ISSA World Championships of Slalom Skateboarding
Cornwall, ON – August 28 2017 — It’s time to channel your inner Tony Hawk! Cornwall will be home to the ISSA World Championships of Slalom Skateboarding on September 1-4. Skateboarders are coming from all over the world for this championship in Cornwall! Come early to watch this huge competition with hundreds of fellow spectators, and don’t miss this exciting and thrilling race between these international skateboarders.
What is Slalom Skateboarding?
Slalom skateboarding is a form of downhill skateboard racing. Slalom racers skate down a course usually marked by plastic cones, and time penalties are ensued when a cone is knocked down. The racer with the fastest time (after penalties) wins.
Anyone can participate! There are 6 classes of competitors for the World Championships of Slalom Skateboarding: Open, Professional, Women, Masters, Juniors, and Kids.
On September 1-3, the racing events will take place in Lamoureux Park, and on September 4, races will move to Bellwood Drive.
Spirit Tree Yoga, a sponsor of the event, will offer a morning yoga stretch (7:45 am) on Saturday and Sundays of the championships to prepare racers before their events, and one meal will be provided each day for the racers.
A minimum cash prize of $2,500 will be awarded overall. Cash prizes awarded to top 3 professional racers. Cash prize to women’s top 3 overall winners. Prizes also awarded to top 3 in Master/Open/Junior/Kids division. These prizes will be awarded at the awards dinner wrap-up party. Make sure to be there to cheer on the winners!
September 1 – Meet and greet/registration
September 2 – Hybrid Slalom (all classes)
September 3 – Tight Slalom (all classes)
September 4 – Giant Slalom (all classes)
Written by Sophie Poirier
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