Tag: Augustine Rutasingwa

“I land all of my tricks and barely complete them” and so am Sketchy

My name is Josh Whitson.  I am a 41 year old skater from a town called Henderson, Alabama, USA. My skate name is Sketchy.  It was given to me because I land all of my tricks and barely complete them.  I noticed that landing like that caused excitement in the crowds so, I continued to do ...

Charles kaluya |Tells About Skateboarding In Zambia

Africa Skateboarding Diary: Welcome at Africa Skateboarding Diary, brief tell us about you? Charles: My names are Charles Kaluya Lungu, I'm 18 years old and I'm a skateboarder from Lusaka, Zambia. I'm goofy and I've been skateboarding for about 6 years How was 6 years to you? Charles: Fun... Although my country got its first ...

Damian Bramley | Life Skating the Vert

Skateboarding grows rapidly in Africa, today we witness so many African skateboarders and their fans telling stories on what is happening here. All these people work hard to help skateboarding growing in Africa as a culture and a sport, and as it happens anywhere in the world people here work to revolve skating into become ...

Simone Verona | Dumb Skateboards, 4skateboard.it, and Samurai Suicide Distribution.

Africa Skateboarding Diary: Well, welcome in Africa Skateboarding Diary. Brief us about yourself? Simone: I'm Simone Verona, a 34 years old skateboarder from Italy. I skate since I was 8. So pretty long time Sure it’s real long time! You have witnessed a lot happening in Skateboarding. What else are you doing in Skateboarding? Simone: ...

 “The Story of how I became the skateboarder I am today” – Nkosana Ashley Mthembu

My first name is Nkosana, otherwise well known as ‘Ashley’ Mthembu.  I am a 25 year old amateur skateboarder with the belief of going ‘Pro’ from South Africa, in the Northern Free State from a town called Sasolburg.  I started skateboarding 13 years ago with the intention to just learn how to kick-flip being the ...

Results of African Street Skateboarding Championships

Written By Headquarters A month ago on 8th October 2015 for the first in history the world witnessed the African Street Skateboarding Championships During the World Skateboarding Championships happened in Kimberley, Northern Cape (South Africa). This was part of the famous Kimberley Diamond Cup whereby more than 500,000$ cash prizes was given off to skaters ...