The UK National Championships Are Announced.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

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This info just in - no word (yet) on which female skaters besides Sky Brown will be competing - we're hoping to see Helena Long and Stefani Nurding in the mix for sure!


UK National Skateboarding Championships Announcement


On April 12th – 14th 2019 the premiere of the UK Skateboard Championships will take place at Graystone Skatepark in Manchester. This is the first official national skateboarding competition to be held in England, with competitors earning qualifying points for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.

More than 140 of the UK’s best skateboarders will compete in street and park disciplines during this three day event in the heart of England. Qualifying rounds for both male events will will take place on Friday 12th April, with the men’s and women’s semi’s on Saturday April 13th and the all-important finals concluding on Sunday April 14th.

Competitors for the event will be invite only, with a selection process which includes: current UK ranking, previous competition standing, sponsored and professional status and future potential in the two event disciplines.

Confirmed skateboarders for the event include Sky Brown, Alex Decunha, Jordan Thackeray and Alex Hallford, all of whom were recently selected for the Skateboard GB aspirational squad.

Skateboard England CEO, James Hope-Gill: “We’re excited to announce the launch of the UK Championships. The most talented skateboarders from around the country will compete in the first event and with Olympic qualification points at stake, it is set to be one of the highlights in the skateboarding calendar.”

A limited number of spectator tickets are available at £5.00 Friday, £10.00 Saturday and £15.00 Sunday, available through www.skateboard-england.org

The National Championships are also due to be broadcast live across digital platforms.

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