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Exploring China’s Skate Scene with Vice

By on April 14, 2017 in Skateboarding with 0 Comments
Exploring China’s Skate Scene with Vice

On this episode of ‘VICE INTL,’ we head to Shenzhen, where Wang Huifeng is tearing it up as a professional skateboarder for Vans. The strictly-street skater takes us to his favorite spots in the province, and tells us what’s keeping China’s skate scene from taking off—along with what he’s doing to help it flourish.

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Xavier De Le Rues DIY Tour: Shredding Forbidden Big Mountain Lines in China | Ep 5

By on April 9, 2017 in Snowboarding with 0 Comments
Xavier De Le Rues DIY Tour: Shredding Forbidden Big Mountain Lines in China | Ep 5

Volcanoes, scorpions, frostbite, gale-force winds and border games with North Korea – to say the DIY trip to China was full of surprises is quite of an understatement. Changabaishan volcano, the ‘Ever White Mountain’, has an illustrious history and is also known as ‘the Holy Mountain of the Revolution’ in North Korea, where Kim-Jong Il […]

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Street Skating the “Great Wallies” in Ürümqi – The Silky Way – Part 3

By on August 20, 2015 in Skateboarding with 0 Comments
Street Skating the “Great Wallies” in Ürümqi – The Silky Way – Part 3

Ürümqi may not have any wonders of the world, but if you’re a skateboarder, the pyramids are tough to beat. The team arrives and immediately sets to work on skating pyramid-filled plazas, a triple-gap fountain and some perfect ledges. It wouldn’t be a complete trip to China without some “Great Wallies”.

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Skating China’s Ancient Capital City – The Silky Way – Part 2

By on August 17, 2015 in Skateboarding with 0 Comments
Skating China’s Ancient Capital City – The Silky Way – Part 2

Part two of The Silky Way journey sees the crew of skateboarders board a train and get cosy for the 70-hour plus journey to Xi’an – China’s ancient capital city. Marble ledges, technical plazas, and loads of curious on-lookers greeted the crew as they hit the streets in search of shred able spots

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Chaz Ortiz & Zoo York Skate & Destroy in China

By on July 17, 2015 in Culture, Skateboarding with 0 Comments
Chaz Ortiz & Zoo York Skate & Destroy in China

Chaz Ortiz and the Zoo York skate team, including Black Dave, Gavin Nolan and Ian Twa, head to China to explore what the People’s Republic has to offer. On a ten day tour, the crew visited three cities, including Shanghai, Beijing and Chengdu, to mix it up with the locals and take in the sights […]

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Watch Skater Leticia Bufoni Blow Out Her Ankle

By on June 11, 2015 in Fails, Girls, Skateboarding with 0 Comments
Watch Skater Leticia Bufoni Blow Out Her Ankle

Leticia Bufoni travels to China to film a video part and blows out her ankle after attempting a frontside ollie down a 15 stair to granite. Ouch. We’re not sure if that is more gnarly then the Chinese medicine doctor who got all Miagi-do on her ankle. Watch and witness!

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