A brand new skate park is all set to be built in Bath and the surviving one at the Royal Victoria Park is now receiving a makeover as part of its # 540000 investment program. According to reports, the Bath and North East Somerset Council has stated that they are spending # 100000 on making a brand new skate park place in the east of the city in reply to the local demand and they would also spend # 300000 on substituting the existing ramps at the present place.
On Thursday afternoon, Rob Dyrdek’s Street League Skateboarding revealed the name of their new president. Street League’s first employee Brian Atlas and the person behind the original business program for the company in the year 2008, would be the new president.
Skateboarding film is going to be shown on the independent festival being held in Los Angeles, sponsored by the free bets website. The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival is an annual world-class cinematic event that has been in existence for 17 years. This year's festival began on June 16th and is expected to run through June 26th. It is presented by the Los Angeles Times in conjunction with a variety of sponsors such as the National Endowment for the Arts. Filmmakers from over 30 countries will be on hand showing off some of their best work.
A man in Santa Clarita died after succumbing injuries in a skateboarding accident. Edward Culhane was “hot-boarding” when he fell late Saturday afternoon, Lt. Tom Bryski said. The stunt, in which a skateboarder holds onto a moving vehicle, is considered highly dangerous.
The incident occurred on Cedarfalls Drive about 5 p.m., Bryski said. Culhane, who suffered serious head injuries, was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
The driver of the vehicle, Ryan Howell, 33, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Bryski said.
There is every chance that skateboarding can be included into the 2016 Olympics as revealed by top officials today. Cycling's world governing body, the Switzerland-based Union Cycliste Internationale, and others are lobbying for the sports to be added to the 2016 Games in Rio De Janeiro. Discussions are under way "to have BMX freestyle as well as skateboarding in the Olympic program," said Enrico Carpani, a spokesman for UCI.
UCI attempted to include skateboarding in London's 2012 Olympics, but it fell through in 2007.
Madison rockers are in the process of raising the funds for building a skateboard park. Dunscombe booked shows for the now-defunct Slipper Club from 2005 to 2007. On Saturday, Feb. 19, at the High Noon Saloon, she'll present a DJ and three bands that will bang out skateboarders' most revered genres — heavy metal and punk rock. The lineup includes Madison's Antiprism, Systemic Torment and DJ Jeremy Thomas. Wausau loud rockers Romero round out the bill.
Practice and learn to skateboard without the bruises! Tony Hawk SHRED (sponsored by Aintree Hospitality Tickets)will get you ready for the real deal while letting you do some cool tricks on your TV screen.
Fire investigators have identified the suspects in a 2006 fire that destroyed a $400,000 skateboard park at Mount Trashmore, and petitions for their arrests have been filed.
Battalion chief Tim Riley identified the two suspects as "former Green Run High School students" who are not being identified because they were juveniles at the time of the fire. Riley said the two males, who currently live in Richmond, are charged with unlawful burning of a structure.
A spokeswoman for the commonwealth's attorney's office said no decision has been made about whether to charge the suspects as adults.