Skateboarding Articles and Event Coverage

Traffic Premiere of 'Look Left' at HQ

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

We showed the Traffic "Look Left" video here at HQ on a Friday night. Thanks for stopping by. Chaz has a few photos for you.

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Vert World Championships in Nanjing, China

Friday, September 8, 2017

Our crew is in Nanjing helping to run the Vert World Championships. Some of the best in the world for both men and women's vert skating are here. We had some time to hit the streets on the side, too. Thanks World Skate for having us.

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Copenhagen Open 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Boardr Staff Photographer Chaz Miley joined us this year at Copenhagen Open. What a place to get your first passport stamp and experience your first Euro skateboarding shindig. He's got a set of images that take us right back to the best week in skateboarding. Can't wait to be back.

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Battle at the Berrics X

Monday, August 14, 2017

Staff Photographer Chaz Miley attended BATB X while the crew was in town running some other events and has a photo set to browse here.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series at Simi Valley Presented by Marinela

Saturday, August 12, 2017

We learned something at this stop: skateboard contests on a Tuesday aren't going to be super packed. We figured in Souther California when schools out, Tuesday would be like a Saturday, but it wasn't. Oh well, there was still a good crew of you that came to have a good time and that still went down.

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Recap: Chase Hawk's BORN AND RAISED San Diego Presented by Empire BMX in Association with Dennis Enarson and Chad Kerley

Thursday, August 10, 2017

This was the first stop in San Diego for Chase Hawk's annual event that started in his hometown of Austin, Texas.

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Recap: Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Sunday, August 6, 2017

There are five spots in the World Championships available to winners of each of the Continental Championships in five regions of the world. The event is wide open to anyone who wants to enter. When the dust settled, Patrick Ryan and Dora Varella, ended up securing their spots in Shanghai.

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Copenhagen 2017 Extras

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Even more from Staff Photographer Chaz Miley and Filmer Nate on their first trip, an our 10th, to Copenhagen for the best week in skateboarding.

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Recap: The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

Monday, July 31, 2017

The second stop of the year for The Boardr Am that leads to Am Getting Paid for the Finals in Montreal is in the books. Congrats to Ke'Chaud Johnson at this stop. He's going all expenses paid to the Finals to join Jereme Knibbs who won the NYC stop.

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The Best Week in Skateboarding: Copenhagen Open

Monday, July 24, 2017

Our Insta story for the first 48 hours gives you a bit of an idea on why everyone, including us, has been referring to Copenhagen Open as the best week in skateboarding for nearly a decade now.

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Marinela Demos on the West Coast

Monday, July 17, 2017

As you know, Marinela has been backing what we're up to in skateboarding here for a couple years now. They helped us expand the Grind for Life Series across the country this year with two new stops in Californa. While we were out there, we did some demos at a couple stores with Ish and Dilo out there shredding for the locals in between snack sampling.

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Vans Park Series at Vancouver

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Pedro's been denied by Canadian Customs in the past, so this year when he was let through for the first time, he had some pent up energy to release on Hastings, and man did it release.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series at Huntington Beach Presented by Marinela

Monday, July 3, 2017

The Grind for Life Series expands across the country this year. Huntington Beach was our first stop ever in California.

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#SHMF for Go Skateboarding Day: A Growing Backyard Scene with Family and Friends in Tampa

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

This year on Go Skateboarding Day, we decided to make a day tour of a few of these spots. When was the last time you went to three backyard spots in one afternoon all within skating distance? That was our day.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series at Houston Presented by Marinela

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Grind for Life Series expands across the country this year. Houston at Southside was our first stop ever in Texas. Chaz and Nate got the recap in photos and video below.

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Road Life on The #BoardrBus

Monday, June 19, 2017

From New York City for The Boardr Am to Knoxville and Houston for Grind for Life and on to California for more stops and events, The #BoardrBus gets the miles in during the summer. Downtime between cities is the best view of America you're going to see. Chaz has some photos from this year's cross country adventure.

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Harold Hunter Day 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

We helped organize the day for one of the greats, Harold Hunter, in NYC the day after The Boardr Am at LES.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Knoxville

Monday, June 12, 2017

Stop number five is in the books for the 2017 season of Grind for Life. Next up is Houston this weekend! The Boardr Bus is driving straight from there to Texas as we speak. Thanks to everyone who skated at this stop. Nate has a video recap and Chaz has photos here.

