The Rotterdam based outdoor skatepark Westblaak will host a stop for the European Championship Halfpipe skating on July the 10th.
The competition made a impressive impact in 2009 that the tour visits Holland again.
The Westblaak Skatepark in Rotterdam celebrates the 10-year anniversary in 2010. The European Championship in 2009 is on of the biggest successes in the history of the Skatepark, and therefore the 10th of july wil be a celebration of rollerblading. Skaters from Germany, Bulgaria, France, The UK, Spain and of course the Netherlands will compete at the competition. The first stop of the tour was held in Strasbourg, the results: 1st place Antony Avella 2nd place Kevin Quintin 3rd place Cesar Andrade These professional Halfpipe skaters will also compete in Rotterdam on the 10th of July. Do not miss this event if you are passionate about rollerblading, extreme sports or competing in the Halfpipe.
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Rotterdam will host a stop for the European Championship Halfpipe skating in 2010 on July 10th In 2009 the final stop for the European Championship was held in Rotterdam, after a sizzling competition Spanish skater Jose Pepe skated the best of all Europeans. He deserved the first place and untill July 10th of this year. The tour expanded this year with stops in France, Bulgaria, Spain and the finals in Berlin Germany. The organisation is very happy with the positive feedback from the Rotterdam council and planned a stop in Rotterdam for this year again. This year the stop in Rotterdam will be a "Premium Event”. This means that the points the skaters earn for their performance will double in the overall ranking. Rotterdam will be a very important stop for the skaters to compete and skate at their best. The skatepark in Rotterdam celebrates the 10 year anniversary in 2010 as well, together with the European Championship stop in July this will be the most memorable birthday of the Rotterdam based skatepark. We will celebrate this with the best Halfpipe skaters from Europe. Edit from EC Halfpipe last year: http://vimeo.com/6586397 Website: www.ec-halfpipe.com
NEW! Review by Jo Zenk For a coupple of years Thumper Nagasako from Hawai - one of the worlds best vertskaters - collected video footage from the international Inline-Halfpipe / Vert scene. The footage token all arround the world an big Events like i. E. the LG-Actionsports Tour or SAG European Challenge in Berlin - and also on sessions in Woodward and other cool skateparks.
It is not astounding that you can find all the big names of Vert Rollerblading. The Yasutoko Bros, Shane Yost and the 2009 World Champion Marco de Santi and legends like Sven Boekhorst demonstrate the current state of the art in Vert-Skating.
For all who maybe rollerblade themselfs or maybe just want to see outstanding skating in vertramps, the DVD is a must have! Especially now on starting the rollerblading year 2010 you'll get inspiration and motivation as a free bonus with it!
In 2010 it is WINTERCLASH again!!! This time the Clash will be even bigger and more spectacular. The event will also be a public event in a well known location in the heart of Berlin. Be prepared vor a real killerevent! Don't miss History! Go there!
YOU Convention - fat YOU Messe 2009 video edit
"YOU Convention" by Mathias von Gostomski / "YOU Messe - Grindhouse Spine Masters" by Kai Schmitz
Here is a first glance at our Berlin event 2009. SAG's halfpipe was the center of the official press conference on wednesday, when world champion Marco de Santi did a show together with Cesar Andrade. We'll keep you updated with photos, videos and reports on XSK8.net and www.Rolling-Berlin.com
At the qualifications for the European Halfpipe Championships 2009 skaters from Brazil to Russia had a battle on the highest level on the 4.10 m halfpipe in Montana, Bulgaria, like Cesar Andrade doing a backflip 180 over the channel on this picture.
1st Marco De Santi, Brazil 2nd Cesar Andrade, Brazil 3rd Rich Parker, England
"Let's mess up the south!" - the 11th Rolltogether skate session will be a big one, with international skaters from different countries and continents. Also check out the list of sponsors and don't miss the session at Skatepark Frauenfeld in switzerland on 16 August 2009.
It was great, exciting strenuous, beatific, spectacular and much more! That was Berlin 2008! The German Championship Halfpipe, the SAG European Vert Challenge and not to forget the action in the streetpark - partially executed by RollTogether Session # 6! A sensational riders field of almost 60 riders from 8 European countries! I think you won't exaggerate while saying - it was the largest European event in inline halfpipe this year! Who wants to know what really was going on, may read the complete, ultimate and even self written report to the Skate Event 2008 at the YOU Messe in Berlin!
And again 3 days of skating, party, fun and friends in Berlin at the YOU Messe!German Masterships Halfpipe and European Challenge 2008 and Specials in the streetpark. We'll have a Gibbon-Slackline competition and the famous rollTogether session #6 and battles for prizes at the streetpark!!! Plus Live-Bands in the skatepark and in the Halfpipe! Male sure to be there!!! Check the riders list! It is amazing already! CU all in Berlin!