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May 2012 News Stories (4)

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Perth 2012 Slide Jam!

About four months ago, Daniel Wilczek flew in from America to undertake a semester of studying at a Perth university. He saw my video I posted of a Slide Jam I had co-organised back in January, and thought that he we could join forces and do a second, but this time, bigger!

From there we set to contacting sponsors and getting the word out. It was not long before we had got sponsorship approval from several large American and Canadian longboarding companies, and had…

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Added by Dan Parish on May 29, 2012 at 2:00 — 6 Comments

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Sunshine State Gnar


Josh E, Zane and I (Matthys) arrived at the hill the day before the race at sunset. We drove up and instantly looked in the back of the van to see if we had remembered the broom. The hill was pretty much covered in gravel. The construction sites on the hill had left marble sized rocks over all the corners. After about 3 hours of…

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Added by Matthys on May 12, 2012 at 22:30 — 6 Comments

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Chapter Two: Living in Bathurst Ain't Easy

Robdog the puppet master. Image: Stine Baska

“Livin in Bathurst ain’t easy, the women are kinda greasy” was kind of the working slave tune Hendo and myself were singing as we laid out the haybails early Wednesday morning. Fresh from one night's rest in "Hotel el Robbo” - now housing about 12…

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Added by Trav on May 11, 2012 at 18:30 — 6 Comments

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Mt Keira Challenge - A View From The Inside

Image: Mic W

OK done; The fortnight has foregone; rest has sufficiently graced myself and the ability to jar loose the fragments of memory to piece together the best two skate events ever put on a global…

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Added by Trav on May 2, 2012 at 23:00 — 8 Comments

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