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The Boardr Am at NYC

Monday, June 5, 2017

The first stop of The Boardr Am for 2017 is in the books with Jereme Knibbs taking first at this one with one of his best looking park tricks: a frontside half Cab flip into the quarter. Check that along with his full run that did it including highlights of the best of the day from our filmer, Trap Nate.

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Malmo for Vans Park Series and Skateboard Tourism

Friday, May 26, 2017

On this stop for the Vans Park Series at Malmo, we had some extra time to go street skating and sample some of the amazing spots that are everywhere in this modern architecture city.

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Work and Lurk in Detroit for Red Bull Hart Lines

Friday, May 12, 2017

Our entire crew was in Detroit this weekend to help run things behind the scenes with Red Bull Hart Lines. We made some time to get a good dose of Detroit DIY while we were here.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale Presented by Marinela

Monday, May 8, 2017

The Grind for Life Series is a national series of contests for all ages and skills levels in both street and bowl. This was the fourth stop of the year at Fort Lauderdale. Next one is June 10 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Scenes from Free Skateboarding at HQ on Weekdays

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Noon to 5pm on weekdays, our private indoor skateboarding facility is wide open and free for public ripping. Staff Photographer Chaz Miley has a few from the daily ripping going down here.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series at Sarasota Presented by Marinela

Monday, April 17, 2017

Thanks to everyone that came to the third stop of the year at Payne Skatepark in Sarasota, Florida. Nate, Joe, and Chaz have a full recap of the day for you here.

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Recap: Vans Park Series at Serra Negra

Monday, April 10, 2017

Serra Nega, Brazil was the second Global Qualifiers stop of the season where Pedro blew the trees out of the jungle in all three of his runs. Any one of his first three runs in the Finals could have been the first place run. Pedro was unstoppable in Brazil again.

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The Boardr HQ Construction Update

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Here's the latest on what The Boardr HQ is looking like after we just ripped out the mini-ramp. Phase one is done with the bowled in corner and bank ramp. Watch for more soon. Come skate for free weekdays from noon to 5pm!

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April Fools: Tim is Not Moving To Tampa, BoardrLine is a Joke

Saturday, April 1, 2017

We hope you got a laugh out of our Skateline joke.

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Tampa Pro Weekend

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Staff Photographer Chaz Miley was in Tampa during Tampa Pro week while most of the #BoardrBoys where in Australia running the Vans Park Series down there. He's got a few photos from the Contest and people stopping by The Boardr HQ.

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Recap: GFL at Zephyrhills Presented by Marinela

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The second stop of the season is in the books for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela. Thanks to all 154 of you that entered, and the 54 of you that skated GFL for the first time. We hope you had as good of a time as we did.

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Vans Park Series at Manly, Australia

Thursday, March 2, 2017

We're stacking photos and results here from the weekend from the first stop of the Vans Park Series.

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Tampa Pro 2017 Photo Dump

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Our staff photographer Chaz Miley has a truckload of photography from Tampa Pro.

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Recap: GFL at New Smyrna Presented by Marinela

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Grind for Life Series is a national, all ages and skills series benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. This year's first stop was in New Smyrna, Florida where 144 entries went down in 14 divisions in bowl and street skateboarding.

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Tim O'Connor's Big Weekend in Tampa

Friday, February 10, 2017

For no reason other than to have a big weekend, Tim came to Tampa and had a big weekend. We showed him around Tampa and our local hood, Seminole Heights aka #SHMF, where impersonating security guards and skateboard coaching went down, among other recreation as seen here.

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This Week at The Boardr HQ

Thursday, February 2, 2017

It's free and open skating weekdays from noon to 5pm here at The Boardr HQ. We're at 4611 North Hale Avenue near the Bucs Stadium in Tampa. Staff Photographer Chaz has a few snaps from the week here.

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Friday Night at The Boardr

Monday, January 23, 2017

Randoms from Staff Photographer Chaz Miley on a Friday after work where we also showed the Welcome "Fetish" video.

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A New Kicker at the Airport DIY Spot

Saturday, January 14, 2017

The Airport DIY spot got a kickstart a while back when we used the DLX Build funds to put in some work there. We recently put in a kicker to join up the two uneven slabs.

