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1 day, 14 hours, 31 minutes and 37 seconds until SYCLD


Dear all, SO.. almost time to go and build up everything for SYCLD 2018!! Always a surreal moment and must say I’m almost stressed about being not stressed! What are we forgetting??? SO.. it seems, checking all ‘to do’ lists, that all is prepared! SO.. we are ready too! Except.. where is the Golden Trophy

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3 weeks, 3 days, 14 hours and 3 minutes to….


Hi there! Just realised I didn’t write a blogpost yet for 2018 yet! What is there to say.. SYCLD is a riding train and everything goes well with the preparations! It seems like the event keeps on having good karma.. pieces of puzzles fit and we are on a roll! Well, we don’t know where

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The experience of the world champion!


This was my first time in Netherlands, and my very first time in Europe. Europe has a very different scene from Asia, including the culture, food and social convention. I liked Amsterdam a lot, it’s the city of freedom after all. The first time I heard of SYCLD was couple years ago. When I checked

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So.. ~by Jelle Lemmens of Crownboards~


Only a few days left and I’m sitting here, like all those other people out there, stoked/stressed/excited as a little kid for Christmas for the biggest event of the year. Looking forward to the biggest and baddest event of the year, SYCDL17. So little time, so much to do. Do I have everything? Do the

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A week before SYCLD.. in hospital..


Hi everyone… the day before yesterday I had to inform the people involved I would not be at SYCLD myself.. Why? Well… First, every year I say some weeks before the event ‘I’m not taking any chances with anything because I can not be injured at SYCLD” (suddenly remember how I reacted when Valentijn tried

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Connecting … that is SYCLD!


A Saturday night in the life of…the luckiest girl in the world… Only two weeks to go.. and it’s Saturday night.. and I’m in a bar (of a friend, Bossa Bar, very nice!). Nothing strange but well I’m here to work at our beloved SYCLD. I live in Tarifa, most southern point and the windiest

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An open letter to girls


Today I’ve got a message from someone was offended by my comment ‘duhh’ behind the girls competition explanation. This comment I placed there because it was kind of obvious that a girls competition is for girls. And to be honest the thought that it would mean anything else made me angry. The first time I

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The night before


Hello dear family, In the car driving to Eindhoven I was thinking about the start of this event, just skate together.. and that it’s in some way still the same.. it’s like coming home <3 Spend so many years at Strijp-S and the Klokgebouw is like a home for our ever growing family. Where we

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Behind the scenes..


Hi dear ‘high on SYCLD stoke’ people out there! So.. yeah only 3 weeks to go to SYCLD 2016 and want to give you a little update about how things are going on here.. and what has been going on. This year has been a challenge, without funding, with amazing people, with a lot of

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What MEN and WOMEN in longboarding should be doing


Dear all, Loved to read the articles of Cindy Zhou (BIG UPS!) and Maxwell Storey Dubler about what men and women in long boarding should not be doing. And it was too easy to give this blog this title.. Of course everyone just should visit SYCLD this year! But now on topic. During the talks about the whole

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Amazing Skills and Stoke – SYCLD 2015


If the stoke needed a new name, we would probably have to call it SYCLD. But that’s just my very personal reporter opinion. Aside from that, the whole event left a lasting impression because of its positive vibes, all the super friendly people from all over the world, and an extremely high skill level of

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Are you ready to dance?


The venue is buzzing with anticipation and excitement. Registration is about to close, the start of the So.. You Can Longboard Dance 2015 Edition is just minutes away. People got in line early to sign up and check in. More than a hundred contestants have already signed up, the competition is going the be stiff,

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Hello hashtag #SYCLD


As you guys get ready for the contest tomorrow and make your way out to Eindhoven, we’d like to present to you our official hashtag for this year’s “So… you can longboard dance?” Hello hashtag, hello #SYCLD – So while you are at the pre-skate event tonight or at the contest tomorrow, please use this hashtag when

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The first SYCLD blog post


Hi everyone, With this first blog post I’m welcoming Katharina Leuck, she will be our live reporter for the event! For those who are not making it or want to copy a story about all that is happening to use as a screensaver, she is our girl! In this post you are stuck with me

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