South African skateboarding prodigy, Thalente Biyela, set to compete on world stage

South African skateboarding prodigy, Thalente Biyela, set to compete on world stage: Ballito’s own Thalente Biyela (26) will be competing against the world’s best skateboarders at the 2019 Vans Park Series (VPS) World Championship taking place in Salt Lake City, USA this September. Biyela sealed his spot for this all-expenses paid trip when he took first place at the recent 2019 Vans Park Series Africa Regional Championship held at Cape Town’s Shred Skate Park – the country’s only World Championship bowl skateboarding qualifier. Biyela’s … [Read more...]

Skateboarding: Nyjah Huston Takes First Place at Street League Event in London

Skateboarding: Nyjah Huston Takes First Place at Street League Event in London: Nyjah Huston en route to the win Nyjah Huston claimed first place at Stop One of the 2019 Street League Skateboarding World Tour at Copper Box Arena in London, UK this last weekend. Dominating a high-pressure final featuring the world’s best street skateboarders, the 24-year-old from Laguna Beach, California, took the win in what was also the first official qualifier event for skateboarding’s debut at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Now that SLS acts as … [Read more...]

Red Bull set to unlock more skateboarding talent at action-packed contest

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