This past May, Faceplant Boardriders and Wheelrz Wheels hosted the 3rd Annual Skate
for Peace charity longboard competition at the KidsPeace campus in Orefield, PA. The
competition, organized by Faceplant team rider and KidsPeace Facility Coordinator Brian Fitch,
raised money for the campus’s Longboarding for Peace program, which provides a constructive
outlet and helps the at-risk kids develop coping skills.
Back in the summer of 2012, Fitch began his skate
R: Give us a quick breifing on how you started longboarding and how you started riding for Faceplant Boardriders?
B: I started longboarding when I was 16; my twin brother, good friend and I picked up a couple boards and would take them to the streets before and after work. When I went off to school, and then out to Colorado, I bought my first Faceplant Board; the Ricky Wheeler Signature shape (commonly known as the Signature shape) and skated more for transportation than f
2nd Annual Mid Atlantic Freeride Series is gearing up for an epic 2015 showdown! We have already added another event to the series and hope it add 1-2 more by March. Stay up to date with the Series and it's Events here on our website and also on the facebook page at http://facebook.com/MAFreerideSeries. Event Schedule: Black Hill Bomb (March 28th, 2015) Skate for Peace 3 (May 16th, 2015) Bethlehem Slide Jam 2 (June 27th, 2015) Rip the Elwood 3 (September 5th, 2015) Skate
2014 was the inaugural year for the Mid Atlantic Freeride Series. Riders had to compete thorughout the longboarding season in 4 Freeride Events while placing in the Top 10 to accumulate points. After the final event (Skate the Cape 3), the top 3 in each division were announced and rewarded with the Progressive Cash Purse! Congratulations to our 1st Mid Atlantic Freeride Series Winners! PRO/OPEN Division 1st-Ventus Kisari 26 points 2nd-Aaron Gordy 25.5 points 3rd-Nolan Krame