Posts Tagged ‘rip’

Gilbert Gonzales: Blade in Heaven

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Today is a sad day for all the bladers in the world, our friend and Flow rider from Spain, Gilbert Gonzalez from our spanish team died on Monday, October 3rd 2016 after a hard fall on his head while riding street in Malaga, he spent some days fighting for his life but his injuries were too bad and he left us to keep blading forever.

Gilbert Gonzales: Blade in Heaven

With just 22 years old, Gilbert was full of life and wishes, always smiling and pushing his skating to the limit, like a true shredder.
We had big plans for you on the spanish team and now you’ve gone, Gil. We will always remember you, blade in heaven friend. Our hearts and prays are now with Gilbert’s friends and family.
– Razors (Thread on Facebook).

No Limits – Gilbert Gonzales
A Rollerblading video by Michael Pedersen in Malaga, October 2015.

Richard Taylor: “It’s all good” – BBC Article (2015)

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Why the tragic death of extreme sports star Richard Taylor helped so many. Check the full Article on

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor had a catch phrase. If something went wrong in life – something that might send even the most resilient into a tail spin – he would break open his trademark smile and reassure those around him “It’s all good”. […]

RIP Edwin Wieringh

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

RIP Edwin Wieringh

Thread on Facebook.

Brett Urbas R.I.P.

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

April 25, 1992 – July 30, 2015.

Brett Urbas R.I.P.

It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to tell you that our beloved Brett Urbas has passed away. If it was not for this amazing young man and his family, Modern Skate Park would not exist as it is today.

He began as a naturally gifted skater that eventually became World Champion. He was loved and respected by everyone that crossed his path.

He was hit by a car while skating on Thursday, June 30, 2015 doing what he loved to do and did better than most…

Please make any donation that you wish to this site in order for us to create a lasting memorial for one of the finest young men that has graced God’s green earth.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Urbas family and friends as we deal with incredible loss of a great human being.

We need for him to live on through us by living our lives with his positive spirit.

Brett Urbas R.I.P.

Thanks Joe Binford.Thread on Facebook: 01, 02, 03.

Brian Bell: Rest in Peace

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Bryan Bell. November 30, 1977- September 1, 2014 (RIP).

Brian Bell: Rest in Peace

We have just received the very sorrowful news that Bryan Bell who had been missing for almost a week, has died in a sudden and tragic way. This was, of course, unexpected and has left his family and friends devastated.

Bryan’s parents, who are serving as missionaries in Belize, were able to come home to be with their family and join them in the search of their son because of the overwhelming and generous giving of family and friends. On the day of their arrival in San Diego they were informed that Bryan’s body had been located in San Diego Bay and that his identity had been confirmed by the San Diego Medical Examiner.

Now the family has the added concern of a proper burial for Bryan. Bryan was the friend of hundreds of people around the world as a result of his career as a professional inline skater. His early videos of the sport captured the spirit and culture of the skating community. Bryan also made many friends through his music and art. He seemed to excel at everything he attempted. But perhaps his best gift was the friendship and unselfish love that he gave to all.

With your help and support we can pay tribute to our good friend, Bryan Bell, and lay him to rest in a respectful and honoring way.
Bryan’s memorial service will be on Thursday, September 11 at 5pm (more infos).

RIP Brandon Negrete

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

RIP Brandon Negrete

Facebook Thread.

Gone Too Soon: Alex Nunez

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Gone Too Soon: Alex Nunez

Lord Brian wrote about his friend Alex Nunez. A memorial session is planned Sunday, July 21st at Noon Maloof Skatepark in Flushing, Queens). Donations will be accepted and put towards funeral costs, bracelets in Alex’s memory will be sold for only $5 as well.

Alex Nunez’s wake will be held on Monday July 22, 2013 at the Rivera Funeral home located at 104-02 37th Ave. In Corona, New York from 4pm – 9pm.

Alex Nunez: Signature Profile (2010)

Monday, July 15th, 2013

In memory of Alex Nunez (11.20.1984 – 7.16.2013). RIP.

Alex Nunez: Signature Profile (2010)

This is Alex Nunez‘s headlining profile for the Signature DVD released February 2010. All footage and interviews were filmed in 2009 and early 2010. Special thanks to Ray Mendez and Adonis Taylor for producing the interview.

Josh Waggoner: 2013 Memorial Session

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Featuring old clips of Josh Waggoner throughout the years with music from Calm White Noise.

Josh Waggoner: 2013 Memorial Session

Skating from Patrick Andersen, Landon Jordan, Richard Williams, Wayne Engeron, Josh Appleton, Mark Catelotti and Drew Johnson.

Roll in Peace Brother Josh Waggoner. May 25, 1990 – Mar. 26, 2008.
Song: Calm White Noise – Cabin Fever.

Josh Waggoner Memorial Session 2012

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Roll in Paradise Josh Waggoner.
May 25, 1990 – Mar. 26, 2008.

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