Month: May 2016

Skateboarding: Road To Tokyo 2020

  As the debate goes on and the civil war among skateboarders around the world is getting bigger and bigger, and as we are all waiting for the International Olympic committee to make the final decision, it’s time that we all ask ourselves why few skateboarders don’t want skateboarding into Olympic.   Many reports says ...

Interview | Evaristo Mutale

would you tell us brief about you? well I'm a skateboarder from Zambia, I've been skating for 6 years now and I'm a team rider on WFLSNCRM when you were a kid, what made you decide to start skating? My friends used to skate so that's were the interest first came from, but the thing ...

Skateboarding In Olympic, Is It A Wrong Dream?

2020 Olympic Summer Games Are Four Years Away with Skateboarding dream at stake!!! Is it wrong? Both the International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) and the World Skateboarding Federation (WSF), led by respective Americans Gary Ream and Tim McFerran, want to run the sport if it is included on the Olympic programme. Street and park skateboarding events ...

The future of Skateboarding in Uganda

Uganda is among skateboarding countries in Africa and the first country in East Africa to have the skatepark followed by Tanzania, Kenya, and recently opened park in Kigali, Rwanda. All skateparks in this region were built by a Germany based NGO known as Skate Aid.   Skateboarding is a culture and a sport that bring youth ...

Nkosana and Allan at The Cape

Nkosana Ashley won the first edition of #RiseWithUs early 2016. This was the online video contest opened to all African skateboarders to submit their skateboarding videos of less than 3 minutes. On the judging a lot of criteria were used including the number of tricks performed, online views, engagement, likes and online votes. Nkosana Asheley ...