SKATE EMIRATES 2, featuring Floyd Palacios.
A journey of chasing dreams abroad, while still embracing your passion.
A revelation of the unexpected UAE spots and it’s tallest mountain road Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaima
Special thanks to: Robert Bocl/Bock Creative, Kozai Decierdo, Sheldon Decalos, Joseph Celso
Hosted by: Abu Dhabi Downhill Skateboarding
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1788277168051442/
Date: December 9, 2016
Venue: Jebel Jais Mountain, Ras Al Khaimah (Ras Al Khaimah, RaʼS Al Khaymah, United Arab Emirates)
Abu Dhabi Downhill Skateboarding presents the second annual Emirates Downhill Challenge. Back for our 2nd year this time it’s bigger as riders battle it out on a new track.
The 1.62 km track consist of 2 hairpin turns and 1 s-type turn. with speeds of up to 70km/hr this will surely be fun for the riders. (see link attached: http://bit.ly/28P3oao)
Riders will battle it out to win in a heat of 4, eliminated riders has the chance this year as we added in the losers bracket.
With a selection of 3 different race categories the riders can choose from open’s class, womens and masters.
This whole day event will start in the morning, practice runs will take off followed by a short break and then the race heats will start with the women’s division, masters division follow by opens division and slide-jam.
Slide-jam categories are separated into 3 starting off with longest standies followed by longest pucks down and finaly best slide variation/combo.
Abu Dhabi Downhill Skateboarding team rider Francis Jimenez getting his first run of the day on film.
Film and Chase: Juan Rosario
Here’s a quick edit on last weekend’s Minihill Skate and Kadai (Beef Kadai) Session.
Papo Lanuzga Acido
In Minihill, Al Ain, UAE
AUH Crew X Northmind Longboarding
Juan Elmer Aserios Rosario
After a year of not being able to skate at his local spot, Francis Jimenez (True Ala-Eh x AUH Crew) enjoy’s his first run down followed by Jeddu Alejandrino (United x True Ala-Eh) at their local spot. All has been said we still believe that there’s no place like home.
Here’s a teaser for the First event of the year that showcased one of the gnarliest freeride spot in the UAE. Sponsored by Remember Collective, Edge Boardshop, Ojoom Pucks, Freeride Skateshop and ASS.