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LateNews: January-March 2016

The cold, rainy winter season finally seems to be over as we move into a glorious freestyle-filled springtime with plenty of contests, demos and jams yet to come. 2016 has seen an exciting start to the competitive freestyle scene with three contests already having taken place and a stellar professional …

Ones to Watch 2016

Ones to Watch 2016

In recent years, it has become increasingly difficult to predict the outcomes of contests, know who is going to drop the biggest video part of the year or stand up and make an incredible contribution to the development of freestyle skateboarding. In the past, our ‘Ones to Watch’ have included …

Looking Back - Ones to Watch 2015

Looking Back: Ones to Watch

Back in March 2015, we picked out some of the world’s finest freestylers, both professional and amateur, that we expected to do big things over the coming months. Sure enough, amongst our picks we saw two national champions, three major team moves and more than a handful of epic video …

Pick of 2015 - Freestyle Skateboarding Video PArts

Pick of 2015 – Video Parts

With the rise of social media sites like Instagram and Vine, there has been a steady decline of full-length skateboarding parts in recent years. Thankfully, there are still more than a handful of dedicated freestylers who still put in some time to put together a solid part and leave a …

Freestylers Choice 2015

Freestylers Choice 2015

For the second year running, we put the question to you, the wonderful freestyle fanatics from across the globe, to nominate your picks for the top professional and amateur freestylers over the last twelve months. This year we received a record number of results and a wonderfully diverse array of …

Pick of 2015 - Amateur Freestyle Skateboarding

Pick of 2015 – Amateur

As the popularity of freestyle skateboarding continues to grow, there are hundreds of new up and coming freestylers popping up across the globe, bringing a spectacular array of new tricks, combos and styles and making a real impact on the scene. The amateur contest scene has been truly incredible to …

Pick of 2015 - Professional Freestyle Skateboarders

Pick of 2015 – Professional

The world of professional freestyle skateboarding is driven by passion. A passion to explore your own creativity, to push yourself to your limits and see what you’re truly capable of. It isn’t something you do for the money. There’s no energy drink sponsorship or signature shoe at the end of …