Author: Skatelite Staff

Adrenaline Alley Skatepark in Corby, UK

We believe skateparks should be accessible to everyone, so when Mandy Young reached out asking for support in the resurfacing of vert ramp at Adrenaline Alley, we of course said yes. The great thing about skateboarding is that essentially all you need is a board and city sidewalks to have fun, however we also know the barriers that come with the sport and the backlash from cities, communities and police. That’s why skateparks are so important for the community.  Mandy has an inspiring story, who would have thought one family in the small town of Corby, England could change...

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Bob Burnquist’s Rio De Janeiro Vert Ramp: What’s Next?

As we wrap up our time in Rio following the mega vert ramp completion, we talk to Bob Burnquist about the future of skateboarding and his thoughts on the somewhat controversial addition of skateboarding to the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo. You’ve most likely heard the news that The International Olympic Committee announced five new sports to be added to the Tokyo 2020 Games, including skateboarding. Skateboarding has always been a counter-culture sport, so naturally all eyes are on how it will fare with the rules and restrictions of the Olympic Games. “We have to get behind the fact...

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