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Khule Ngubane Talks Durban KDC Grand Slam



20-year old Khule Ngubane will be skating his heart out at the Kimberley Diamond Cup Grand Slam at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday, 26 July...

Interview with Greg Lutzka

Checking In with Greg Lutzka

KDC sits down with Greg Lutzka in Southern California at Costa Mesa’s Volcom Skatepark  to film some rad lines and chat about KDC. Greg’s hyped on the progression of the local Kimberley skaters and is excited to make the trek back in 2014! 

Stay tuned next week as we check in with Micky Papa and be sure to browse our YouTube channel here for mor...

Bandelaro Events & Marketing

What’s My Story: Bandelaro Events & Marketing

Tumelo Mosikare and Kitso Maboko are two dudes that you are guaranteed to find around Kimberley. Not only because they love their city and associating with the people within it, but because they are always hustling and working on organizing events for their company, Bandelaro Events & Marketing. Bandelaro came through at the last minute before the

Kimberlaaities Tour - Meet the laaities

Kimberlaaities Tour: Meet the Laaities

     In South African culture, a laaitie is described in general as someone who is younger than oneself or compared to oneself as younger in experience or intellectual ability. (More on that word here). The Kimberlaaities Tour was a youth cross-country skate trip that went down on 3-9 July, 2014. KDC’s skatepark staff was given the difficult ta...

Felix Arguelles chilling with a coyote

Checking In With Felix Arguelles

KDC checks in with Felix Arguelles at J Kwon in LA and chats about the sense of community in skateboarding, worldwide connections, and the Kumba Skate Plaza in Kimberley. Felix has had a long history in skateboarding and we’re grateful that he gave us some of his time to hang out and chat about all things KDC...

Kanya Spani riding the rail at KDC Grand Slam in Johannesburg

KDC Grand Slam Johannesburg on Ride Channel

The Ride Channel’s Colin Clark was along for our SA Pro Tour last month and stuck it out all the way to the KDC Grand Slam that went down on 28 June at Cresta Mall in Johannesburg. Check out this rad edit he put together featuring the ripping from throughout the day.

More from SA Pro Tour by Colin Clark:

Packing the Heat: Skatelab

Packing the Heat:...

Skateboarding for Hope Buck Tour Video

Skateboarding for Hope by Buck Tour in George Video Recap

Check out the ripping that went down on 5 July, 2014 for Skateboarding for Hope presented by Boogaloos/Buck Tour at Skatelab in George.

Skaters in order of appearance: Brad Balie, Theo Setsetse, ?, Tyler Kammies, Quinton Mooiman, Byron Rhoda, Khulu Dlamini, MJ Johnson, Shuaib Philander, Jean Marc Johannes, Alan Marola, and Khule Ngubane.\

Results a...

Don’t Forget This One From Nyjah!

Last year on Thursday night the session got heated as the day cooled down and Nyjah Huston put in some work on this backside 270 kickflip lipslide. He made it three times in about five minutes… yep. The kid is amazing on his skateboard. Kimberley Diamond Cup returns 2-5 October, 2014. Make your plans to be there now!

Photos and Results for Skateboarding for Hope by Buck Tour

Skateboarding for Hope George/Buck Tour Photos and Results

The Skateboarding for Hope/Buck Tour at Skatelab in George brought out several of the Western Cape’s top skaters for an annual get together full of skating and good times. We started the day with a skateboarding clinic for some of George’s less privileged children hosted by the Kimberlaaities and got right into the contest to see some of the countr...

Kanya Spani kick flip at KDC Grand Slam Cresta

KDC Grand Slam Cresta Video Recap

Video recap from the 2nd KDC Grand Slam of 2014 at Cresta Mall in Johannesburg.

Skaters in order of appearance: ?, Michael Stylianou, Mark Linsi, Jeremy Stone, Shaun Burger, Brandon Valjalo, Brandon Ramos, Craig Evans, Dean Marais, Trae Rice, Daniel Miltiadou, Shuain Philander, Bongi Manyala, Ofentse Ramakanye, David Woolf, Wesley Schroeder, Anthon...