Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.
Violinist Larissa O’Grady (above left), with skateboarder and award-winning composer Sam Perkin (right) and boarders Michael McMaster (pic 1) and Peter Buckley (Pic 2) rehearse their show DIS-CORD, part of Dublin Alive, Dublin City Council’s Local Live Performance Programme funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.
Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Doughty double-amputee skateboarder Felipe Nunes goes up against his nemesis – a 360° loop that would test the skills of any able-bodied skater.
Skater Josh Neuman reaches a smoothly terrifying 112km/h on his decent of an (almost but not quite) deserted road somewhere in the Swiss Alps.
Full screen for best effect.
Hill Street, Dublin 1.
New artwork by
Shane Sutton from outline sketch (top) to execution (above).
Skateboarders and rollerbladers travel from St. Anne’s Park in Clontarf to the skatepark in Fairview, with all proceeds going to suicide charity, Aware.
Skate legend and feisty quinquagenarian Tony Hawk talks about his inspiration and performs 50 of the tricks he either created or perfected over the course of his professional career.
Closed captions on for dates and trick names.
58 year old former streetluge champion Roger Hickey clocks 100.279mph on his skateboard at the Top Speed World Championship in Quebec earlier this month.
You’ll believe a man can fly.
A selection of images from a pristine photo essay by Alex Sheridan of a recent board meeting at the skate park in
Bushy Park, Terenure, Dublin.
Grand stretch in fairness.
Alex Sheridan – Bushy Park (The Prowlster)