Kumba Skate Plaza Weekend Update: Mini Ramp Session, Game Of Skate, And More

Every weekend we hold our weekly Vert Fridays skate clinic on either the mini ramp or the vert ramp and give the kids a chance to pad up and work on their transition skills. This week in particular we hit the mini ramp and were joined by a small but enthusiastic crew...


KDC 2015 Street Finals: Head To Head With Luan Oliveira & JS Lapierre

Moving on into the semifinals of the 2015 Skateboarding World Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup, Luan Oliveira and JS Lapierre went head to head after taking out Tommy Fynn and Chase Webb in the quarterfinals, respectively.

During the matchup, JS put down some head-scratchers like the bs 270 lipslide 270 out on the A-Frame and the nosegrind to...


Kumba Skate Plaza Weekend Update: Skarts & Crafts, Friday Night Lights, And More

As a way of thanking our local skaters for ruling it so hard each and every month, we host a pizza party at the last Friday of every month on KDC’s bill and enjoy a session under the lights. Pizzas were eaten, soda was drank, and good times were had by all as we enjoyed a session under the lights until 10pm...


RVCA’s “Elephino” South Africa Tour Video

In the last few years, it hasn’t seemed too uncommon for several international skate teams/crews to be making the mission to South Africa each year to check out our world renowned spots, parks, and beautiful scenery...


Converse Cons x Skate Aid High Ollie Contest In Cape Town: Photos & Video

In celebration of the release of the Converse Cons One Star World Tour video release, Converse Cons put up some prizes for Cape Town’s highest ollies, gave away a ton of pizza, and premiered the video at the Salesians Institute in Cape Town this past weekend.

SeveralĀ of Cape Town’s finest were out to support the event and try their luck in the high...


Kumba Skate Plaza Weekend Update : Summer Skate Jam & Skate Lessons Sundays

After a full week of non-stop rain in Kimberley, we managed to squeeze in a few weekend activities when the weather allowed.

We started off with a Summer Skate Jam on Saturday where 19 skaters divided into 2 divisions skated their hearts out for some cash. The results for the Summer Skate Jam are as follows:


  1. Damian Bramley, R400
  2. Brad Bali...

Tyson Bowerbank’s “Ode To Tone” Part

If you weren’t sure whether you were a Tyson Bowerbank fan previously, this new part he dropped for Thrasher Magazine is sure to change your mind. With all the quick-footed tech wizardry and all the spinning you could ask for, Tyson comes through with all of that, and then some. Feeble grind bigflip out? Come on!?

Tyson ripped in the finals of the ...

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