'So.. You Can Longboard Dance?' 2019
4/20/2019 - 4/20/2019
Florida Vert Series - Event #1 Mead's Holopaw 2019
FISE World Series - Hiroshima, Japan 2019
4/19/2019 - 4/21/2019
Red Bull Slopesoakers - Copper Mountain 2019
Red Bull Homerun - Are, Sweden 2019
4/21/2019 - 4/21/2019
Freeride Junior Tour - Grand Raid Dynastar Chamonix France 2019
4/20/2019 - 4/22/2019
Men's Krui Pro (Tentative) 2019
4/15/2019 - 4/20/2019
Men's Caparica Surfest Pro powered by Oakley 2019
Women's Caparica Surfest Pro powered by Oakley 2019
Industry and event happenings
American skate legend Ryan Sheckler led an all-star skateboarding crew to the Utah wilderness to try out a 'slickrock' formation created in the Jurassic period millions of years ago.
Ryan Decenzo (CAN) performs an ollie just before sunset near Moab, at Escalante Petrified Forest State Park, Utah, USA, on November 8, 2018.
American Jake Ilardi will return to Munich's Olympiapark on Saturday June 29 to defend his Red Bull Roller Coaster title and mantle as the world's 'Most Versatile Skateboarder'. Here is all you need to know:
Jake Ilardi (USA) during the 2018 Red Bull Roller Coaster Finals at Munich Mash, at Munich Olympic Park, Munich, Germany, on June 23.
All eyes are now on Hintertux! That´s where the great Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY hosted by Ride Snowboards finals will go down on April 27th and 28th, 2019.
2017/18 Zillertal VÄLLEY RÄLLEY Tour Finals at Betterpark Hintertux, Hintertuxer Gletscher, Tux-Finkenberg, April 28-29, 2018.
Wanna know the secret recipe for a successful freestyle career? Review the highlights of the QParks Tour 2019? Find out what´s going on behind the scenes at the QParks Tour headquarters? Did someone say relaunch? Or would you like to win a surfing holiday? Well, then you should read on!
Returning to U.S. Bank Stadium for the third year, X Games Minneapolis will host the world’s top action sports athletes August 1 – 4. The first wave of invited athletes for the 2019 event is now available on XGames.com. With world-class action sports athletes from all over the globe, this first wave of invites is highlighted by defending X Games Sydney gold medalists Elliot Sloan and Ryan Williams and Minnesota native Alec Majerus. X Games Norway gold medalists Leticia Bufoni and Pamela Rosa also joined the invited list.
Leticia Bufoni (BRA) competing in SoFi Women’s Skateboard Street during X Games Minneapolis 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, July 21.
The fourth year of X Games Norway competition will be unlike any other – combining Snowboard, Ski, Skateboard and Moto X events in a one-day action sports extravaganza on August 31 at the Telenor Arena in Oslo, Norway. The X Games Norway program has previously included Ski, Snowboard and Skateboarding in the same event, however Moto X competitions will make their debut in 2019.
Black Yeti thanks you, dear Rookies, for passion, dedication and perseverance. Last winter season was a great and long season, filled with new exciting challenges.
Prize Giving at the 2019 World Rookie Tour Finals, at Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark, Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, March 29.
2018 was one for the books for ROXY. The year marked the launch of the leading female only activewear brand’s Make Waves Move Mountains campaign, dedicated to empowering women and supporting them in their individual challenges. A year later, the brand aims to help bring the women behind it to greater heights yet and takes the next step for the Make Waves Move Mountains tour.
The 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Awards (BWA) nominees are officially locked in. Top honors will be awarded across eight categories: Ride of the Year, Women’s XXL Biggest Wave, Men’s XXL Biggest Wave, Women’s Biggest Paddle, Men’s Biggest Paddle, Wipeout of the Year, Men’s Best Overall Performance of the Year, and Hydro Flask Women’s Best Overall Performance of the Year.
Andrea Moller (BRA) is nominated for the Women's Biggest Paddle award for this wave, at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii, on January 16, 2019.
