Tag: Dan Kelcher


Brofile #5: Dan Kelcher

Posted by Andy in BroFile. 1 Comment

12th September

Dan Kelcher » FS Smith Tailgrab

You’ve all been waiting for it — Dan Kelcher, the young ripper who graced the front page of The Press a few months ago is now features in our Grom Of The Month for September.

Only recently clicking over to 14 years old DK is bringing a strong revival to transition skating by use of his own creative lines and out of the square tricks. We caught up with him at the bogan-infested Waltham bowl to shoot a few of those tricks and fire a few questions his way. This is what he had to say…

Name: Dan Kelcher
Age? 14
Reg­u­lar or goofy? Regular
Fav local spot/skatepark: T.P and Waltham Bowl.
Fav trick? Frontside grinds and Smiths.
Street/Park/Bowl? — Why? Bowl! It’s easy, fun, you can make up flowing lines and go real fast.
Who hooks you up? Dave North at Nelson … Read More »



Front Page Goodness

Posted by Andy in 2010/11 Summer Series, Events, Skate Skool. Comments Off on Front Page Goodness

28th March

After weeks of sombre earthquake related news flooding the front pages of The Press, it’s time to turn the tables and welcome the week on a higher note. The Thomson Skate Jam on Saturday went off big time, and our local ripper Dan Kelcher already famous from the poster has now graced the front page of the Press. You can read the online write up on Stuff here.

Keep an eye out for full results and photos posted here very soon.



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