Corey Henderson, Video Editor and Skateboarder, shares his experiences skateboarding in Europe. He also has some great points and ideas about making room for skateboarding in public spaces. Corey has been been skateboarding for 17 years. I'm happy to share his thoughts in our first blog! --M. Sylvia Castle CAS web editor I grew up in Oak Park. I really liked watching skateboarding videos filmed overseas. It's two things I love...skateboarding and film. In Europe, skateboarding is more accepted in public spaces. I wanted to share what I've seen and also share a vision. Barcelona While a student at Columbia College here in Chicago, I had the opportunity to visit the legendary city of Barcelona. I got to study abroad and to skateboard for 4 months. I have been back…
Grindfest 3 Film Festival was a great success, thank you to everyone involved! We had a wonderful night at Columbia College showcasing action sports films from local and international film makers. We awarded films in 3 categories; best local film, best international film, and best professional film. The winners were: Cinecitta On Wheels by Inti Carboni for Best Professional Film, Back to School by Alex Rodriguez for Best International Film, and Let Em Know by Anastasios Kratimenos for Best Local Film.
Submit your solo or group projects to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 6th. Films will be judged in a variety of categories including creativity, cinematography, best trick, and more. See you at the premier on November 16th!
Saturday October 21st meet us at Grant Park for a skateboard and bmx jam. There will be a best trick competition and prizes for the winners. After the jam come skate with us in the Arts in the dark parade! Message us for more details.
Chicago Action Sports was formed in Chicago in 2001 to promote skateboarding , BMX, & other related action sports. In 2017 CAS partnered with Chicago Park District to form GoGrind TM a series of Clinics & Contests.