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Parc del Forum, October 2008
For the First time in Barcelona the biggest event in extreme sports with a surface of 5.000 m2 of sport facilities and seven different areas for the competitions.Prominent National and International riders will attend to the international competitions of Skateboard, BMX, Inline, FMX, Wakeboard, Ski and Snowboard in the Barcelona Extreme Sport Festival together with amateur competitions, exhibitions and clinics. A big Skatepark of 1225m2 will be build together with a long ramp of 80 meters for the Freestyle Motocross (FMX), a Streetpark of 800m2 for BMX and Inline, a big area of 1000 m2 for urban jibbing covered with permasnow base, an spectacular Half Pipe 14 meters wide, 12 meters long and 4 meters high for Skate, BMX and Inline, and also it will be enabled a wakeboard 300m long at the mouth of the Port del Forum. The International Competitions will be divided intodifferent categories:
The INTERNATIONAL SKATEBOARD PRO-SERIES for individual competition of Skaters in disciplines of Half Pipe and Street
The INTERNATIONAL BMX PRO-SERIES for Specialists on top of their bicycles; turns in the air, flights and all kinds of fantastic shapes and breaks in two disciplines.
The INTERNATIONAL INLINE PRO-SERIES. This competition forms port of the World Circuit P.I.L. that takes places in different countries like Japan, England, Germany, the U.S.A, China and othersn ; and brings together the main international inliners in the form of Street.
The WAKE INTERNATIONAL PRO-SERIES for specialists on wakeboard and wakeskate performing jumps and ramps and handrails drawing figures carried by water jet motos.
The FMX X-BATTLE for members of the Red Bull team that will look forward for the leadership in the freestyle European motocross.
The URBAN JIBBING SEAT PRO-SERIES. The Open Freestyle Seat Circuit Season will open with this first test for the best ski and snowboard specialists on the modality of handrails in male and female category.