Monthly Archives: November 2011

Rollerburn Report

Sideburn Magazine – “the world’s most suave motorcycle magazine” – were the organisers and promoters of Rollerburn, the first cross genre event of its kind. Combining a custom bike show, Roller Derby, a “Rollerball” style drag race, live bands and DJ’s, numerous vendor stalls, guest appearances from TT racer and star of BBC TV’s “The […]

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Rollerburn – Saturday 19th November 2011

Slalom is the very essence of skateboarding… it is fluidity in motion…on the edge, no frills, a no nonsense race with a clear winner.
Slalom racing has become totally underground since the glory days of the late 70’s…the black sheep of the family.
We have the best in Europe competing at Rollerburn, including Bruno (all the way from Brazil, via London, pictured) and the mighty Trawler. Can’t wait to see them in action.

UPDATE: I forgot to mention that Dave, Joe and Wilky Skooter Farm have constructed a ramp (shown below with Joe stood on top for scale) to launch the slalom riders and racing rollergirls down. This ramp is going to be faced with a one-off painting by world famous artist Conrad Leach. That is so amazing I would barely believe it if I hadn’t arranged to pick it up this week.
We are borrowing an 18-wheeler to bring the ramp and the stage to Rollerburn. You are all coming, right? G

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Louis and Bruno appear on Sky TV’s ‘Extra Time Sky Sports’

The UK’s top two slalom racers, ‘Slipa’ Selby and Bruno Oliveira, give out about the UK slalom racing scene on Sky Sports. The program was first aired at 6:00pm, Monday 31st October 2011, on Sky Sports 2, with repeats to be shown on Sky 3 and 4. Extra Time Sky Sports – Slalom Skateboarding with […]

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