Skateboarding Articles and Event Coverage

The New Boardr Live Scoring and Event Management App

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Boardr Live is simple and instant scoring for skateboarding, snowboarding, BMX and actions sports competitions, including Olympic event formats. This article covers the latest version of the app, completely re-written for 2019.

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Recap: The Boardr BBQ at the Dream Driveway.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Every year during Tampa Am, we throw a low key party at the #DreamDriveway to kick off the weekend and welcome everyone to town. Chaz shot some photos and Nate has a video recap.

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Recap: Grind for Life Annual Awards at Presented by Marinela

Monday, November 19, 2018

Our last gathering of the year for the #GFLSeries Presented by Marinela was right here at The Boardr HQ where we recognized the best skaters in each Division and the Special Awards recipients that put a smile on our face or had a special story for the year. Thanks to everyone who was a part of it, especially all of you who went to 4 or more stops this year.

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Recap: Best Trick at The Boardr HQ Presented by Marinela

Monday, November 19, 2018

The last event of the year just went down at The Boardr Headquarters, where $2,000 was doled out for stunts going down on a new gap to box obstacle that was unveiled a minute before the contest actually started.

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Recap: GFL Series Presented by Marinela at Lakeland, Florida

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

GFL at Lakeland, Florida was our last GFL contest stop of the year before the Annual Awards in Tampa at our Headquarters.

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Recap: Southbound and Down 5

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

This was our 5th annual melting pot of motorcycles, skateboarding, and friends at our headquarters in Tampa, Florida.

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Vans Park Series Finals in China

Sunday, October 28, 2018

We were at the Finals for the Vans Park Series in China to help organize and run another one.

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Recap: Chase Hawk's Born and Raised

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Recap of Chase Hawk's Born and Raised .

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Recap: GFL Series Presented by Marinela at Austin, Texas

Monday, October 15, 2018

Austin, Texas was our tenth stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela, an all ages skateboarding contest series in both bowl and street. We're doing 12 across the United States this year.

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Recap: GFL Series Presented by Marinela at Bradenton, Florida.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Bradenton, Florida was our ninth stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela, an all ages skateboarding contest series in both bowl and street. We're doing 12 across the United States this year.

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Empire Am Getting Paid and The Boardr Am Season Finals

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

After three stops for the year where the winners went all expenses paid to join us for the Season Finals at Montreal, it ended up being Lucas Rabelo and Christiana Means in the top spots for 2018.

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Recap: Copenhagen Open 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

We're already ready to head back. Here's some photos shot by Paulo Macedo at Copenhagen this year.

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Recap: A Day at the Collins Compound

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A Day at the Collins Compound shot by Chaz Miley.

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Recap: Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Malmo

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Malmo was the last Global Qualifiers stop of the year before we all head to Shanghai for the Finals.

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Recap: The Boardr Am Series at San Diego

Monday, September 10, 2018

The last stop of the year for The Boardr Am Series went down at San Diego this weekend. All the winners at each stop go all expenses paid to Am Getting Paid for the Season Finals.

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Recap: Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Tahoe

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Hot Wheels Junior Series had another stop at Woodward Tahoe. Check out a few photos...

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Recap: GFL Presented by Marinela at San Luis Obispo.

Monday, August 20, 2018

San Luis Obispo, California was our eighth stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela, an all ages skateboarding contest series in both bowl and street. We're doing 12 across the United States this year.

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Recap: Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Brooklyn

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Hot Wheels Junior Series had a stop in Brooklyn at House of Vans this weekend.

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Recap: Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Huntington Beach

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

We were in the sand all week helping with the Vans Park Series and another stop of the 2018 tour.

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Recap: The Boardr Am Series at Huntington Beach

Monday, July 30, 2018

Stop 2 of 3 for The Boardr Am is in the books where Lucas Rabelo ended up in the top spot here at Huntington Beach. Next up is San Diego before we all head to the Season Finals at Am Getting Paid in Montreal where a $20,000 purse is on the on the line.

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ETN's Street Fight Series Kicks Off at Firestone Ditch

Monday, July 30, 2018

We were lucky enough to be part of ETN's new series, Street Fight, where a best trick contest goes down at select real street spots. Firestone Ditch was the first of four stops.

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Recap: Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The Hot Wheels Junior Series had a stop in Minneapolis this weekend. Check the video recap and photos here.

