About Skateboarding

Skateboarding is serious fun, but it requires dedication, grit and energy.

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Disciplines

While there are many ways to ride a skateboard, from mere transport to extreme pursuits like mega ramp, a few are etched in skateboarding culture as popular formats. Skateboard New Zealand’s focus is to support and promote skateboarding that the people of Aotearoa, New Zealand and the world want to do. Our current funding model prioritises Olympic disciplines, in just so happens that they are also the favourite pastimes of most New Zealanders that skateboard.

Learn to skate

Learning to skate is serious fun, but it requires dedication, grit and energy. The great thing about skateboarding is that it can be done almost anywhere there is smooth ground — that might be your driveway, a footpath or a local skatepark.

Skateboard team

Skateboarding New Zealand is in the process of selecting a New Zealand skateboard team as part of our campaign for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and beyond. Stay tuned for updates as our selection process progresses.

Skateboarding New Zealand is in the process of designing programmes for developing judging and other “official” roles for skateboarding in Aotearoa, New Zealand.

We actively assist our endorsed events with judging support to deliver consistent scoring and practices across the board.