Road to X: Boise Qualifier 2019
6/28/2019 - 6/29/2019
Red Bull Roller Coaster 2019
6/29/2019 - 6/29/2019
Zumiez Best Foot Forward - Tampa, FL 2019
Thredbo Snow Series – Rail Jam 2019
6/28/2019 - 6/28/2019
SSNZ Slopestyle Series - Cardrona Park Attack 2019
7/20/2019 - 7/20/2019
Thredbo Snow Series – Ridercross 2019
7/26/2019 - 7/26/2019
Men's Oi Rio Pro 2019
6/20/2019 - 6/28/2019
Women's Oi Rio Pro 2019
East Coast Grom Tour #8 - Virginia Beach 2019
6/27/2019 - 6/28/2019
Industry and event happenings
Filipe Toledo (BRA) and Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) won the Oi Rio Pro, Stop No. 5 on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). The beach came alive throughout the Oi Rio Pro with thousands of fans each day, including today’s Final at Barrinha in four-to-six foot (1.2 - 1.8 meter) waves. Fitzgibbons and Toledo surfed a full day from the Quarterfinals to the Final, resulting in their third CT victories in Brasil.
Champions of 2019 Oi Rio Pro: Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) & Filipe Toledo (BRA), at Itaúna, Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Sunday, June 23.
The Brazilian crowds went off the rails this past weekend at the second stop of the 2019 Vans Park Series Pro Tour, closing out a sensational ending that crowned local heroes Pedro Barros and Yndiara Asp as the winners of the VPS São Paulo event. Defending their home turf with pride, Barros and Asp not only proved their mastery of the São Paulo course design with power and precision, but also expressed deep gratitude for Brazil’s devoted support. Learning from each other throughout the years, the camaraderie between the two winners was an emotional moment for all to witness.
Pedro Barros & Yndiara Asp take top spots at 2019 Vans Park Series Pro Tour in Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 23.
The first stop of the World Rookie Tour Skateboard went down this Tuesday, June 18, at the Lampugnano Skate Plaza in Milan, Italy. The city has had the pleasure to welcome young and talented skaters from four different countries, for a massive dose of skateboarding.
Under 21 Men's Podium at Milano Rookie Fest 2019: 1st Alex Borgatti (middle), 2nd Vittorio Galletti (L) & 3rd Joy Avosika (R), at Lampugnano Skate Plaza, Milan, Italy, June 18.
Dew Tour Day Five: A full day of Dew Tour finals with Men's and Women's Street and Park finals concluded the first-ever global Olympic qualifying event in the U.S.
Women's Park Podium at 2019 Dew Tour Long Beach, California, USA: Misugu Okamoto in first (middle), Lizzie Armanto in second (right), and Kokona Hiraki in third (left), on June 16.
Milano is ready to host the first stop of the World Rookie Tour Skateboard, designed as a stepping-stone for riders to make the transition from the grassroots events to the elite level. On the 18th of June the best junior skaters will compete in the Lampugnano Skatepark Plaza, during one of the best summer skateboarding event in Italy, the 2019 Red Bull Skate Week.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) is thrilled to announce the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) surfers that have been nominated to represent their National Surfing Teams at the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games (WSG) in Miyazaki, Japan September 7-15.
Australia’s Sally Fitzgibbons will look to defend her World Surfing Games Gold in 2019.
The 4th Choice Splitboard Camp at Kaunertal Glacier once again exceeded all expectations. Bluebird and sunshine - all weekend long - perfect splitboard touring conditions, a great crew of advanced level splitboarders and first tracks in fresh powder, no wonder that nobody could stop smiling after this mind-blowing experience. And on top of all this, a breathtaking rope-secured climb over an exposed ridge followed by an incredible run inbetween impressive crevasses. Freeride soul, what more could you desire?!
Day 3 of 2019 Choice Splitboard Camp Kaunertal Glacier, Austria, March 24.
Today Lakey Peterson (USA) and John John Florence (HAW) won the Margaret River Pro, the fourth stop on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), in six-to-eight foot (1.8 - 2.4 metre) waves at Main Break. Florence earned his second event title after defeating good friend Kolohe Andino (USA) in the Final, while Peterson clinched her first win in the West by taking down Tatiana Weston-Webb (BRA).