The most elite Skateboard and BMX athletes in the world will return to Rhodes Skate Park in Boise, Idaho June 28 – 29 to compete for a chance to punch their ticket to compete in the Park competitions at X Games Minneapolis 2019. With 21 athletes invited to compete in each of the disciplines of Men’s and Women’s Skateboard and BMX Park, the top six finishers will punch their ticket to Minneapolis.
Heimana Reynolds (USA) is on the invite list for the Road To X Games Boise Park Qualifier 2019.
Today, Italo Ferreira (BRA) and Caroline Marks (USA) won the Quiksilver Pro and Boost Mobile Pro Gold Coast, the opening stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). The Final Series took place at Duranbah Beach, the event’s backup site, in two-to-four foot (0.6 - 1.2 metre) waves to determine the first winners of the season.
(From L to R) Kolohe Andino (USA), Italo Ferreira (BRA), Caroline Marks (USA) & Carissa Moore (HAW), at 2019 Quiksilver Pro and Boost Mobile Pro Gold Coast, at Duranbah Beach, Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia, April 8.
ISA unites global surfing community across all five continents to demonstrate the positive impacts of Surfing.
Surfers from newly added ISA Member Nation Oman celebrate the power of Surfing taking hold in their country.
The UK Mini Ramp Championships will be taking place at Wheels and Fins Festival for the third year running, but for the first time it will be endorsed by Skateboard England. Also new for 2019 is festival’s introduction of a thrilling ‘Vert Ramp’ competition, with members of Team GB skate team being invited to compete at the two-day event.
Alex Hallford (GBR) at Wheels And Fins Festival, Joss Bay Beach, Broadstairs, Kent, United Kingdom.
Italo Ferreira (BRA) won the Red Bull Airborne Gold Coast, a WSL specialty event that highlights aerial surfing. The 24-year-old is known for his creative antics in the air, landing some of the Championship Tour’s biggest maneuvers and setting the bar for above-the-lip surfing. Ferreira brought his same flair into today’s air show to light up Duranbah and take home the win.
Winner Italo Ferreira (BRA), 2nd placed Reef Heazlewood (AUS), and third placed Yago Dora (BRA) seen during the prize giving ceremony of the 2019 Red Bull Airborne Gold Coast at Duranbah Beach, Coolangata, Queensland, Australia, on April 4.
Blue skies, international riders and a banger contest line. The Game of Diamonds once again fascinated the crowd with a sensational final where the freestylers did not only fight for the victory of the day, but also for the overall QParks Tour trophy!
Final stop of 2019 QParks Snowboard Tour: Game of Diamonds at Snowpark Obergurgl, Obergurgl, Austria, March 31.
The season is slowly coming to an end and you haven’t stomped that one trick yet? Don’t worry. The Superpark will be open for one more month and now’s the perfect time for your personal progression.
Elena Graglia in action at Superpark Planai, Schladming, Austria, March 2019.
Red Bull Airborne creator talks aerial surfing before Gold Coast opener.
Josh Kerr (AUS) surfs in Torquay, VIC, Australia on March 24th 2016.
Sometimes dreams come true easily, sometimes you just need a little help. The Black Yeti is therefore proud to help young talent to achieve their best goals. This is the aim of the World Rookie Tour and was the spirit of the 2019 edition of the World Rookie Snowboard Finals.
Riders group photo at the 2019 World Rookie Tour Slopestyle Finals, at Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark, Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, March 30.
In an exciting conclusion to the event in front of a packed audience, Gatien Delahaye (FRA) defeated Carlos Muñoz (CRI) at the inaugural Claro Open Pro – Copa Tubos. The 21-year old Frenchman caught the best waves on Finals Day at the lefthand pointbreak of Señoritas, Punta Hermosa and was visibly stoked as he was chaired up the beach by his fellow countrymen. Alex Ribeiro (BRA) and Marcos Correa (BRA) both earned equal 3rd place finishes after reaching the Semifinals.
Event winner Gatien Delahaye (FRA) being chaired-up the beach at the 2019 Claro Open Pro – Copa Tubos, at Señoritas in Punta Hermosa, Peru, March 31.