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The Boardr 2016 Skateboarding Year in Review

Friday, December 30, 2016

Scotty The Body Conley takes us through a year in review on all the stuff that went down in our skateboarding adventures here at The Boardr. Thanks for being there and backing what we're up to. We'll see you in your town in 2017!

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Recap: Grind for Life Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Every year, we crunch the numbers from all the stops at the Grind for Life Series to get the top skaters in each division. We also pick a few random and fun awards for standouts during the year.

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Recap: The Boardr BBQ at the Dream Driveway

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Every year while Tampa Am brings all our global friends into town, we have a private party at the #DreamDriveway. It seems to get less and less private each year, but it's all good. Thanks to everyone that showed up for an afternoon of food, friends, skateboarding, and a view of Tampa that most visitors don't get to see.

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Recap: Timeline Film Festival at The Boardr HQ

Sunday, November 20, 2016

The Compound Collective is a Florida based group showcasing creative individuals and their work, featuring independent skateboard filmmakers and photographers. Thanks to Theories for the exclusive edit and product for a fun Best Trick Contest before the films started and thanks to all the filmers and photographers with work in the show.

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#BoardrBoys Road Trip to Boston

Monday, November 14, 2016

We stacked the #BoardrBus with the crew and rolled to Boston for Innoskate at MIT. The Boardr Staff Photographer Chaz Miley has a story to tell through his photos here.

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Tampa Am 2016

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Tampa Am as seen through Chaz's lens.

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Texas Skate Jam Benefiting Make-A-Wish

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

#BoardrBoys Tim O'Connor and Jason Rothmeyer were the small crew at this one where we donated event services for the cause at Southside Skatepark. This one is 20 years deep and is skateboarding's longest running charity event. Thanks for having us be a part of it!

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Recap: Grind for Life at Lakeland Presented by adidas

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

There were 162 total entries with 69 of those being skaters new to the Grind for Life Series. Many of you also skated your first contest ever with us. All those good times plus contributing to the Grind for Life cause of battling cancer? What a Saturday. Thanks to everyone that was a part of it.

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Skateboarding at MIT: Innoskate Cambridge

Monday, October 31, 2016

MIT was host to this stop of Innoskate where Vans also joined in to participate in the skateboarding innovation that Innoskate is all about.

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Southbound and Down III at The Boardr HQ

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Bikes, boards, and PBR beers took over HQ for the third year at Southbound and Down.

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#BoardrBoys Evening at Lakeland Skatepark

Friday, October 21, 2016

We gathered up the crew and headed to Lakeland Skatepark to prep for the upcoming Grind for Life Contest here on November 5th. It's going to be a fun one here. As usual, if you've never skated a Grind for Life Contest before, your first one is free. Just show up on site and we'll get you in there. Below are some photos Chaz snapped.

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Friday Afternoon at The Boardr HQ

Saturday, October 15, 2016

We're open to the public for free skating from noon to 5pm on weekdays. Friday afternoon is a good one here. Come join us. Check out a sample from The Boardr Staff Photographer, Chaz Miley.

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Crowdfund Your Skateboarding Career

Sunday, October 9, 2016

What if there was a funding option similar to GoFundMe on every skater profile on Today we are launching that feature.

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An Afternoon with the #BoardrBoys in Tampa

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Boardr Staff Photographer, Chaz Miley, rolled through downtown Tampa and Ybor City recently while Felipe Gustavo was in town.

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Recap: Grind for Life at Bradenton

Monday, October 3, 2016

Another stop in the Grind for Life series wraps up at Bradenton. Chaz has the snaps and HiDefJoe has the video coming soon. Thanks again to everyone for the support stop after stop.

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Chaz in the Streets

Monday, September 26, 2016

The Boardr Staff Photographer, Chaz Miley, shoots in the streets whenever there's not a big skateboard shindig going down on the weekends. Here's a nice collection spanning recent times.

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#BoardrBoys Day Off: No Contest, No Skateboarding, No Shirts

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

In all this globetrotting doing all these skateboarding shindigs, the days off to explore are pretty amazing. Sometimes the best ones happen right here in our own country, 'Merica.

