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Cody Lampman: Just Getting Started

Cody Lampman: Just Getting Started

Aside from the seemingly unstoppable force that was world champion Brian Aragon, until he actually decided to stop, there has never really been too much to say about the blading scene in Colorado. Sure, Jeremy Spira showed some promise when...
Catching up with Nick Lomax

Catching up with Nick Lomax

Wheel Scene: You have had some pretty serious injuries in the last 12 months. Can you tell us what exactly you damaged and how it happened? Nick Lomax: I have had a ongoing problem with my ankle, it’s torn ligaments...
Kruise Sapstein: Out of the Comfort Zone...Kinda

Kruise Sapstein: Out of the Comfort Zone…Kinda

Since Chicago native Kruise Sapstein moved to California he has become friends with blading royalty, designed a Valo pro skate and currently works with street skating legend Kevin Gillan. Feel free to start hating him at any point. Kruise Sapstein left behind...
Carson Starnes: The Time Is Now

Carson Starnes: The Time Is Now

Carson Starnes was raised in an open home that welcomed its guests with love, skate ramps and large meals prepared together and enjoyed over long conversations with family and friends. Once just the longhaired little kid flailing around the skate...
Jeff Dalnas: Having His Cake and Eating It

Jeff Dalnas: Having His Cake and Eating It

Jeff Dalnas is living proof that you can have it all. He holds down a full-time job that he thoroughly enjoys, drives around in a fresh BMW that would make a local drug dealer envious, and he still manages to...
Josh Glowicki: A Fresh Perspective

Josh Glowicki: A Fresh Perspective

Razors and Hedonskate rider Josh Glowicki recounts three years of almost non-stop travelling and the realisations he has come to about himself and his lifestyle choices as a result. Since 2011, Josh Glowicki’s life has been one wild globetrotting adventure...
Matty Schrock: The Aftermath of Smokeland

Matty Schrock: The Aftermath of Smokeland

Matty Schrock discusses what life is like in Oakland, California after the Shredweiser house came to an end, and reflects on a battered and bruised life on blades. When the notorious Shredweiser crew descended upon Oakland, California and set up...
Video: Scott Quinn - Wheel Scene Profile

Video: Scott Quinn – Wheel Scene Profile

Wheel Scene is proud to present Scott Quinn’s first full street section in…forever! Sure, he had a section in the last Razors team video, Children of the Future, but that part was only a minute and a half long and...
John Bolino: Taking Stock of Things

John Bolino: Taking Stock of Things

The New Jersey nomad discusses renouncing his professional status, winning two of the USA’s biggest competitions, his views on the industry and filming for his section in The 666 Series. Flashback to the end of 2012 and John Bolino seemed...
Aritz Ortega: Putting Malaga on the Map

Aritz Ortega: Putting Malaga on the Map

Barcelona is widely regarded as one of the premier street skating destinations in Europe and Madrid also has a strong reputation thanks to the notorious X Battle real street events that once took place in the bustling city, but to...
Patrick Ridder: Hide and Seek

Patrick Ridder: Hide and Seek

Elusive German street skater Patrick Ridder opens up about his appearance in Valo’ s V, parting ways with Chimera and becoming more prominent in the upcoming months. Patrick Ridder is so rarely witnessed, yet often spoken about, that you could...
Talking F33t – Chris Farmer

Talking F33t – Chris Farmer

Arguably one of the most progressive bladers of all time explains why he is so excited about his section in the forthcoming Lonnie Gallegos video F33t. Chris Farmer first gained global recognition via his breakthrough section in VG 19: East...
Joey Chase: The Lunatic Returns

Joey Chase: The Lunatic Returns

One of blading’s most rugged characters offers an insight into his section in The 666 Series, discusses his boss’s explosive part and hints at what else we can expect from him this year. Wheel Scene has teamed up with Shima...
Firsts: Alex Broskow

