Tag: Thompson Skate Jam
Yet again, the Thomson Skate Jam blew minds as bowl shredders from around the South Island got together for an afternoon session at the 9th annual Thomson Skate Jam! Over 40 competitors threw down in the comp as young as 8 years old right through to 43 year old legend Adam Wheeldon in the veterans division. The event also saw the most girls we have seen at any skate competition ever! The vibe was awesome, the sun was shining and some serious 4-wheeled business took place for a crowd of over 400 people to enjoy!
Cheers to all the crew who help pull together the event on the day, MC Kevin Grimwood had everyone fizzing on the mic and Skate Skool Instructor Alex Kelliher along with old skool skate legends Troy Newton and Raph Doidge kept a close eye on proceedings from the … Read More »
Most definitely one of the radest comps we’ve held went down last Saturday at Thomson Park, the place was buzzing with energy and a 500+ crowd of people we’re lucky enough to witness some incredible skating from shredders from across the South Island. This event has become the most highly anticipated jam on the calendar and the calibre of skating was proof of this! This was our 9th annual Thomson Bowl Jam and the level seems to jump up a notch every year! Local legend Dan Kelcher took honors in the Open division and respect to him for deciding to jump in with the Open Mens, even though he is still only 16! Without a doubt some strong bowl skaters coming through the ranks in the younger divisions also and we’re stoked to have 4 girls enter this year! A … Read More »