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Norsk Organisasjon for RulleBrett, or NORB, is the Norwegian national skateboarding organisation.

Also known as: Norsk Organisasjon for RulleBrett / N.O.R.B.


NORB was founded 20th april 1978, as a result of the suggestion to ban skateboards and skateboarding in Norway.

Afer a down period, the organisation was restarted by Jason D Ancona and Anders Slaatsveen in 1988.


NORB NM, the annual Norwegian skateboard championships, have been arranged since 1989.

The NORB Tour consisted of the best skaters in Norway, and was arranged each year between 1999 and 2001.

NORB also arranged NORB Awards a few times from 2003.


In 1989 NORB Byggeveiledningshefte, an instruction manual for building obstacles, was published.

From 1991 NORB published the member magazine Rullebladet.


1978 - 19??: Gaute Handeland President 1978 - ????
???? - ????: Anders Frystad
???? - ????: Kyrre Kby
???? - ????: Kim Stephen Bovim
???? - ????: Thomas Huse
???? - ????: Anders Sollie
???? - 2002: Fredrik Liland President ???? - 2002
???? - ????: Frode Valle
???? - 20??: Jean Moe
???? - ????: Stian Sannerud
???? - ????: Fritjof Krogvold
2002 - 2012: Kjetil Ostling President 2002 - 2012
2004 - 2011: Kim Andre Eriksen
2008 - xxxx: Sindre Sandvin
2009 - xxxx: Joachim Wang
2009 - 201?: Geir Allan Hove
2011 - xxxx: Per Olav Hetland President 2012 - Present
20?? - xxxx: Stian Sannerud
20?? - xxxx: Fritjof Krogvold
20?? - xxxx: Kjetil Ostling
20?? - xxxx: Lena Christensen
20?? - xxxx: Tor Valen
20?? - xxxx: Bjrn T Ottershagen
20?? - xxxx: Stig Rune Anvik
20?? - xxxx: Henning Braaten


An old NORB website was hosted at UiO in the late 1990s.

In 2002 the official: website was created.

In 2011 the website was created to cover the Norwegian skateboard championships.

NORB also has several sosical media accounts.


Below is a browseable map of the location.

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Related Stuff

Below are the latest related articles. See the full list of articles for more related news and updates.

Norwegian Skateboarders Could Miss The Olympics [18/1/2017]
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.

NIF on NORB [15/12/2016]
Norges Idrettsforbund has an article about skateboarding, NORB and self norganised vs organised sports.

Power Struggle In Skateboard Norway [19/11/2016]
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.


Watch the latest related videos below, or go to the full collection of videos.

2000: Skateboard Parts
Konkurransetilsynet | NORB Tour
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2010: NORB NM
NORB NM 2010 Jentefinale by norwayskatergirl97
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2010: NORB NM
Mashup of highlights and random clips from the junior bowl qualification of the Norwegian skateboard championships at Vision Skatepark in Kristiansand, Norway. Skateboarders by results: Kevin Bkkel, Gard Jenssen Hvaara, Didrik Galasso, Antoman Ask, Dag Martin Nilsen, Thomas Honnemyr, Gustav Rugtveit, Gard Jonsson, Mats Hatlem, Marius Bakken, Henry Calmeyer, Einar Fuglem, Fridtjof Sther Tischendorf and Mats Tambini.
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Below are the latest related images. See the full image collection for more photos.

2016: Various: Show Picture
Henning Braaten on stage at an extraordinary meeting. Photo by NORB.

2016: Various: Show Picture
List of NORB recomendations presented at an extraordinary meeting. Photo by NORB.

2015: Various: Show Picture
NORB Annual Meeting 2015. Photo by Fritjof Krogvold.

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Below is some stuff that might be related, just not properly connected yet.

NORB NM 2017 Oslo [29/3/2017]
With this years Norwegian skateboard championships being held in Oslo, NORB has chosen to spread the event over several locations to highlight the many good skateboard organisations in the city. The event is being held 27-30 July, 2017.

Organised vs Self Organised In Norway [29/3/2017]
VG has an update on the organises vs unorganised discussion that is ongoing in Norway these days.

NORB NM 2017 Dates [13/3/2017]
This years Norwegian skateboard championships is being held 27-30 July 2017.

Stjrdal Wants NORB NM 2018 [7/1/2017]
Stjrdal Skateboardklubb wanted to give the skatepark and organisation time to mature, and are applying to host the Norwegian skateboard championships in 2018.

Norwegian Skateboarding in 2016 [3/1/2017]
Join us for a look at some of the ups and downs of Norwegian skateboarding in 2016.

A Quick Look At Skateboarding In 2016 [31/12/2016]
Before the year ends, here is a quick look at some of the skateboarding in 2016.

NORB NM 2016 yene Vert Feature [17/8/2016]
yene covers the Norwegian vert skateboard championships.

NORB NM 2016 Vert Photos [12/8/2016]
NORB has some pictures from the Norwegian vert championships on their website.

Tasta Skatepark Rules Update [10/8/2016]
Stavanger Kommune has decided that the new skatepark at Tasta should be available to everyone at all times. The local skateboard organisation now pleas that other users excersise caution, or use alternative facilities apropriate for their skill level, so the dangerous situations they have seen in the past can be avoided.

NORB NM 2016 Roadshow Instagram Footage [9/8/2016]
Here is some instagram footage from the NM Road Show 2016 tour.