John John Florence (HAW) and Lakey Peterson (USA) celebrate their victories at the 2019 Margaret River Pro, MARGARET RIVER, West Australia, Australia, Tuesday, June 4.
The World Surf League (WSL) today announced a series of sustainability commitments that set a new standard for global professional sports. These commitments – designed to inspire, educate and empower ocean lovers while addressing critical environmental issues – apply to all WSL Championship Tour and Big Wave Tour events and include:
WSL claims sustainability lead for professional sports with a new campaign committing to becoming carbon neutral, eliminating single-serve plastics & leaving each place better than it was found.
It has been an epic 5 days of non-stop action in Montpellier with over 612 583 people attending to watch the packed schedule of competitions. How pleasant it was to see different nationalities competing in Skateboard Street on the new concrete skateboard park, with different countries but the riders speaking the same skateboarding language, with their own accent or style.
Daniela Terol Mendez takes the win in the Women’s Snipes Skateboard Final, at Fise World Series Montpellier 2019, France, May 31.
X Games Shanghai closed out with a another day filled with Skateboard, BMX and Moto X competitions, along with musical performances and interactive activities including drone and go cart racing in X Fest.
Trey Wood (USA) wins Gold in Skateboard Big Air, at 2019 X Games Shanghai, China, June 2, after landing a never-been-done trick: the body varial 720 over the gap.
Four individual medals including Women’s Gold from Alice Lemoigne take France to the top at ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship. Peru’s Benoit ‘Piccolo’ Clemente claims Men’s Gold, leads Team Peru to Silver Medal. USA earns Bronze, Brazil Copper. Peru’s Clemente and Brazil’s Chloe Calmon solidify qualification slots in 2019 Pan American Games with top seeds.
Alice Lemoigne (FRA) wins Gold Medal in the Women's Division at 2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship, Côte des Basques, Biarritz, France, June 2.
ESPN proudly lifted the curtain on a new destination for X Games at a one-of-a-kind venue adjacent to Shanghai Disney Park in Shanghai with an action-packed first day. Today and continuing into tomorrow, the venue will bear witness to Moto X, BMX and Skateboard athletes competing for gold in addition to a wide range of entertainment and interactive activities in X Fest.
Women's Skateboard Street Podium at 2019 X Games Shanghai, China: Gold - Leticia Bufoni (BRA), Silver - Hayley Wilson (AUS) & Bronze - Alexis Sablone (USA), June 1.
With countries such as USA announcing their National Skateboarding Team a couple of months back, one might start to think that all these skaters have their sights firmly set on the Olympics (and they probably do!). But, when it comes to who'll be in the running to represent their country, obviously only a select few are going to make it. Here's how the first ever wave of Olympic Skateboarders will be selected.
American skater looks forward to 2019 Red Bull Roller Coaster in Munich. Fabiana Delfino mixed it with the world's best at 2018's Red Bull Roller Coaster in Munich as she won the women's edition of skateboarding's all-round skill test.
Fabiana Delfino performs at the Red Bull Roller Coaster Qualification in Munich, Germany on June 22, 2018.
While the whole planet will look at the French Basque Country hosting the G7 in Biarritz, the surfing world will likely prefer the neighbor town of Anglet where Europe's best is set to compete at both the QS1,500 Deeply Pro Anglet and the annual night surf show of Surf de Nuit Anglet.
Jorgann Couzinet (FRA) during the 2018 Surf de nuit at Chambre d'Amour, Anglet, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, August 20.
The 2019 Rip Curl GromSearch season presented by Banzai Bowls is set to kick off June 15-16th, in Huntington Beach, California.
Black Yeti reveals its first World Rookie Tour Skateboarding, which will kick off in Italy from the 18th to the 19th of June 2019, with the first ever WRT skateboard event: the Milano Rookie Fest.
World Rookie Skateboard Champion wins invitation to 2020 Red Bull Roller Coaster! Pictured: Jake Ilardi during 2018 Red Bull Roller Coaster Finals, Munich, Germany, June 23.
The Black Yeti can already confirm the dates for two of its marquee events during the 2019/20 season!
