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Rider Cup NYC 2014 Finals Video Recap

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12 teams of 4 skaters from each of NYC’s 5 boroughs came out to the Rider Cup NYC Finals on Saturday, August 16th, 2014, to compete for the $10k cash grand prize and an all expenses paid trip to South Africa to compete in the Rider Cup World Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup. Congrats to […]

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Rider Cup NYC 2014 Finals Recap

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Over the past 5 weeks, over 20 teams from the 5 boroughs went head to head in the Rider Cup NYC Qualifiers in order to get to the finals.  It came down to the top 12 teams who skated their hearts and souls out, as there could only be one winner who would go home […]

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Rider Cup NYC: Staten Island Qualifiers

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Shaolin, The forgotten borough, The 5th Borough, Home of Wu, Brooklyn with Parking, the Borough with the most nicknames and home of 50-50 Skatepark the site of the Staten Island Rider Cup qualifiers! We rolled up to the park a little early as we left early fearing the famous dreaded Staten Island traffic. Ed Pollio […]

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Rider Cup NYC: Queens Qualifiers

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After a stressful week thinking about the huge storm that was supposed to hit Friday night and Saturday morning, we decided to roll the dice and push the Rider Cup Queens Qualifier start time back to 3 on Saturday. We crossed our fingers and hoped it would be dry… Luckily, the storm subsided and 8 […]

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Rider Cup NYC: Bronx Qualifiers

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Last Saturday, July 19th, eight 4-man teams of Bronx’s up and coming skaters came out to River Avenue Skatepark in South Bronx for a shot at $2000 and a chance to qualify for an all expenses paid trip to Kimberley, South Africa to compete in the Rider Cup Championships this October. In the end, it […]

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Rider Cup NYC Qualifiers: Brooklyn

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The third stop of the Rider Cup NYC brought us to New York’s most populated borough: Brooklyn!!!  As most New York skaters know, McCarren skatepark is probably the WORST skatepark in the city that happens to be in the borough with the most skaters, and in a location that has the highest concentration of skaters […]