NORB, the Norwegian skateboard association, is working to get skatebording recognised as a sport in Norway, to prepare for the expected inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games.
Read the full story in Norwegian from the link below.
VG - OL Skateboarding: Norge vil ha medaljekandidater
NORB signs off, sums up 2018 and talks about next year in the final new years speech from the president.
Store forventninger til Norges aller første skateboardlandslag.
Fædrelandsvennen talked to Petter Brunvatne, Jonas Carlsson and Henning Braaten about the new Norwegian national skateboarding team.
Det var Larvik-dominans på tidenes første norske skatelandslag onsdag. Flere ganger norgesmester Tonje Pedersen (22) ble helt unik.
Dagbladet talked to Henning Braaten and Karsten Kleppan about the new Norwegian national skateboard team.
NORB president Kjetil Ostling forteller historien om Norsk Organisasjon for Rullebrett.
NORB har annonsert det første landslag-teamet på skateboard.
Here is the annual new year speach from the NORB president.
Evaluation of NORB NM 2017, applicants for 2018, suggesion to replace bowl with bowl-park, recruitment, construction guide, the kickbike problem and more from the meeting of the board at NORB.
Norges Idrettsforbund has approved the application to include skateboard as a sport in NIF, organised under Snowboardforbundet.
Norsk Organisasjon for RulleBrett is joining Norges SnowBoard Forbund to be eligable for the 2020 Olympics. The organisations are however aiming to create a new joint organisation named Brettforbundet.
Since NORB cant join NIF until 2019, they are looking to snowboarding and ice skating to let Norwegian skateboarders partisipate in the Olympic Games in 2020.
Norges Idrettsforbund has an article about skateboarding, NORB and self norganised vs organised sports.
VG has an article about the power struggle over the suggested funding for unorganised sports, and how a private undemocratic organisation would be an unnecessary competitor for the many local sports clubs.
NORB has replied to the news about NEIF and the suggestion to give 50 million Kr to unorganised sports, and wants to modify the proposal to ensure a democratic process, the inclusion of existing organisation, and also to have it cover more than just projects.