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Skateboarding World Championships Return to Kimberley

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Brendi Rawlin Lee & London 619-546-7488 brendi@leeandlondon.com 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) […]

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World Skateboarding Federation Announces Global Summit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Brendi Rawlin Lee & London 619-546-7488 brendi@leeandlondon.com The Future of Skateboarding Begins in Istanbul: Global Skateboarding Summit to be held May 22-24 Early 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 […]

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Rider Cup NYC 2014 Finals Recap

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Over the past 5 weeks, over 20 teams from the 5 boroughs went head to head in the Rider Cup NYC Qualifiers in order to get to the finals.  It came down to the top 12 teams who skated their hearts and souls out, as there could only be one winner who would go home […]

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Soul Team Wins Rider Cup NYC Finals!

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Congrats to Soul Team from Brooklyn for winning $10k cash in the Rider Cup NYC Finals! Nate Rojas, Andre Beverley, Stephan Martinez, Dwaynne Almonte, and Gabe Almonte won and an all expenses paid trip to South Africa to compete in the Rider Cup World Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup this October! Full recap from the Rider […]

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Rider Cup NYC Finals This Saturday at LES Skatepark

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The Rider Cup NYC Finals are going down this Saturday, August 16th, at LES Skatepark in Manhattan. The winning team  takes home  an all expenses paid trip to South Africa for the Rider Cup Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup this October 2nd-5th. The $13,000 total prize purse also includes $1,000 allotted for the open best trick […]

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Rider Cup NYC: Staten Island Qualifiers

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Shaolin, The forgotten borough, The 5th Borough, Home of Wu, Brooklyn with Parking, the Borough with the most nicknames and home of 50-50 Skatepark the site of the Staten Island Rider Cup qualifiers! We rolled up to the park a little early as we left early fearing the famous dreaded Staten Island traffic. Ed Pollio […]

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Rider Cup NYC: Queens Qualifiers

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After a stressful week thinking about the huge storm that was supposed to hit Friday night and Saturday morning, we decided to roll the dice and push the Rider Cup Queens Qualifier start time back to 3 on Saturday. We crossed our fingers and hoped it would be dry… Luckily, the storm subsided and 8 […]

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Rider Cup NYC Qualifiers: Brooklyn

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The third stop of the Rider Cup NYC brought us to New York’s most populated borough: Brooklyn!!!  As most New York skaters know, McCarren skatepark is probably the WORST skatepark in the city that happens to be in the borough with the most skaters, and in a location that has the highest concentration of skaters […]

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WSGP Announces New York City Rider Cup Skateboarding!

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(Sacramento, Calif. – April 9, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix announced today it will bring the World Skateboarding Rider Cup – a team skateboarding championship – to NYC’s five boroughs: Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island this summer. The World Skateboarding Rider Cup – NYC will take place over a six week period […]