Tag: South Africa

Skateistan| A project in South Africa brings Hope

Recently our co-founder Usama Ahmed join Mike Chinner from Kimberley Diamond Cup and visited the project in Johannesburg, South Africa by Skateistan. Usama is among very few hard working skateboarding activists in Africa. For years he has been working with various group of people to help growing skateboarding growing inn Africa starting in Tanzania. In ...

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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. ...

World Skateboarding Grand Prix Announces First-Ever Southeast Asia Skateboarding Championships

World Skateboarding Grand Prix Announces First-Ever South-East Asia Skateboarding Championships. Da Nang, Vietnam Selected to Host Lotus Cup in 2016: World Class Skate Park Built for Event to Remain as Social Development Platform (Da Nang, Vietnam – November 18, 2015) — World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) today announced it will host the first-ever South-East Asia ...

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 ...

 “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 ...