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Recap: Grind for Life at Knoxville Presented by adidas

Monday, September 12, 2016

The #BoardrBus filled with #BoardrBoys went Knoxville this weekend for another stop of the Grind for Life Series.

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Frontside Grind Tuesdays With the Old Skateboarders

Friday, September 2, 2016

The last Tuesday of every month is Frontside Grind Tuesdays, where we reserve the 5pm to 9pm time slot for those over 30. It's free as usual, along with free skating for everyone from noon to 5pm every weekday at The Boardr HQ here in Tampa.

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Friday at The Boardr HQ

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Our indoor, private facility in Tampa is wide open for free skating for the public on weekdays from noon to 5pm. Stop by and join us. Here are a few snaps from The Boardr Staff Photographer, Chaz Miley.

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Recap: Vans Pro Skate Park Series World Championships at Malmo

Sunday, August 21, 2016

After four stops around the world to determine which Challengers would meet the pre-seeded Select Pros in the Vans Pro Skate Park Series, we had our 20 top skaters set for the first ever World Championships of park terrain skateboarding. What a show that was.

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Recap: Copenhagen Open

Saturday, August 13, 2016

This counts as work? Yep, one of the best skateboarding shindigs year after year is in Copenhagen, Denmark, and we're hyped to be back for another year helping to organize the chaos behind the scenes.

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Recap: Vans Pro Skate Park Series at Huntington Beach

Monday, August 1, 2016

Photos and video from the last Qualifiers stop of the Vans Pro Skate Park Series. Top qualifiers to go Malmo for the World Championships.

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Who's Winning the Instagram World Championships of Skateboarding?

Friday, July 22, 2016

Some people pretend to be too cool for contests, but just about everyone skates the biggest contest ever: Instagram. How many likes? Views? Followers? It's the new rat race and skateboarding sure isn't immune. Kind of sad in a way, but whatever. I'm here to report the numbers on it just for fun, curiosity, and conversation.

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Vans Pro Skate Park Series at Vancouver

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

17 year old Ivan Federico from Italy destroyed it in Vancouver to take the win at this stop.

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Randoms from The Boardr Staff Photographer, Chaz Miley

Friday, July 1, 2016

Every now and then, Chaz digs through his archives and takes us back.

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#BoardrBoys Episode 12: Jamie Foy and Crew in Montreal

Friday, July 1, 2016

On an afternoon off work, the #BoardrBoys hit the streets of Montreal.

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Recap: Get Rad for Ray

Monday, June 20, 2016

Get Rad for Ray is hosted by the Tony Hawk Foundation and The Boardr to celebrate the life of Ray Underhill. This year, it went down in Atlanta at Kennesaw Skatepark.

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Why is Skateboarding Contest Participation on the Decline?

Monday, June 13, 2016

Ever since I started working in the skateboarding industry, I've wondered if "real" skateboarding is growing or shrinking. The data out there isn't all that great, so all I've ever had to go on was my own when I formerly worked for Skatepark of Tampa prior to 2013. SPoT continues to do all the same things they've done, including their all ages contests. At The Boardr, we do similar ones on the Grind for Life Series, but they're spread all over Florida.

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Vans Pro Skate Park Series at Florianopolis

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Going into the last of four runs in the Finals, newcoming ripper from Italy, Ivan Federico, was far in first place. When it came time for Pedro to put it down in his final run, he nailed it. Ivan had one last chance to improve on his second place, being the last skater in the Finals. An early bail took him out and the hometown hero, Pedro Barros became the winner of the second stop of the season here in Brazil.

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#BoardrBoys Episode 10: DLX Build Project in Tampa

Thursday, June 9, 2016

We took our bucket of contributions and went straight to a local Tampa spot overlooking the Bay. After a bust, we moved it to the old reliable airport slab.

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The Boardr Am Season Finals and X Games Austin

Monday, June 6, 2016

The full crew of #BoardrBoys, both the Road Crew in the #BoardrBus and the Flight Crew in the air, descended upon Austin, Texas for the week of X Games where The Boardr Am Finals were going down. We're also running the Pro Street and Park events. Seven winners from all the stops of each of The Boardr Am Series were flown in to join five other specially invited ams. The Boardr staff photographer Chaz has a recap in photos for you.

