It seems like a lot of contest organizers have packed in their events into a frame of two to three weeks in Europe so it’s a very busy time for contest skaters at the moment.
From Friday 4th until Sunday 6th of July, the worldâ€™s top riders will compete for the record prize money of $50.000 in three main contests at the the Mystic Sk8 Cup 2008 (presented by Vans and Volcom by the way) â€“ street, vert and bowl – in the beautiful city of Prague. Jereme Rogers, Terry Kennedy, Danilo Cerezini, Daniel Vieira, Austen Seaholm, Bastien Salabanzi, Paul Rodriguez, Milton Martinez, Bob Burnquist, Neil Hendrix, Marcelo Kosake, Sandro Dias, Evelien Bouilliart, Lin Z Adams and Lacey Baker have already confirmed their presence!
Here’s more of the important info straight out of the press release:
The contest is managed according to the rules of the World Cup Skateboarding office, which compiles the results and supplies the judges.
This year, we will again present our rich schedule of supporting events which will include live music performances, DJs, Subkultura art exhibition, grafitti wall, video projections of skateboarding films and various workshops. For the musit, we can mention the bands Vladimir 518, Sunshine, Apple Juice, Chilla Killerz, Czech Beatbox Allstarts, DJs Loutka, Robot, Trafik, Kuba Soulcheck and others.
On Saturday and Sunday, the event will be broadcasted live on-line on the official webpage www.mysticsk8cup.cz, where you can find further information including schedules and ticket sales.