Firsts: Alex Broskow

Kansas City’s finest blading export Alex Broskow discusses Gatorbladers, wearing Franky Morales’ skates at the ASA World Finals and the incident that caused the legendary chip in his front teeth. Alex Broskow started rollerblading 20 years ago and it most...
What To Expect From Summerclash 2014

What To Expect From Summerclash 2014

Next month Summerclash will take place once again in Mellowpark, Europe’s biggest outdoor extreme sports park, providing a weekend of blading, partying and many other interesting activities. Conceived by Jojo Jacobi, the same visionary that has made Winterclash the priority...
You Know You Were Blader in the ‘90s If...

You Know You Were Blader in the ‘90s If…

In order to know where we are going, it is vital that we understand where we came from. The ’90s were an incredible time for blading, so we decided to take a brief look back at some of most prominent...
Firsts: Franky Morales

Firsts: Franky Morales

Franky Morales has been such an influential part of rollerblading for so long that it is tough to remember a time when he wasn’t at the forefront of the sport. The older generation of aggressive rollerbladers remember him coming up...
Brian Shima: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Brian Shima: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Brian Shima discusses SSM’s The 666 Series and explains his reasoning behind what many are calling an overpriced online video. Love him or hate him, there is no denying that Brian Shima is one of the most iconic skaters of...
Wheel Scene Issue 10 Online Now

Wheel Scene Issue 10 Online Now

You can now read Wheel Scene Issue 10 online. This issue features full-length interviews with Rik van Huik, Dominic Bruce, Geoff Phillip, Sean Darst, Matt Smith and many more. It’s tough to look cool while using an iPad in public,...
Mikey Blair: Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

Mikey Blair: Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

Michigan’s Mikey Blair just received his first ever pro wheel and you’ve probably never heard of him, but all of that is about to change. Back in 2008, SixWonSix released their second team video Blood, Pride and True, which featured...
Sean Darst: Where Did This Guy Come From?

Sean Darst: Where Did This Guy Come From?

Sean Darst skates for two of the most respected companies in the industry and he’s friends with many of America’s most well-known bladers, and he only has two online edits to his name. Sean Darst has been a pillar of...
Dominic Bruce: Make Way for the New Generation

Dominic Bruce: Make Way for the New Generation

Dominic Bruce is barely out of school, but he’s got a better understanding of the blading industry than many of his peers. Dominic Bruce’s rise to becoming one of the most exciting amateur bladers in Europe is almost as rapid...
Rik van Huik: Not Your Average Blader

Rik van Huik: Not Your Average Blader

Rik van Huik discusses abnormalities in the blading industry, the strength of the Dutch scene and his impending master’s degree. Back in 2011, the year Wheel Scene was first launched, I was scouring the internet for quality content to put...
Ten Tips for Starting a Blading Company

Ten Tips for Starting a Blading Company

You have come up with an idea that you think will revolutionise the world of rollerblading. What’s next? Well, you save up some money, talk to the business manager at your bank, seek some advice from the local enterprise initiative...
Firsts: Tyler Hester

Firsts: Tyler Hester

California’s resident handrail wizard offers an insight into some key moments from his life on blades so far. Don’t act like you don’t know who the hell Tyler Hester is; he is that skinny kid that looks a little bit...
Russell Day: Expect the Unexpected

Russell Day: Expect the Unexpected

Russell Day is a little bit of an enigma. Over the past few years he has been showing up to real street contests throughout California, as well as making an appearance at the Texas Skate Series, and killing it every...
Catching up with Ben Schwab

Catching up with Ben Schwab

Following his brief-but-brilliant appearance in The Xsjado Video, Ben Schwab brings us up to date on what he’s been doing with himself recently. Ben Schwab is an inspiration both on and off blades. He has suffered the loss of two...
The Rumour Mill 2014

