Just when you thought the fun was over, Girls Academy at Sno!zone Milton Keynes have announced that they’re pushing on with their monthly women-only nights – and it’s thanks to the amazing support you ladies have given them over the summer.
Girls Academy – spearheaded by a team of female boarding coaches at the centre – started in the summer and was supposed to finish, well, about now.
But, with up to 40 girls travelling from far and wide to join the sessions, the team are frothing on the success and detrmination of their riders and have decided to push on into the winter months.
Wrapping up the fifth year of Goofy vs. Regular (GvR) rivalry, etnies GvR returned to the etnies Skate Park of Lake Forest in California October 2-5, 2008. Top pros rolled in to break the standing tie (Goofy: 2, Regular: 2) and earn their share of a $75,000 prize purse.
The Air & Style Munich 08 which was due to take place on November 29 has been cancelled.
The global credit crunch is being felt in Germany, as well as elsewhere in the world, leading to a general cash crisis and forcing one sponsor to pull out.
The Billabong Air & Style 09 will still take place on January 31 in the Bergisel Stadium/Innsbruck.
Andrew Hourmont, founder and organizer of the Air & Style said: "We are very sad about the cancellation of the Air & Style Munich 08. We feel sorry for the fans, the riders and for our whole team.
This is a few days old but I just spotted it on The Times Surf Nation blog.
Two guys have ditched the Tube (I don‚Äôt blame them) and have taken to paddling on their surfboards down the Thames to work to commute to work. The journey takes several hours ‚Äì although they can save up to an hour if they time the tides right.
No information on how they keep their copies of the Metro dry in the morning though‚Ä¶
Check out the story on the Evening Standard website¬†here.
Surfing Magazine has a pretty horrifying story about the battle to catch the best waves in Peru¬†turning nasty.¬† Guns have been involved as well as some pretty scary-sounding characters. Click here to read it.
Could it happen in snowboarding? Could snowfolk resort to violence to protect their access to the best powder? Here‚Äôs hoping not.
The British quest to practice boardsports without their usually essential environments continues with the development of Brushboarding.
It uses a panel of rotating brushes to create an environment where you can use surf, skate and snowboard moves.
To find out where there could be a Brushboading event near you visit the website and check out the demo below:
Ten Antiz Skateboards team members are touring Southern Spain on some old scooters at the moment ‚Äì with only an Eastpak bag each to carry their gear in. That‚Äôs ten guys on ten scooters for ten days.
Follow the blog of the Eastpak hobos online at www.e-eastpak.com/hoboriders/
Check out this movie of the Fluro Flash Fun session held in Isenau, Switzerlad, last week. Lots ski suits, tindies and some moniski action. Rad!
Another update from Anna Barry, who seems to be having a blast in Europe at the moment. Here is her summary of her trip¬† to the Nikita Goodie Lady Session in Thyon, Valis, Switzerland.
Surfers in South Africa have set a new world record. They managed to squeeze 71 surfers onto a single wave, smashing the previous record of 44.
Click here to check out their session on the BBC News website.
In London, Go Skate Day was marked by the opening of Made of Skate ‚Äì an exhibition exploring the history and cultural context of skateboarding footwear.
Skaters and industry folk from all over the world headed to Studio 95 at the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane for the opening (and the free beer and cool Blueprint Oystercard holders).