10 Questions With Dr. Purple Teeth
Hi Dr Purple Teeth, I have seen you filming couple skaters and I would love to hear your skateboarding story? Yes I’ve been filming for over 20yrs. That is almost my age, am 26! What made you to start filming 20 years ago? I started skating in 1992 and got a camera in 1996. I…
Africa is ready for the first SPEED SADAC CHAMPIONSHIP!
Angola Skateboarding Union (ASU) has been busy with the local skating in Angola. Under the leadership of Jesse Mendes they quenched the thirty for the skatepark a year ago. A partnership with Concrete Jungle Foundation and Newline Skateparks gave birth to the first skatepark in Angola. So far in 2020 ASU hasn’t sleep around and…
1st Survey of Social Skateboarding Projects! – Skateistan and Pushing Boarders.
Hi everyone, I’m reaching out because you are all involved with leading or emerging skateboarding-for-good projects and I want to let you know that we have just launched the very first Survey of Social Skateboarding Projects Worldwide, together with the organizers of the Pushing Boarders skateboarding conference held recently in London, UK. We want to…
Maputo Skate Goes Against Drugs And Alcohol In Schools – Event Recap
The Maputo Skate Association organized its 1st Event under the Skate and Education Program against Drugs and Alcohol in the School. The event took place at Filipe Samuel Magaia Elementary School Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A way of diversifying activities and lack of space for other urban activities to…
World Skate and SLS gave birth to World Tour and World Championships, Is Africa Ready?
Road to TOKYO 2020 for Skateboarding is such a game changer, many are working hard to ensure they are well represented. This has risen many questions among African skateboarders; if the continent is ready prepared? or will it be fully represented? World Skate is the IOC-recognized international federation governing skateboarding, that was formed after…
Hurray! FGL April 2018 went down Yesterday in Tanzania
Flat Ground League FGL is a prestigious program that started as a skateboarding program and grew into something bigger. The event is meant to run simultaneously contests on African countries without well established spots to skateboarding. On her early days in 2017 the program debuted with contests in Tanzania, Angola, Mozambique and Zambia. After 1…
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