Tag: Skateboarding

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 ...

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 ...

November Results | African Skateboarder of The Month

A month ago, Africa Skateboarding Diary launched Online Voting Contest aiming to recognize most favorite African Skateboarder where fans vote for their favorite skaters enlisted. Today we are happy and proud to unveils the results and declare our winner. 1. Damian Bramley 116 (43%) 2. Kelvin Maina 76 (28%) 3. Charles Kaluga 30 (11%) 4. ...

 “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 ...