The RIDE Channel’s newest SPOTS features the infamous Skatepark of Tampa. The story behind the Skatepark of Tampa is one that is crazy and rich in history, and is one that every skateboarder should hear. The Skatepark of Tampa, has not only done so much for skateboarding in the Tampa Bay area and in Florida, it has been an important part in progressing skateboarding all over the world. Next year, the Skatepark of Tampa celebrates 20 years, it is amazing to think about how far they have come. I don’t think they are going anywhere soon. Enjoy!
The premiere episode of SPOTS on the Ride Channel features the legendary Kona Skatepark in Jacksonville, Florida. Kona is the oldest surviving private skatepark in the world, so as you can imagine the history runs deep.
Already Been Done and Sole Technology Institute bring you “The Physics of Skateboarding: Part 1” with Expedition-One pro Kelly Hart. This technology is really amazing…so rad watching a kickflip at 1000fps! Looking forward to checking out the rest of the series.
Take a look at Part1 of the Frankie Hill Documentary that Nate Sherwood is putting together. In this part, Pat Duffy explains how Frankie Hill’s skating pushed him to go bigger and gnarlier. The infamous Mute Grab over the Santa Barbara Dirt Gap in Powell-Peralta’s Propaganda in 1990 is still one of the gnarliest gaps ever!