The Rumour Mill 2014

Winterclash, in addition to getting the 2014 competition season underway with one of the most exceptional atmospheres you are likely to encounter in rollerblading, is a hotbed for rollerblading gossip. After all, when many of the biggest names in the...
Firsts: Dano Gorman

Firsts: Dano Gorman

Dublin’s Daniel Gorman is one of the first younger generation of bladers we featured within the pages of Wheel Scene. He is a cheeky little guy with a big trick vocabulary and there is very little you can put in his...
Wheel Scene Issue 9 Online Now

Wheel Scene Issue 9 Online Now

You can now read Wheel Scene Issue 9 online now. There are features with Razors rider Tom Coley-Sowry, USD‘s hardest working amatuer Jeremy Soderburg, Shredweiser boss Chris Dafick and many other great bladers. Oh, and there are a couple of...
Firsts - Geoff Phillip

Firsts – Geoff Phillip

Vagabond blading wunderkind Geoff Phillip discusses learning fast slides before any other grind and outrunning police after during a hill bombing session. First time you witnessed aggressive blading: The first time I saw skating in person was at the local...
Behind the Lens with Jonas Hansson

Behind the Lens with Jonas Hansson

Back in 2011, Jonas Hansson released what is arguably one of the most beautifully shot rollerblading videos to ever emerge from Europe, if not the world. Traitement captured the essence of blading; searching through fascinating urban landscapes, looking down every...
Daniel Jurzyna - Psycho Killer

Daniel Jurzyna – Psycho Killer

Introducing Daniel Jurzyna, the Nysa-to-Edinburgh import affectionately known within the Scottish blading community as Polish Daniel. Daniel Jurzyna is originally from a small town in the south of Poland but he’s been living in Edinburgh for the past nine of...
Wheel Scene Froot Boots T-shirts Out Now

Wheel Scene Froot Boots T-shirts Out Now

Wheel Scene proudly introduces the first cereal made specifically for rollerbladers, Froot Boots, because bladers need breakfast! The design is dyed into the premium cotton shirt, so you don’t need to worry about it fading away any time soon. Each...
Leo Oppenheim: Don't Stop Me Now

Leo Oppenheim: Don’t Stop Me Now

Leo Oppenheim is rollerblading’s version of Mr Motivator. He may not rock spandex, or be of Jamaican descent, but his boundless enthusiasm and relentless endeavors to promote his blading in the UK is worthy of recognition. “I am proud to...
Introducing: Michel Prado

Introducing: Michel Prado

A few years ago, very few people knew who the hell Michel Prado was. Now, the street skating prodigy is rapidly becoming widely regarded as one of the most exciting prospects Spain has to offer – despite the fact he...
Tom Coley-Sowry Timeline

Tom Coley-Sowry Timeline

Melbourne, Australia is home to a young blader with a terrifying amount of talent and he goes by the name of Tom Coley-Sowry. If you don’t know him yet, you soon will. If you haven’t seen the latest Razors team...
Jeremy Soderburg: Internet Killed the Blade Video Star

Jeremy Soderburg: Internet Killed the Blade Video Star

As the release of physical blading videos declines with every passing year, we talk to Jeremy Soderburg, one of the most prolific purveyors of online edits in recent years, to find out his take on the situation. There was once...
Wake Schepman: Man on a Mission

Wake Schepman: Man on a Mission

Could one teenager change the face of rollerblading and renew outside interest in the sport? Wake Schepman is one of the most marketable assets we’ve got and he’s determined to try. Wake Schepman is not like most 16-year-olds. While many...
Video: Waterloo - Mason Richard (Wheel Scene Remix)

Video: Waterloo – Mason Richard (Wheel Scene Remix)

Anthony Medina has been kind enough to remix Mason Richard‘s amazing section from his new DVD Waterloo exclusively for Wheel Scene. We are huge fans of Richard’s blading and when you see his immaculate style and ridiculously technical trick vocabulary...
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Video: Stefan Brandow - Cult Tapes

