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Rider Cup NYC 2014 Finals Video Recap

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12 teams of 4 skaters from each of NYC’s 5 boroughs came out to the Rider Cup NYC Finals on Saturday, August 16th, 2014, to compete for the $10k cash grand prize and an all expenses paid trip to South Africa to compete in the Rider Cup World Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup. Congrats to […]

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Rider Cup NYC: Bronx Qualifiers

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Last Saturday, July 19th, eight 4-man teams of Bronx’s up and coming skaters came out to River Avenue Skatepark in South Bronx for a shot at $2000 and a chance to qualify for an all expenses paid trip to Kimberley, South Africa to compete in the Rider Cup Championships this October. In the end, it […]

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Vert Maniacs In The Mix at Midway Mayhem!

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With only three vert ramps in all of South Africa, it’s amazing that there are still dedicated rippers willing to put on the pads. Kimberley Skatepark is home to one of those three ramps, and it’s only properly skated a few times a year, and was great to see how that small crew of skaters […]

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Women’s Skateboarding Mayhem!

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Midway Mayhem brought out the girls, as South Africa’s best female skaters came out to skate for part of the R6000 prize purse. We saw some quick hitting tricks from Saniya Smith, Nabila Smith, Chanelle Oliver, and Kimberley local Natalie Bramley, and Kimberley local 9 year old Boipelo Awuah was blowing minds and inspiring many […]

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Midway Mayhem Skateboarding Calms Down!

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It was a hot end-of-summer weekend in Kimberley, and hundreds of amped skaters came to check out the first of KDC’s Grand Slam events. Six months before and after the Kimberley Diamond Cup in early October, Midway Mayhem brought out the best South Africa skaters, and with a R50k prize purse and slots in the […]

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Kumba Skate Plaza is vibrant youth center

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World Skateboarding Grand Prix is more than just a contest. We are committed to creating year-round programs to encourage and support the local youth through skateboarding. The Kumba Skate Plaza, the site of the 2013 Kimberley Diamond Cup, has become a vibrant an integral part of the community and hosts daily skate sessions, clinics, entertainment […]