Promenade Mondays: Remember Jay

Promenade Mondays Remember Jay

Promenade Mondays Remember Jay

South Africa celebrates Heritage day this coming week. A day in which we celebrate our diverse cultures.

At the core of skateboarding culture is Jay Adams, who passed away earlier this year. Jay, is the original seed and his style and skill has no forebears. Jay Adams is skateboarding personified, and for this reason we pay tribute and celebrate his life as a legend.

For the first time in South Africa, we are urging skaters to revel in our heritage, not as a “sub culture” or “fringe sport” but as a legitimate culture and community.

So join us this ‪#‎promenademondays‬ as we pay tribute and celebrate our Skate Heritage.

‪#‎REMEMBERJAY‬
22 SEPTEMBER 2014
18:00
Presented by: #PromenadeMondays
Queens Beach, Sea Point, Cape Town

In Association with:
Revolution
KFD Skate
VANS Store Cape Town
Kingdom Longboards SA

RSVP to the Facebook event HERE.

Durban Vibes with Martin Stoffberg & Trae Rice

Trae Rice

Revolution and Technique Wheel Co. team rider Trae Rice and Technique’s Martin Stoffberg recently went to Durban for the weekend, skated some spots and hung out and skated with homies Khule Ngubane, Dlamini Dlamini and George van Blerk.

Filmed and Edited by A95Productions

KDC Grand Slam Cape Town 2014

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

Check out the skating that went down for the KDC Grand Slam at Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town on 30-31 August, 2014.

Skaters in order of appearance: Fidel Smith, ?, ?, Norton O Donnell, Quinton Mooiman, Ethan Cairns, Brad Balie, Edwin Gellant, Jeremy Stone, Tyler Kammies, ?, Charl Jensel, Toufeeq Raubenheimer, Justin Adonis, Ryan Naidoo, MJ Johnson, Warrick Delport, ?, Dylan Wright, Justus Kotze, Mitchell Rice, Byron Rhoda, Judo Chop, Alan Marola, Jean Marc Johannes, Wesley Schroeder, Alan Adams, Moses Adams, Kyle Trusky, Shuaib Philander, and Khule Ngubane.

Filmed and edited by Chinner

Check out the photo recap and results from the event HERE.

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam Photos

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

All Photos By Grant McLachlan and Eric Palmer. Words by Grant McLachlan.

The 4th Kimberley Diamond Cup Grand Slam skateboarding contest of 2014 took place at Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town over the weekend of the 29 – 31 of August. Cape Town is always one of the most entertaining stops as there is a huge skate scene and a lot of up-and-comers who are hungry to make a name for themselves. Over the course of the weekend thousands of spectators got to enjoy amazing skateboarding during the contest, demos by 20sk8 crew, live performances by Bfake and 5fm DJ’s DJ Warras and Stephanie B along.

Some the stand out skaters over the weekend had to be Alan Adams, Jean-marc Johannes, Alan Marola, who landed a huge transfer 50-50 during his run, and Kyle Trusky, who came in 3rd place and skated the a-frame with style and ease. Shuaib Philander skated consistently throughout the contest and won himself the Wildcard and also placed 2nd. In the end it was Khule Ngubane from Durban who added another Grand Slam title to his name after winning the last contest in Durban. Some of the most entertaining skating came out of the under 16s division with Tyler Kammies and Brad Baily getting a tie after their final runs. The winner was chosen after a tie-breaker run. They both skated amazingly but in the end it was Tyler Kammies who won for the second year in a row. Enwin Gelant was close behind in third place.

The Rider Cup came down two teams The Little Rascals who consisted of some of the youngest skaters in the who contest and 4 Stax who had Moses Adams, Mitchell Rice, Justus Kotze, and Jean-Marc Johannes; some of the best skateboarders in South Africa. The Little Rascals were landing trick after trick with no problem but 4 Stax took the win in the end with some great all-round skating.

