Category: skateboarding

World Skateboarding Federation Donates Decks to South African Youth

Client World Skateboarding Federation began it’s 2017 Africa Skate Project program in South Africa this week, which reaches out to kids in poor areas to offer free skate clinics and mentoring. In addition, WSF gave away complete decks to the kids in attendance. Over the next few months over 100 decks will be given to […]

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Client WSF Announces Construction of New Skatepark in Montreal’s Famed Olympic Park

New Skatepark will Host the 2017 Canadian Skateboarding Championships World Skateboarding Federation and Olympic Park officials announced today a partnership to build a new world class skatepark in Montreal, Canada in Olympic Park, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.  The state-of-the-art park is planned to host future national and international skateboarding events, including the 2017 […]

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Dropping in: First-Ever U.S. Skateboarding Championships are under way

It has been over 20 years since a true national skateboarding contest — one that isn’t invite only — was held in the U.S. World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) – the leading global skateboarding events management company — has partnered with leading independent skate shops across the nation. Eleven regional qualifying contests will be held […]

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Sikk Shades by Eddie Bauer Jr to Sponsor TransWorld Skateboarding’s ‘Come Up Tour’

Third annual skate contest series will cover six cities in six weeks (Houston, TX—May 6, 2015) Sikk Shades® – a new line of performance eyewear for the action sports market – is proud to sponsor TransWorld’s Come Up Tour. Starting May 9, the third annual amateur skate contest series will be touring the U.S. for […]

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Skateboarding World Championships Return to South Africa

Skateboarding World Championships Return to South Africa Oct. 7-10   For the first time, top finishers of international and U.S. contests, including Dew Tour, X Games, U.S. Skateboarding Championships and Street League, to earn spots in World Championships (Sacramento, Calif. – February 24, 2015) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) announced today that Kimberley, South […]

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Global Skateboarding Summit in Istanbul

L&L Client World Skateboarding Federation Announces Global Skateboarding Summit  May 22-24Early Registration Now Open through Feb. 28  (Istanbul, Turkey – February 12, 2015) — World Skateboarding Federation today announced that registration is now open for the first-ever Global Skateboarding Summit. The three-day summit will be held at the Conrad Hotel in Istanbul, May 22-24, 2015.  Attendees […]

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Press Release: KDC Announces 2015 Schedule

KIMBERLEY DIAMOND CUP PRESENTED BY KUMBA IRON ORE ANNOUNCES 2015 SCHEDULE World Skateboarding Grand Prix today released the Kimberley Diamond Cup (KDC) presented by Kumba Iron Ore schedule for 2015. Hosted in partnership with the Northern Cape Provincial Government, the Kimberley Diamond Cup will feature three Grand Slam regional qualifying events and fourteen Skateboarding for […]

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I got bit by a lion in Africa

Ok, fine, it was a BABY lion…but it still stung pretty good and left an awesome bruise! So why was I in Africa? I was there with our client World Skateboarding Grand Prix, the leading global skate events management company, which runs the Skateboarding World Championships that were held in 2014 at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in […]

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Brazilian Kelvin Hoefler Edges Out Australian Tommy Fynn to Win World Skateboarding Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup

(Kimberley, South Africa – October 5, 2014) – The 2014 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup concluded today in dramatic fashion. It was an all-out battle in the Street Championship Semi Finals with Nyjah Huston upset in the first round by the Netherlands’ Nassim Guammaz. Guammaz lost to Brazilian Kevin Hoefler in the […]

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Catch All the Action From the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa LIVE Webcast Oct 4-5

(Sacramento, CA- October 02, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix — the leading international skateboarding events management company — today announced the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup, presented by Kumba Iron Ore, will be webcast LIVE online at www.KimberleyDiamondCup.com Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4 and 5. The event will also be broadcast live on Supersport, […]

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2014 Skateboarding World Championships Return to Kimberley, South Africa

(Sacramento, Calif. – Sept. 25, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix – the leading international skateboarding event management company — today announced the street lineup for the 2014 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup Presented by Kumba Iron Ore. Read more…

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Skateboarding World Championships Return to South Africa

(Sacramento, Calif. – Sept. 10, 2014) –World Skateboarding Grand Prix today announced the lineup for the Vert and MiniMega Skateboarding World Championships as well as the Women’s Street Skateboarding World Championships, three of the 10 official events that make up the 2014 Skateboarding World Championships returning to Kimberley, South Africa Oct. 2-5. Read more…

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WSGP to Host US Skateboarding Championships in 2015

Qualifying Events to be held in Multiple US Cities Beginning June 2015; Winners of US Championships Earn Trip to 2015 World Skateboarding Championships (Sacramento, Calif. – August 19, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) announced today it will expand in the US next summer, bringing at least three qualifying events to cities across the US, […]

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WSGP Announces Turkey Skateboarding Championships

Grand Slam Series to Include Three Qualifier Events Culminating in Turkey Skateboarding Championships in Istanbul on May 31, 2015 (Sacramento, Calif. – August 5, 2014) — World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) today announced it will bring the Grand Slam series of skateboarding contests to Turkey in 2015, culminating in the first-ever Turkey Skateboarding Championships in Istanbul […]

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Rider Cup New York Kicks Off July 12

The World Skateboarding Rider Cup New York begins this weekend with the first contest kicking off Saturday, July 12 at noon at the Lower East Side (L.E.S.) Skatepark in Manhattan. The Rider Cup Team Championships run for six consecutive Saturdays, stopping in each of NYC’s five boroughs: Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. Local […]

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