King of Concrete - Busselton 2020
2/29/2020 - 2/29/2020
Converse Concrete Jam at Tampa Pro 2020
26th Tampa Pro 2020
2/28/2020 - 3/1/2020
Rocky Mountain Series - Howelsen Hill - Howelsen Hill Rail Jam 2020
Burton US Open 2020
2/24/2020 - 2/29/2020
Ski Amade Cash 4 Tricks Tour - Kings Park Muhlbach 2020
The Drop Festival - Noosa 2020
HSA Big Island Contest #7 - Hawai'i Island 2020
Woolworths Victorian Junior Surfing Titles - Round 2 - Mornington Peninsula, VIC 2020
2/29/2020 - 3/1/2020
Industry and event happenings
In less than a month, from March 20th to March 21st, the Penken Knuckle Huckle goes down at Penken Park and we couldn’t be more stoked about this upcoming freestyle party. Find all relevant info about the first confirmed pros, the party, DJs and the Amateur Contest below.
Penken Park in Austrian's Mayrhofen is soon to witness some serious action during the premiere of Penken Knuckle Huckle on March 20 & 21, 2020.
We can almost call it a Diedamskopf classic already – the Shred Poker Diedamspark! On March 8, 2020, it all comes down to a special obstacle again! Who shows the most creative tricks? The participants can look forward to hard cash and more rad prizes.
QParks Shred Poker Diedamskopf, Diedamspark, Austria, February 24, 2019.
Hawaiian youngster Kelis Kaleopaa (HAW) and surfing icon Joel Tudor (USA) have seized historical victories at the Noosa Longboard Open, presented by Thomas Surfboards, the opening event of the 2020 World Surf League (WSL) Longboard Tour (LT). On what was the best day of conditions for the entire event, the pair overcame a field of reigning event winner’s and former world champions, to each take monumental wins in clean two-foot surf on Noosa Main Beach.
Surfing legend Joel Tudor (USA) wins the 2020 Noosa Longboard Open presented by Thomas Surfboards, at Noosa Main Beach, Noosa Heads, QLD, Australia, February 25.
Hanging out with friends at the Riderpark, a fine jib session, a special obstacle, winning goodies and cash for your best tricks. Sounds like an event you can’t miss? Well, then drop by the Riderpark Pizol on March 07, 2020 for the Shred Poker and take some goodies & cash back home!
QParks Shred Poker Pizol 2019, Riderpark Pizol, Switzerland, March 9.
It´s VÄLLEY RÄLLEY time again! On February, 29th and March 1st 2020, the 3rd Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY tour stop hosted by Blue Tomato & Ride Snowboards will go down at the Penken Park in Mayrhofen-Hippach Zillertal. Beside the open Snowboard Slopestyle contest and freebie Freestyle Coaching Sessions, there will be the infamous Penken Fun Ride Battle on the schedule for Mayrhofen. You can still sign up until Thursday, 27.02.2020!
Stop #3 of last year's Zillertal Valley Ralley Tour, at Penken Park Mayrhofen, March 2019.
The Clash of the Groms Junior Tour returns for 2020 with new backing from sponsors Glassing Monkey. The series will feature four events throughout the year, all taking place at the iconic home of British surfing, Fistral Beach.
February is ending with a real banger at Snowpark Schöneben. On Saturday, February 29, the Girls Shred Session visits Schöneben again after six long years! All shredqueens can mark this date in their calendars as a day filled with freestyle and good vibes is ahead. Professional freestyle coaches, neat film- and photo sessions and a whole bunch of goodies will ensure this big time. Become part of the ever-growing girls shred community and take over Schöneben together with like-minded shred ladies!
One of the Girls Shred Sessions of 2019 season.
Contest vibes, creative tricks & airtime – that was the Junior Jam Ehrwalder Alm! Why “Junior Jam”? Because this tour stop was exclusively open for riders under 18. During this contest, the Snowpark Ehrwalder Alm became a stage for all the tricks of tomorrow’s freestyle pros!
Catch the Early Bird packages for the only European WRT snowboard and freeski event of the season, in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy, from March the 15th to the 19th!
Ursus Snowpark at Madonna di Campiglio Ski Resort, Italy.
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on! Winter sports fans can prepare to be transported to new realms as the Audi Nines returns to Sölden and Gurgl, Austria for a third year of inter-dimensional snowboard and freeski action.
Ståle Sandbech (NOR) during the Audi Nines 2019, at Sölden, Austria, April 25.
A hugely successful Calgary Snow Rodeo came to a close on Sunday morning at Canada Olympic Park with a highly-charged FIS Snowboard slopestyle World Cup competition, where a pair of first-time World Cup victors were crowned as Laurie Blouin thrilled the Canadian fans with a win on home soil in the women’s competition and Tiarn Collins of New Zealand lead the way for the men with an impressive performance.
Men's podium at 2020 FIS Snowboard Slopestyle World Cup Calgary Snow Rodeo, L-R: 2nd Ruki Tobita (JPN), 1st Tiarn Collins (NZL) & 3rd Liam Brearley (CAN), at Canada Olympic Park Calgary, Canada, February 16.
It was an ending both surreal and thrilling for the 2019/20 FIS Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup season on Saturday night at the Snow Rodeo in Calgary, where Cai Xuetong (CHN) and Scotty James (AUS) earned the season’s crystal globes in two vastly different ways, with Cai winning the night’s contest to break a tie with her biggest rival Liu Jaiyu, and James beaten for the first time in 12 international competitions by 17-year-old phenom Ruka Hirano (JPN).
2019/20 Halfpipe FIS World Cup women's overall winners, L-R: 2nd Liu Jaiyu (CHN), 1st Cai Xuetong (CHN) & 3rd Queralt Castellet (ESP), enjoying their time on podium after competing at 2020 FIS Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup Calgary Snow Rodeo, at Canada Olympic Park, Calgary, Canada, February 15.
Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR) was victorious over Weslley Dantas (BRA) by a final score of 14.40 to 11.23 to take home the World Surf League (WSL) QS5000 Oi Hang Loose Pro Contest pres. by Eletron Energy at Cacimba do Padre in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. The Moroccan was consistent throughout the week and was in complete sync with the waves on Finals Day, which included a Semifinals win over former event winner Jadson Andre (BRA). With today’s win, Boukhiam has jumped from 163rd to number 2 on the Qualifying Series rankings behind Wiggolly Dantas (BRA), who took the rankings lead with his Semifinals finish today.
Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR) celebrates victory of WSL QS5000 2020 Oi Hang Loose Pro Contest pres. by Eletron Energy, at Cacimba do Padre in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, February 16.
With this communication World Skate would like to provide insights and updates about the upcoming Olympic Qualification season and the events that will be, for different reasons, suspended or rescheduled.
On your marks, get set, go again! 6th edition of SuddenRush Banked Slalom will take place from 5th to 8th March 2020 in LAAX, Switzerland, and it's time to sign up as registration for the race is now open!
5th edition of SuddenRush Banked Slalom, at Laax, Switzerland, March 2019.
Contest season is already in full swing – so it’s just about time to let finest contest vibes return to Snowpark Kitzbühel!
Timo Krall enjoying the Sick Trick Tour Open Kitzbuehel 2019.
A first-class rookie showdown was waiting for all riders and visitors at Snowpark Alta Badia last Saturday, as the Rookie Battle Alta Badia kept what it had promised: finest contest vibes and an action-packed day in the Dolomites. Thus, it was no surprise that rookies from all over the Alps made their way to Alta Badia to show what they’ve got.
Men's Rookie Podium at 2020 Rookie Battle Alta Badia, L-R: 2nd Lukas Behensky (AUT), 1st Dominik Holzinger (AUT) & 3rd Jascha Nunez (AUT), at Snowpark Alta Badia, Italy, February 9.
Maria Hidalgo presents ‘Inside Me’, an emotional and personal introspection into the life of a pro snowboarder.
Spanish snowboardder Maria Hidalgo (ESP), December 2019.
On February 16th the Black Yeti will arrive in Takasu, Japan for another great edition of the Young Guns Rookie Fest.
