25-year-old extreme sports athlete was speaking to the Guardian newspaper whilst attending the London 2012 Olympic Games and expressed his belief that the inclusion of skateboarding would help... 

Big Push 2012

Big Push 2012
The U.K. might be overrun with Olympic athletes at the moment, but that’s not going to stop the Big Push from adding to the summer chaos. The skate competition swung into action on Wednesday, unleashing five teams of top flight riders onto the streets of Britain in search of the perfect skate spots to execute insane tricks. The five teams taking part in the Big Push 2012 are: Adidas, DC, Emerica,... 
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