Bethlehem Freeride Competition – 6/21

Bethlehem Freeride Competition

Following the Second Annual Skate for Peace Bethlehem, PA will play host to the Bethlehem Freeride Competition on June 21. After clear success from previously held events, Faceplant Boardriders brings you the 2nd stop on the Mid-Atlantic Freeride Series. With 100% approval from the Bethlehem community, the event will take place at High St. directly in the heart of northern Bethlehem.

Here’s your chance make best of the summer solstice, and go have fun with your homies in a controlled situation!

Check out the event page description:

11am: Practice and WheelRZ Diablos Fire Events. WheelRZ will be giving out Diablos for best Kicker Trick, best Faceplant or fall, and longest slide(heel and toe). We will announce each fire event on the megaphone during practice.

Under 18 division (64 Rider Cap) $20 entry (Hardgood Prizes and automatically entered in Mid Atlantic Freeride Series if you place in top 10 finals)

Noon: 1st Heat Starts-32 riders (25 min)
12:30: 2nd Heat Starts-32 riders (25 min)
We will pick the top 5-10 riders from each heat to battle it out in the finals.

Open division (64 Rider Cap) $25 entry (Cash and schwag Prizes, also automatically entered in Mid Atlantic Freeride Series if you place in top 10 finals)

1pm: 1st Heat Starts-32 riders (30 min)
1:30pm 2nd Heat Starts-32 riders (30 min)
We will pick the top 5-10 riders from each heat to battle it out in the finals.

FINALS: Using the Mid Atlantic Freeride Series Un-Biased Judging System we will have each rider take 2 individual runs with their name announced before the run. Each audience member will have a rubber band to give to who they thought was the best rider in the finals. After the entire division(either Under 18 or Open) has gone the audience will hand out the votes(rubber bands), tally the votes and announce the winners.

2pm: Under 18 Finals. Each rider will get 2 runs with their name announce for Audience Voting
2:45pm: Open Finals. Each rider will get 2 runs with their name announce for Audience Voting

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Second Annual Skate for Peace – 5/24

 skate for peace

 

Following last year’s success, Brian Fitch’s Skate for Peace Charity event, in partnership with KidsPeace National Centers, Faceplant Boardriders, and WheelRZ, is back for round two on Saturday, May 24.

Not only will you be helping a charitable cause (with 50% of the proceeds going to KidsPeace National Centers), but you will also get to enjoy a thrilling day consisting of a downhill race, slide jam, as well as various ditch competitions.  All events will take place at sanctioned roads of KidsPeace National Centers in Orefield, Pennsylvania.

All skaters of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to attend, as there will be something to do for everyone. Come on out for a grand ‘ole time!

Schedule:

Registration – 9 am
Practice – 9 am to 9:45 am
Downhill Racing – 10 am
Slide Jam Competition – 1 pm
Slide Jam Finals – 2 pm
Podium – 3 pm
Old School Ditch Style Session – 4 pm

Registration/Fees:

$20 entry fee per main event (DH and Slide)
$10 entry fee for Ditch Style Session

For even more information, check out the Facebook Page.

 1st Annual Skate for Peace

In the meantime, here’s last years coverage to get you stoked: