Wight Trash

Wight Trash is an Isle of Wight skateboard company. Run by the legendary John Cattle, the company has a flagship shop in Ryde High Street, as well as an online shop.

JC also runs the John Cattle Skate Club all year round for all ages, from micro-shredders to those with access to a free bus pass.

Below are some of the articles mentioning Wight Trash.

Isle of Wight skateboarding brand Wight Trash 15 years old and still going strong

john cattle with martha and bam margera

Legendary Isle of Wight skateboarder, John Cattle, founded Wight Trash back in 2004. 15 years on and the brand is known around the world, he's running skate session five days a week and will be celebrating five years of having a shop in Ryde this summer.

Monday, 1st April, 2019 8:29pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight scooterist lands deal with Halfords for his latest products

Blake Extreme Island

When Blake Nash was riding scooters at the skate park during his school years, he says he was mocked by others. A few years later and he has a growing scooter business with nationwide chain, Halfords, being the latest stockist of his products. He says that when things get tough, "you’ve just got keep going".

Sunday, 27th January, 2019 5:08pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

2019 could see the first modern concrete skatepark for the Isle of Wight

ventnor skatepark - gravity skatepark design

This year could be the one that sees a permanent concrete skatepark built on Ventnor's seafront. Who knows, with skateboarding now added to the 2020 Olympics, an Isle of Wight concrete skatepark could be the making of future Olympians.

Thursday, 3rd January, 2019 6:22pm

By Sally Perry

Watch: Lauran Hibberd’s latest music video features Isle of Wight skateboarding stars

lauran hibberd and martha

The track was recorded in a former water tower on Queen Victoria's estate on the Isle of Wight and the music video recorded at John Cattle's Skateclub. We love it!

Friday, 26th October, 2018 6:37pm

By Sally Perry

Skateboarding legend to conquer fear of heights for sponsored skydive

skydive by celineo

Every pound donated will make a difference and help towards the goal of getting an awesome concrete skatepark built in Ventnor by Spring 2019.

Wednesday, 25th July, 2018 9:42am

By Sally Perry

Seven-year-old Martha joins the Wight Trash Skate crew

martha and john skating green

This sparkly seven-year-old from the Isle of Wight has just been recruited to the Wight Trash skateboarding team. Check out these great videos of her awesome performance.

Thursday, 21st June, 2018 2:31pm

By Sally Perry

Photos: Hullabaloo a huge success as 1,000s flock to Sandown

Hullabaloo 2018 by Julian Winslow

The return of Hullabaloo to Sandown last weekend saw an estimated 11,000+ visitors to the two-day event which combined art with ecology, science and technology and even a soap box derby!

Tuesday, 15th May, 2018 1:34pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s plastic-free ambitions subject of BBC Radio 4 programme

isle of wight countryside

Ian Marchant from BBCR4's Open Country programme comes to the Isle of Wight and finds out about the Island's ambitions to become plastic-free.

Wednesday, 4th April, 2018 12:28pm

By Sally Perry

Busting the myths about future of Sandown skatepark

Skateboarder:

All sorts of rumours have been flying around, but a spokesperson from Sandown Town Council is able to bust the myths and explain what's happening.

Thursday, 22nd February, 2018 10:55am

By Sally Perry

Litter problem inspires teens to tidy up the town. You can join them

big ryde cleanup poster

When young people suggest doing something positive, the only thing you can do is get on board and help them as much as you can. This group of teenagers want to make a difference. Find out how you can help too.

Wednesday, 2nd August, 2017 12:58pm

By Sally Perry

Calling all Isle of Wight female skateboarders: Don’t miss this

Stefani Nurding

Saturday brings the chance for Isle of Wight female skateboarders of all ages to meet two inspirational female skaters from the mainland, as they make their way over to Ryde Skate Park.

Wednesday, 5th April, 2017 5:59pm

By Zoe Thompson

Island Extreme: Head to Pop-Up to find out more about inspiring story

Island Extreme

We love this inspirational story of a young Island lad who has thrown everything into starting up a business around a sport that he loves and excels at. Check in with Blake Nash at Island Extreme during their pop-up in Ryde between now and Boxing Day.

Thursday, 8th December, 2016 7:42pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments