Round-up of 2022


This year has been incredible for skateboarding and we are humbled to have played a small part in supporting the community. Here are a few of our highlights…

  • Hosted the National Championship over 2 weekends
  • Announced a National Skateboard GB Team of 10 skaters
  • Created 5 new paid jobs in skateboarding
  • Trained over 250 skateboard coaches around the UK
  • Supported UK social skate organisations to access National Lottery funding of £20,000
  • Developed a talent pathway, aka The Pipeline Project 2.0
  • Created new features on the MySkate app with over 100,000 monthly uses
  • Ran the Virtual Championships with 100+ skaters (with Skiddle)
  • Launched the ‘Survival of the Sickest’ with 3 events and 200 skateboarders
  • Delivered the only UK Skateboard Photography masterclass with MPB.
  • Launched the Cruiser award; a progression award for early beginner skateboarders
  • Released funding guidance for social skateboarding projects and skateparks
  • Supported more than 70 skatepark or skate community projects around the UK
  • Launched a funding support offer for skate community groups with Crowdfunder
  • Upgraded Kaset Skatepark alongside VIY
  • Talks, research and advocacy; exchanging learning, good practice in partnership with loads of great orgs
  • Won the Sports Business Awards Partnership of the Year 2022 with Habito
  • Gained Sport England funding for grassroots skateboarding, complementing our UK Sport funding

We can’t wait to build on this in 2023, but for now, we’d like to wish you all a Happy New Year from all of us here at Skateboard GB.

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