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NORB (1978 - )

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

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


 

History

Sture Berg is credited with initializing the formation of NORB in 1978. After Norway banned skateboarding he wrote a commentary about the need for skateboarders to organize in the newspaper. The commentary led to 96 skaters gathering at Persbr蚯en Skole in Oslo on 20. April 1978, where NORB was founded. [1][2]


1978 - 19??

Gaute Handeland was the first president of NORB from 1978.


1988 - PRESENT

After a down period, the organisation was restarted in 1988 by Jason D Ancona and Anders Slaatsveen from FMH, along with with skaters from Oslo Skateboard Society and 5th Floor Skateranch. [3][4]

Events:

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.

Publications:

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

From 1991 NORB published the member magazine Rullebladet.

People:

???? - ????: Anders Frystad
???? - ????: Kyrre K蘆y
???? - ????: 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


Sources

1] The History of NORB
2] Aftenposten 04.04.1978, page 28.
3] Jason D Ancona NORB Eulogy Added 02-10-2014
4] Bygg Skateboard Ramp! 1992, Page 4

Websites

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

In 2002 the official: NORB.no website was created.

http://www.norb.no/

In 2011 the website NORBNM.no was created to cover the Norwegian skateboard championships.

http://www.norbnm.no/

NORB also has several sosical media accounts.

https://instagram.com/norbnm/
https://www.facebook.com/NORB-172080511171/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/110353729107643/

Maps:

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