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December 2011

MADD XMAS PARTY 2011 by Terry Price

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THE LAST XMAS PARTY STOP! & wow! it really was incredible =) the last stop was the biggest of all 3, reaching the maximum capacity for the skatepark for a 3rd time in a row, with christmas coming early for the kids who came along. We gave out hundreds of goodies, hundreds of wristbands, thousands of stickers & we signed hundreds of autographs for the eager kids. This stop certainly finished with a BANG! & in true MADD style we went all out on the Xmas parties, really putting on a show that couldn’t be matched.

All 3 Xmas parties ran in the same order;
– MGP UK demo
– Signings
– High jump
– Giveaways

The demo really was great to start things off in the awesome bowl, bangers were being thrown down left & right.. with all the team really raising the bar for the last stop, we’ve done out best to capture the moment in photos for you but we also have a huge video coming out soon to capture the atmosphere of what went down at all stops! so look out for that soon =)

THE ELIMINATARGH! was a great addition again, with all the kids getting involved to win a load of MADD prizes! The rules are simple, land the tricks in order getting further than anyone else.. what isn’t simple is actually landing the tricks laid out by the MGP UK riders haha so the competition really was great with kids truly battling it out against one another!

The signing session here was mental, we had 100 more kids at the last stop than the other 2 as the capacity was bigger.. so that was a 100 extra autographs to squeeze in, whilst the MGP UK team were busy drawing all over the kids & having a good time haha we managed to get it done within an hour with plenty of stoked kids getting there autographs from the team in time for Christmas! =)

The high jump is always great to watch & this one was no exception; the kids really were giving it there all to win & put on a great competition to watch for the crowd. As soon as we set up the high jump, a crowd flocked over with kids really getting involved & having an amazing time.

All good things must come to an end & I really wish we could do that every time we visit a skatepark. The Xmas parties were such great events & all of us here at MADD are happy to being giving back to YOU GUYS & GIRLS who support Maddgear everyday! Already can’t wait for next years ones where I’m sure we’ll do our best to raise the bar yet again! 2011 has been an incredible year for scooter riding as a whole & we feel lucky to be a part of that. 2012 is just round the corner now & I already know it’s going to be on another level. STAY MADD!

Check out these photos from Rampworx! (Photos by Martin Kimbell)[nggallery id=54] Read More

Rampworx Spotlight: Matty Lavelle

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Last week we caught up with one of the freshest young talents in the skatepark, 14 year old Matty Lavelle. But dont let his age fool you this kid has some serious skills.

This is his first edit and im sure it will not be his last and he did not hold back. There where so many tricks that he wanted to do but we’re gona save them for next time.

Matty recently placed 1st in the SlammJamm amateurs contest and has already registered for the Laced contest at Rampworx on February 4th 2012.


Filmed & Edited by Richard Johnson

Music: “Better Believe It” by Burning Bright (http://www.blacklanternmusic.com) Read More

Jake and his custom BMX

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When 13 year old Jake Smith from Heswall, Wirral called into our shop back in November with a 17 point list of what he wanted we knew that this guy meant business!

Just over 4 weeks later and with all his parts and kit ordered we were ready to go. Here are a few pics of Jake and our very own BMX technician and coach Anthony Farrell working together to help Jake build his very own custom bike.

I think you will all agree that the outcome was pretty special! Do you want your very own custom bike? Why not call our skatepark on 0151 530 1500, or call into our shop in Hoylake to discuss your options.[nggallery id=53] Read More

Happy Christmas from CSG UK

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The boys over a CSG have hooked you guys up with an early Christmas Present. Check out what Paul Ryan, Jason Phelan, Pete Sawyer, Farren Downes, Mike Curley, Phil Demattia, Jonny Devine, Weird Sam and Northern John get up to in a closed door session at Rampworx! Read More


By | Event, Scooter | No Comments

The MADD Gear XMAS Party taking place at Rampworx tonight is SOLD OUT! If you do not have a ticket, please do not travel to the skatepark tonight, you will be refused entry.

Those of you that have been lucky enough to get tickets, you must bring with you your e-ticket, this is the receipt that was emailed to you after purchase.

See you at the skatepark!! Read More

Brian Shima joins Create Orginals

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Skating legend Brian Shima has just signed for Create Original frames!

Many skaters have came and gone throughout the short history of our sport. Many talented people who have impacted blading immensely have came and went within a few short years, no longer to be seen again. Only a handful have lasted the test of time and continue to progress skating to insane levels today. Our newest pro rider for Create Originals is one of the most iconic pro’s that our industry has ever seen. Nobody has been skating as hard and as raw for as long as he has. He has an unmatchable track record throughout the years complete with legendary sections, interviews and contest placings. This guy’s just one of the greatest and we couldn’t be happier to have him down. Ladies and gents, please welcome Brian Shima to the CO pro team.” – Billy O’Neill

createoriginals.com …100% Skater Owned… Read More