Date(s) - 27/06/2012 - 01/07/2012
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Volcanic Promotions is pleased to announce the 6th annual Maryhill “Festival of Speed”; North America’s largest gravity sports festival. It is known throughout the world as one of the best race courses and venues. The event continues to be the most anticipated downhill skateboarding world cup event in the world each year. Participants and spectators can look forward to the stellar reputation of the International Gravity Sports Association (IGSA) as the Sanctioning body and facilitator for the 2012 World Cup race.
An estimated attendance of 2,000 spectators will be able to watch 200 of the world’s fastest Downhill Skateboarders battle it out on the 2.2 mile, 22 corner historic Maryhill Loops Road; while enjoying two jumbotrons, action sports exhibits, food, musical entertainment, and more.
Volcanic Promotions is proud to begin a new partnership with ColossoVision this year. With the addition of Live HD Webcasting this year, qualifying, racing heats and athlete interviews will be seen worldwide. Coverage can be seen on U-Stream as well as many action sports websites.
The prize purse will remain one of the largest in the world and easily the most on the IGSA World Cup Series.
The event continues to foster a strong sense of community throughout the gravity sports industry. Furthermore, it reinforces the IGSA World Cup Series as a strong foundation for developing gravity sports in safe environments for both professional and aspiring amateur athletes. Last years event had the highest entries in the Junior I (age 8 – 13) & Junior II (age 14 – 17) in the history of IGSA sanctioned events. This shows that the sport and event continue to grow at a rate never seen before.
The event will be featured in numerous media outlets including, the IGSA Media Guide (10,000 print copies distributed throughout the world) and pre and post event stories in Concrete Wave Magazine (35,000 print copies distributed throughout the world). Other media outlets include pre and post event stories and photos on IGSA’s “Official” website, Maryhill event website, Push Culture News (a prominent action sports website), YouTube, numerous skateboard-related websites worldwide as well as regional and local media.