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

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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. The WSF Elite Training Program, called the African Skateboarding Academy, […]

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Skateboarding World Championships Scheduled for Oct. 3-8

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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 October 3-8. Sanctioned by the World […]

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Midway Mayhem 2016 Video Recap

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Midway Mayhem went down on 7 May, 2016 at the Kumba Skate Plaza in Kimberley, South Africa and served as the 2nd of 4 regional qualifier events of the 2016 KDC season. Midway Mayhem featured Skateboarding for Hope Supported By DC Shoes in which we gifted 10 skateboards to underprivileged Northern Cape skaters followed by […]

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Video: Skateboarding in SA (News 24)

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News 24 caught up with World Skateboarding President Tim McFerran about the state of skateboarding in South Africa and how the industry has grown in the last few years, largely as a result of the Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships. News 24 also visits Mill St. Skatepark in Cape Town and speaks to local […]

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Event Recap: Midway Mayhem 2016

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The 2nd KDC Grand Slam of the 2016 season went down at Midway Mayhem at the Kumba Skate Plaza and brought out several local skaters and bus fulls & car loads of skaters from around the country alike for another incredible weekend of skateboarding and camping. While the weather was a little cold and the […]