Do you like looking at skateparks and have 5 minutes to spare? Go on and rate the Amsterdam skateparks! Like in the years before we ask you to take a look at our skating infrastructure and give us your opinion. Are we missing a spot here? Please drop us a line at info[a]skatemates.nl so we   Read More …

In the years around the millennium the skateboard scene in Amsterdam was in a deplorable state… the Third Floor skatepark had closed it’s doors, the Museumplein vert and miniramp were torn down and the Bridgeramp burnt to the ground because of a homeless person’s barbecue that got a little out of control… skateboarders were left   Read More …

There’s a new skatepark in town! The Buikslotermeerplein in Amsterdam Noord now sports a temporary skatepark built by 2Move skateparks & Michael Groenewegen from NOORD skatepark. With the park measuring around 400m2 this is a nice little park for the people living in the Noord district. Two rounded quarterpipes are joined by a speedbump leading   Read More …

Good things take time & wonderfull things usually take a little longer. After three years of planning and lobbying all the hard work has finally paid off: the indoor skatepark of Amsterdam will open it’s doors once again!!! Make sure to check out their Instagram account to get a sneek previews of the skatecourse, we   Read More …

A new year, a new poll! Once again we would like to know how you feel about the skateparks in Amsterdam. Please take out 5 minutes of your time and rate all 37 skateparks that our lovely city currently has, thanks for scrolling, keep on rolling!    

This coming weekend on the 20th of August we’ll see the finals of the first edition of the Vans Pro Park series. Especially for these finals Vans helped build a spectacular flowbowl in the city of Malmo in the South of Sweden, donating it to the city after the event is done! The Pro Skate   Read More …

Next year Amsterdam is going to build a big concrete skatepark at the Zeeburgereiland. To make sure it is going to be the best skatepark possible there have been two design meetings where everyone was welcome to give their input. This coming thursday evening we invite everyone once more to come to the Badhuistheater at 20:00 and take   Read More …

Saturday april the 30th and sunday May the 1st the Museumplein got torched by skateboarders from all over Europe during the Amsterdamn Open. Check out some pics & video’s right here at the AmsterdamnOpen Facebook page, on their user generated webpage and some more stuff over at the Flatspot website. 1 Richard Tury – Kosice, Slovakia 2   Read More …

Once again Amsterdam will host an international skateboard contest: the Amsterdamn Open! We hope to draw lots of European skateboarders to our city to have an amazing weekend filled with top notch skating, wicked parties and plenty of goodtimes for all! The course for the Amsterdamn Open will be built by the people from Skatepark Amsterdam and Pier   Read More …

When designing infrastructure for BMX and skating purposes it is common to hear complaints that the course is either too skate oriented or too much BMX influenced. But where some people see difficulties other people see a challenge: Tallinn, the city that has been hosting the annual Simple Session for the last fifteen years, now recognizes the importance   Read More …