From the 17th to the 27th august in Nanjing, China will be held the Youth Olympic Games and for the 1st time in history the skateboarding will be a part of the Olypic games! Street League Skateboarding (SLS) and the International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) announced a strategic partnership as the SLS endorses ISF recognition by the International Olympic Committee as the official skateboarding federation.
The International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) has been selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to showcase skateboarding aside the Youth Olympic Games as part of the Nanjing 2014 Sports Lab. The ISF is producing two daily Street and Vert skateboard exhibitions featuring international athletes , famale and male skaters. The skatepark is a project of California Skatepark.
Featured Athletes for the demos: Street:
Leticia Bufoni (F – Brazil)
Candy Jacobs (F – Netherlands)
Kelvin Hoefler (M – Brazil)
Tomas Vintr (M – Czech Republic)
Sean Malto (M – USA)
Chris Cole (M – USA)
This weekend is taking place the first event of the SLS (Street League Skateboarding). The 1st contest is private only for PROs and is taking place at the Nike SB 6th & Mill Skatepark in Los Angeles, CA. Bastien Salabanzi is the only European skater in this competitions so we’ll cheering for him! We need also to check YOUNESS AMRANI because he can qualify in the NON-SLS PROS QUALIFY!
The event is in live streaming on FOX1
3 NON-SLS PROS QUALIFY INTO THE SLS SERIES + 2 ALTERNATES:
20 non-SLS Pros compete for a chance at three spots in the SLS Nike SB World Tour, joining the current pros on the current SLS Pros on the 2014 Season. Only eight will advance to Day two. ONE OVERALL WINNER:
Day two, the heat is on as those eight qualifiers go against the most prestigious competitive street skaters: current SLS pros. SLS vets and new faces alike will battle for $75,00 in prize money and a coveted ‘golden ticket’ to the $200,000 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship in August. YOUR FAVORITE SLS PROS:
All of your favorite SLS Pros, including Chris Cole, Nyjah Huston, Sean Malto, Paul Rodriguez, and Shane O’Neill, find themselves pitted against the eight newcomers in a showdown for the coveted ‘golden ticket’ and key championship points for qualifications into the Super Crown.
skaters : Shane O’Neill, Ishod Wair, Peter Ramondetta, Sam Beckett, Arto Saari, Nassim Guammaz, Alex Perelson, Paul-Luc Ronchetti, Rob Smith, Pierre Luc Gagnon, Austyn Gillette, Curren Caples, Rune Glifberg, Sean Malto, Fernando Bramsmark Andrew Reynolds, Evan Smith, Stefan Janoski, Pontus Alv, Oski Rozenberg Hallberg, Tom Erik Ryen & Tim Zom
On the 7th december in Paris at the espace Clacquesin ,portes de Paris (Porte de Chatillon) was held the European Premiere of the new Nike SB movie NIKE SB CHRONICLES Vol. 2 and the Nike SB DEMO. Here are the videos by Luka Leroy!
Nike riders in the videos: Ishod Wair, Justin Brock, Kyron Davis, Tim Zom, Max Géronzi, Jp Villa ,Matt Debauche , Marc Alexandre Barbier
On the 7th december in Paris at the espace Clacquesin ,portes de Paris (Porte de Chatillon) will be held the European Premiere of the new Nike SB movie NIKE SB CHRONICLES Vol. 2!
There will be also the Nike demo
Nike riders in Paris: ISHOD WAIR, SEAN MALTO, JUSTIN BROCK + European riders: MAX GERONZI, TIM ZOM , KYRON DAVIS and the Team NIKE SB FRANCE : LUY PA SIN, JP VILLA, JULIEN BENOLIEL, MATT DEBAUCHE, GUILLAUME CARACCIOLI, LIONEL DOMINONI…