Carolina Skate


Post-Pumpkin Carve

Thanks for all of you guys who could make it out to the Pumpkin Carve last weekend.
We had a great turn out, great contests and gave away some pretty sweet prizes!
Here’s some photos from the day:

Paul's daughter

Robert E. Lee Slide

We love Robby Lee from Clemson and the longboarding club up there Clemson Stoke!

James Fulton

Brian Davidson Bomb

Prize Table

Peter Pan/Elf Matt D.

Crowd

The crowd!

Craig Crossley

Craig Crossley in the shortboard ground tricks competition.

Salty's Afterparty

After party at Salty’s!

Board Pickin'

Ted Aslund Wins Sector 9

Ted Aslund won a Sector 9 deck for first place in the ground tricks competition!

We Love Paul Goff

Many thanks to Paul (directly above..mustache and all) who owns Salty’s in Five Points for playing a huge role in getting the Pumpkin Carve together, helping provide some prizes and throwing us an after party! A very successful event and you can definitely expect another one in the spring.

Here’s a montage video from the beginners and advanced slide competitions:

 

Wear a helmet,
-Anna



off to a great start
let's be honest.

let's be honest.

So on friday the Carolina Longboard Club of the University of 
South Carolina had our first meeting and needless to say it was a success.

At first we were a little skeptical, there only being about 3 or 4 of us
but as the day went on we were anywhere from 5 to about 13 boarders.
We accomplished the 3 person hamboard ride, a couple legit wipe outs,
getting hassled by the cops, and bombing  some nice hills rolling 10+ deep.
We also caused quite the scene wherever we were which I’m sure will have
people talking.

Here’s a few more pictures from the day:

they look like sweethearts but this was after they closed the elevator door on me.

they look like sweethearts but this was after they closed the elevator door on me.

making a few adjustments to the hamboard.

making a few adjustments to the hamboard.

 

this is harder than it looks.

this is harder than it looks.

 

 

IS THAT A CHICK ON A SKATEBOARD?

IS THAT A CHICK ON A SKATEBOARD?

brandon, our co-founder, being a badass.

brandon, our co-founder, being a badass.

casey skating the bates run as we drew a small crowd

casey skating the bates run as we drew a small crowd

cale bombing wheat street.

cale bombing wheat street.

some of the us waiting before climbing the hill again.

some of the us waiting before climbing the hill again.

traffic moved for us.

traffic moved for us.

 Though the school year is closing out we’ve got no plans of slowing down. As for 
now we’re spreading the word and encouraging people who’ve been skating for years
or people who’ve always had an interest but never had the chance to come out and play around.  

Keep your eyes out for another update hopefully with more photos or
maybe a video…until then keep kickin’ and pushin’

-Anna