What would rollerblading be without the dedication of street contest(s)? The Kentucky Battle began in year 2000. We just finished up the 16th-19th contest. Just as each year before it, things got messy. Though it was an injury free event, Philip Moore & fellow skater boys went extra hard.
Here’s a tiny bit of what happened at the last spot. The majority of my day was spent behind the lens of the V. The tour video will now have an entire section donated to the KY Battle. Maybe this week will be the week the tapes start getting imported. Prolly not though. – Southernscum.com.
Various Kentucky Battle fund raisers have been scheduled through out the state all summer long. We spent this last weekend in the city of Lexington.
The first bit of footage is from the day of the event. It started of with rain, so it turned into a giant game of SKATE on pvc. When the sun came out, we made our way behind the school to the wall rail and solo brick structure.
The next half of the footage is from the Sunday following the event. The entire edit was made of donated iPhone footage & filmed as a group effort. Because that is what Kentucky seems to do so well. Team up & do things as a group. It is quite the state to be part of & it will always be home.
The 15th annual Kentucky Battle is in Louisville, Ky this year in September 2016.
Chronicling the KY battle 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky. The Battle happens again September 5, 2015, laying hammers on Labor Day.
It’s going to be another sick addition to the long KY Battle History Books, these are highlights from the years featuring clips from some of inline skating’s greats in front and behind the camera. This year we have more than $1700 dollars in prizes, it’s going to go off for sure! – Doug Williams.
This video was filmed in Lexington, Kentucky in late 2014 early 2015. Woodland park was built and open to the public in 1885 and is a very popular area in the city. Mostly for the poverty stricken and homeless alike.
The skatepark is located only feet away from a public swimming pool tucked in the corner of the park. Less than three blocks away from the late Hellbellies Skateshop.
It is constantly over ran by aggressive sports. Saturated by local skateboarders and has played host to quite a few extreme sporting events. Growing up and visiting it was always a thrill.
Now that it is only a few miles away, well let’s just say we get it in fairly often. The future of the Lexington Kentucky skate scene is looking bright and packed full of rollerblading.
The new generation falling in line is surprisingly intrigued and a few of them aren’t scared to try something scary. The adult rollerbladers are still popping in and out.
As you can see from the deal, more than a couple of “local legends” decided to snag a piece.
We are happy to be hear and happy to be part of the growing scene. Cheers to the future LXKY, let’s skate some more sometime, eh? – Southernscum.com.
Featuring skating by Doug Williams, Brad Anthony, Scott Hatton, Max Ballestero, Ryan Slone, Jake Conkwright, Matt Foley, Tim Small, Aaron Shafer, Chad Anthony, Hannah Logsdon, Adam Cox, Nick Borders, Arique Ardister, Josh Broughton, Shane York & Chi Mofo.