Prime Skateboard Events of 2016

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Skateboard Events of 2016

We got you covered on the best skateboard events of 2016. Our team has put together a list of amateur and professional events from all over the world, to share with you. Check out our events page for specific details such as exact location, time, and schedule of this year’s events. We will keep you up to date with new event posts throughout the year.

Vans Pro Skate Park Series

Vans is holding an international competition, and the prize purse for this one is high! This is the very first World Championship of park skateboarding. The prize purse at each qualifier is at $75,000, making the total prize purse totaling over one half million US dollars. Through this event, Vans is looking to promote the discipline of park terrain riding to a world wide scale. The features in the competitions include spines, angled hips, extensions, escalators, set-back walls, elevation changes, gaps and transfers, variable grinding surfaces, etc. This competition is also open to all pro men and women skaters. 2016 is the mark of Vans 50th anniversary, which makes it the perfect year to promote skate progression around the world.

The Boardr Am Series

The Boardr Am Series are skateboard events open to all the amateurs. It is a great event with a $250.00 purse prize at each stop. There are 100 open spots at each stop, so hurry to claim your spot before they fill up! The winner of each location will be flown to the X Games, in Austin, to meet the other qualified amateurs. Events will be held in California, Arizona, Georgia, New York City, and Florida. Some locations are TBD, so check out our events page for updates. This is a good chance for all the amateurs to participate and to have the chance to travel to Austin, where Texas is keeping it weird. Good luck!

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All the New BLOCK Risers Are Finally Here!

We are excited to tell you that we have added new BLOCK Risers to our site! BLOCK Risers has used innovative skateboard riser designs to create a new skateboard riser with multiple functional “blocks” that can be swapped out. These risers are fresh enough for any skateboard with 5 colorful colorways and a signature design style. BLOCK Risers are a great edition to any custom skateboard, and they work on longboards and any type of reverse kingpin or drop through trucks. You can even top mount BLOCK Risers for use as a push plate or for filming from angles above the board. BLOCK Risers are currently the most versatile skateboard risers and longboard risers available.

Block Risers

The BLOCK Riser Basics – BettyBOX

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The base unit for BLOCK Risers are the original BettyBOX. The BettyBOX is a tough 3/8″ riser unit made to fit on any truck setup. If you’re looking for light, durable skateboard risers the BettyBOX is designed to minimize the riser weight while still providing a stable rise usable by even professional downhill longboarders. A solid product in its own right, the BettyBOX really shines when used as intended and combined with the rest of the BLOCK Riser setups. Unlike most skateboard risers the entire BLOCK Riser BettyBOX series is also able to be used as longboard risers, even with drop through trucks.

BLOCK Risers GoBLOCK – The GoPro Mount for Skateboarding

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With the GoBLOCK, you can add an extra feature to your custom skateboard. The GoBLOCK adds a GoPro camera mount feature to your riser. The design lets you install the camera in a spot that is out of the way from your feet, both when mounted above and below the deck. With vibration restraints and a secure hold, the GoBLOCK will help you capture smooth skateboard footage. Its the most useful skateboard riser we’ve ever seen. Combine with the soft durometer BLOCK Riser Pads to get good footy even over sidewalk cracks. The GoPro attachment easily locks into the BettyBOX housing. so you can attach and detach your GoPro easily.

StashBLOCK Drawer Block Risers

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The StashBLOCK has a secret compartment that slides in and locks into the base BLOCK Risers BettyBOX. The box is perfect for storing keys and small items that you might need to bring along on the ride but don’t want to get mangled. If you hate skating with stuff in your pockets the StashBLOCK locks in securely and doesn’t fall out while you’re out cruising or ripping. Not too big and not too small the StashBLOCK is the perfect size.

Looking For More BLOCK Riser Blocks?

The entire premise behind BLOCK Risers is to keep adding new blocks and there are no signs of stopping. The latest addition from BLOCK Risers includes a GoPro light mount to give you an option of a bottom mounted light or a top mounted light that help you avoid cracks and stack crazy clips at night. Mix and match your BLOCK Risers boxes, both straight and wedge risers, and find your style.

Custom Skateboard Features

It is the details that count, and with these innovative BLOCK Risers, you have the option to upgrade your custom skateboard to get the best ride. They come in 5 bright colors of red, green, blue, purple, and black.

I’m Buying a Gift, What’s a Riser?

Risers are slab of durable material that is screwed between the skateboard deck and the skateboard trucks. They help the skateboard “rise” up a little and are useful when you want to use larger wheels without getting wheelbite or you have a skateboard that sits too low to the ground. They can also help reduce chatter and rumbling when going at higher speeds or skating on harder wheels. You can also use them to get a change in your pushing and carving. Most risers are flat though BLOCK Risers offers both flat and wedge. Typically skateboard risers are simple pieces of high durometer plastic. The difference with BLOCK Risers is their innovative design that allows you to actually use the riser for multiple purposes other than just additional height.

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If your name is @yousersname then yes, YOU WIN!!! A free custom board with your own design on it! Hit up our site to design your board (up to $100) and DM us your email address to claim yo prize! W0

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Congrats to @chrislafrance3 for winning a new Whatever Skateboards limited edition grey flowerpint brim snapback at today’s best trick contest at Santa Clarita skatepark

Congrats to @chrislafrance3 for winning a new Whatever Skateboards limited edition grey flowerpint brim snapback at today’s best trick contest at Santa Clarita skatepark #killingit with some mean kickflips down 6!! Thanks to whatever street team homie @rayjisuplee for spreading the #winning #skateboarding #skateboardingisfun #skateeverydamnday #skateboard #skate #sk8 #skatelife #skateordie #sk8ordie #skatepark #shred #skatecontest #kickflip #ftw #snapback #flowerprint #skater #winner #win #freehat #svcskatepark #santaclarita #santaclaritaskatepark #whatever #whateverskateboards


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Happy Tuesday! Wanna skate? @elichero

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Givin away a freeeee custom deck with whatever the F u want for a graphic!!! Just follow us, repost this image, tag 3 friends and us, and use hash tag

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What an amazing beach day in San Diego!! Grab ur boardshorts/bikini and ur cruiser and hit the beach! @erynkrouse

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Wow, there’s some awesomely trippy skateboard art over at @orangecountyonacid

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