Milano Rookie Fest was a blast!

Alex Borgatti will go to the 2019 Mystic Sk8 Cup

The first stop of the World Rookie Tour Skateboard went down this Tuesday, June 18, at the Lampugnano Skate Plaza in Milan, Italy. The city has had the pleasure to welcome young and talented skaters from four different countries, for a massive dose of skateboarding.

Showing off excellent skateboarding, Alex Borgatti took home the first position in the Rookie category (under21), followed by Vittorio Galletti and Joy Avosika. Alex gained the prestigious wild card for the Mystic Sk8 Cup that will take place in Prague from the 28th to the 30th June, a free invitation for the World Rookie Skateboard Finals in Lisbon and many goodies from the sponsors.

In the Grom category (skaters under15), Andrès Martin gained the highest score and conquered the podium. Matijas Nils and Leonardo Bergese followed the Italian. On the female side, Asia Lanzi, the only girl in the race (strength girls, skateboarding is cool!) took home the victory earning an impressive fifth overall place! The girl smashes! Asia gained a free invitation for the Summer Rookie Jam in Les2Alpes from the 13th to the 20th July!

Vittorio Galletti, with his Best Trick, gained a free tattoo by Rock and Ride (to be held in Modena, 21.22 September 2019) and the qualification to the final in Lisbon.

All the podium skaters took home a ton of prizes from the sponsors: DC, Jart, JBL, TSG, Jail Jam, Flip, Mosaic, Frisco, Neuro and the qualification for the World Rookie Skateboard Finals in Portugal!

The Milano Rookie Fest kicked off in the best way the World Rookie Tour Skateboarding season. See you in Les2Alpes, France, for the second stop!

All the results are available here.

Let the images talk to us: here the 2019 Milano Rookie Fest pictures by Federico Romanello and Federico Tognoli

!REMEMBER! During the Big Final tickets to the Simple Session 2020, to the Mystic Sk8 Cup 2020 and to the Red Bull Roller Coaster 2020 will be awarded to the World Rookie Skateboard Champion!

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

Follow the World Rookie Tour online:
Web: www.worldrookietour.com
Instagram: www.instagram.com/worldrookietour
Facebook fan page: www.facebook.com/worldrookietour
Vimeo channel: www.vimeo.com/channels/worldrookietour
Mail: info@blackyeti.info

2019 Milano Rookie Fest Skateboard

World Rookie Tour Skateboard: first stop June 18th – June 19th Milan, Italy

Milano is ready to host the first stop of the World Rookie Tour Skateboard, designed as a stepping-stone for riders to make the transition from the grassroots events to the elite level. On the 18th of June the best junior skaters will compete in the Lampugnano Skatepark Plaza, during one of the best summer skateboarding event in Italy, the 2019 Red Bull Skate Week.

 

Lampugnano Skatepark
As is tradition, the winner of the Milano Rookie Fest Skateboard will be awarded with incredible prizes: invitation to the 2019 Mystic Sk8 Cup in Praha, free ticket to the Summer Rookie Jam, Les 2 Alpes, France, and free ticket to the World Rookie Skateboard Finals in Lisbon. Best trick will be awarded with a free tattoo by Rock and Ride (to be held in Modena, 21.22 september 2019) and many prizes by our sponsor: DC, Jart, JBL, TSG, Jail Jam, Frisco, Neuro.
Lisbon Cascais Skatepark, Portugal

Furthermore, all the podium winners in Milano will be qualified for the 2019 World Rookie Skateboard Finals that will take place in Lisbon Cascais, Portugal, from the 13th to the 15th September. During the Big Final tickets to the Simple Session 2020, to the Mystic Sk8 Cup 2020 and to the Red Bull Roller Coaster 2020 will be awarded to the World Rookie Skateboard Champion!

In addition to having some of the greatest Pro skaters from all over the world every year at our event, we have been always looking for young talent. For example, Madars Apse was 13 years old when he participated in our event. Now he’s turned pro. We could say that our event has been sort of getting noticed platform for all these talented young skaters!” Jarmo Kangro, co-managing skateboarding side of Simple Session, the new World Rookie Tour partner event.

World Rookie Tour Skateboard will provide the perfect opportunity for aspiring skaters to break on to the best skateboarding events in the world. From grass roots to the elite stages of skateboarding, don’t miss this chance!

Red Bull Roller Coaster
Simple Session
Mystic Sk8 Cup

Download here the registration form, fill it out with:

Name and surname:
Date of birth:
Gender (male/female):
Club/skatepark:
email:
mobile phone:

and sent it to registration@worldrookietour.com.

NOTES: 

–  Milano Rookie Fest is reserved to Rookies under 21 (born from 1st of January 1999 to 31st of December 2004) and Groms (born from 1st of January 2005 and up), both boys and girls.

