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FGL Angola Recap – Content by African Skateboarding Diary

Mario Felipe is one of the best Angolan skateboarder and he continued to earn his respect among fellow pears.

Last Saturday September 23rd 2017, He became the winner of the Flat Ground League Angola giving him an all paid Ticket to wave the Angola Flag at the African Continental FGL Finals schedule to be held in 2018.

Mario is becoming the seco...

KDC Update: Kumba Skate Plaza Reopening, Skate World Champs, & More

Kumba Skate Plaza May Be Open In Time For The Weekend!

We are hopeful that the Kumba Skate Plaza can be open by this weekend! WSGP is still waiting on Northern Cape Department of Economic Development & Tourism (DEDAT) to provide funding to fix transformers and make the facility safe to our local skaters and visitors once again...

Skateistan South Africa Skate School Opening

The fine folk at Skateistan have been working hard over the last 2 years building a reputation in Johannesburg for the great work they do for the inner city youth and encouraging the children of Jozi to get involved in such a rad initiative...

Event Recap: Skateboarding For Hope Supported By DC Shoes Pretoria

Skateboarding For Hope Supported By DC Shoes returned to Menlyn Skatepark in Pretoria for the 2016 season on Saturday, 6 August at to host the area’s top skaters to compete for cash prizes and slots in the Rider Cup and TopGrom Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup this October.

Ashton Banwell ended up taking his first TopGrom win and Sipo Shaka w...

Video Recap: KDC Grand Slam Durban Regional Qualifiers 2016

The KDC Grand Slam Durban Regional Qualifiers went down on 17-18 July, 2016 as a part of DBN X FST and brought out Durban’s top talent for a shot at cash prizes and wildcard entries into the KDC South African Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup 2016.

Skaters in order of appearance: Thariq Makuyi, Suhail Kader, George Van Blerk, Jeremy Lawrence, ...

Checking In At The Kumba Skate Plaza: Winter Days

It’s been a cold and crazy past couple of weeks at the Kumba Skate Plaza! Schools have since gone back into session and our regulars are fiercely studying and scarce at the skatepark until the weekend comes...

Down Time: Durban

While in Durban for the KDC Grand Slam Regional Qualifiers, we were able to take some time here and there to explore our surroundings and see what Durban had to offer...