Michael Bayr

Competition Report: X-Mas Jam 2012, German Championships Inline Street

After the madness of the Shred Cologne contest just two months earlier, the final German Masterships session of the year had a lot to live up to. The frozen streets and horrible weather weren’t putting anybody off, with bladers from almost all of Europe showing up to destroy the I-Punkt Skateland for the 2000 € prize money. German competitors were also battling for the title of German Champion for 2012 and the standard was – predictably – furious. ... Read More...

Interview: Mathias Silhan

Photo by Yoann Guillemenet Mathias Silhan is a French based Pro rider for Razors Skates. He is also one of the nicest people you could hope to meet in the Blading industry, with a constant smile on his face and a true love for Blading it is a pleas... Read More...

Interview: Alex Burston

Alex Burston has taken the Blading scene by storm recently. The former USD rider was picked up by Razors after contract talks broke down with his former sponsors. Since then the Manchester born shredder has been flying all over the world competing an... Read More...

FISE 2012: Photo Gallery

We are over in France at the moment for the FISE (Festival International des Sports Extremes) contest. This years contest is no longer on the BMX course, Blading has been allocated one of the main roads surrounding the festival for a slope style cou... Read More...

Jochen Smuda Interview + UCON Spring Collection Preview

UCON never ceases to amaze us with each new line. Recently we met them at Winterclash where they talked about their ideas, what has changed and where they are heading. Oh, and they also showed us all their new goods! We were, of course, really impressed with the huge new line and all the detailing and extra work they put into their products. UCON is definitely on another level with their collection, their focus on quality and their constant push to include their ideas with each new latest line. Enjoy some some pics of the new line below along with a quick interview we did with Jochen for the launch of this line. -Michael Bayr ... Read More...

Michael Bayr

Founder & Publisher

Co-founder and Publisher of the oldest rollerblading magazine, founded in 1996. We began as an email newsletter and went on to have the largest action sports messageboard in the early internet. From 2001-2014 we released 42 print issues covering every facet of blading life and politics. We filmed 4 full-length skate videos in that same timeframe. Since 2015, we became an all digital magazine that has kept up the rebellious spirit of our early days. We are the infamous Be-Mag.