I always loved the sentiments of that old Robert Redford movie The Natural – and though it was about baseball – I like that vibe of a latent gift, of a sporting talent taken to its full potential; but as I put waffle sole to grip tape for the first time I quickly realise I
Just one week after the twists and turns of the Straja track comes 2 events made to test the intermediates and advanced riders to a boundary never before seen in Europe. Pasul Vulcan is situated in the same mountain range as Straja, but rather than winding its way down, this hill sends you
Romania is a nation of many unique features and incredible accomplishments. The architecture of Bucharest, the romance of the Black Sea and the never-ending pock-marking of castles make the multi-talented nation a haven for history gurus and 15th-century vampire hunters. However, in the last 3 years there has been an added draw. With the fall
It is not unusual for the surf and skate communities to cross over. I had seen these beautiful Frosties Longboards displayed in the Surf Trippers group and made a note to contact their creator, Simon Willis, to find out more when he beat me to it and dropped a line through to Thrill Magazine! Living
or Zen and the Art of Skateboarding – Jed Chapman brings us his tale of skate at last year’s VIF17 … “Having gotten to know Lew, Hermione and Frand (Skate to Escape) over the last three years I spent at university in the icy north-west, their love for the endless hairpins and baking heat of Velefique
The first Gurston date has been released which brings stoke to both luge and stand up boarders. Thrill Magazine will be represented, as usual by our editor, Sabina Edwards, who will be giving the luge a go. Last year’s streetluge has been captured in this compilation edit by Gareth Chamberlain and you can find out
From the guys who brought us surf film ‘North of the Sun‘, here we have ice, driftwood, foamy waves and … skateboards? Four skaters; Hermann Stene, Didrik Galasso, Henrik Lund and Karsten Kleppan, head north to the cold Norwegian coast, applying their urban skills to a wild canvas of beach flotsam, frozen sand and pastel skies. The result is
Once again the unit that is Skate to Escape (featured blog on our site) did not fail the UKDH community when organising this weekend of skate. Take a look at this great edit from Alfie Marsh of Longboard Scotland: It’s a long haul up to Cumbria for those of us down South but a
Somewhat of a Throwback Thursday occurrence but better late than never, eh?
From the makers of Brighton Longboard Ladies, we bring you Newquay Longboard Ladies!
The UK’s Pete Connolly is now the fastest guy on a skateboard – 91.17mph (146.73kph) and new Guinness World Record holder after completing this year’s L’Ultime Descente in Canada. We also hear from L’Ultime Decente first-timers Aaron Skippings, who reached just over 78mph (126.16kph) and Kami San (listen to our interview), who reached 76mph (123.85kph).
We asked Canadian skater, Kurtis Dawe, for his review of this year’s Tregaron Freeride
Mais um final de semana na ladeira que já está se tornando ícone para o downhill brasileiro, Timburi! É com enorme prazer que convidamos à todos os amigos skatistas para o VI Timburi Downhill Skate Camping. Ao público, entrada gratuita. Taxa de Inscrição: R$100,00 Incluso: Sorteios Transporte ao topo Ambulância Água e frutas Proteções nas
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Bo peep downhill is back and again with a BDSL stamp of approval for racing. This will be a BDSL regional race Race heats will be 2 down. No Freeriders sorry. Its chaotic enough as it is. 364 days to come back whenever you want. We are trying something new and running racing much later
The 10th anniversary Kozákov Challenge will be better than ever before. More skating for everybody and a crazy party guaranteed. 10+ runs during the freeride day with hectic racing afterwards. After 10 years there is no need to introduce the track but if you came upon Kozákov for the first time just now, check the