Tag Archives: skateboarding

Boarding Class | The nation’s love of four wheels is fuelling a skateboarding resurgence

The skateboarding scene has seen a resurgence over the past year with a number of contributing factors that led to the first sell-out year on record for many of its brands. From the Olympics to the pandemic, ToyNews takes a look at what’s been driving sales across the board, and …

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Spin Master’s Tech Deck named official sponsor of Skateboard GB’s National Championship 2021

Spin Master has struck up a new partnership with Skateboard GB that will see its popular fingerboard brand, Tech Deck, become one of the official sponsors of the National Championships 2021. Confirmed to take place on April 11th in Manchester, the one-day competition will be the only British Olympic qualification …

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UK skateboarding sensation Sky Brown named Plum Play Ambassador for Plum Bowl Freebound Trampoline

The UK’s youth skateboarding sensation, Sky Brown has signed up to a new campaign with Plum Play, becoming the face of the outdoor play specialist’s new Plum Bowl Freebound Trampoline. The skater, surfer, snowboarder, and dancer is set to be Team GB’s youngest Olympian this year, with expectations high for …

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Barbie celebrates Britain’s youngest Olympian, 12-year-old skateboarder and surfer Sky Brown

The 12 year old professional skateboarder and surfer, Sky Brown, has been unveiled as the latest Barbie Role Model as the iconic fashion doll brand revealed its new, one-of-a-kind doll created in her likeness. Toy maker Mattel chose to immortalise the young sportswoman to highlight the boundaries that she has …

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Air walking: From YouTube to the toy aisles, Braille Skateboarding teaches the skate scene new tricks

Who is Aaron Kyro, and why should you care? Well, to answer the former we’ll have to take you on a journey to San Francisco via a childhood in Montana, chasing the trail of a professional skateboarder in the making and the pursuit of his dreams of hitting the big …

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Tech Deck carves out ‘exciting return’ with UK National Skateboard Championships sponsorship

Spin Master’s action sports brand Tech Deck has carved into sponsorship of the premiere of the UK National Skateboard Championships in Manchester this weekend. Kicking off today, the BBC live streamed three-day event takes place at Graystone Skatepark and is the first official national skateboarding competition to be held in …

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