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Recap: Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Vancouver

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers coverage from Vancouver.

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Chill Time in Prague and Beroun

Sunday, July 15, 2018

We were recently in Prague to help run the Grand Prix there. Dylan Perry has some samples from outside of work there.

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On the Road Through Texas

Friday, July 13, 2018

The Road Crew has crossed the country several times this year already. Staff Photographer Chaz Miley has some scenes from the road.

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Views From the Road Crew From Rye to Cleveland

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

After the Rye, New Hampshire stop for the Hot Wheels Junior Series, the Road Crew took it to Cleveland for another project there involving setup for a movie scene that required a skateboarding event. Staff Photographer Chaz Miley has some views from the trip.

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Recap: GFL Series Presented by Marinela at Ann Arbor

Monday, July 9, 2018

Ann Arbor, Michigan was our seventh stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela, an all ages skateboarding contest series in both bowl and street. We're doing 12 across the United States this year.

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On the Set of a Movie Creating a Fake Contest Scene

Monday, June 25, 2018

After the Road Crew wrapped up The Boardr Am and Harold Hunter Day in NYC, they made a quick trip over to Cleveland, Ohio to set up a full-on fake skateboard contest to be used as a scene for an upcoming Netflix Original movie entitled, 'The Last Summer.'

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Recap: GFL Presented by Marinela at Orange

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Orange, California was our sixth stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela, an all ages skateboarding contest series in both bowl and street.

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Recap: Harold Hunter Day 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

We stayed in NYC for an extra day after The Boardr Am there and helped run Harold Hunter Day for another year.

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Recap: Chase Hawk's Born and Raised at San Diego

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Photos and a video recap from Chase Hawk's Born and Raised Presented by Empire BMX in Association with Dennis Enarson and Chad Kerley at San Diego.

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Recap: The Boardr Am Series at NYC

Monday, June 4, 2018

We were at LES again in New York City for the first stop of the year for The Boardr Am Series. Tyler Peterson from St. Louis ended in 1st after the dust settled in the Finals.

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Recap: Vans Park Series Global Qualifiers at Brazil

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Congrats Sakura Yosozumi and Tom Schaar on winning Womens and Mens divisions at the first Global Qualifiers stop of 2018. Sakura wrapped up her winning run with a backside noseblunt revert while Tom capped his with a big spin backside lipslide in the deep end.

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Recap: Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Rye, New Hampshire

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Skateboarders and BMXers from all over the northeast came through Rye, New Hampshire with us for the 4th stop of the Hot Wheels Junior Series. Check out a few photos.

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Marinela Demos All Across the US

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

We do some fun Marinela demos where we set up ramps in the parking lot and sample some snacks. You're welcome to come and roll with us, too! We'll be stacking some photos and video clips from the demos here. Hit up our photographer or filmer if you want to get a clip!

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Recap: GFL Presented by Marinela at Fort Lauderdale

Monday, May 21, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, Florida was our fifth stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela, an all ages skateboarding contest series in both bowl and street. We're doing 12 across the United States this year.

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Recap: Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Zephyrhills, Florida

Monday, May 7, 2018

The Hot Wheels Junior Series came to Zephyrhills, Florida today for this stop that featured skateboarding events in bowl and street.

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Recap: #BoardrBoys Day Off in Sydney and Vans Park Series Oceania Continental Championships

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

While we were in Sydney to help run the Vans Park Series, we got some time off to push around the city and hunt for those old guy friendly spots.

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#BoardrBoys Day Off in Bogota and Vans Park Series Colombia National Championships

Saturday, April 28, 2018

We had some time to push around Bogota while we were in town to help run the Vans Park Series. Ryan Clements, Dylan Perry, and Kyle Berard were on this one.

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Recap: GFL at Houston Presented by Marinela

Monday, April 23, 2018

Houston, Texas was our fourth stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela, an all ages skateboarding contest series in both bowl and street. We're doing 12 across the United States this year.

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The Boardr Live Scoring in Olympic Street League Format

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Our live and instant scoring system, The Boardr Live, used by both large and small event organizers in the skateboarding and BMX industries, now supports the Street League format that will likely be used for Olympic scoring.

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Recap: Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Austin, Texas

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Hot Wheels Junior Series stopped at Austin, Texas this weekend for BMX.