Results

Under 16:
1. Tyler Kammies – R1800 + R800 Boogaloos voucher
2. Jeremy Stone – R1500 + R500 Boogaloos Voucher
3. Edwin Gellant – R1000 + R300 Boogaloos voucher

Over 17:
1. Khule Ngubane – R12000
2. Shuaib Philander (Wildcard)- R5000
3. Kyle Trusky – R3000

Rider Cup:
1. 4 Staxx – R10000
Mitchell Rice
Moses Adams
Jean-marc Johannes
Justus Kotze

2. Little Rascals
Brad Balie
Tyler Kammies
Ethan Cairns
Jeremy Stone

Best Trick:
Alan Adams – Kickflip Backside Overcrooks down the A-Frame rail – R3000

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Eric Palmer

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

KDC Canal Walk Grand Slam photo by Grant Mclachlan

Anthony de Mendonca at Arts on Main

Anthony de Mendonca

World Skateboarding GP was invited by the Northern Cape Tourism Association to Johannesburg to skate on SABC’s Morning Live show, to celebrate the launch of Northern Cape World Tourism Month. Check out Anthony de Mendonca, Adam Woolf and some other skaters shredding on a narrow ramp/rail setup outside Arts on Main in Maboneng.

AV23

AV23

AV23

The new AV Skateboarding video is out, AV23. Check out team rider Trae Rice’s nosepick on the on the YBF vert wall on the cover, captured by Jansen Van Staden.

Make sure to catch the screenings if you can!

Jean-Marc at Gardens Skatepark Opening

Jean Marc Johannes at Opening of Gardens Skatepark Cape Town

2 August was the official opening of the new Gardens Skatepark in Cape Town.

This was a big day/step for Cape Town skateboarding. There was loads of media covering this, as members of parliament were there giving speeches and chatting to the skateboarding scene on what the future holds. I was very grateful to have skated the demo and to have met everybody involved in making this dream a reality!” – Jean-Marc Johannes

Photos by James Johnson.

Jean Marc Johannes at Opening of Gardens Skatepark Cape Town

Jean Marc Johannes at Opening of Gardens Skatepark Cape Town

Opening of Gardens Skatepark Cape Town

VANS presents The Pit Party 2014

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Vans presents The Pit Party 2014. Following on from last years epic bowl contest, this year’s Vans invitational skate contest will be held in the bowl again.

This event is open to public spectators.

RIDERS TO BE ANNOUNCED!

Contest Rules:

All riders need to be at The Pit at 5pm to draw your heat numbers for round 1. You will have 2 hours to warm up. At 7.30pm we will start the contest. The heats will be 5 min jam sessions, with 3 guys in each heat. After round one, we will take the 9 top scoring guys into into the semi finals, where the same 5 min rules apply per 3 man heats. The finals will be the top 3 scoring guys from the semi finals, this final will be a 7min heat.

Riders will be judged for: Style, Consistency, Use of Bowl and Difficulty

Prize Money up for grabs:

1st: R7000
2nd: R2000
3rd: R1000

Red Bull Highest Wallride.

There will be loads of Vans promo stuff!

Red Bull will be providing energy for all the skaters and spectators throughout the evening.

Poster artwork by Ian Jepson.

NO UNDER 18’s.

The organisations involved are not liable for any damage to person or property on this evening.

2 August 2014
The Pit, 133 Bree Street, Cape Town

Facebook Event Link

RVCA Sideways Tour ft. Yann Horowitz

SA ripper Yann Horowitz cruises around with the RVCA crew in Belgium. Featuring Julian Davidson, Jeremy Leabres, Charles Collet, Remy Taveira, Octavio Barrera and of course, Yann. Such a nice edit.

Justus Kotze Full Part

The new full part from Justus Kotze, filmed in and around Cape Town, South Africa.

Filmed and edited by Matthew Lesch.
Additional filming by Andrew van der Walt.

Music:
“Intro Song” – Black Lung
“No Demons” – Bass Drums of Death
“Are You Ready for the Country” – Neil Young

Titles by Justus Kotze
Intro animation by Andrew van der Walt

www.kfdskateboards.com

Buck Tour 2014

Volcom Buck Tour 2014

Buck Tour 2014 – Presented by Volcom South Africa in Association with NSA & OSP

It’s almost time for the yearly F#*k the Buck Skate tour to Skatelab, George! The tour is the longest running skate contest in South Africa. This is the 14th one!

This time around there will be a 7th stop added as part of the Kimberley Diamond Cup campaign.

