Streetfest SKATE and mini ramp jam

For those of you out there who love a game of S.K.A.T.E and are partial to a mini ramp jam, Streetfest is back this May with both on offer courtesy of Dave Chesson who is organising the malarkey.

Get down to qualifiers for the game of S.K.A.T.E finals at Mile End Skatepark on 14th and 21st April. There will be 32 skaters playing each other for a place in the final 6 games for a share of the £1000 prize money. There are a few spaces left for sponsored skaters to enter so email Dave if you want in.

The Mini-Ramp Jam will be an invitational Sponsored-Pro comp of 20 skaters in a jam format, also on May 5th at StreetFest13 in Herne St, East London.

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Watch Volcom’s ISPO mini ramp jam

Volcom Stone’s Hauling A$$ets jam at ISPO this week was a highlight of the trade show as usual. Stoner rock and some amazing mini ramp skateboarding on what looks like one of the best ramps ever made went down so press that play button for footage of Dannie Carlson, Sox, Glifberg, Rob Smith, Tim Zom, Ben Hatchell, Fernando Bramsmark, Axel Cruysberghs, Juergen Horwarth, Szymon Stachon, Julian Dykmans and many more.

Vans Spring Classic mini ramp footage online

The annual carve up in Varraze, Italy went down last this weekend with great mini ramp skating and live sets from both Crossfire faves Turbo Negro and Doom Tree. Brits were abroad for the ride and took home some cash home from the mini ramp jam. Ross McGouran, Jake Collins, Kris Vile and Rob Smith all made it into the top six. Watch the footage.

BEST TRICK RESULTS:

1st Martin Pek – Nollie Crooks + Nollie bigger spin
2nd Nassim Guammaz – NS Blunt 50-50
3rd Kris Vile – Lipslide bs180 big spin flip

MINIRAMP RESULTS:
1. Alain Goikotxea
2. Alessandro Sorgente
3. Ross McGouran
4. Jake Collins
5. Kris Vile
6. Rob Smith

Thrasher celebrate 30 years with ramp jam on barge

thrasherTo celebrate 30 years of Thrasher Magazine (and ladies and gentleman, please raise a glass to that!) Thrasher decided to erect a ramp on a barge in the bay at San Francisco and invite some pro skateboard royalty for the session.

Watch TNT, our very own UK riders Geoff Rowley and Ben Nordberg plus Omar Hassan, Pat Duffy, Justin Strubing, Dan Drehobl, Rune Glifberg, Cody McEntire and many more shred this ramp with boards flying into the river and a surprise at the end.

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Volcom to be bought out by PPR, owners of Gucci

volcomGlobal new agency Reuters announced yesterday that the Volcom brand is subject to a takeover from PPR, who also own brands such as Puma, Gucci, Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen for $607.5 million.

Read the full story here and get hyped on the TXOTX! Mini-Ramp comp that is coming on the 21st of May in Durango, Basque Country as it’s always amazing. Enjoy this edit of the last one.