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 …

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 …

Do yourself a favour and take the time to peep this wonderful edit right here! Corey Bohan, Mike ‘Hucker’ Clark and BMX racer Leanna Curtis pay tribute to the ultimate 80’s BMX classic BMX Bandits. No need for more words, press play! Well if you made it this far into this page you might as   Read More …

Although Switzerland is but a small country it has a reputation that spans all over the world. Known for their alps, chocolates, army knives, bank secrets, expensive Rolexes and how could we forget those Swiss bearings, right? But with this incredible addition to the Zurich skating infrastructure we might add Swiss concrete to that already impressive list. The Allmend skatepark was built in   Read More …