Back in August we brought you news of the Warriors Race which took place in NYC and as the name suggests, is not for the faint hearted. Dubbed as “the most challenging race in NYC, last year 51 riders split into teams to battle it out. The next instalment is planned to take place inContinue reading “Rat Rod NYC: Warriors Race 2011 – back for more!”
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Brady Lane Peruvian 24 hour skate
This coming Saturday at 9am, Brady Lane, 17 year old from Victoria, Australia will start a 24 hour skate. Why is he doing this? Brady travelled to Peru in late April of 2010 to assist with a humanitarian outreach to build houses for a marginalized community in Ventanilla. Brady is now raising awareness and fundsContinue reading “Brady Lane Peruvian 24 hour skate”
For many of us skateboarding further is a relatively new concept. Some of us never, ever thought that travelling from A to B on a skateboard would have such an influence upon our lives. For many, this picture was the start of it all – Jack Smith skating across America for the THIRD time inContinue reading “Inspiration”
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Skate for the troops 2010
Cold where you are? Snowed in? Dreaming of feeling the sun on your face and going out for a skate? This video will provide some relief for those in the icy grip of winter – if you’re in warmer climes, make the most of it and get out there! On the 13th November about 50Continue reading “Skate for the troops 2010”
The International Distance Skateboard Association
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Longtreks Episode 10
Our good friends Adam, Aaron and Paul keep pumping out amazing videos of their Longtreks trip across South America. Here is episode 10. These gringos push into real trouble, after a night-long torrential downpour they wake up to a 15km ascent into Abancay. It is steep and the locals harass them into a fury resultingContinue reading “Longtreks Episode 10”
V. Important: PLEASE READ
All good things have to come to an end, and thus it is with heavy hearts, that we announce our withdrawal of the Skatefurther Journals service. It’s been a labour of love, but during our current restructure, it’s become apparent that it is technically unfeasible to continue Journals. We apologise to anyone who has aContinue reading “V. Important: PLEASE READ”
“Ah. Mr Chisnall. We meet at last…”
STRAIGHT OUTTA THE AURORA AUSTRALIS: Our very own Nat Halliday met up with Freedom Skate’s Tomo Chisnall in New Zealand recently, and they decided to have a game of statues! The question is…who won? And by the way, congrats to Nat on his recent appointment as skateboarding instructor at Cheapskates Skate School! All round win!
Episode 9: Pushing Downhill
Climbing to 14,104 ft we have a gnarly downhill with backpacks that drops us over 7,000ft of elevation and put us into a gorgeous canyon cursed by a massive headwind. Fighting head winds for 2 days while pushing downhill which really defeats the point of riding down hill, yet we do it smiling the bestContinue reading “Episode 9: Pushing Downhill”