A R6000 prize purse and loads of product giveaways by Volcom are up for grabs.
The winner gets an AM division Wildcard entry to the Kimberley Diamond Cup.

See you there!

Schedule:
10am: Skate 4 Hope Clinic
11:30am: Warm Ups
12pm: Competition Registration
1pm: Competition Starts
3pm: Best Trick Competition
3:30pm: Free Skate
4pm: Prize Giving

Facebook Event Link

Jean-Marc at Far ‘n High, Paris

Revolution team rider Jean-Marc Johannes is in Paris at the moment for the Far ‘n High comp. Check some of his clips out in this practice session. We wish him the best of luck!

Far’n’High 2014 : Welcome session 2
Film and edit : Nicolas Jacquemin
Artwork : Tristan Badoual

Bru-Ray: Backyard Blowout

Out of the Valley and right into an epic backyard pool. Raney, Raven, Ronnie, Cory, and Grant ripped this gem. Durban’s Dave de Witt has a sweet little section too!

Jean-Marc at Far ‘N High, Paris

Far 'N High - Jean Marc Johannes

Revolution team rider Jean-Marc Johannes’ invitation is confirmed for Far ‘n High 2014, taking place in Paris, France.

The contest is taking place from 29 May – 1 June at the Halle de Skate du Val d’Orge. It is a Pro / Am open contest with a total prize purse of €15000!

Big ups JM!

Almost Famous Ep. 8

Daewon Song & Manny Tranny Tricks – Almost Famous Ep 8

In this episode, the Instagram #MannyTranny Trick contest winner is announced on another mixed bag of fun and crazy skating including Daewon Song, CJ Tambornino, Chris Haslam, Lem Villemin and more Manny Tranny Tricks than you’ve ever seen before all on Almost Famous Ep 8.

20sk8 Valhalla Edit

A new 20sk8 edit, featuring Revolution team riders Ryan Naidoo and Tyler Kammies, and Shuaib Philander, Wesley Schroeder, Ethan Cairns, Charl Manasse, Keerin Noah, Allan Adams, Tooth Less, Toufeeq Reubenheimer, Frank Prinsloo, Mj Johnson and Perdo St Clair.

AV22 Trailer

AV Skateboarding’s trailer for their 22nd Issue! Featuring Revolution team rider Anthony de Mendonca, and Kanya Spani, Brendan Dyamond, TK Modise, Evan Binge, Damon de Clercq and more…

World Record 30.8 Foot Bomb Drop

Pro vert skater Adil Dyani broke a world record when he did a 30.8 foot bomb drop in September last year (2013). This is the footage from the drop. That is pretty high.

Official Welcomes Jamie Thomas

Official Welcomes Jamie Thomas from Official Skate on Vimeo.

Jamie Thomas is a 20-year veteran of professional skateboarding. His raw and authentic style blurs the line between skill and danger. This directly represents Jamie’s genuine self-made nature that has guided him throughout his successful career as a skateboarder and entrepreneur. Since arriving on the scene in the early nineties, Jamie has pushed the limits of skateboarding to become one of the most influential of his time; he embodies the spirit of the American working class. Official proudly welcomes Jamie and appreciates the diversity that he adds to the team.

ALMOST FAMOUS EP. 7

Crazy Trick Contest, Haslam Freestyle, Youness Cruising – Almost Famous Ep. 7

The Almost Skateboards team put down some parking block hammers, Youness Amrani owns a handrail, and Chris Haslam sets up the new #AlmostCraziestTrick winner.

IMPACT – RIDER PREFERRED #1

Find out why Chris Haslam, Jimmy Carlin and Joey Brezinski are so sold on Impact technology boards.

Impact technology boards are available from Revolution stores.

Revolution Cresta, Gauteng: (011) 678 1685 / cresta@revolution.co.za
Revolution Menlyn, Gauteng: (012) 348 2959 / menlyn@revolution.co.za
Revolution Long Street, Cape Town: (021) 423 3482 / longstreet@revolution.co.za
Revolution Woodstock Exchange, Cape Town: (021) 447 6801 / woodstock@revolution.co.za
Revolution Online: http://www.revolutiononline.co.za/

MAKE THRASHERS

A rad local edit from Hein Kotzé (Make) at Thrashers skatepark in Pretoria, featuring Revolution team rider Marcel Maassen and friends.