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Recap: Hot Wheels™ Junior Series Built by Woodward at Orange, California

Friday, April 13, 2018

The first stop of this year's Hot Wheels Junior Series was at Orange, California where 220 entries in this weekend of fun BMX and Skateboarding contests went down. Check out some photos here from Chris Ortiz.

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Florida Virtual School Presents Jump the Creek Benefiting Grind for Life

Monday, April 9, 2018

Jump the Creek is a day of fun skateboarding events at Possum Creek.

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Recap: GFL at Sarasota Presented by Marinela

Monday, March 26, 2018

The third stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela is a wrap. We've got the full photo and video coverage here.

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The 5th Annual Tampa Bro Presented by Bro Style at the Dream Driveway

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Tampa Bro is a private event at the Dream Driveway in Tampa where we invite all our friends over that are in town for Tampa Pro. There were seven SOTY's in attendance. Crazy.

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Recap: GFL at New Smyrna Presented by Marinela

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The second stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela is a wrap. Check out Trap Nate's video and Chaz's photography here.

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Recap: GFL at Zephyrhills Presented by Marinela

Monday, January 29, 2018

Zephyrhills was our first stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela. We're doing 12 across the United States this year.

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Rob's Ramp Warming in #SHMF

Monday, January 15, 2018

Seminole Heights is a small neighborhood in Tampa with a growing backyard skateboarding scene. From the #DreamDriveway to the #BagelBowl and multiple mini-ramps, Rob Meronek is now the latest to have a skateable yard. We had a few friends over to break in the ramp on a nice Sunday afternoon in Tampa.

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A Tour of The Boardr Store and Facilities in Tampa

Friday, January 12, 2018

The Boardr is located at 4611 North Hale Avenue in Tampa near the Bucs Stadium. We're 10 minutes from the airport and downtown Tampa. Our facilities include a retail store space, a warehouse with regularly updated skateboarding obstacles, and connected office spaces.

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The Boardr HQ Construction Update

Thursday, January 4, 2018

We interrupted our usual free skate sessions to build some new things in our private TF here at The Boardr HQ. Chaz has a set of photos from the progress this year.

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The Boardr Year in Review 2017

Sunday, December 31, 2017

A summary of all the things in skateboarding that we were lucky enough to be a part of. Thanks to everyone who works with us and everyone who attends all this stuff in skateboarding that we're up to.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series Annual Awards Presented by Marinela

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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The Boardr BBQ at the Dream Driveway

Monday, November 27, 2017

We had our annual private gathering of skateboarding friends over at the #DreamDriveway to kick off the week of everyone being in town for Tampa Am. Trap Nate has the video and Chaz has the photography.

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Recap: Best Trick at The Boardr HQ Presented by Doom Sayers

Monday, November 27, 2017

After we finished up our new barge and obstacles here at HQ, we got together with Doom Sayers and planned a Best Trick Contest with a twist. Right at 8pm when it started, we revealed a trick list for cash. Chaos followed...

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Tampa Am 2017 Photography

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Boardr Staff Photographer Chaz Miley had glass pointed at you all weekend long.

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Recap: Grind for Life at Lakeland Presented by Marinela

Monday, November 6, 2017

Thanks to everyone who helped us close out the year with a bang at Lakeland for the last stop of Grind for Life this year. The Annual Awards are this week on Thursday. Watch for the 2018 schedule out soon.

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Recap: Wheelie Dope Finals at Los Angeles

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The best balancing acts this year were done by Sewa after another annual gathering of top manual technicians with tall snaps at the Los Angeles Courthouse Stage.

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Recap: Southbound and Down 4

Monday, October 30, 2017

It was our 4th year of Southbound and Down with wiener grabs and slow races on two wheeled machines. Thanks to everyone who stopped by.

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Marinela Demos in Florida

Friday, October 20, 2017

Check our events list to see where we'll be next for some fun demos with Marinela at stores around the South Florida region. Bring your board and feel free to roll around with us! Chaz has photos below from the first few.

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Recap: GFL at Bradenton Presented by Marinela

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The 9th stop of the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela is in the books. Trap Nate has the video recap and Chaz has photography.

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Recap: Chase Hawk and Empire BMX Present the 3rd Annual Born and Raised at Austin

Friday, October 13, 2017

Our BMX friend Chase Hawk has us helping out each year with his Born and Raised event. This year in Texas was at Pflugerville. Check some photos from Jeremie Infelise below.