Event registration fee: 15€ (for free to each participant a DC T-Shirt and a Jail Jam WRT cap, many goodies from our sponsors Stickers Mule, Frisco, Neuro, TSG)

Pre-registrations are welcome via email at registration@worldrookietour.com

– the event is open up to 60 participants

 

MILANO ROOKIE FEST 2019 – PROGRAM 

18th June – Skatepark Lampugnano, Milano
10.00 – 14.00 training
14.00 – 15.30 registration
16.00 contest
18.30 prize giving

19th June 2019 – Milano Centrale
16.00 DC Cash for Trick Session

Info and registration:
Marco Sampaoli
Email: registration@worldrookietour.com
Phone: 0039.059.9783397 or 0039.340.3285569

Photo Credits: Red Bull Content Pool, Federico Romanello

2019 World Rookie Tour Skateboard Calendar
Milan, Italy, 18-19 June 2019
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

Follow the World Rookie Tour online:  
Web: www.worldrookietour.com
Instagram:www.instagram.com/worldrookietour
Facebook fan page: www.facebook.com/worldrookietour
Vimeo channel: www.vimeo.com/channels/worldrookietour
Mail: info@blackyeti.info 

If you dream to become a professional action sport athlete,
then your future starts from the World Rookie Tour!

🦍 The Black Yeti announces the World Rookie Tour Skateboarding

Black Yeti reveals its first World Rookie Tour Skateboarding, which will kick off in Italy from the 18th to the 19th of June 2019, with the first ever WRT skateboard event: the Milano Rookie Fest.

The action will kick off with the world’s best skateboarders throwing down on one of the best Italian summer skateboarding event in Milan, the 2019 Red Bull Skate Week. Black Yeti then will turn to a selection of international events in France, South Tyrol and Swiss to hit the first ever World Rookie Skateboard Finals in Portugal.

World Rookie Tour is dedicated to providing the young action sport riders with the best possible opportunities to progress their competitive experience and their career. Through the last 14 years Black Yeti discovered the strongest snowboarders in the world, X-Games medalists and many Olympic riders. As well as the best freeskiers during the recent first edition of the World Rookie Freeski Finals in Seiser Alm, Italy. Now the time has come for the World Rookie Tour Skateboard.” Said Marco Sampaoli, co-founder of World Rookie Tour.

! AGE GROUPS !
WRT Skateboard events are reserved to: UNDER 21 SKATERS

What is World Rookie Tour?
The World Rookie Tour is the most famous, largest and oldest youth international action sport series with more than 2.500 riders: snowboard, freeski and, from summer 2019, skateboard. It consists of a selection of high quality International events, which are not only competitions, but also features loads of other activities to help rookies to grow in the field of professional sport, such as workshops, photo & video shootings, meetings with photographers and international team managers, ticket to the best action sports events, parties and English talks.

2019 World Rookie Tour Skateboarding will provide the perfect opportunity for aspiring riders to break on to the best top skateboarding events in the world. Prizes will support the top skaters carriers: invitations to world class events, to photo shooting and to filming trip.

Indeed, during the WRT Big Final, ticket to the legendary 2020 Red Bull Roller Coaster will be awarded to the World Rookie Skateboard Champion. Also invitation to the World Rookie Shooting, Surf Camps and many goodies from our sponsors TSG, Jail Jam and Jart will be awarded to the best riders of each qualifying event.

From grass roots to the elite stages of skateboarding: stay tuned for more info about the tour stops!

Photo Credits: Red Bull Content Pool

2019 World Rookie Tour Skateboard Calendar
Milan, Italy, 18-19 June 2019
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

Follow the World Rookie Tour online:  
Web: www.worldrookietour.com
Instagram:www.instagram.com/worldrookietour
Facebook fan page: www.facebook.com/worldrookietour
Vimeo channel: www.vimeo.com/channels/worldrookietour
Mail: info@blackyeti.info 

If you dream to become a professional action sport athlete,
then your future starts from the World Rookie Tour!

ABOUT THE WORLD ROOKIE TOUR
The World Rookie Tour is organized by the Black Yeti ssrl in collaboration with World Snowboard Federation, National Snowboard, Ski and Skateboard Associations and selected action sport agencies. It was born in 2005 as a series of youth snowboard event and it consists now of a selection of high quality International events for snowboard, freeski and skateboard, the so called “Rookie Fests”, reserved for riders under 18’s only, in Europe, North and South America, Oceania and Asia. The World Rookie Tour consists not only of competitions: it also features loads of other activities to help rookies to grow in the field of professional action sports, such as photo & video shootings, avalanche and rescue clinics, meetings with photographers and international team managers, parties and English talks. Since year zero it awards tickets to world class events such as X Games Norway, Audi Nines, The Arctic Challenge, The Air & Style, The World Snowboarding Championships, invitations to professional photo & video shootings, and shooting trip all around the world. Every year the tour crowns the World Rookie Champion at the end of season, at the World Rookie Finals, a unique event where the best youngsters from almost 30 countries compete and have fun. More information at www.worldrookietour.com.

ABOUT BLACK YETI ssd 
The Black Yeti is an amateur sport club dedicated to the realization of snowboard, freeski and skateboard projects for boys and girls up to 18 years of age, in Italy and abroad. One of the most successful project is the World Rookie Tour, the biggest and the most famous tour in the action sports world that attracts 2.000 young athletes from 30 nations to the events called “Rookie Fest”, organized all over the world: Italy, Europe, North and South America, Oceania and Asia. The Rookie Fests program includes not only the competition but also many side activities such as avalanche and rescue clinics, workshops and English talks.

World Rookie Tour Media Manager
Marco Sampaoli – marco@moonsrl.it – Phone +39.059.9783397 or +39.340.328.55.69

World Rookie Tour Event Coordinator
Meinhard Trojer – meinhardtrojer@powdern.com – Phone +43.650.56.37.424