We are really happy to anounce Shumie Loo as our new teamrider. Although he’s skating for just 3 years now, his results are very impressive! He mannaged to skate 406 Km ath the dutch ultraskate this year, wich was his second ultraskate ever. You can read more about Shumie here.
22-07-16 When we had some trouble one of our Tow-Trucks on Friday, we decided to walk the 30Km’s we just skated back to Lyon. There we spent the night at the side of the river. This really had a negitive effect on our mood as you can understand. The next day we tried to fix Read more about Part 5. Paris! And the last stage[…]
Avignon was cool, but we really enjoyed Lyon. When we arrived we met up with Mélanie. We had some contact before on Facebook, so she was expecting us. It was nice to have a place to sleep and freshen up again. She showed us around the city and we even went out one night. The next Read more about Part 4. Avignon to Lyon[…]
As a proud sponsor of the Dutch Ultraskate we present a verry short impression of the event in 15 GIF’s. But there’s more! Stan Bekker, a great distance skater and part time movie editor is working on a aftermovie of the 2016 edition. Today he released a teaser, and we love it!
A lot has happened in the last two days. Good and bad things. So let’s start where we left last post, Montpellier. We left there at around 10 in the morning, so we could make it to Nîmes at an easy pace. In this lovely city we met 2 wonderfull people who helped us a lot! Though Read more about Part 3. Montpellier to Avignon[…]
So we left Thursday 14th early in the morning, heading for Perpignan. After skating a whole day in the sun we discovered skating at night would be better; so we did. Though skating at night is not all that great, it’s still better than in the burning mediterranean sun. We had to face some dangerous routes Read more about Part 2. Skating 350 Km to Montpellier, France[…]
A short recap on our bus-trip and a little tour of our apartment. Video is Dutch. (and there is a lot of swearing) Travel progress:
19 year old Steve Koops and 18 year old Ties Barten. These guys are not unfamiliar with long distance skateboarding. In 2015 they made a similar trip from Paris tot Eindhoven. That was only 1/3 the distance the’ll cover this time. They also participated in the 2016 Dutch Ultraskate (skate as much as you can Read more about Introduction: Steve Koops and Tieske Barten[…]