Saturday, May 16, 2009
Copenhagen Skatepark, DVS and SpotLight welcomes you to the 3rd annual CPH PRO. With a Prize purse of $50,000, the only strictly pro competition in Europe is still going strong.
Once again the best pro skateboarders from around the world will converge on Copenhagen, Denmark for a weekend of heated pro competition on an all new course—great food, free beer, and tons of good times. Save the date!
Where to Watch & Win on Web Plus Viewing Parties in Denver & Orlando
Watch the live webcast of the Pro-tec Pool Party this Saturday, May 16 at vans.com/poolparty for your chance to score great prizes including a custom Pro-tec Pool Party Epiphone Coronet Guitar signed by the competitors and gift packs from Vans and Rockstar. We’ll be asking trivia questions throughout the event and all you have to do is tune in to the webcast and be the first to answer correctly!
Catch a live HD webcast of the entire event powered by FUEL TV at vans.com/poolparty on Saturday, May 16 from 1:00 pm to 9 pm
Watch the Pro-tec Pool Party at the Vans Skatepark in Orlando & BC Surf & Sport in Park Meadows, CO
The Vans Skatepark in Orlando, FL will be projecting the live webcast on May 16 from 4:00 pm to 12 am EST. There will also be free skate sessions from 10:00 pm to 12 am, plus tons of prizes and giveaways from Vans and Rockstar. BC Surf & Sport in Park Meadows, CO will also be hosting a viewing of the Pro-tec Pool Party with food and prizes, so if you are in the area be sure to drop by their shop between 2:00 pm and 10 pm MST.
1:00 pm - 2:20 pm Womens (20 minute jam)
2:20 pm - 4:20 pm Masters Pool Jam (Prelims)
4:20 pm - 6:20 pm Pro Mens (Prelims)
6:20 pm - 7:00 pm Van Doren Block$ for Buck$
7:00 pm - 7:40 pm Masters (Finals)
7:40 pm - 8:30 pm Pro Mens (Finals)
8:45 pm Awards
Expected Riders Include:
Pros – Rune Glifberg (’05, ’07, ’08 Winner), Omar Hassan (’06 Winner), Bucky Lasek, Bob Burnquist, Benji Galloway, Lincoln Ueda, Josh Borden, Nolan Munroe, Sergie Ventura, Adam Taylor, Tim Johnson, Morgan Burgess, Jimmy the Greek, Rob Lorifice, Tyler Mumma, Darren Navarette, Alex Perelson and more.
Masters – Chris Miller (’05-’08 Winner), Steve Caballero, Christian Hosoi, Nicky Guerrero, Eric Nash, Lester Kasai, Ben Schroeder, Buck Smith, Micke Alba, Tony Magnusson, Pat Ngoho, Steve Steadham, Josh Nelson, Lonny Hiramoto, Eddie Reategui, Bryan Pennington, Mark “Red” Scott and more.
Girls –Cara-Beth Burnside (’05-’07 Winner), Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, Allysha Bergado, Julie Kindstrand, Holly Lyons, Heidi Fitzgerald, Cressey Rice, Amelia Brodka, Elise Dabby, Lea Taylor, Megan Brown, Erin Wolfkiel, Alex Harper, Priscilla Lee and more.
The Powell boys will be embarking on a three week tour around the U.S. to continue premiering its new video Fun. You saw the El Cajon world premiere and our private screening, so don’t miss it in your town!
MALOOF MONEY CUP WILD CARD CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
The votes are in and we have the names of the winners of the 2009 Maloof Money Cup Wild Card Contest. The public voted for their favorite skaters online for two weeks with the top 12 vote getters earning a spot in the 2009 competition. In addition, four alternates were also selected.
For those following us on Twitter, you got advanced notice of three of this year’s wild card picks. To see the full list now, check out our MySpace or Facebook page.
The full list of winners will go live on MaloofMoneyCup.com at 3pm today.
Kevin “Spanky” Long
5BORO SKATEBOARDS 13TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY AND ART RETROSPECTIVE
On Friday night, June 5th, 5boro Skateboards will celebrate its 13th anniversary with a special party and art retrospective at the Red Bull Space in SoHo.
Going down the night before the annual “Back to the Banks” contest, this 21+ event is open to the public and will run from 7pm-Midnight. Every deck 5boro has ever made – more than 250 – will be on grand display. There will also be a photo exhibit and video montage featuring clips of everyone who has ever skated for 5boro over the years. Plus, beats will be provided by DJ Sweet Waste from Brooklyn, with free drinks served up from Red Bull, Iceberg Vodka, Berentzen, and Pabst. It’s sure to be a banger, so get there early as space is limited.
Following is a list of artists and photographers who have contributed to 5boro and will be featured in the art retrospective: Nardelli, Uncle Geez, Raza Uno, Thought Ninjas, Grotesk, Robert Mars, PK, Michael Sieben, Alessandro Zuek Simonetti, Christian Acker, Dylan Haley, Megumi Watanabe, Eddie Martinez, Sean Cronan, Allen Ying, Angela Boatwright, Ruby Lee, Lowrider, Stephan Marx, Allison Malecki, Ewok, Dave Reinbold, AKA, The CollaBros, Circus Media, Andy Madsen, Jimmy Gonzales, Karen Stern, Fletcher Ohmart, and Craig Metzger.
Find out more at: 5boro.com.