The International Kalemba Skim Comp in Angola

This was the 3rd year that we went to this amazing event in Angola. Organised by Tchiyna Matos and the Kalemba skim crew. Kalemba skim invites people from around the world to go skim their amazing waves, to compete in a world class skim comp and to just hang out and have a good time.

The amazing shore break 3 hours drive outside of Luanda on a beach called Cabo Ledo.

I2B, ChristianSkatersAfrica and ChristianSurfersAfrcia aims to represent Jesus in action sports. I2B decided to make CSA (ChristianSkimmersAfrica) t-shirts for this tour. Even some of the pro’s liked it.

Some guys also rocked the I2B shirts. The grey one is from 2013.


I2B year-end-events 2014

Facebook event info

Facebook event info


Fanie takes gold in the 100m men’s T37 at commonwealth games 2014


I2B Swakopmund missions trip 2014

Inspired2Become went to Namibia to build ramps, run a skate contest and skim clinic and to spread the stoke of charging for Jesus.


Kalemba International Skim contest in Angola 2014


The l2B Skatepark has been launched!

It is open everyday and located on the Radloff park sports field in Lourensford Road, Somerset West. Entrance is R10 per person per day on Mondays-Thursdays and R20 per person per day on Fridays-Sundays. If the security guard is not on site, please let yourself in by using the small gate. Please lock the gate if you are the last to leave. If you have any problems, phone Chris at 072 99 27 408 or Scott at 078 67 93 825. No one is allowed inside the skatepark after dark. Thank you.


Join the I2B skate park Team

You can now get your spot to advertise on the I2B skate park’s ramps in Somerset West and at the same time support this park to get built and maintained. Below is just an example of the monthly costs. Get the spot you like the most or let us know what you can afford. We would love for you to join the I2B Team!


World Champs Lyon, July 2013

Words by Fanie van der Merwe:

The championships was interesting. A great experience overall with disappointments and some highlights. The relay being one of the highlights where my team won silver. I also won a silver in the 200m and placed 4th in the 100m and in the 400m (T37 class).


2 international comps in 2 weeks

Kalemba International Skimboard competition in Angola:

It was held on the 1st to 2nd of June at Cabo Ledo in Angola. It is a beautiful place 3 hours drive out of Luanda. Thanks to Tchiyna from Kalemba skim for inviting 5 South African riders. This was an amazing contest! Below is the SA crew.

Myself, Cameron Sharp, Michael Brosnihan:

David William:

Maine Taylor:

The event:

Tha Angola local skimboarders:

Two of my waves:


1st – Hugo Santos (Portugal)

2nd – Michael Brosnihan (South Africa)

3rd – Chris van der Merwe (South Africa)

Kia World Extreme Games in China:

It was held on the 9th to the 12th of June in Shanghai, China. We were 2 athletes from South Africa, Earl Abrahams and I. Earl placed 13th and I placed 7th. I injured my ankle on the last day in Angola but lots of people prayed for me and I managed to skate the finals barely feeling the pain. It was my 6th time competing in China and Earl’s first time. What a privilege to have him join me this year.

Thanks for the the great pics Earl and David!


I2B going to the World Extreme Games in China

Chris and Earl from Inspired2Become will be competing in the Kia World Extreme Games in Shanghai, China, on the 9th and 10th of June 2013. Please pray for safe traveling and awesome skating. They are also in the process of raising sponsorships for their trip. If you are interested in supporting them please click here.

For more info on the event visit: http://kiaworldextremegames.com/en/

The street course:

The event poster:

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