Paris, France: RiderZ is very pleased to announce the very first downhill event of Paris, France. On one of the best spots of the city, la rue de Ménilmontant in the Belleville neighborhood.
Perfect asphat, big slope and the view of Paris… What more could we do to motivate you guys to come out and have fun in the capital!
Sunday, October 5th at 9 am, the street will be all yours for the whole day!
The first BoarderCross in France, from 9am to 4pm with a 400m course, 8% average slope, interspersed with corners and 4 modules: a kicker, a banked corner, a table and a tunnel.
The qualifications will be done by boarders of 3, and finals by 4. Prepare yourselves, we are aiming from 7 to 9 runs for the qualifications, and that’s without counting the final runs…
Second event : the Slide Jam from 4 pm to 5 pm on the steepest part of the road (150m, 10,5%) with two kickers (40 and 59cm high). Prize money and lots of prizes will be given out for the winners! Mandatory protection: helmet, gloves, kneepads. If you don’t want to participate, just enjoy the show with a beer in one of the bars along the course !
Sponsors : Landyachtz, Sector9, Cult Wheels, Lush longboards, Sabre Trucks, HawaiiSurf.com skateshop, Board-Z, Bedeux longboards, Blackkross Kustom Longboardz, Long Island / Elixir longboard, Overlord Skateboards, Line-Spirit…There will be lots of prizes!
The party will take place in a bar towards the middle of the course, starting from 6 pm: Award ceremony and fiesta!
The boarder cross will be open to 60 skaters and 16 rollerbladers (invitational, 4 man runs, same mandatory protections)
The event is organised by the RiderZ Association in collaboration with Departmental Roller sports Comity of Paris (CDRS75) and with the support of the regional roller sports League.
To stay informed of the latest news and of the organisation of the event, check the Facebook page of the event, the Riderz.net website and the dedicated topic on the RiderZ forum and on the association’s Facebook page.