Pushing Boarders

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Make sure you don’t miss out on Pushing Boarders. This free event is taking place on the 1st-3rd June.


Pushing Boarders will feature a unique line-up of pro-skaters, community groups, NGOs, policy-makers and academics will be presenting a series of talks and Q&As exploring the social impact of skateboarding worldwide. This is the schedule…

Fri 1st June // 18:00 – 00:00 // Launch Party at House of Vans

Sat 2nd June // 10:00 – 20:30 // Q&A discussions at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL

Sun 3rd June // 12:00 – 20:00 // Q&A discussions at House of Vans

There will be a Photography exhibition, DJs, film screenings, skate schools, workshops and more… This 3 day event aims to foster skater-led and innovative research on skateboarding, encourages debate about lesser spoken topics and seeks to build a network for more skateboarders to be able to share, research and write about skateboarding in academia and skate media. It Celebrates ten years of Skateistan, five years of SkatePal and one year of Free MovementSkateboarding. The weekend will feature talks from Elissa Steamer, Karl Watson, Oliver Percovich, Ocean Howell, Kyle Beachy, Alexis Sablone and many more. Topics will include the experiences of race, gender, and sexuality in skateboarding, how we write about skateboarding, the rise of skate charities and how to build skate friendly cities like Malmo.

Tickets are free but places are limited so register to attend.

It will take place at House of Vans London and The Bartlett School of Architecture