Timeline

This page is dedicated to the history of skateboarding in Cyprus.

In this section you will find photos and videos from various skate events, skate days and video premieres. This page is a work in progress, new announcments will constantly be added.

If you have any relevant photos or videos please send them over at skate@cyiskate.org .

Savvinos and his crew back in 1988

January 1, 1988

Savvinos and his crew back in 1988

Same rare photos from Savvas Savva, the owner of LarnaCan Skateshop and his crew back in 1988!

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Threesixty 1st Annual Skate Event

July 8, 2005

Threesixty 1st Annual Skate Event

The ThreeSixty 1st annual skate event was perhaps the first skate event in Cyprus. It was at Pallouriotissas Square on the 8th of July 2005 with guest skaters from Greece, Damian Argi, Giotis Kourtsoglou and Dimitris “Dicky” Bury. Check out the video from the event and a couple of photos.

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Go Skate Day 2005

October 28, 2005

Go Skate Day 2005

This was perhaps the first ever Go Skate day in Cyprus. It was organised by ThreeSixty skateshop and its team back in 2005. We first went to Zena Palace and then at the Agalma Square.

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First International Pros in Cyprus – Planet Earth Team

March 11, 2006

First International Pros in Cyprus – Planet Earth Team

Steve Nesser, Kenny Reed, Ed Selego, team riders of Planet Earth along with Boaz Aquino visited Cyprus and Dubai back in 2006. Check out the videos from their tour! Steve Nesser, also, backside nosegrinded the Zena Palace big stairs (3rd video at 02:30) and the video got featured in the Birdhouse video “The Beginning”. Probably is the first international video featuring a spot in Cyprus,…

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The Halloumi Jam

April 1, 2006

The Halloumi Jam

Back in April 2006, ThreeSixty SkateShop organised its 2nd Annual Skate Event. This time bigger and better with guest riders from Greeece, Vasilis Aramvoglou, Giotis Kourtsoglou, Ntinos Sotiriou,Thomas Galanis, Xristos Oikonomidis and Billy G. Video filmed and edited by Kostas Mandilas. Photos By Charlie Makkos

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Apocalipsis Skate Event

November 11, 2007

Apocalipsis Skate Event

Apocalipsis skate event was the 3rd Annual skate event organised by ThreeSixty Skateshop back in November 2007. Featuring european element skateboarders Michael Makrodt, Jo Lorens and Greek skaters Giorgio Zavos, Giotis Kourtsoglou and Billy Gee. The event had a best trick competition with winners Thalis Nicolaou, Constantinos Zevlaris and Yassin.

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Agios Demetrios Park Contest

July 9, 2008

Agios Demetrios Park Contest

Back in July 2008 ThreeSixty Skateshop organised another skate event, this time at Ayios Demetrios Park.

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Back to Platia

April 10, 2010

Back to Platia

Το να βλέπεις μερικούς από τους καλυτέρους skateboarders από όλη την Κύπρο μαζεμένους σε ένα spot για το ποιος θα κάνει το καλύτερο κόλπο είναι κάτι που δεν βλέπεις αρκετά συχνά. Έτσι λοιπόν στις 10 Απριλίου 2010 στην Πλατεία Παναγίας Παλλουριώτισσας μαζεύτηκε μεγάλος αριθμός από την κυπριακή κοινότητα του skateboard για να υποστήριξη το event BACK TO PLATIA. Το event διοργανώθηκε από εμάς τους local skateboarders της πλατείας για να υποστηρίξουμε και να προωθήσουμε το κυπριακό skateboarding. Μεσώ του event είχαμε την ευκαιρία να δούμε παλιούς φίλους, να περάσουμε αξέχαστες στιγμές και να δούμε τις ικανότητες της νέας γενιάς, που αποτι φαίνεται είναι αρκετά υποσχόμενη. Κατά την διάρκεια του…

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éS in Cyprus

February 1, 2011

éS in Cyprus

Can you believe it? The éS International Team was in Cyprus with Kellen James, Kevin Terpening, Josh Matthews, Gauthier Rouger, Tyler Surrey, Jimmy Carlin and Kevin Romar.  Check out the video featuring also local rider Stefanos Aradipiotis!  

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cyiskate.com

February 1, 2011

cyiskate.com

cyiskate.com the first website about skateboarding in Cyprus was founded by Phivos Stavrou

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Game of S.K.AT.E at Platia Pallouriotissas

April 16, 2011

Game of S.K.AT.E at Platia Pallouriotissas

The Other Side of the Game of S.K.A.T.E. at Platia Pallouriotissas.  

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Skatepark Nicosia Grand Opening

November 2, 2019

Skatepark Nicosia Grand Opening

This is the official video of the event​ that was held on 02 November 2019 at Agios Andreas Skatepark in Nicosia, was powered by Vans​ and co-organised by NicosiaMunicipality​ and Stay_K​ Skateboarding​. The main part of the event featured three competitions: Highest Ollie, Best Run and the Stay_K ‘Trick for Treat’ challenges. On the Highest Ollie, Tasos Panayi and Yiotis Evangelou stood out. On the Best Run, Yiotis took 4th, Stevie Alvanos took 3rd, Nikolas ‘Nipa’ Ioannou 2nd and Tasos took 1st place. For the Stay_K ‘Trick for Treat’ we had a lot of shoe vouchers by Vans and giveaways to offer so let us mention some riders’ names. They are Charis Ioannou, Alex Zenios, George Christofi, along with Tasos and Niparistas who took a bunch of prizes home. In addition, the event featured a Demo by Vans Gr. team riders Manos Kiriakousis and…

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Go Skateboarding Day 2021 – Nicosia, Cyprus

June 20, 2021

Go Skateboarding Day 2021 – Nicosia, Cyprus

Better late than never, enjoy the footage from this year’s (2021) Go Skateboarding Day Event in a nicely built montage (docu style)! The event took place on the 20th of June in Nicosia, Cyprus. Big ups to Christian, Nadiotis, Mandilas, Rappas, Robbie, Aresti, youngsters Andreas Savva and Dionisis, Paraskeva, Stevie and Charis Ioannou who managed to take home prizes from us (the organizers) and from our good sponsors. Shout out to Tony, Niparistas and Tasos who were part of the crew and they nailed some bangers, too. Of course, big ups to all that came down, from all over the island, to join the fun and these Crazy skateboard sessions. Cheers! Til’ the next one, enjoy this video and keep shredding! Thank you. Event Organised by Stay_K Skateboarding and Board House Cy #Stay_K #Skateboarding @_stay_k_ @board_house_cy #Boardhousecy Supported by…

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