Records from Les 2 Alpes Rookie Fest Skateboard 

The resort of Les2Alpes is one of the most trendy international ski resort in the world, especially for the summer skiing. For sure, there is one more reason to come here: the brand new Les 2 Alpes Skatepark. Opened in September 2018 at the bottom of the slopes at 1,650 metres, the skatepark is open to anyone free of charge every day until 11.00pm.

The Black Yeti choose this unique location for the second stage of the 2019 World Rookie Tour Skateboarding. For the top three rookies and groms of the event a qualification to the World Rookie Skateboard Finals to be held in Cascais-Lisbona, on September the 15th 219, where tickets to the legendary events will be awarded: Simple Session, Mystic Sk8 Cup and Red Bull Roller Coaster will invite the World Rookie Skateboard Champion to join.

On the rookie podium, for under 21 years old, Filippo Coin from Italy gained the victory and an all-inclusive invitation to the WRT finals in Lisbon thanks to a massive run that convinced the judges. Behind Filippo, compatriot Mattia Mascher and french ripper Hugo Monmont completed the podium.

In the grom category, under 15 years old, Trevor Proulx from United States gained the victory in front of Patric Ilut (ROU) and Harry Coren (USA).

After the two runs of competition, it took place a special Best Trick Session where Italian Mattia Mascher stomp a 360° flip on the big gap, winning a Surf Camp in Santander with SurftoLive.com.

The event was hosted by local skate crew DSK and made possible with the support of Atmosphere Hotel and Les 2 Alpes tourist board. Jail Jam, TSG Protection and Jart Skateboard provided goodies for all participants and prizes in products for all the best skaters.

 

Black Yeti thanks everyone and sets up the appointment with Les 2 Alpes for summer 2020.

All the pictures about the day here.

Photos by Jacopo Castagno

Les 2 Alpes ready to host the World Rookie Tour Skateboarding

On Friday, July the 19th, the France stop of the 2019 World Rookie Tour Skateboarding will be held in the brand new Les 2 Alpes Skatepark. The top three rookies and groms of the event, male and female, will be qualified for the World Rookie Skateboard Finals first edition ever, to be held in Portugal in September 2019.

The event will be hosted by local skate crew “DSK” and is made possible with the support of Atmosphere Hotel and the touristic office of Les 2 Alpes. Jail Jam, TSG Protection and Jart Skateboard will provide goodies for all participants and prizes in products for all the best skaters.

The winner of the event will be awarded with an all-inclusive invitation to the first ever World Rookie Skateboarding Finals in Portugal on 13.15 September, where all the best rookies from all over Europe will come to compete for amazing prizes.  In fact during the Big Final in Lisbon-Cascais the World Rookie Skateboard Champion will be awarded with tickets to the Simple Session 2020, the Mystic Sk8 Cup 2020 and the Red Bull Roller Coaster 2020!

What the Black Yeti is organizing in Les 2 Alpes is not just a skateboarding international competition, but also the first multi-sports event for the World Rookie Tour. During the Summer Rookie Jam, for advanced skaters, snowboarders and freeskiers, there will be World Rookie Tour Competitions on the glacier and in town, while for amateurs and beginners every day there will be snowboard and freeski camps in the morning on the glaciers, skateboard camp and many other activities in the afternoon.

Please note the full program:

  • Tuesday July the 16th: registration at rider office (Hotel Atmophere), event presentation and welcome party;
  • Wednesday July the 17th: Big Air Jam Session, Snowboarder and Freeskier combined; Prize Giving and Video Premiere at Hotel Atmosphere
  • Thursday July the 18th: Halfpipe Jam Session, Snowboarder and Freeskier combined; Prize Giving and Video Edit Workshop at Hotel Atmosphere
  • Friday July the 19th: Photoshooting on the glacier (morning); World Rookie Tour Skateboard Contest and Final Barbeque Party.

AGE GROUPS SKATEBOARD
Rookies (boys and girls) born from the 1st of January 1998 to the 31st of December 2004.
Groms (boys and girls) born from the the 1st of January 2005 and younger.

Watch here the video report from the last WRT Skateboard event in Milano.

Info and registrations:
registration@worldrookietour.com  – phone: 0039.059.9783397 – 0039.340.3285569

2019 World Rookie Tour Skateboard Calendar
Milan, Italy, 18-19 June 2019  – DONE
Les2Alpes, France, 18-19 July 2019
Bozen, Italy, 24-25 August 2019
Zürich, Switzerland, 6-7 September 2019
2019 World Rookie Skateboard Finals – Lisboa – Cascais, Portugal,  13-15 September 2019

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