The first edition of Young Guns Rookie Fest in 2019 was an amazing even with 34 riders participating at Takasu Snowpark, Japan, on February 4.
The Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge pres. By Jogos Santa Casa at Nazaré ran today in massive waves and provided non-stop action for six hours straight, showcasing the best Big Wave riders in the world at the unique arena of Praia do Norte, in Nazaré, Portugal.
Winners of the 2020 Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge Pres. By Jogos Santa Casa, L-R: Water Safety Team (Jogos Santa Casa Commitment Award), Lucas Chianca (BRA), Kai Lenny (HAW) & Justine Dupont (FRA), at Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal, February 11.
Shaping snowparks has been a stereotypically male job for a long time, but lucky for all women, meanwhile times have changed. Let’s take Obergurgl as a perfect example: For more than 4 years now, Snowpark Obergurgl is “shaped by girls only”. So, let’s take a closer look at the biggest all-female shape crew of the Alps, the one and only Diamond Girls Crew!
Lana Behla is a Park Designer (and a great shredder!) at Snowpark Obergurgl, Austria, here captured in action in March 2018.
The 20th-anniversary event of the annual Simple Session contest went down this weekend, February 8 – 9 at the Saku Arena in Tallinn, Estonia.
Danny Leon (ESP) celebrates his victory at the 2020 Simple Session, at the Saku Arena in Tallinn, Estonia February 9.
On February 16, 2020 the Snowpark Ehrwalder Alm will host some legit contest action!
Snowpark Ehrwalder Alm hosted QParks Shred Poker before, but in 2020 it will be the first time for QParks Tour! Pictured: QParks Shred Poker, February 2019.
Gaspard Larsonneur (FRA) and Pauline Ado (FRA) have won the QS1,500 Cabreiroá Pro Las Americas, claiming victory in the Finals against Jonathan Gonzalez (CNY) and Ariane Ochoa (EUK) held in wind-affected two-to-three foot surf at Las Américas.
The winners of the 2020 Cabreiroa Pro Las Americas, Gaspard Larsonneur (FRA) and Pauline Ado (FRA), at Playa de Las Américas, Arona, Tenerife, Canary Islands, February 8.
After 15 years of history, Grandvalira Total Fight is undoubtedly one of the most unique and important freestyle in southern Europe. And this season it will take place from March 26th to the 28th.
Mark McMorris (CAN) competes during 2019 Grandvalira Total Fight, at Snowpark El Tarter, Andorra.
Sunshine, slushy conditions, Superpark Planai shaped to absolute perfection and motivated girls – doesn’t that sound like the perfect setup for a rad ladies session in the park? And yes, we were able to throw all these mentioned ingredients into the shred bowl on February 1, 2020! Because during the Blue Tomato Girls Day Planai, the girls received the full freestyle package!
This season's 2nd QParks Girls Shred Session stop: Blue Tomato Girls Day Planai, at Superpark Planai, Schladming, Austria, February 1.
Bluebird, about 90 contestants and of course highly skilled riders on a truly fine setup: That was the Penken Battle 2020 in Mayrhofen. Please read on for more details about this sweet day and the results.
Great turnout and awesome atmosphere during QParks Penken Battle 2019, at Penken Park, Mayrhofen, Austria.
The world's largest multi-disciplinary action sports series is back, with an international line up of stops. Here are the first dates you can add to the calendar, stay tuned for more announcements. True to the spirit of FISE all our events remain free to attend and everyone is welcome.
On February 15, 2020 the QParks Girls Shred Sessions come to Penken Park in Mayrhofen and that’s definitely going to be one highlight for all shred-motivated girls. Professional tips from the female freestyle coaches, goodies and a free lunch at Grillhofalm are included.
Girls Shred Session by QParks that took place at Mayrhofen in February 2019.
The QParks Tour celebrates its comeback to Snowpark Alta Badia and at the same time it’s going to be a premiere! After all, the Rookie Battle Alta Badia is the first-ever QParks Tour Stop exclusively for freeskiers and snowboarders under 18 years!
Action at Alta Badia Snowpark, March 2019.