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Announcement: Scooters are now allowed in 4-6pm!

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As you are aware Rampworx has operated ‘Scooter Only’ sessions for over 18 months to appease our current user groups by not allowing scooters in on general sessions. However Scooters will now be allowed in until 6pm on weekdays, and on weekends until 4pm.

Whilst we have endeavored to not mix scootering with all other sports this has become increasingly more difficult having been lobbied by the scooter fraternity to allow them in on general sessions. This is on top of a decline in numbers attending the skatepark by our existing core users. To ensure the long term sustainability of our charity we have decided to allow scooters into the skatepark during specific early sessions effective immediately.

This is a decision that has not been taken lightly and we understand that there will be a number of users that will not be happy with this decision. However, in order for us to offer the same level of service for all sports (as with all other Skateparks in the UK) this is necessary. Please be aware that without ALL extreme sports paying into the Rampworx project it will simply die. So its a simple choice really and we need all of you to support our project regardless of the sports that you do.

For reference, we will continue to offer segregated sports nights on Mondays. This is to keep us in line with every other skatepark in the country and to allow you the opportunity to ride periodically with your own sport.

We hope you understand and continue to support your project.

Check out the video from our Scooter night above which is currently standing at 1,051,345 downloads on YouTube!!

The Rampworx Team
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Brett “Maddog” Banasiewicz’ Recovery Update

By | BMX, General, Press, Sport, Video | No Comments

Last year Professional BMX rider Brett “Maddog” Banasiewicz won the Dew Cup in Ocean City, MD for BMX Park. A few days later he was competing again at the Vans Invitational at Virginia Beach contest. During the contest Brett had an extremely bad fall which rendered him unconscious, he was rushed to hospital in critical condition. The injury left him with serious brain damage which resulted in Brett having to learn to walk and speak again. Thankfully the Athlete Recovery Fund is available to help professional athletes like Brett that require assistance to help them recover.

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This is a truly inspirational video of Maddog making a comeback from his injury. We hope to see Brett on his bike again soon. Please make sure whenever you ride you wear a helmet that is up to the job and also support the Athlete Recovery Fund.

“Crooked World goes behind the scenes as Brett “Maddog” Banasiewicz kick, punch, pedals and squats his way back to BMX. Brett’s Dad Bill gives you the rundown on his daily rehab including a look at Brett’s hyperbaric chamber and speech therapy session. Stay Strong #Maddog. Filmed in Dallas, Texas by Tristan Afre. Edited by Justin Kosman.” Read More

Winterclash 2013 Video by We Are Rollers

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The biggest blading contest in the world is Winterclash, it is a crazy event with thousands of people going nuts in a skatepark in Holland. It took place once again last weekend and it was as always a huge success with the worlds top riders all coming together to battle it out for the number one spot. This years winner was Nils Jansons from Latvia, this guy is a machine!

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Blading.info where on hand to capture a full photo gallery from the day and We Are Rollers have put together this pretty sick video, make sure you click play and see what Blading is all about. Read More

Paul Rodriguez Life: The Other Half

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Paul Rodriguez is without a doubt one of the most successful Pro Skateboarders on the planet. With big sponsors like Nike, Mountain Dew, Incase and Target backing him, skating comes with a lot of pressure. In this online video series by Network A, they follow the high profile skateboarder as he visits one of the biggest competitions stops of the year, the Dew Tour. Check out a day in the life of Paul Rodriguez.

Paul Rodriguez Life
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