The Rundown: 2014 Boardsports Season Part 1

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2014 was a blast! The boardsport scene grew exponentially from skateboarding to surfing to wakeboarding and skimboarding, it was indeed the perfect year for boardsports to grow and be recognized in Southeast Asia.

Here are some of the best highlights from 2014 boardsports season

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January: Mikel Dela Serna Wins the Giant Slalom Contest of the Kings of the Outlaw.  READ HERE

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RHCPFebruary: Red Hot Chilli Peppers’ main man Anthony Kiedis charged the perfect barrelling waves of Siargao after their successful concert during the 7107 International Music Festival in Clark Field Pampanga. READ the full article here.

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1AripNurhidayat-1734_zps28b1b626February: Beach Break Single & Unattached Classic Single Fin Longboard Contest Kicks off at Carille Point in Flawless Conditions. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.

DSC_1017-1024x668March: Mountain Dew Skate Park opens at Circuit Makati. Read the article and highlights here.

1947323_679358452103257_591578325_nMarch:Lapu-lapu City skate park ground breaking ceremony. READ here.

Screen-Shot-2014-04-14-at-2.40.39-PMApril: The 5th Visayan Longboarding Trilogy.  Asia’s biggest longboarding event, on its 5th year made an outstanding remarks to the global longboarding scene as the 1st International Downhill Federation World Qualifying Series made history. Watch it here.

IMG_9146_zps44bf6a1eMay: Duke Pandeagua from Daet made longboarding history as he wins the first ever downhill race in the island of Catanduanes. Read here.

Allan Caralinan has a dream, his vision of owning a skate park some day fuelled his passion of building one on an empty lot owned by their family. It’s a perfect place to skate with friends and practice backside snaps whenever the surf is flat. .First skate competition at SABAWL.  Check out the highlights here.

Screen-Shot-2014-05-11-at-3.48.07-PMMay: Brissa Hennessy from Hawaii wins Hawaiian Brisa Hennessy wins 2014 Rip Curl GromSearch International Final in flawless waves at world famous Lakey Peak, Dompu, Sumbawa Indonesia. Check out the highlights here.

June: DC Go Skateboarding Day Celebration. Read here.

Watch out for the part two of our 2014 boardsports rundown. Happy new year guys!

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