MIDWAY MAYHEM VIDEO 2

Midway Mayhem Rider Cup and Am Street Finals

Featuring Revolution team riders Byron Rhoda and Jean-Marc Johannes, and TK Modise, Keerin Noah, Jean Gerber, Brad Balie, Justin Adonis, Toufeeq Raubenheimer, Ofentse Ramakanye, Alan Marola, Evan Binge, Khulu Dlamini, Leon Bester, Brendan Jack Dyamond, Brandon Valjalo, Shuaib Philander, Allan Adams, Pieter Retief, Braxton Haine, Kanya Spani, Dlamini Dlamini, Yann Horowitz, and Khule Ngubane.

Filmed and edited by Matt Lesch.

DEW TOUR BOOTCAMP UJ

Dew Tour Bootcamp Fueled by Mountain Dew

The Dew Tour Bootcamp hits the University of Johannesburg today! It’s the final tour stop, so make sure you get there!

Dew Tour Bootcamp – UJ (Kingsway)

Some of the biggest names in South African skateboarding and BMX are part of Mountain Dew’s award winning Dew Tour Bootcamp. The tour will visit major campuses across South Africa, offering students the chance to witness demo’s from the country’s finest. Some of the riders present include Adam Woolf, Colin Loudon and Martin Stoffberg. The Dew Tour Bootcamp boasts a freestyle skatepark where street culture, big production and action sports collide. An added highlight is the Bootcamp element, to which amateurs and enthusiasts are invited, for a training session with their favourite athletes. Once again, each event will include a gaming zone. For those who like to keep their participation a little more virtual, SKATE 3, from the award-winning SKATE franchise, is set to deliver all the rivalry of skateboarding. All this plus DJs, great give-aways, a chance to win a customised skateboard, and an endless supply of Mountain Dew, makes the Dew Tour Bootcamp a must-see event.

Adam Woolf Dew Tour UCTAdam Woolf at Dew Tour UCT

MIDWAY MAYHEM 2014 VIDEO

A video featuring the Women’s Street, Am Vert and Am Street Qualifiers divisions from Midway Mayhem. Featuring Revolution team riders Byron Rhoda and Trae Rice.

Filmed and edited by Matt Lesch.

SESSION AT SK8WORLD

A rad little edit from Sk8World featuring Revolution team riders Trae Rice, Anthony de Mendonca, and friends Adam Woolf, David Woolf and Khule Ngubane.

RODNEY MULLEN: A BEAUTIFUL MIND

Rodney Mullen A Beautiful Mind

Rodney Mullen talks to The Berrics about skateboarding, and being a skateboarder, in a way that only he can. His humility and drive is inspiring. Celebrating 10 years of Almost Skateboards!

ALMOST FAMOUS EP. 6

In episode 6 of Almost Famous, we go back in time with Chris Haslam, Youness Amrani goes for a fun day of skating in his how town, and another Instagram Almost Craziest Trick winner is announced.

MORE MIDWAY MAYHEM PHOTOS

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All photos by Dwayne Erasmus.

Check out some more photos and the final results here.

Alan Adams at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusAlan Adams

Brendan Jack Dyamond at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusBrendan Jack Dyamond

Brendan Jack Dyamond at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusBrendan Jack Dyamond

Bryce Rheeder at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusBryce Rheeder

Byron Rhoda at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusByron Rhoda

Damien Bramley at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusDamien Bramley

Dlamini Dlamini at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusDlamini Dlamini

Evan Binge at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusEvan Binge

Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne Erasmus

John Bongi Manyala at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusJohn Bongi Manyala

Leon Bester at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusLeon Bester

T Kay Modise at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusT Kay Modise

T Kay Modise at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusT Kay Modise

Tian van Rensburg at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusTian van Rensburg

Trae Rice at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusTrae Rice

Trae Rice at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusTrae Rice

Tyler Kammies at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusTyler Kammies

Yann Horowitz at Midway Mayhem Photo by Dwayne ErasmusYann Horowitz

IMPACT – RIDER TESTED

Chris Haslam, Jose Rojo, Joey Brezinski, Jimmy Carlin, Zack Wallin, Andrew Brophy, and Willow talk about why they prefer to ride boards with Impact technology rather than standard 7-ply boards. This is no gimmick. Impact boards really are the best.

