VANS & PARTY TOWN PRESENT: DEATH PEGASUS

Death Pegasus at the Pit

VANS & PARTY TOWN PRESENTS: DEATH PEGASUS!

Joburg Thrash Metal band, Death Pegasus, are in Cape Town for a night of mayhem and destruction!

Friday 21 March
8pm
R30
The Pit, 133 Bree Street, Cape Town

RSVP to the Facebook event here.

YBF PLAZA LAUNCH/COMP

YBF Plaza Launch

Joburg’s newest skatepark, the YBF Plaza, is having a skate/BMX competition as their opening day to the public. This is going to be a good one!

YBF Skate Plaza
54 Hornbill Road
Bryanston
Johannesburg

Saturday 1 March
10am – 8pm

Food and drinks on sale

Click here to go to the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/624361380963678/

Divisions for the competitions:
1. Expert/Pro
2. Open
3. Ladies
4. Under 16
5. Under 12
6. Best Trick for the Expert/Pro entrance only.

Competition Format:
1. Heats of 3 competitors comprising of 3 minute runs.
2. A semi-final using the same format. The semi-finalists will be made up of the 12 top skaters from the heats. ( Points out of 10)
3. The final will comprise of the top six competing in 2 heats with the top 5 skaters been recognized.

Revolution is a proud sponsor of the event.

YBF Skate Plaza

YBF Skate Plaza

YBF Skate Plaza

GO SKATE DAY SOUTH AFRICA

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On Saturday the 22nd of June, the Joburg skate fraternity had their turn to celebrate go skate day with an event at an empty factory in Commissioner Street, downtown Joburg. A chilly morning made for a slow start to the day, but gave the guys a chance to put finishing touches on a skate photography exhibition which included works from Dwayne, Lingo, Werner, Jonathan and Rudi. As the day warmed up, skaters poured in from Soweto, Pretoria, Jhb, Vereeniging, and even GVB and Dave made it all the way from Durban. By lunchtime there were at least 100 guys skating with just as many spectators. Samsung sponsored hotdogs for everyone at the event and after lunch it was time to get to the fun underway with the highest ollie, highest hippie jump and furthest ollie contest, all sponsored by Baseline. Jonathan won the hippie jump with a well over hip high jump and Stuart cleared over 3 meters to win the longest ollie contest. The product toss always makes for good spectator value and this event was no different thanks to donations from Volcom and Vans. The most popular of the obstacles for the day, was the wall ride sponsored by Verb, so we decided to run 2 events, the first was the highest wall ride which was won by Evan who impressed all by getting at least 2m above the top of the ramp and then coming in fakie. The second was a best trick contest on the wall ride, which was won by TK who went wall ride to flat. The final event for the day was the KFD box jam which was won by Mitchell with an impressive front blunt slide to backside flip out. The day was finished off with a performance by Jet Black Camaro. The best part of the day was getting all the inner city kids on boards. Many of these kids had never been on skateboard before and everyone was keen to give them a try and some helpful tips. Everyone was so taken by the enthusiasm of the kids that they donated any extra boards or hardgoods that they could. Verb donated 3 completes to a few of the inner city guys that showed the most potential. Special thanks to Lingo for organising an amazing event as well as the companies that contributed towards the day: Verb, KFD, Revolution, Baseline, Volcom, Vans, Samsung and to all the skaters who came out to make this a great day!

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