April 02nd

Mind the Gap is coming to Amsterdam

As a part of USWA, SB-Events will host 2 big inline skate competitions. The famous Mind the Gap competition will be staged on April 30 at the Westergasfabriek.

During the Urban Sports Week severall inline events and competitions will be held. Mind the Gap, the Dutch Open Championship Spine Ramp, the Olympia Games and Real Street are great evens in their own right, but also count for the overall ranking.

 

In each of the 4 events points can be earned, deciding who will be the best overall USWA inline skater. The prize money for the overall winner is Euro 500.

 

Open Dutch Championship Spine Ramp

(April 28)

The Open Dutch Championship Spine Ramp will be held at the Museum Square on the country's most famous skateramp in the heart of Amsterdam. The spineramp at the Museum Square will be the stage for inline skaters to decide who shreds a spineramp like a boss. Holland's finest skaters will compete with international riders and battle it out to become the Dutch Open Spine Ramp champion. There will also be a special junior and senior league.

 

Mind the Gap @ Ton Ton Club

(April 29)

Another installment brought to you by former world champion Sven Boekhorst is Mind the Gap. This set up will provide mindblowing shows during the weekend of the Urban Sports Week. On Saturday night national and international topriders will show their skills on the Gap and their technicall grinds on the rails.

In the 1st round there will be a 3 meter gap, followed by a 4 meter gap in the 2nd round. In the finals round skaters will jump over 5 meter.

 

Olympia Games

(April 30)

The best Pro, Amateur and Junior skaters in the country will bust their moves on April 30 at the Olympiaplein. Especially for the Olympia Games extra obstacles will be added to the partk to improve the flow of the skate park and create great new challenges for the riders.

 

Real Street

(May 1)

During USWA top European skaters will compete on the streets of Amsterdam. All sorts of street obstacles will be used and integrated into this contest across the city. Real Street will start at Olympiaplein and passing many different skate spots during the day. New spots will be revealed in coming weeks.