Southbank is Saved!

south_bankFollowing talks that have taken place over the last three months, Long Live Southbank and Southbank Centre are delighted to have reached an agreement that secures the Queen Elizabeth Hall undercroft as the long-term home of British skateboarding and the other urban activities for which it is famous.

The agreement has been formalised in a binding planning agreement with Lambeth Council. In the agreement, Southbank Centre agrees to keep the undercroft open for use without charge for skateboarding, BMX riding and other urban activities.

You can read the complete press release by clicking here.

Vans Shop Riot 2014: Italy

YouTube Preview Image A perfect skatepark, more then 100 skateboarders, and a crowd so big it barely fitted in the skatepark, literaly invading every empty corner available, and an unbelievable amount of tricks. This has been the best edition of the Shop Riot ever! Enjoy it!

Red Bull DIY Spot Supply: South Philly Bowl

YouTube Preview Image The South Philly Bowl is one of those spots where an incredible reputation precedes the spot. Almost everyone in the City of Brotherly Love and beyond knows the tricks, the clips and the photos that have been produced in a windowless warehouse just off the beaten path. Scott Kmiec and Andrew Laputka were good enough to open the doors to Red Bull Spot Supply over the summer.

A ramp that is part engineering feat, part art installation, the South Philly Bowl fits perfectly into its tight warehouse. Vert ramp transition, bowled out corners, wallrides, and even a street course style pyramid, create a flow that’s taken years to design and produce.

SKATE London with Nick Jensen

YouTube Preview Image Every other Thursday, street skaters take you on a personal tour of the their favorite cities to skate. You’ll discover some of the best skate, chill, gear, food, and beer spots as you get the vibe of a new city. This week, Nick Jensen and crew give you a personal skate tour of London.

Dew Tour Rolls Through Brooklyn, NY This Week

The Dew Tour is headed to Brooklyn, New York later this week for some great street skating action. Rookie Alec Majerus joins Ryan Decenzo, Paul Rodriguez, Sean Malto, Chaz Ortiz and others beginning Saturday, September 20th at the House of Vans.
The action starts at 5:30pm ET / 2:30pm PT, and can be watched live and direct from For those on the go, download the NBC Sports Live Extra app for your mobile device.

Jon Consentino Wins Am Getting Paid 2014

YouTube Preview Image Red hot am Jon Consentino earned the top honors and a grip of cash for his skateboarding skills at 2014’s Am Getting Paid event in Montreal yesterday. Have a look at The Boardr’s highlight reel.

Final Results
1. Jon Consentino
2. Antoine Asselin
3. Tyson Bowerbank
4. JS Lapierre
5. Jereme Knibbs
6. Chase Webb
7. Chris Gregson
8. Bobby De Keyzer
9. Dylan Witkin
10. AJ Zavala