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Am Getting Paid and The Boardr Am Season Finals at Montreal

Friday, September 29, 2017

Wow, this will be the am contest run of the year. You won't find anyone combining a big flip front board with a 540 in a run like ATV Jake Ilardi. Check this mindblowing one he put together in the 3rd and final runs of the Am Getting Paid Finals today.

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Recap: The Boardr Am at Los Angeles

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Dylan Williams joins Jereme Knibbs and Kechaud Johnson as this year's winners of The Boardr Am stops that lead to the Season Finals at Am Getting Paid in Montreal. We've got a few photos from this stop below.

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Vans Park Series World Championships at Shanghai

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Half the crew is in China this week to run the Vans Park Series in Shanghai while the other half is running The Boardr Am at Los Angeles this weekend. Photos and results as they come in from Shanghai are here.

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Traffic Premiere of 'Look Left' at HQ

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

We showed the Traffic "Look Left" video here at HQ on a Friday night. Thanks for stopping by. Chaz has a few photos for you.

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Copenhagen 2017 Even More Extras

Monday, September 11, 2017

Staff Photographer Chaz Miley has a third stack of photos from his first trip to Copenhagen Open.

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Vert World Championships in Nanjing, China

Friday, September 8, 2017

Our crew is in Nanjing helping to run the Vert World Championships. Some of the best in the world for both men and women's vert skating are here. We had some time to hit the streets on the side, too. Thanks World Skate for having us.

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Copenhagen Open 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Boardr Staff Photographer Chaz Miley joined us this year at Copenhagen Open. What a place to get your first passport stamp and experience your first Euro skateboarding shindig. He's got a set of images that take us right back to the best week in skateboarding. Can't wait to be back.

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Battle at the Berrics X

Monday, August 14, 2017

Staff Photographer Chaz Miley attended BATB X while the crew was in town running some other events and has a photo set to browse here.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series at Simi Valley Presented by Marinela

Saturday, August 12, 2017

We learned something at this stop: skateboard contests on a Tuesday aren't going to be super packed. We figured in Souther California when schools out, Tuesday would be like a Saturday, but it wasn't. Oh well, there was still a good crew of you that came to have a good time and that still went down.

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Recap: Chase Hawk's Born and Raised Presented by Empire BMX in Association with Dennis Enarson and Chad Kerley at San Diego

Thursday, August 10, 2017

This was the first stop in San Diego for Chase Hawk's annual event that started in his hometown of Austin, Texas.

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Recap: Vans Park Series Americas Continental Championships

Sunday, August 6, 2017

There are five spots in the World Championships available to winners of each of the Continental Championships in five regions of the world. The event is wide open to anyone who wants to enter. When the dust settled, Patrick Ryan and Dora Varella, ended up securing their spots in Shanghai.

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Copenhagen 2017 Extras

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Even more from Staff Photographer Chaz Miley and Filmer Nate on their first trip, an our 10th, to Copenhagen for the best week in skateboarding.

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Recap: The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

Monday, July 31, 2017

The second stop of the year for The Boardr Am that leads to Am Getting Paid for the Finals in Montreal is in the books. Congrats to Ke'Chaud Johnson at this stop. He's going all expenses paid to the Finals to join Jereme Knibbs who won the NYC stop.

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Extras from Vans Park Series at Huntington Beach

Monday, July 31, 2017

Extras from The Boardr Staff Photographer at Huntington Beach.

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The Best Week in Skateboarding: Copenhagen Open

Monday, July 24, 2017

Our Insta story for the first 48 hours gives you a bit of an idea on why everyone, including us, has been referring to Copenhagen Open as the best week in skateboarding for nearly a decade now.

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Marinela Demos on the West Coast

Monday, July 17, 2017

As you know, Marinela has been backing what we're up to in skateboarding here for a couple years now. They helped us expand the Grind for Life Series across the country this year with two new stops in Californa. While we were out there, we did some demos at a couple stores with Ish and Dilo out there shredding for the locals in between snack sampling.

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Vans Park Series at Vancouver

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Pedro's been denied by Canadian Customs in the past, so this year when he was let through for the first time, he had some pent up energy to release on Hastings, and man did it release.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series at Huntington Beach Presented by Marinela

Monday, July 3, 2017

The Grind for Life Series expands across the country this year. Huntington Beach was our first stop ever in California.

