GAISF is delighted to announce that the Hungarian capital of Budapest will host the inaugural World Urban Games from 13-15 September 2019. The World Urban Games, powered by GAISF, promise to be the ultimate global showcase for a new generation of urban sport. Held every two years, the multi-sport Games will feature a wide array of events, including sports competitions, showcases, and demonstrations that fully embrace music, dance and urban culture. Among the sporting disciplines forming part of the World Urban Games Budapest 2019, 3×3 basketball, BMX freestyle and breaking* will all be included on the Tokyo 2020 and/or Paris 2024 Olympic programmes.
GAISF was approached by almost 50 cities interested in hosting the Games, including Barcelona,
Find out who is competing in Battle of the Champions, Al-Ahsa Oasis, Saudi Arabia. March 14th, 15th, 16th 2019. The Battle of the Champions is an invitation only event for the pro category, featuring the top athletes in 6 Sports. True to FISE's DNA, there will also be amateur competitions and open contests which will give the opportunity for local riders to show that the Saudi Arabian Action Sports scene is thriving!
X Games Minneapolis revealed today the sports disciplines and athletes automatically invited for its 2019 event on XGames.com. Medalists from X Games Minneapolis 2018 who have sport disciplines returning in 2019 will receive an early invite to compete in the X Games Minneapolis 2019 event. The world’s premier action sports competition returns for its third year in the Twin Cities August 1-4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis.
Tickets for X Games Minneapolis 2019 offer fans the unique opportunity to experience top-level action-sports competition by day and world-class musical offerings by night, all within the comfortable and
A sequel to the popular Action Figures, Action Figures 2, is both a passion project for Nitro Circus ringleader Travis Pastrana and an ode to the raw action sports videos of the past. Now available for the first time globally, Action Figures 2 features Pastrana and friends progressing the world of action sports while having fun in the process. The high adrenaline film, Pastrana’s second directorial feature, captures the extreme capabilities of some of the most daring individuals on this planet. The project was a true team effort, though, as Pastrana gave each athlete the opportunity to contribute to the ideation, filming, and editing of their section. These real-life action figures go bigger, farther and
The Vans BMX Team is excited to welcome Dennis Enarson to the family, island-style. Known as one of the most versatile, multi-terrain BMX riders in the industry, Enarson truly needs no introduction. As a triple-threat specialist in Dirt, Park and Street, Enarson has packed a long list of accolades from over a dozen earned medals and contest wins to multiple acclaimed video parts. He is a two-time Vans BMX Pro Cup event winner, having claimed back to back victories in Huntington Beach in 2017 and 2018. Enarson’s inimitable freestyle approach and positive attitude brings creativity and style to a new level in BMX, and further amplifies the energy and talent of the Vans global BMX team in 2019.
After a successful event in Jeddah last year, FISE is returning to Saudi Arabia to bring the very best in Action Sports to the King Abdullah of Adventure Park in Al-Ahsa Oasis on March 14th, 15th and 16th. This year, the stakes are even higher and it's a selection of the very best riders from around the world who will compete to be the Champion's in each sport.
Battle of the Champions is an invitation only event featuring the Top 12 Athletes in 6 Sports:
On the heels of Led Zeppelin’s historic golden anniversary, Vans the global icon of creative self-expression partners with rock and roll legends, Led Zeppelin to celebrate their debut, self-titled album, Led Zeppelin. The Vans x Led Zeppelin long sleeve tee kicks off the collection to showcase the original album artwork, which carries over to an adjustable trucker hat. The Era features the band member’s individual symbols arranged across a premium leather construction with white tonal Led Zeppelin and corresponding symbols printed on the sidewall. Vans’ Sk8-Hi utilizes suede and canvas uppers to showcase the Led Zeppelin album art printed with silver metallic hits on the quarter panel. The Sk8-Hi is complete with a black leather Sidestripe, black tonal laces and a tonal alphabet printed sidewall. Led Zeppelin fans can unveil each of the band member’s symbols on the woven label on the
The UCI is delighted to announce that Glasgow and Scotland have been awarded the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships. The historic and innovative event will take place over two weeks in August 2023. It will bring together 13 UCI World Championships for different cycling disciplines in one unprecedented event that will see thousands of the world’s best cyclists vying to win the prestigious rainbow jersey.
Glasgow and Scotland have considerable experience organising international cycling events including
Returning to Rhodes Skate Park in Boise, Idaho for the third consecutive year, the Road to X Games Boise Qualifier will bring the world’s best Skateboard and BMX Park competition June 28 and 29. Last year, more than 12,000 fans attended the two-day event. In addition to Park competitions, the event will again feature an interactive fan village with food, sponsor booths and music. Streamed live from Rhodes Skate Park in Boise, Idaho, the Park Qualifier will feature three disciplines – Men’s Skateboard Park, Women’s Skateboard Park and BMX Park. The top athletes in each discipline at the Boise Park Qualifier will also receive their invites to Minneapolis. In addition to the live stream, fans can catch the Boise Park Qualifier coverage on ABC as part of the World of X Games content on July 6 as well as coverage across X Games digital and social platforms.
Since 1979, Vans was among the first brands in the action sports industry to support the BMX sport across competitions, athlete sponsorships and the release of BMX-specific footwear. 40 years later, Vans continues to promote the BMX legacy with the release of the new Old Skool Pro BMX endorsed by Vans global BMX team rider Kevin Peraza. As the only BMX-specific shoe design in market to date, Vans’ Old Skool Pro BMX introduces a unique WaffleCup BMX technology, offering today’s BMXer’s the superior support of a cupsole without sacrificing any pedal feel, and paying crucial attention to flex, grip, durability, and additional support engineered within the midsole.
Highlighting Vans’ unrivaled support and durability in the new shoe, the brand’s “Feel Support’d” global