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The fastest and most successful downhill skater the UK has yet produced, Pete has been leading the scene since before there was a scene, and rolling on our decks for many years. If you’re at a race in Europe – he’s probably been there a week already and bombed the local mountain pass while you were still on the ferry. A true legend of downhill… metal for breakfast.
Pete set a new Downhill Skateboard World Speed Record in 2017 with an astonishing 91.17mph! Check the article on the Guinness World Records Site here.
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This is Part 3 of 3. Click for Part 1 and Part 2. Regular readers will know that teamrider and UK Downhill legend Pete Connolly has been gearing up for a trip to “L’Ultime Descente” – an downhill gravity speed event, now in its second year, in Quebec. Following a trip to the north.. Read More
This is Part 2 of 3. Click for Part 1 and Part 3. How fast can you go on a skateboard? This is a question that skaters have been trying to answer since someone ripped the handle off a box scooter and pointed it down a hill. Regular followers of this blog will be familiar.. Read More
Pete Connolly has been hooked on downhill skateboarding for a long, long time. His drive to go as fast as possible on his skateboard has led him all over the globe, and made him many friends. A need for speed as strong as this can only be satisfied by racing… We asked Pete for his thoughts on longboarding, downhill, racing and.. Read More
The British Downhill Skateboard League is a community project run by members of the UKDH scene. It’s a points-based ranking system, with the aim of increasing participation at UK outlwas and close-road events. So far we have had five races in the series – Hog Hill, Slide-Path-fect Time Trial, a Gurston, and outlaws at Abercynon.. Read More
Regular watchers of this blog will know that Lush teamrider Pete Connolly recently went to Majorca for an advert shoot with Dunlop tyres. The concept was to use the draft from a touring car driven by Jason Plato down Sa Calobra to get even more speed out of this famous road. This behind-the-scenes documentary gives.. Read More
Lush team rider and UKDH Legend Pete Connolly recently got an invite from Dunlop Tyres to fly out to Majorca and chase Champion BTCC driver Jason Plato down a legendary road. This was to celebrate the launch of their new Sport Maxx RT2 tyre. Lets just say these boys had a lot of fun and scored.. Read More
Almabtrieb 2014 was one of the highlights of this year’s race calendar, here’s the fastest of the Lush UKDH team (and friends!) showing you what goes on during a raw run of this truely awesome race hill. Skaters: Pete Connolly Rob Borek Josh Monk Arron Skippings Oli Slaughter Thanks to Alex Frischauf for filming! streetluge-austria.at
Pete and Rob hooked up with a few friends this weekend for a dawn speed mission… Sweet edit and filming from Fibretec’s Luca Coleman… 60mph with a DSLR in hand…!! …and Sam Holding put together this cut from Newton’s Shred GoPro footage. Both Rob and Pete rocking the Sequel… used here as we intended!