Childhood dreams come true – take a journey through Andreas Schützenberger aka Schützi’s facility at IOU ramps. He’s the biggest skatepark builder in Europe and has recently built a flying mini ramp which will be the main point of attraction.
Jaakko Ojanen, Philipp Schuster, Mason Merlino and George Poole rip the warehouse paradise of Europe’s biggest wooden park builder.
Red Bull pulled off a block party demo that was open to everyone on 4 wheels. DaeWon ripped as usual. Here’s a few clips from the event.
Red Bull athletes Simon Stricker and Vladik Scholz lead a squad of American skaters Brian Delatorre, Al Davis and Cyrus Bennett right throughout the former Yugoslavia. Using local contacts and experience, the project was able to take in skateboarding from Dubrovnik to Mostar, and Sarajevo to Belgrade.
Red Bull’s coming from Shanghai as the worldwide elite of concrete carnage converge to crown a new ruler, following a year of endless radness. Find out the winner in the clip above and share your love for skating in the comment section below. The world’s best skateboarders face off in Asia’s first and only VPS-certified skatepark as the Vans Park Series World Championships kicks off in Shanghai, China. The pinnacle of park skating was on full display as riders battled for the title.
Welcome to our two-part skate series in which two Red Bull athletes (Simon Stricker and Vladik Scholz) lead a squad of American sponsored skaters right throughout the former Yugoslavia. Using local contacts and experience, the project was able to take in skateboarding from Dubrovnik to Mostar, and Sarajevo to Belgrade. The team skate an abandoned bobsleigh track from the Sarajevo winter olympics which was used as an arms dump during the civil war, and find spots where stray boards have to be abandoned due to the presence of uncleared land mines in the vicinity. Shredding across Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia in the presence of taste-making US pro’s Brian Delatorre, Al Davis and Cyrus Bennett alongside cult newcomer Andrew Wilson, this release will be accompanied by a parallel feature in Transworld Skateboarding magazine!.
Swiss skateboarder Simon Stricker just did 2.17km with an average speed of 31.5 km/h while performing a manual. On a street skateboard!
Watch Wes Kremer, Madars Apse, Chris Pfanner and Carlos Iqui on a skate trip of a lifetime from Montevideo to the Atlantic coast of South America and back.
Wes Kreme from Thrasher, Chris Pfanner and Carlos Iqui connect with Madars and the local skaters of Montevideo before embarking on a skate trip for the ages. Say no more.Magic Realism is a term given to Latin American art in which you catch a glimpse of something which elevates your soul in the everyday. Our skate tour across Uruguay was shot through with healthy doses of both magic and reality.
Skateboarding, fundamentally, is about creativity and freedom. Although the fingerflip was one of skateboarding’s earliest tricks back in the sidewalk surfer days, flipping a board with your hand on flat while levitating is no small thing!
In a contest weekend that threw perceived wisdom to the wind, the Huntington Beach leg of Vans Park Series was all about the young guns. There were plenty of skaters punching above their weight on the temporary skatepark constructed on the sand at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. Sit back, crack open a cold one, and enjoy a weekend worth of hammers from the fifth stop of the Vans Park Series in Huntington Beach.
From relatively humble beginnings, the CPH Open – which began life as a nominally ‘pro’ contest before throwing open the format – is now unquestionably skateboarding’s summer blockbuster event for international skateboard culture… skateboarding’s ‘Woodstock’, if you will. A colossal undertaking, the most ambitious project in worldwide skateboarding by some distance, and a real reflection on the fabulous people of Copenhagen. Feast your eyes on all the chaos that was the CPH Open!