Impact skateboards are available from Revolution stores.

WILDCARD WEDNESDAY

Revolution Online Triple Eight Wildcard Wednesday

WILDCARD WEDNESDAY!

Today only, get 40% off any Triple Eight pads when you order a complete skateboard from Revolution Online.

How it works:
1. Choose the complete you want and add it to your cart.
2. Choose the Triple Eight pads you want and add them to your cart.
3. Go to your cart and put the code “888” into the field that says “Apply Coupon”.
4. Checkout.

Click here to get yours now: http://www.revolutiononline.co.za/product-tag/wildcard-wednesday/

*Please note: This special is only available from Revolution Online. Please don’t ask for it in our retail stores.*

MIDWAY MAYHEM PHOTO GALLERY

Byron Rhoda at Midway Mayhem

All photos by Grant Mclachlan.

The Kimberley Diamond Cup Midway Mayhem Contest took place on the 8th of March at the Kimberley Diamond Cup Plaza skatepark. Grant Mchlachlan was there to snap some photos…

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

Midway Mayhem Grant McLachlan

The final results:

Am Street Finals:
1. Khule Ngubane
2. Dlamini Dlamini
3. Yann Horowitz

Rider Cup:
1. Get It (Yann Horowitz, Dlamini Dlamini, Kanya Spani, Pieter Retief)
2. Scumbags (Jean-Marc Johannes, Braxton Haine, Khule Ngubane, Brandon Valjalo)
3. Titties (Brandon Jack Dyamond, Joshua Chrisholm, Khulu Dlamini, Anthony de Mendonca)
4. Magosho’s (Shaun Burger, Alan Morola, Anton Roux, Bevan Richards)
5. 20Sk8 (Shuaib Philander, Ryan Naidoo, Wesley Schroeder, Toufeeq Reubenheimer)
5. Skateboard (Jean Gerber, George van Blerk, Brandon Ramos, Chris Nderity)
6. G1Three (Stuart Walker, Evan Binge, Dennis Collins, Bryce Rheeder)
7. You Ma Tean (Martin Kotze, Brad Bailie, Theo Setsetse, Jaden Klaasen)
8. Wills Ducks (Will Meleng, Will Jenkins, Tlotlo Apples, Siphiwe Kheshwa)
9. Chesa-Nyama (Trae Rice, OJ Ramakanye, Bryce Rheeder, TK Modise)
10. George (Luke Goliath, Quinton Mooiman, Byron Rhoda, Nico Ludek)
11. Stoned (Quinty Robertson, Kennetu Basyan, Monde Mqumbisa, Kenneth Shimabukuro)

Am Vert Finals:
1. Werner Du Plesis
2. Graeme Dunoon
3. Terry Sharman
4. Louie Pixioto
5. Evan Binge
6. Damian Bramley

Women’s Street Finals:
1. Kelly Murry
2. Boipelo Awuah
3. Natalie Bramley
4. Saniya Smith
5. Shannel Oliver
6. Nabila Smith

KDC Midway Mayhem Grand Slam

RVCA: NO COAST CRUSADE

The RVCA team skate some pretty raw, crusty and weird street spots in this tour video. Featuring Josh Harmony, Julian Davidson, Spanky, Nestor Judkins, and more.

VERB BLANK CANVAS PROJECT // 1 COMPETITION

Verb DIY Deck

The Verb Blank Canvas Project // 1 is a chance for you to not only win R1500 worth of Verb product, but to get your artwork printed for an actual Verb deck graphic.

All you have to do is buy a Verb “DIY” Deck (pictured above) from your local skate shop, decorate it, take a photo, and email it to us. It is that easy.

Check out all the details here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.726700777353951.1073741828.129458123744889&type=1

Entries for the Verb Blank Canvas Project // 1 Competition close 31 March, so get those entries in!

You can purchase the Verb “DIY” Deck from any Revolution store, and from Revolution Online.

Here are some other entries:

Verb DIY deck entry

Verb DIY deck entry

Verb DIY deck entry

Verb DIY deck entry