Whether you’re an avid skateboarder who likes joining competitions, or a fan who just likes to watch, we’re sure that you can’t get enough of the coolest skateboarding events. These events are great avenues to keep tabs on up and coming stars of the sport, see new tricks, and have tons of fun.
Skateboarding events are held throughout almost the entire year, moving from place to place. Some of these events are so small that you won’t notice them unless they’re being held in your area. Other events are so huge that people from other cities and countries flock to these events just to be a part of the action.
In this article, we’re going to show you some of the coolest skateboarding events ever. So, make sure your skateboard wheels are tight because this is going to be a fun ride. Read on.
Go Skateboarding Day electric skateboard spares
Although it is a relatively new event, Go Skateboarding Day is one of the biggest and most popular skateboarding events around the globe. The event is held every June 21 and skateboarders use it as an excuse to forget all about their obligations for the day and just ride a skateboard. First held in 2003, it is now a major event across cities in the US, South America and Europe.
Skateboarding is the main attraction of this event, but aside from that, organizers also encourage skateboarders to check out the fundraisers, skate shops, contests, and even hold protests connected with skateboarding.
Vans Warped Tour
Another major skateboarding event is the Vans Warped Tour. It began in 1995 and it combines skateboarding with BMX events and live music. There are several stages during this event with several bands playing at the same time. This is also a big event that often features over 100 bands playing throughout the festival.
Aside from skateboarding and music, you can also check out the latest merchandise here from some of the biggest names in the world of skateboarding. The Vans Warped Tour was first held only in the US, but it has since reached other countries including Japan, Canada, and Australia.
The X Games isn’t an exclusive event for skateboarding but it is definitely one where skateboard fanatics all over the globe converge. Other sports featured in this event include BMX riding and motocross. It began in Rhode Island in 1995, and has since seen some of the major highlights in the world of skateboarding. In fact, this was where Tony Hawk, one of the legendary skateboarding figures, did his first successful 900 in 1999 after 10 failed attempts.