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Kumba Skate Plaza To Reopen Saturday, 8 October!

Update from World Skateboarding / Kimberley Diamond Cup:
Kumba Skate Plaza to Reopen Tomorrow, 8 October!
As many of you know, WSGP has been working diligently in trying to get Northern Cape Provincial Government to fix the neglected transformers for almost two months now...

Buck Tour / Skateboarding For Hope Supported By DC Shoes George Recap

Skateboarding For Hope Supported by DC Shoes, integrated into the 16th annual Buck Tour at Skatelab Skatepark in George, went down on 2 July, 2016 and brought out local skaters of the area along with a couple cars full of rowdy skaters from the Cape Town area for a shot at cash prizes...

Press Release: WSF Sanctions 10 National Championships in Africa, Introduces African Skateboarding Academy

LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – May 29, 2016) – Today the World Skateboarding Federation (WSF), in anticipation of skateboarding’s addition to the 2020 Olympics, announced the sanction of 10 national skateboarding championships across Africa as well as a groundbreaking Elite Training Program for top skateboarders in Africa...

Skateboarding World Championships Scheduled for Oct. 3-8

Skateboarding World Championships Scheduled for Oct. 3-8 in South Africa

Skateboarding’s biggest contest of the year is expected to draw more than 300 competitors from 60 countries

(Los Angeles – May 25, 2016) World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) announced today the Skateboarding World Championships will return to Kimberley, South Africa Octo...

Midway Mayhem Returns To Kimberley On 7 May

KDC is stoked to bring back one of SA’s favorite skate events for another weekend of camping, good times, and incredible skateboarding.

Midway Mayhem, the 2nd KDC Grand Slam Regional Qualifier of 2016, offers 5 spots to the top 5 previous unqualified skaters in each the TopGrom (ages 13-) and Open Div...

Skateboarding For Hope 2016 Schedule Announced!

KDC is stoked to finally announce the dates for the 2016 Skateboarding For Hope National Tour! Supported by DC Shoes Africa, the 2016 SFH Tour will be hitting 13 cities across South Africa and touching the lives of hundreds of underprivileged kids as we attempt to reach out to them with our motivational talks, skateboarding coaching clinics, and sk...

Jimmy Wilkins Defends Title to Win Vert Skateboarding World Championships

(Kimberley, South Africa – October 9, 2015) – The Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup moved into day two with the Rider Cup Team Championships, the qualifiers for Saturday’s Street World Championships and the Vert World Championships. Jimmy Wilkins defended his title as the Vert World Champion, earning him $35,000 cash. Mitchie Brusco placed second and Pierre Luc Gagnon finished third. The Street World Championships will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT and broadcast live via SuperSport in 49 countries and webcast on