Euro Skate Champs

The European Skateboard Championships are going down August 9-12 at the Margarethen Stadium in Basel. Thats in France. The contest is sponsored by Carhartt and etnies, and, according to the press release, the theme this year is dedicated to nature, because: Nature has to be protected for the generations to come. We want to raise those awareness in the skateboard community by making our event as environmental [SIC] friendly as possible, avoid garbage, recycle and give out information about environmental protection.

Confirmed for the contest are Flip’s own Arto Saari and Rune Glifberg, as well as current European Champions Alex Mizurov and Jrgen Horrwarth.