Author: ThrillMagUK

Streetluge @ World Skate Games 2019

Featuring this edit from the Streetluge category at this year’s World Skate Games in Barcelona. Especially love seeing Loreline Pastor (Fr) and Elchje Minnie (Bel) commenting on the need for a women’s category, which we understand is well on it’s way to happening – at least with the IDF (International Downhill Federation). We look forward to sharing more from both the women and men who take things lying down 🙂

Ireland Joins the LGC Worldwide Family

Longboard Girls Crew has arrived in Ireland! Wahoooo! We asked the new Ireland LGC Ambassador, Isabella Motta, to share how it all came about and what we can expect to see from the crew in the future.

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Drift to the Hill

The Drift to the Centre crew met up with the legendary skater and Tech Slide pioneer Mark Short at Castle Hill on Friday the 13th this month in Falmouth. Team rider Richard Travers tells us more.

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Attack the Track

Harewood Speed Hillclimb, probably unheard of for most of the skate community up until recently, but thanks to Gravity Bike rider, Stef Cree, it looks like the UKDH community have another awesome hill to ride! LJ and Stef tell us more:

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Tuck of the Irish – Pearse D’Arcy

Pearse gained his first International Downhill Federiation (IDF) podium with 3rd place at this year’s Transylvania Downhill’s event, Pasul Vulcan IDF World Cup 2019. Our new Media Editor, Ethan, just had to give him a call to share congrats and get his thoughts.

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UK & Ireland represents at World Roller Games 2019, Barcelona

Downhill longboarding and Streetluge are among the gravity sports which are rarely in the limelight. We hope this will change as a result of the World Skate / World Roller Games 2019, to be held in Barcelona in July. We interviewed those put forward .

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SLS London 2019 – Street League Skateboarding Returns

Street League Skateboarding (SLS) returned to London a few weekends ago, with the Copperbox Arena at the Olympic Park hosting both women’s and men’s events spread over the two days. Kev Hurdle and Linden Nieto got up close to share the action.

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Dew Tour 2019: Final day in Long Beach, California

The first street skateboarding Olympic qualifier event in the USA and the first Olympic qualifiers for park skateboarding reached the end here in Long Beach.

Dew tour 2019 has been a huge event from every point of view: besides the high audience participation and the amazing side events, it has been an awesome 4-days skateboarding contest.Over 300 skaters competed in the event, coming from 46 countries, and only 32 passed to the finals – 8 for each competition.

Surely newsworthy that 12 countries and 4 continents were represented in the finals.

Dew Tour 2019 – Street

One heat of 8 skaters qualified from the Semi final for both Women and Men: they had 2 runs and 5 tricks to win the competition and earn as much points as possible for the Olympic Qualifying Ranking.

Women Street Final
1 ROSA Pamela BRA
2 BUFONI Leticia BRA
3 JACOBS Candy NED

Men Street Final
1 GIRAUD Aurelien FRA
2 SHIRAI Sora JPN
3 GUSTAVO Felipe BRA

Click HERE for the FULL STREET RESULTS

Dew Tour 2019 – Park

One heat of 8 skaters qualified from the Semi final for both Women and Men: 3 runs of 45 seconds each, the best one counts.

Women Park Final
1 OKAMOTO Misugu JPN
2 ARMANTO Lizzie FIN
3 HIRAKI Kokona JPN

Men Park Final
1 PEDRO Barros BRA
2 CORY Juneau USA
3 KEEGAN Palmer AUS

Click HERE for the FULL PARK RESULTS

DEW TOUR 2019 FORMAT

Open Qualifier

The Qualifier round is open to a country quota of 3 skaters registered by World Skate recognized National Governing Body and Event Wildcard holding skaters. The 10 best skaters from the Qualifier round will advance to the Quarter Final.Jam Format: Heats of 15 (approx.), 3 minutes jam sessions with 3 skaters each.

Quarter Final

The top 10 skaters from the Open Qualifier will meet the top 15 skaters from the previous World Championship, not already pre-seeded in the Semi Final, and the 5 skaters holding an event Wild Card. The best 12 riders from the Quarter Final round will advance to the Semi Final. M&W Street Format: 2 Runs, 45 Seconds, best run counts.M&W Park Format: 3 runs, 45 seconds, best run counts.

Semi Final

The top 12 skaters from the last World Championship will be pre-seeded in the Semi Final competition round and meet the 12 skaters who made the cut from the Quarters. The best 8 riders of the Semi Final will advance to the Final. M&W Street Format: 2 Runs, 5 TricksM&W Park Format: Best of 3 Runs

Final

Womens and Mens Street: The best 8 skaters from the Semi Final will compete in 2 Runs with a 5 Trick Format. Women and Mens Park: The best 8 skaters from the Semi Final will compete as for a Best-of-3-Runs Format.

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