The world's best surfers were honored tonight at the World Surf League (WSL) Awards, the event that celebrates the achievements of the 2018 season.
Two-time WSL Champion Gabriel Medina (BRA) and seven-time WSL Champion Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) honored at the WSL Awards for 2018 season, in Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia, March 2019.
The halfpipe finals took place in a beautiful and warm sunny day and riders could finally enjoy the massive and well-shaped Kitzsteinhorn halfpipe at its best. Judges and spectators were once again surprised by level of riding and creativity.
Joonsik Lee (KOR) becomes the 2019 World Rookie Tour Halfpipe Rookie Boy Champion, at Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark, Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, March 29.
The Boardriding.com crew are in Kaprun to stream the action from both the Slopestyle and Halfpipe finals!!!
Snow as far as the eye can see – on the surrounding peaks and in the valley. The sky is perfectly blue, and you gaze upon a freshly shaped kicker line. Sounds like perfect conditions for a sick shred day? Definitely. But where can you find shred conditions like these in spring? At Ehrwalder Alm.
Snowpark Ehrwalder Alm, Ehrwald, Tirol, Austria, March 2019.
A contest with spring temperatures, a posh slopestyle setup and good vibes. That’s the 6th QParks Tour Stop 2019 – the Oakley Schilthorn Open 2019 in a nutshell. At the SKYLINE SNOWPARK, especially the Swiss riders excelled. They won some sweet bucks and awesome goodies at their home terrain.
6th QParks Tour stop of 2019 season, Oakley Schilthorn Open, at SKYLINE SNOWPARK Schilthorn, Switzerland, March 23.
Elena Graglia at Reschenpass
Snowpark Schöneben, Italy.
The 2019 World Surf League (WSL) men’s Qualifying Series (QS) Jack’s Surfboards Pro QS 1,500 crowned Crosby Colapinto (San Clemente, Calif.) its victor in pumping, five-to-six, occasional plus, foot swell on Huntington Beach Pier’s southside lineup for his maiden QS win. This marked Colapinto’s first Final at the QS level and waisted no opportunities during the best day of swell for the event, as well as any QS at the iconic southside lineup in recent memory, with excellent numbers in nearly all of his heats. The 17-year-old defeated an in-form Phillippe Chagas (BRA) during a tight Final bout.
Crosby Colapinto's (USA) winning performance at the 2019 Jack's Surfboards Pro QS 1,500, Huntington Beach, California, USA, March 24.
Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria
25th – 30th March 2019
Jordy Lawler (AUS) and Alessa Quizon (HAW) have claimed victory at the 2019 Vissla Sydney Surf Pro and Sydney Women’s Pro presented by Sisstrevolution World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 6000 event. Manly Beach provided another day of super clean 2-to-3 foot surf for some of the world’s best to put on a show for thousands of fans that lined the sand at one of competitive surfing’s most iconic beaches.
Finalists at the 2019 Vissla Sydney Surf Pro QS6,000, (L - R): Jadson Andre (BRA), Isabella Nichols (AUS), Alessa Quizon (HAW) and Jordy Lawler (AUS), at Manly Beach, NSW, Australia, March 24.
After a spectacular contest series, the Grand Finale of the QParks Tour will again take place in Obergurgl. On March 31, 2019, the winners of the QParks Tour will be crowned at the Game of Diamonds. The riders who convince the judges with their tricks, will receive loads of goodies, cash and eternal fame!
Game of Diamonds at Snowpark Obergurgl, final stop of 2018 QParks Tour, Obergurgl, Austria, April 15, 2018.
It was 4am when the alarm clocks suddenly woke up the shape crew of Snowpark Schöneben. A snowpark had to be dug out. Fresh snow required the crew to work extremely hard. In the end, Park Designer Daniel Osterland and his crew made it: Just in time, the crew completed a perfectly shaped multi-jib obstacle. And over 50 riders were hitting this bad boy during the Shred Poker Schöneben.
QParks Shred Poker Schöneben, last session of the 2019 series, at Snowpark Schöneben, Italy, March 16.