Partially Sighted Skateboarder Georgia-Rose for Gap Kids Collection…

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The Guardian got in touch with us a few months ago, seeking a new face for the UK Gap Kids x Ellen Degeneres Collection. They had to be strong, brave, and to be able to overcome the odds… We knew just the person.

We’ve known Georgia for a couple of years now, giving her skate lessons at the House Skatepark in Sheffield every week. Georgia quickly found her own feet and was competing around the country in no time. We absolutely love seeing Georgia progress and doing so well with skateboarding. For this little girl, skateboarding really has changed her life.

Read Georgia’s story in the Guardian below…


‘It was a fall that would end in triumph, not disaster. “She stood on the edge of the precipice and then dropped for what seemed like an eternity: my heart was in my mouth.” Julie Scott is describing the moment her 10-year-old…

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Back In The Day

Blue Tile Obsession

Chris Cortum Chris Cortum

William Sharp and I are in the final publication push for the book ‘Back in the Day’. As we were working on the book, it became apparent that — with the sheer number of skateboarders, pools, parks, pipes, contests and lifestyle images — we’d have quite a comprehensive list of skateboarding talent. This evening, I was completing image counts and listing all of the riders that appear in the book. Overwhelmed. I counted over one hundred skateboarders. Legends.

Jay Smith, Shogo Kubo, Jerry Valdez, Johnny Altieri, Tony Altieri, Danny O’Kane, Marc Smith, Tony Alva, Kent Senatore, Dave Ferry, Arthur Viecco, Tom Inouye, Stacy Peralta, Gregg Ayres, Jeff Tatum, Sammy Durick, Gunnar Haugo, Murray Estes, Jeff Tatum, Art Rat, Jim Sigurdson, Jon Warneke, Steve Archer, Kevin Anderson, Henry Lee, David Paul, Brad Bowman, Jay Adams, Steve Picciolo, Shreddi Repas, Marc Smith, Tim Marting, Peter Gifford, Stan Sharp, Terry Bixler…

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Week One Camp WeSC camp footage

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if you enjoyed our footage from the ladies of Camp WeSC last week, watch this edit from all of the WeSC campers during the first week of summer down at Camp Hillcrest in Chepstow, Wales.

Footage from weeks two and three to come!

WWW.CAMPWESCUK.COM // @CampWeSCUK

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Revolution Skate Jam Travel Info! 

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The RevolutionSkatepark Girls Jam in Broadstairs is just 2 days away!

Sunday 27th September will see a full day of skateboarding, music and fun (& lots of cake!) for our second annual jam at the newly refurbished Park in Broadstairs.

Come and chill with us for just £10 from 12pm – 6pm, there will be loads of prizes to give out through out the day courtesy of all our rad sponsors this year. More info in the day’s activities can be found here… http://girlskateuk.com/2015/09/14/revolution-girls-skate-jam-sept-27th-2015/


Below is all the travel information you will need to find us, drop us an email if there’s anything else you would like to know! Girlskateuk@gmail.com

ADDRESS:

Revolution Skatepark, Oakwood Industrial Estate, Dane Valley Road. St. Peters, Broadstairs Kent CT10 3JJ

Tel: 01843 866706 / 01843 866707. E-mail: info@revolutionskatepark.co.uk

Facebook: Revo Crew //Twitter: @RevSkatepark //YouTube: Revolution Crew //Instagram: @RevolutionSkatepark

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