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The #BoardrBus Road to X Games for The Boardr Am Series Finals

Thursday, June 2, 2016

The morning after the last stop in The Boardr Am Series at Tampa, we threw Marcos Montoya in the #BoardrBus and headed to Texas. Marcos won it in Tampa and was the last one from the season to get into the Finals. Staff photographer Chaz has a few snaps here from the trip.

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The Best Contest Skateboarders of Today

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

We track everything from contest results to Instagram and YouTube stats. If you like the spirit of friendly competition and numbers, here's a breakdown with the key people to watch in contest skateboarding.

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Recap: The Boardr Am at Tampa

Monday, May 30, 2016

At the 7th and final stop of The Boardr Am international amateur skateboarding series, Marcos Montoya put it together to get the top spot and earned himself a trip to X Games Austin with the #BoardrBoys Road Crew. They immediately hopped in The Boardr Bus and drove to Texas for The Boardr Am Finals. You're in for an amazing week, Marcos!

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#BoardrBoys Episode 11: Harold Hunter Day X in New York City

Thursday, May 26, 2016

This weekend after The Boardr Am at NYC, we volunteered with some event services to help out with Harold Hunter Day. It was a pleasure working with you all and being part of this special day in the City.

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#BoardrBoys Chill Time in New York City

Thursday, May 26, 2016

This weekend was The Boardr Am stop at NYC.

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Recap: The Boardr Am at New York City

Monday, May 23, 2016

Once again, it came down to the last runs in the Finals where Maurio McCoy was holding the lead. Jake Ilardi had the slight benefit of going last in the Finals from his clean sweep of the Semi-Finals and Qualifiers where he had just placed first in both. On Jake's third and final run, also the last run of the day, he put it down and edged out Maurio for the win at this stop.

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Season One of The Boardr Am, Our Full Length Show on ESPN World of X

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Check out our full length show for ESPN covering the first season of The Boardr Am, what goes into creating it, why, the experience all the winners had at X Games, and all that. This is HiDefJoe's hard work in documenting and telling the story of the rewarding work we get to do with these ams.

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Recap: The Boardr Am at Atlanta

Monday, May 9, 2016

Christian is the fifth winner of the 2015-2016 season who joins us at The Boardr Am Finals at X Games in Austin in June.

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How We Run Things Behind the Scenes at Skateboarding Contests: The Boardr Live™ Scoring App

Monday, May 2, 2016

We wrote The Boardr Live™ from the ground up using over 20 years of experience running large and small skateboarding events. Check out a full demo from start to finish if you're into that sort of thing: business processes, systems, etc. I still can't believe I get to work on stuff in skateboarding like this for a living.

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Recap: Jagger Wins The Boardr Am at Phoenix

Monday, May 2, 2016

Jagger won it in his hometown and is now joining the #BoardrBoys at X Games for The Boardr Am Finals in June. Congrats! Full results and a recap are below.

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The Boardr Global Skateboarding Rankings Report for April 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Boardr Global Ranks are based on skateboarder performance in competitions. We factor in all major industry events, not just our own. If you're in the spirit of friendly competition, let's take a look at how things are shaping up for 2016 so far.

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#BoardrBoys Day Off in Las Vegas

Monday, April 25, 2016

We're in town for Zappos Rideshop and had some extra time to get lost around the sinning city.

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Recap: Zappos Rideshop $20,000 Double Set Contest

Monday, April 25, 2016

For the past two years, we’ve been taking over Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas for Zappos Rideshop in Las Vegas. This year, Zappos let us have their headquarters for the day where one hour was blocked off for a best trick contest down the never before skated double set out front.

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Skate Shoes Upto 50 Percent Off, One Week Only

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

From Saturday, April 30, we've got a list of 204 different shoe colorways at upto 50% off through Saturday, May 7.

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Recap: The Boardr Am at Vista

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Tyson won The Boardr Am at Vista today! In his third run Zion Wright was sitting in first place with an 88 until Tyson Bowerbank edged him out with a 91 to take the top spot. We'll see him again this year at X Games for The Boardr Am Finals. Next stop is Phoenix on April 30. Register now online. Congrats, Tyson!

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Recap: Vans Pro Skate Park Series at Melbourne

Saturday, April 16, 2016

The first stop of the Vans Pro Skate Park Series at Melbourne was a mindblowing display of park terrain skateboarding as expected. 12 of the 15 invited pros made it to Melbourne, allowing 8 challengers into the Semi-Finals to complete the field of 20.