Video: Stefan Brandow – Cult Tapes

Razors continue their recent edition of the Razors Tapes series with another effort from Minnesota and this time it features a profile on team rider Stefan Brandow. Brandow has been keeping quiet recently and apparently that was because he has a pretty serious head injury...
Video: Slamm Jamm XVI Edits

Video: Slamm Jamm XVI Edits

Check out some of these edits from Slamm Jamm XVI that took place at Rampworx Skatepark in Liverpool on October 10/11/12. The edits appear courtesy of Scott Riddles, Slaptap and Hedonskate, and feature the skills of Elliot Stevens, James Keyte, Sam Crofts and many more....
Video: Franky Morales - USD Carbon Pro Model 2014

Video: Franky Morales – USD Carbon Pro Model 2014

Franky Morales has only been on the USD pro team for a few years but he is already on to his third signature boot and here it is, in all it’s Nike Air Jordan glory, getting a thorough working from the man himself. We have...
Video: Michel Prado - USD 2014

Video: Michel Prado – USD 2014

Michel Prado has got to be one of the hardest working bladers in Europe at the moment because it feels like we only just saw an edit from the Barcelona native and here he is with another one for boot sponsor USD. Style, stunts and...
Video: Elliot Stevens - Loco Skates

Video: Elliot Stevens – Loco Skates

Loco Skates have released a new edit featuring team rider Elliot Stevens and to say we are excited about it would be a bit of an understatement. The model/blader has had a few sponsor changes over the past couple of years and, apart from a...
Video: Guillaume le Gentil - Ground Control 2014

Video: Guillaume le Gentil – Ground Control 2014

French style master Guillaume le Gentil has just released an edit for frame sponsor Ground Control. As always, he glides around like he is floating on air and stomps some gaps in this one as well, which is something that you don’t see as often...
Video: Iain Mcleod & UC Wheels

Video: Iain Mcleod & UC Wheels

Iain Mcleod recently released a new edit for Undercover Wheels to promote his new Postcard pro wheel. The California native goes technical as hell, as always, and it seems like he is actually taking it easy. How long has he been at it now?! The...
Video: Sam Crofts - USD London City Part Two

Video: Sam Crofts – USD London City Part Two

USD just released a fresh serving of awesome thanks to the efforts of UK representative Sam Crofts. The stunt-loving-blader takes London by storm once again, lacing drops, gaps, scary lines and other feats of terror that are just plain amazing to watch. There aren’t many bladers around...
Video: Rik van Huik - Adapt 2014

Video: Rik van Huik – Adapt 2014

Adapt just dropped an absolutely killer edit featuring team rider Rik van Huik slaughtering various cities throughout Europe. The Netherlands blader stomps his way through Berlin, Bordeaux, Paris, Zurich, Amsterdam, Utrecht and Katwijk, laces one of the cleanest fakie 720s over a rail gap that...
Video: Jeremy Soderburg - USD Carbon Free+ DIY

Video: Jeremy Soderburg – USD Carbon Free+ DIY

USD are back with another promo for their USD Carbon Free+ DIY and following from Franky Morales’ effort comes a fresh batch of Jeremy Soderburg. The California native pays homage to his LA roots with a blue colourway and his beloved city painted on the...
Video: Ross Jones - Summer 2014

Video: Ross Jones – Summer 2014

A new online edit has surfaced featuring Sheffield’s Ross Jones killing rails, ledges, gaps and a few other obstacles. The cheeky Yorkshireman has a laid back style and a diverse trick range, and this edit only offers a glimpse into what he is capable of....
VIDEO: Sam Garland - UKSKATE

VIDEO: Sam Garland – UKSKATE

Stockport’s Sam Garland just dropped a new edit for sponsor UKSkate. The 15-year-old blader drops some lines, gets gap-tastic and laces some nice switch-ups. You know, when he’s not hanging out with pissed up old boys shouting at people in the street! The video was...