Anything longboarding

Just Skating

Anything possibly to do with skateboarding or longboarding. The two are basically the same just as in surfing where you have shorter boards and longer boards on which you perform different maneuvers. The purists would probably argue this fact and me having skated on both longboards and shortboards will also agree that there is a world of difference, to the the layman, that is the basic explanation of it. Hopefully you'll find some useful info here to help you understand more about longboarding.

Go Skate Lesotho

Go Skate Lesotho Longboarding SA hairpin 

After over a year of resisting the call, I finally got my shit together and with 15 other skaters, took a skate trip to the Mountain Kingdom. Along with getting my first skateboard, and nailing my first switch heelside 180, the 5 days that I spent in Lesotho were among the greatest skating moments in my life. We're so unbelievably lucky to have a limitless collection of world-class roads just a few hours' travel away from our major cities that if you aren't spending all of your money to get there, you're blowing it. Here's why...

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Should I take a skateboard to: Amsterdam?

Should I take a skateboard to: Amsterdam?

You already know what this city is famous for but this third installment by Brad Melin (@bradmelin) is about skateboarding and whether you should take a skateboard when you next visit Amsterdam. The answer is always yes, of course but read on to see what you have to look forward to. 

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Scene Emergence in Potchefstroom

Potchefstroom Longboarding South Africa 10
Who knew there were longboarders in Potch! Damian Krause tells how he gave the scene a kickstart and is determined to push his crew to become a force to be reckoned with in the SA community.

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No Maybes. Just Progression.

No Maybes Alic Mabie Longboarding South Africa 01
Progression is the name of the game. And it’s going to take a lot to top all that went down in the world of longboarding in 2014. So fasten that chinstrap and tighten your tuck, you don’t want to be left behind eating thane dust with no draft to catch. Progress or regress. Which will you choose?

 

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Jo'burg Flashing

Joburg Longboarders Club Chancliff Flash Jam
With the aim of growing the longboarding scene in Johannesburg, Lloyd attempted to host Flash Jam at a new spot. It was a fail with only six skaters showing up but a good time was had never the less and there are some decent pictures to show for it!

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