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Amsterdam Week: Edwin Wieringh Interview

You don't just get the name 'From Hell' replaced with your actual, Dutch farmers name. This is a level of awesome that has to be worked hard for. You will have to put all principles and dignity aside, you will have to know no shame and you must act fearles at all times. Simply put, you have to not give a fuck and pull hardcore stunts on even more terrifying spots. So you can understand why us Dutch folk round here take great pride in the fact that Edwin 'From Hell' Wieringh is one of ours. ... Read More...

Contest Report: Chosen Few Finals 2011 in Los Angeles

So the ACF Finals this year were about as crazy as it can get. This may be starting to get repetitive but I will say it again because I really do mean it. Chosen Few's main goal is to expose new talents around the world, challenge skaters to push themselves to their full potential and to put on amazing events for all to enjoy! The Chosen Few Finals are now being known as one of the most difficult competitions around. We're not going to lie about that either. Our finals will always be an intense and challenging competition. You may get one easy spot at the beginning but that's about it. No matter what the last obstacle is, it will not be easy. It might be a huge down rail or it might be something random but we will guarantee that it will always have the competitors pushing themselves and skating their hardest. ... Read More...

Chosen Few Comp Rankings before the Final Event on September 3rd in Los Angeles

The Chosen Few Finals have arrived once again and I can say without a doubt it is going to be an epic competition. Skaters all over the world have competed this year at ACF competitions. Every competition has determined the top 10 skaters and they have all earned points. We have organized 9 competitions with local organizers and included another 3 competitions to the series as well. Find all standings here and find out who might compete in the finals on September 3rd in Los Angeles!... Read More...

Faces of Barn Burner 2011

Barn Burner 2011 took place in Seattle last weekend and Andy Roulston was on site to capture the atmosphere on and off the course. This article marks the upbeat for our Barn Burner coverage, stay tuned for more over the next few days!... Read More...

Best Of A Chosen Few – Compilation

A compilation of ACHOSEN-FEW.COM's best videos over the last year. Including our pay per view videos as well as a new never before seen montage. Nearly 90 minutes of the best skating around. Exclusively from ACHOSEN-FEW.COM ... Read More...

Oli Benet: One Minute One Spot

Oli Benet is one of those rare occurrences- a rollerblader born with a business brain. It takes a particular strength of character to manage a skate team- making business decisions affecting a group of friends is never an enviable task. Most who try it because it sounds cool are destined to fail, yet Oli has always found a way to make it work for him. He is an asset to Powerslide; blessed with impeccable, solid style and a very English sense of humour, he has brought fresh ideas to fruition while being one of the major promoters of rollerblading to a mass market. He also has rather questionable taste in hairstyles, but I could never hold that against him.... Read More...

Ramelle Knight: One Minute, One Spot

New York has its milestones when it comes to street spots that every NY roller has been to at least once in their time. The Bronx is full of street spots, but there are not many that have high recognition. Ring Rails is a very well known spot in which was featured in many NY skate Video's including several B Unique videos, Nature Skate Video and many more.... Read More...