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#SHMF for Go Skateboarding Day: A Growing Backyard Scene with Family and Friends in Tampa

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

This year on Go Skateboarding Day, we decided to make a day tour of a few of these spots. When was the last time you went to three backyard spots in one afternoon all within skating distance? That was our day.

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Vans Park Series at Singapore

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Photos courtesy of Vans.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series at Houston Presented by Marinela

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Grind for Life Series expands across the country this year. Houston at Southside was our first stop ever in Texas. Chaz and Nate got the recap in photos and video below.

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Road Life on The #BoardrBus

Monday, June 19, 2017

From New York City for The Boardr Am to Knoxville and Houston for Grind for Life and on to California for more stops and events, The #BoardrBus gets the miles in during the summer. Downtime between cities is the best view of America you're going to see. Chaz has some photos from this year's cross country adventure.

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Harold Hunter Day 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

We helped organize the day for one of the greats, Harold Hunter, in NYC the day after The Boardr Am at LES.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Knoxville

Monday, June 12, 2017

Stop number five is in the books for the 2017 season of Grind for Life. Next up is Houston this weekend! The Boardr Bus is driving straight from there to Texas as we speak. Thanks to everyone who skated at this stop. Nate has a video recap and Chaz has photos here.

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The Boardr Am at NYC

Monday, June 5, 2017

The first stop of The Boardr Am for 2017 is in the books with Jereme Knibbs taking first at this one with one of his best looking park tricks: a frontside half Cab flip into the quarter. Check that along with his full run that did it including highlights of the best of the day from our filmer, Trap Nate.

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Malmo for Vans Park Series and Skateboard Tourism

Friday, May 26, 2017

On this stop for the Vans Park Series at Malmo, we had some extra time to go street skating and sample some of the amazing spots that are everywhere in this modern architecture city.

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Work and Lurk in Detroit for Red Bull Hart Lines

Friday, May 12, 2017

Our entire crew was in Detroit this weekend to help run things behind the scenes with Red Bull Hart Lines. We made some time to get a good dose of Detroit DIY while we were here.

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

Monday, May 8, 2017

The Grind for Life Series is a national series of contests for all ages and skills levels in both street and bowl. This was the fourth stop of the year at Fort Lauderdale. Next one is June 10 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Red Bull Hart Lines Photos by Morgan Andrew Somers

Monday, May 1, 2017

Red Bull Hart Lines photos from Morgan Andrew Somers.

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Scenes from Free Skateboarding at HQ on Weekdays

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Noon to 5pm on weekdays, our private indoor skateboarding facility is wide open and free for public ripping. Staff Photographer Chaz Miley has a few from the daily ripping going down here.

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Recap: Grind for Life Series at Sarasota Presented by Marinela

Monday, April 17, 2017

Thanks to everyone that came to the third stop of the year at Payne Skatepark in Sarasota, Florida. Nate, Joe, and Chaz have a full recap of the day for you here.

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Recap: Vans Park Series at Serra Negra

Monday, April 10, 2017

Serra Nega, Brazil was the second Global Qualifiers stop of the season where Pedro blew the trees out of the jungle in all three of his runs. Any one of his first three runs in the Finals could have been the first place run. Pedro was unstoppable in Brazil again.

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The Boardr HQ Construction Update

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Here's the latest on what The Boardr HQ is looking like after we just ripped out the mini-ramp. Phase one is done with the bowled in corner and bank ramp. Watch for more soon. Come skate for free weekdays from noon to 5pm!

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April Fools: Tim is Not Moving To Tampa, BoardrLine is a Joke

Saturday, April 1, 2017

We hope you got a laugh out of our Skateline joke.

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Tampa Pro Weekend

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Staff Photographer Chaz Miley was in Tampa during Tampa Pro week while most of the #BoardrBoys where in Australia running the Vans Park Series down there. He's got a few photos from the Contest and people stopping by The Boardr HQ.

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Recap: GFL at Zephyrhills Presented by Marinela

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The second stop of the season is in the books for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela. Thanks to all 154 of you that entered, and the 54 of you that skated GFL for the first time. We hope you had as good of a time as we did.

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Vans Park Series at Manly, Australia

Thursday, March 2, 2017

We're stacking photos and results here from the weekend from the first stop of the Vans Park Series.

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Tampa Pro 2017 Photo Dump

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Our staff photographer Chaz Miley has a truckload of photography from Tampa Pro.

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