The Boardr Blog

Most of our posts are recaps of our events and travel missions, but you'll also find some other banter in there from random opinions to statistics and data about skateboarding.


The Boardr Blog

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Recap: GFL Series at Zephyrhills

April 7th, 2021, 8 days ago
There were nearly 200 entries and over $3,000 raised by Grind for Life at this stop. Wow, thanks to all of you for the support.

Recap: GFL Series at New Smyrna

March 22nd, 2021, 24 days ago
Another stop for GFL Series went down at New Smyrna. Hope you were there for the good times, friends new and old, and some casual competition.

Recap: GFL Series at St Pete

February 18th, 2021, 2 months ago
It was a super rad day with 194 entries, many from the large adaptive community that came through. That was the feel good moment of the year kicking that off and 2021 just started! What an inspiration.

USA Skateboarding Partners with Grind For Life to Include Adaptive Skateboarding Divisions at Every 2021 GFL Event

February 4th, 2021, 2 months ago
The Grind for Life Series of National Skateboarding Contests has partnered with USA Skateboarding to bring Adaptive Skateboarding competitions to all stops.

Recap: GFL Series Presented by Marinela at Tampa Season Finals and Annual Awards

December 16th, 2020, 4 months ago
The #GFLSeries wrapped up for 2020 with a final stop in Tampa which also featured the Annual Awards and Season Rankings. Thanks everyone for another year of good times, great skating, and helping the Grind for Life Organization with its mission to assist cancer patients get to their treatments. See you in 2021!

The First Annual Skate Free Miami Open at Lot 11

December 16th, 2020, 4 months ago
It was a pleasure helping out behind the scenes at the first annual Miami Open organized by Skate Free and Danny Fuenzalida's crew. We've got a few photos and video to recap the good times below.

Surprise! Jake Ilardi is Pro for Blind Skateboards

December 10th, 2020, 4 months ago
We knew weeks in advance about Jake going pro. Jake had no idea right up until the minute it was revealed to him. Here’s the lead-up and some words from friends on how it all went down.

RECAP: Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Cocoa Beach

November 13th, 2020, 5 months ago
It's been over a decade since a GFL went down at the Cocoa Beach Skatepark. We were there for the first time with this Grind for Life stop. Thanks to everyone that joined us for another one.

RECAP: Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Fort Lauderdale

October 29th, 2020, 6 months ago
With full social distancing and all CDC guidelines, #GFLSeries Presented by Marinela had a stop at Fort Lauderdale. Check photos and video coverage here.

RECAP: Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Houston

September 28th, 2020, 7 months ago
This stop for GFL Series Presented by Marinela was a digital version at Houston's Southside Skatepark. Check out a recap and samples from the judging session and some runs, including full results below.