Wed. Nov 14th, 2018

NANJING 2018: PARK SKATEBOARDING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS UNDERWAY TODAY

NANJING 2018: PARK SKATEBOARDING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS UNDERWAY TODAY

The 2018 World Skate Park Skateboarding World Championships got underway with the first practice sessions under beautiful blue skies at the brand-new Olympic-certified park terrain skatepark in Nanjing, China.

126 Skaters – 48 Women and 78 Men from 27 countries on five continents will contest the first World Skate-sanctioned Park Skateboarding World Championships this week at the Fish-mouth Wetlands, home of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games SportsLab and the 2017 World Skate Vert World Championships. The top qualifiers in both the women’s and men’s events will meet the finalists from the Vans Park Series Finals last week in Suzhou, China in the semi-finals of the World Championships beginning on Wednesday, October 31.

Skateboarding has grown steadily in this city of over 8 million since its inclusion as a demonstration sport at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games SportsLab, reaching a new peak with the 2018 Park World Championships this week. The entire Park Skateboarding World Championships will be live webcast on worldskate.tv starting with women’s qualifying on

PARK SKATEBOARDING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SCHEDULE

Nanjing Local Time (GMT/UTC +8)

Wednesday, October 31
9:30AM – Opening Ceremony
12AM – Women’s Qualifiers

Thursday, November 1
11AM – Women’s Semi-Finals
2:30PM Women’s Finals

Friday, November 2
10AM – Men’s Qualifiers

Saturday, November 3
11AM – Men’s Semi-Finals 
2:30PM Men’s Finals

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