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Streetfest 2012 returns to London on May 6th

Streetfest returns to Old Street again on the bank holiday Sunday 6th May so get ready for more mini ramp action, music, graf and a whole bunch of street culture from London locals.

The mini ramp comp is invitational so if you want in, then get hold of Dave Chesson direct and get yourself on that list.


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Vans Spring Classic mini ramp jam footage

This year’s Vans Spring Classic mini ramp comp went off in fine style in Varazze, Italy this year. As usual the Brits dominated proceedings with Jake Collins, Sam Beckett, Joshua Young, Trevor Johnson, Greg Nowik, Ross McGouran and Kris Vile all representing. Browse the results below and watch all the action that went down out there.

• The Air Freshener (Most Original tricks): David Sanchez (Spain)
• The Condor (Highest Air): Diego Doural (Spain)
• The Smooth Operator (Best Style): Josh Young (UK)
• The Surgeon & The Toe Mixer (Best technical rider & Best Switch trick/ Ride): Trevor Johnson (UK)
• The Bingo Winner (Luckiest move): Dani Leon (Spain)
• The Punisher & The Good Ol’Boy (Gnarliest trick/ride & Best oldskool tricks/ride: Greg Nowik (UK)
• The Easy Rider (Longest Rock or Lipslide): John Magnusson (Sweden)
• The Line Executor (Best line/combo): Julien Benoliel (France)
• The Innovator Best use of the ramp: Ross McGouran (UK)
• The Wheelchair Masters (Worst slam): Jake Collins & Sam Beckett (UK)
• The Cruising Gentlemen (Best attitude): Fernando Bramsmark (Sweden)
• The Tsunami (Overall best rider of the Weekend): Daan Vanderlinden (Holland)
• The Unlucky Friend (Last of Finals): Kris Vile (UK)

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Quiksilver Absolut mini ramp comp footage

quiksilverQuiksilver just threw a mini ramp comp at the Absolut Skatepark in Flachauwinkl, Austria.

Watch footage from this event featuring Austrian rippers Kilian Heuberger, Patrik Pittl, David Margreiter, Roman Astleitner, Robert Klausner, Oliver Gordon, Arian Kindl, Sascha Biehaule, Tobi Fleischer, Alban Milaku, Patrick Freitag, Rene Düringer and Lukas Krößwang.

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Crossfire Xmas Jam 2010!

This year’s Crossfire Xmas Jam will take place at Bay Sixty 6 Skatepark in London on Saturday 11th December 2010.

Tickets are £8 in advance from Slam City Skates online at Ticketweb or £10 on the door on the day from midday. The Mini Ramp comp this year is sponsored by Flip Skateboards, Mob Grip and Ricta Wheels.

Join our Facebook event page to invite your friends.

12pm: Doors.

1pm: Unsponsored Jam (Winner of each obstacle gets a Blueprint deck and Slam vouchers)

Driveway / Vert Wall (20 mins)
Hip / Quarter (20 mins)
Wembley Gap (20 mins)
Best ledge/manual trick (20 mins)

3pm: Sponsored / Pro Comp (Winner of each obstacle gets £50)

Driveway / Vert Wall (20 mins)
Hip / Quarter (20 mins)
Hubba / Over the Bin (20 mins)
Massive ledge / Ski Jump (20 mins)

5pm: Mini Ramp Jam till finish (MVP gets £100, Best trick gets £100)

Start planning your travel and accommodation if you are coming from out of town, the nearest cheap place to stay is Hostel 639 on Harrow Rd just 20 minutes away from the skate park but note you have to book in advance.

Confirmed teams so far include:

The Harmony
Almost (UK)
Blind (UK)
Kill City
Drawing Boards

The pro rider guestlist is the biggest it’s been since we’ve started! Over 100 skateboarders from the aforementioned teams are going be tearing it up on the day so get hyped.

There is no official after party, but we will all be heading to Mau Mau’s for boozing and vibesing. Over 18s, come along and celebrate 2010 with us.

Click here for last year’s jam feature.