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Skateboarding For Hope Supported By DC Shoes Northern Cape Youth Month Tour: De Aar 2016

After a sunrise pool session in Upington and a long drive through the Northern Cape, the final stop of the Skateboarding For Hope Northern Cape Youth Month Tour found us at De Aar Skatepark on Sunday, 5 June, 2016; one of the 4 skateparks built by Dallas Oberholzer in 2013 and funded by the Northern Cape Provincial Government and a favorite park to...

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...

Video: Skateboarding In Kuruman, Northern Cape

KDC took a road trip to visit their friends in the village of Mothibistad located in the small Northern Cape city of Kuruman to check out the spots the area had to offer (only 2) before the skatepark was built in 2013. We ended the day off with a session at the Kuruman Skatepark and a small contest for the local skaters...

Field Trip: Kuruman, Northern Cape

As often as we can, we try to pay a visit to our friends in the small Northern Cape city of Kuruman. As one of the four skateparks in the Northern Cape funded by the NC Provincial Government, the Mothibistad Skatepark in Kuruman is the stomping grounds for several passionate skaters that visit on a daily basis...

Making A Difference: Anthony Parise

Anthony Parise is someone that we have been in touch with for a few years now through facebook, but only recently met in person when he came out to visit South Africa for the first time in nearly 5 years...

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 – 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...