|Nora Vasconcellos at last years Van Doren Invitational in Huntington Beach / Photo Ian Logan|
|Podium Last year - Allysha Le, Lizzie Armanto, Julz Lynn / Photo Ian Logan|
|Image via The Boardr|
It's summer and that means another rad week of surf and skate events in Huntington Beach at the Vans US Open! Here's what's happening for women's skateboarding at the week long event.
This is the first ever World Championships of Park Skateboarding with the introduction of the Vans Pro Skate Park Series. The Boardr is the Sport Organizer of the Series. The Boardr Live™ will run scoring and data behind the scenes.
Skaters have been selected for the event by submitting an application and skate video to The Boardr for their approval process.
Here is the current list of the 36 invited skaters - (subject to change):
Deise Wiedemann Dos Reis
Poppy Starr Olsen
Yndiara Losekann Asp
We are stoked to hear that there will be a LIVE web feed of the women's event! So if you can't make it to Huntington Beach in person, you can always duck into a bathroom stall at work, put your ear buds in, and watch it LIVE on the web link HERE.
For those of you that can make it in person here are the details:
Where: Huntington Beach
When: Tuesday, July 26
Times: 1pm - 3pm: Women's Practice and Registration
3pm - 6pm: Women's Contest Live Broadcast at VansParkSeries.com
Here is how it will all go down:
5 skater jams, skate in order
4 runs each
Max 30 seconds or skate until you fall
Judged on overall impression
Top 10 advance to Finals and qualify for World Championships at Malmo
2 alternates permitted in Practice
4 runs each
Max 45 seconds or skate until you fall
First wall rebate, one time only, clock resets
Best run counts
More info on this event, and all stats/rankings on the female skaters are always available on The Boardr - so check it out!