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Recap: Grind for Life at New Smyrna Presented by adidas

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The third stop of the Grind for Life Series Presented by adidas just went down at New Smyrna in Florida. Grind for Life is a series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests with both bowl and street divisions. The year ends in December with the Grind for Life Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ.

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April Fool's Kinda Sucked for Us at The Boardr

Thursday, March 31, 2016

How was your April Fools? Ours totally sucked.

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Recap: Grind for Life at Fort Lauderdale Presented by adidas

Monday, March 21, 2016

The second stop of the Grind for Life Series Presented by adidas just went down at Ramp 48 Skatepark in Fort Lauderdale. Grind for Life is a series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests with both bowl and street divisions. The year ends in December with the Grind for Life Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ.

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#BoardrBoys Episode 9: 4th Annual Tampa Bro Presented by Bro Style at the Dream Driveway

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Every year at this private event, we have industry friends over for a session in the Dream Driveway before things kick off with Tampa's big weekend of Tampa Pro. Thanks to everyone that stopped by.

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Who Would Have Won? Tampa Pro 2016 Judged by a Machine

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Every now and then you hear someone wonder how it would be if every trick in a skateboard contest was judged the same. That's what I'm trying to see with this nerdy Trick for Trick skateboard scoring system. Today we're going to see how results at Tampa Pro would have been different.

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Gonz Storage Space Presented by adidas

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

What a night. Thanks to everyone who came through. We've got photos and a video recap here.

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#BoardrBoys Episode 8: Felipe Gustavo in Tampa, Winning Clash of the Crews

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

In this episode of #BoardrBoys, Felipe Gustavo comes to town to roll and rip with the crew before we all team up and get it done at the Clash of the Crews Contest.

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Recap: Grind for Life at Zephyrhills Presented by adidas

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The first stop of the Grind for Life Series Presented by adidas just went down at the new Zephyrhills Skatepark in Florida. Grind for Life is a series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests with both bowl and street divisions. The year ends in December with the Grind for Life Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ.

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Recap: Frontside Grind Tuesdays, January 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

On the last Tuesday of every month, we have a free and open session for those of you aged 30+. Amateur picture taker Jared snapped a few for you here.

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The Boardr Skateboarding Cringe Compilation with DJ Khaled

Monday, January 11, 2016

Get another one of all the best gear in skateboarding from The Boardr.

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The Berrics Run and Gun Re-scored with a New Trick for Trick Scoring System

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

In the video and report here, I run our trick for trick scoring system through The Berrics' Run and Gun Contest. P-Rod won the internet vote. Who wins the technical trick for trick race? Check out a bit of discussion and the results I came up with as I continue to experiment with this system.

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2015 Skateboarding Year in Review with the #BoardrBoys

Thursday, December 31, 2015

The Boardr runs some of the biggest and smallest skateboarding events all around the world every year. I hope we crossed paths last year and you made it to one of our shindigs. If not, see you in 2016.

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Nike SB Dunk Ishod Wair Edition

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

This one is Ishod Wair's colorway in the classic Nike Dunk. Let's just call it the Black SOTY.

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Free Indoor Skateboarding Every Saturday 11am to 6pm: Open House Saturdays at The Boardr in Tampa

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Every Saturday from 11am to 6pm, the doors to The Boardr private TF are wide open to the public for skating. I snapped a few today while the Shaqueefa Team was here with a pop-up store. Thanks for stopping by. It was cool to see an even mix of young, old, skate vets, and noobs learning to ollie here.

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#BoardrBoys Episode 7: Camp Flog Gnaw, GFL Awards, and Skateboarding at HQ

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Tyler the Creator needed someone on point to run the skateboard shindig he set up at Camp Flog Gnaw, so he hit up the #BoardrBoys to run things. Back at home, we had the Grind for Life Annual Awards and announced a new team rider. Thanks for checking out another episode of #BoardrBoys.

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$2.4 Million Paid to Skateboarders in 2015: Statistics and Contest Earnings

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Well it sure pays to be a contest skater these days. $2.4 million in prize money was paid out at skateboarding contests in 2015. We've got a summary of that and some other numbers from our mountain of skateboarding data here at The Boardr.

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