Skatepark, Rio De Janeiro, Madureira Skatepark, Bob Burnquist

Madureira Skatepark: Rio De Janeiro

It’s undoubtedly been an active couple of years for Rio De Janeiro, from hosting the Olympics and the World Cup to their annual carnival celebration, Rio has become a hotbed for tourism and public events. Those aren’t the only big things that are happening in Brazil’s seaside city however. Thanks in part to a community […]

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Bob Burnquist and the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Vert Ramp

Bob Burnquist Rio Vert Ramp and Why Skateboarding Matters from Skatelite on Vimeo. From downhill slalom and freestyle flatground, to vert and street, the history of skateboarding runs deep and has evolved quite a bit over time. One thing that hasn’t changed is the need for a ramp surface that’s fast, smooth, weather resistant and […]

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Skatelite x Element Skate Camp

  We are so glad to be able to supply the Element Skate Camp with fresh sheets of Skatelite to keep their ramps riding smooth all year round. See their post about our collaboration here.

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The Retreat – Lopez Island knows how to party!

An estimated 3,000 people showed up on August 17th for the dedication of the new Lopez Island skatepark and for the first annual Retreat! A week long vacation for legendary skateboard and BMX pros built up to a full day event featuring a ribbon cutting and dedication of the new park donated by Skatelite, a jam session […]

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The Retreat – Welcome To Camp Skatelite

Yesterday Camp Skatelite officially opened and we had our first guests… these guys were lucky to shred with some of the pros as they checked out the ramps…. today is going to be a good day! Welcome to The Retreat! First Arrivals land at Camp Skatelite These guys posted up right next to the ramp… […]

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The Retreat 2013 – Boat Life

Yesterday was all about boats… 2 Nautique G23 wakeboard boats rolled in along with Pro Wakeboarders Shawn Watson and Jeff Mckee who hung out with us for the day! We cruised out to Lopez Island from Friday on the “Migration”. In true “Titanic” form Manny, Paul, Jereme and the guys enjoyed some wind in their […]

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The Retreat 2013 – Orcas Island Skate & Bike Park

The Retreat Day 2 – Many of us took advantage of the local amenities today and spent the afternoon sightseeing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, hammocking, and boating… there were a few that were much more ambitious. Simon, Dennis, Mat, Zack, Chad and the film crew headed over to the Orcas Island skatepark for the […]

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The Retreat 2013 – Journey to the San Juan Islands

Top skateboard and bmx pros dropped in on the Pacific Northwest today and made their way towards the San Juan Islands to begin their week long “retreat” that culminates on Saturday with a demo on the Xgames vert ramp and the dedication of brand new Lopez Island skatepark.  Check out their journey so far and […]

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