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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...

Video: Skateboarding in SA (News 24)

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...

KDC – Street World Championships Finals 2015 Recap

The event everyone was waiting for, the finals of the street World Championships. The world’s best were in Kimberley to compete for the grand prize of 100 000 dollars! The final came down to a head-to-head battle between just two, Nyjah Huston versus Luan Oliveira. The Kumba Skate Plaza was packed to capacity to witness a truly historic battle...

KDC – South African Street Championships 2015 Recap

South Africa’s best skateboarders travelled to Kimberley to battle it out for the title of SA Champion. 3 of SA’s top skateboarders entered into the World Championships, but for all the other locals, this was there chance to compete at KDC 2015...

KDC – Vert World Championships 2015 Recap

The world’s best Vert skateboarders travelled to Kimberley to compete for the title of Vert World Champion and to try and take home the 35 000 dollar first place prize money. Jimmy Wilkins returned to Kimberley to reclaim his title, despite tough competition from the likes of Mitchie Brusco and veterans like Andy MacDonald.

Here are the final resu...

KDC – Rider Cup Championships 2015 Recap

The best crews in South Africa battled it out for the Rider Cup 2015 Championship. The course was divided up into sections with different crew members in each team representing for their crew on that particular section. Overall performances were accumulated to determine who grabbed the top spot.

The top 3 teams were:

1. Akam R10000
Alan Marola, Khu...

KDC – Street World Championship Qualifiers 2015 Recap

55 skateboarders from around the world competed in the Street World Championships, to try and win the grand prize of 100 000 US dollars. Only 12 qualify for the finals on Saturday. The field was made up of new up and comers as well as seasoned pros...