SPTJam 2024

It’s been a while. There’s been events but nothing of the scale that we saw in the past. That was until SPTJam moved location and Mike Marsh brought the annual competition to Rampworx. As soon as this was verified the invitations went out and brought in skaters from all over Europe.

The feel of the event was like that of old, with big tricks going down but at the same time people just jamming with their friends. It was a great opportunity to see faces from the past as well as meet new skaters and supporters that represent the future of the sport.

So, after catching up a bit with those I’ve not spoken to in years, the old camera gear came out and struggled to capture a few shots…

Laced 2015 Skating Photos

Busy day. Some amazing skating and a great atmosphere. Here’s my shots from the event:

Winterclash X

Winterclash X LogoAnother trip over to Eindhoven occurred recently. It was two years since Team Icecream last hit Area 51 skatepark for Winterclash and it was time for a return. After a few false starts including 2 of our number getting on board the ferry with less than seconds to spare, and a number of technical issues regarding the compatibility of my flashes, things ended up going as amazingly as usual. The skating was yet again at a level that shocked everyone, particularly the closing of the gap between the kids, ams and girls and that of the pros.

On a side note; if you’re ever in the area and can possibly eat, you need to check out Rodeo for the best steaks pretty much anywhere. 500g fillet is the one.

Anyway, back to business. Over the two days I did manage to get a few shots. Nothing amazing, but enough to get a feel for the event. Unfortunately nothing from the party due to my overlooking the process of requesting permission from the club (Effenaar – great night BTW) in advance, but anyway, check these out:

Now, time to fix my flashes and get some sleep before Laced tomorrow (later today).