VEF D.I.Y. – Riga, Latvia

Riga skate community is rather small. It sometimes seems that we have more places to skate than skaters to keep these places kicking

Glass skateboarding – Riga, Latvia

An experienced skateboarder, consciously or unconsciously knows and feels the material, its texture, and density, of his/her choice. Glass is rarely used byskateboarders, and the idea of purposely creating objects of glass for skateboarding is something new for everyone. It’s an adventure, entering the unknown, which is the best part ofboth forms of expression – glass art and skateboarding.

Barax D.I.Y. Riga – Latvia

The year was the summer of 2008, if I remember corectly. The skate scene in Riga was pretty much skatepark oriented. Instead of developing plazas, squares and public parks,The generous European union investment in the country cursed us with bunch of those plywood zoos, trying to feed us the absurd mentality that skateboarding, bmx and rollerblading are the the same thing, and it’s just natural for us to be locked in a controlled environment and have fun all together.