The inaugural Maloof Money Cup Championships in Kimberely South Africa are upon us as the top skaters from NY and DC Money Cups competing for almost $500k and the Maloof Championship title. The street course where the contest will be hosted pays tribute to Kimberley's heritage, incorporating the famous Kimberley diamond into the course design. Designed by Joe Ciaglia of California Skateparks and Pro Skater and Vans Team Rider Geoff Rowley, the features for the course are based on..Read More →
Staying true to form, Joe and Gavin Maloof will donate the custom designed skatepark for the Maloof Money Cup D.C. to the city after the contest is over. Like they did in NYC, Joe and Gavin inked a multi-year deal with the city of Washington D.C. to host the Maloof Money Cup for years to come.The World Class skate park will be built next to RFK stadium in D.C. appropriately to be named Maloof Cup Park. Firm believers of impacting the local skate communities long after..Read More →
The Maloof's make another good decision by electing to have skateboarding legend Geoff Rowley lead the course design for the 2011 Maloof Money Cup series. Joe and Gavin understand the importance of having skaters design the courses, nobody knows what they want more than the people who are skating it. Rowley will work closely with a team of pro skateboarders and experts alongside Joe Ciaglia from California Skateparks, whose company has built all four Maloof Money Cup courses..Read More →
Not even Shaquille O'Neal, if he knew the slightest thing about skateboarding, could handle the world's largest skateboard by himself.The over-sized but otherwise realistic contraption is 36 feet 7 inches long, nearly nine feet wide and weighs 3,800 pounds.It requires a group of people to successfully ride and even then it's usually a short and precarious journey that results in a highly comical wipeout.So it was predictable that when California..Read More →
New York City is bracing for an onslaught of young people the likes of which the Big Apple has never experienced.Skateboarders, thousands from within the city, the Tri-State area and beyond, will flock to Queens this weekend to watch the world's premier street skaters vie for the top prize of $100,000. The event is the Maloof Money Cup, brainchild of millionaire Joe Maloof, who a few years ago noticed more and more kids riding skateboards and decided to get..Read More →
How do you get the best of the best in skateboarding, even the guys that usually want no part of contests, to show up to your event? Last year, the Maloof brothers answered that question, and they are going to do it again this year. It's a simple three-pronged answer. First, recruit a legit selection committee to handle who is invited. Names like: Rowley, Cole, Ellington, Stratton, Gavin, etc. They know skateboarding, they know skateboarders and they know who should get the..Read More →
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