Prize Giving at 2019 World Rookie Snowboard Finals, Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, March 30.
Dakoda Walters (AUS) & Molly Picklum (AUS) have added another stellar result to their already massive 2019 campaigns, both taking out the Hydralyte Sports Shoalhaven Pro Junior.
Molly Picklum (Shelly Beach, NSW) and Dakoda Walters (Angourie, NSW) victorious at the 2019 Hydralyte Sports Shoalhaven Pro Junior, Shoalhaven Heads Beach, Shoalhaven, New South Wales, Australia, May 26.
Today, Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) and Kanoa Igarashi (JPN) won the Corona Bali Protected, the third stop on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). Hosted at Keramas, one of the world’s most high-performance waves, the Final Series concluded in the best conditions of the event’s holding period with clean six-to-eight foot (1.8 - 2.4 metre) waves on offer. Gilmore charged through the pumping surf to take her 30th CT victory, while Japan’s Igarashi captured his first.
Kanoa Igarashi (JPN) and Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) celebrate their victory at Corona Bali Protected 2019, at Keramas, Bali/Indonesia, May 25.
The world’s best longboarders are set to gather in Biarritz, France for the 2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship (WLSC) May 26 – June 2.
Since surfing was first practiced on the beach in 1957, Côte des Basques has become an iconic wave for longboarding.
Book your summer experience with the Black Yeti: Snowboard, Freeski and Skateboard International Competition and Camp, at Les 2 Alpes, France, July 13 -20!
Les 2 Alpes resort, France, the venue for 2019 Summer Rookie Jam by Atmosphere, scheduled for July 13 - 20.
With four tour stops, the Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Ride Snowboards travelled from one Zillertal snowpark to the next again this winter. Always followed by an enthusiastic bunch of snowboarders from all over Europe. In six years, the infamous Zillertal Snowboard Amateur Series has become a landmark in the European snowboarding scene.
2018/2019 Zillertal Valley Rälley hosted by Ride Snowboards - stop #2 - Zillertal Arena, Zell am Ziller, Austria, January 20, 2019.
With twenty years of Rip Curl GromSearch history, as well as celebrating fifteen years of International GromSearch Champions, today two surfers added their names to the prestigious winners list.
Winners podium at 2019 Rip Curl GromSearch International final: L-R Taro Watanabe (USA) (boys runner up), Afonso Antunes (PRT) (boys winner), Caitlin Simmers (USA) (girls winner) and Valeria Ojeda (USA) (girls runner up), at Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, May 19.
The next generation of park terrain icons have stepped forth into the light and the kids are alright. Vans Park Series named 17-year-old Roman Pabich (USA) and 17-year-old Sakura Yosozumi (JPN) the winners of the VPS Shanghai stop.
Sakura Yosozumi (JPN) wins the women's category at Shanghai stop of 2019 Vans Park Series, YangPu Riverside Shipyard Park, Shanghai, China, May 18.
Jack Freestone (AUS) won the Red Bull Airborne Bali, a World Surf League (WSL) specialty event that highlights aerial surfing. Freestone, 27, flew through the Qualifiers and Final in three-to-four foot (1 - 1.2 metre) waves at Keramas, a break adored by the air specialists due to the mega ramps offered by the wave.
Jack Freestone (AUS), winner of the 2019 Red Bull Airborne Bali, Keramas, Bali, Indonesia, May 17.
They are the first ones up on the mountain, equipped with shape tools and shovels, facing the elements, chasing one mission: creating the ultimate playground for all winter sports enthusiasts. That’s the daily business of the men and women from the Shape Academy – the biggest institution in the field of snow construction both in terms of training and concept creation worldwide. So, if you are eager to spending the winter in the mountains, if you are looking for new adventures and if you’re tough enough for some physical labor, this is your chance!
Shape Crew at Stanton Park, St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria.
May 18th will mark a new annual way to respect our Board Shops - so get down to your local shop this weekend and show your love.
Hawaii's Nathan Florence chose the spectacular setting of Shipstern Bluff off the Tasmanian coast to win his first big-wave surfing contest at the 2019 edition of Red Bull Cape Fear.
Nathan Florence wins at Red Bull Cape Fear in Tasmania, Australia on May 13, 2019.