Press Release – Bowl-A-Rama
Wellington’s Waitangi Park will again transform into an insanely impressive world skateboarding stage from February 11 – 16 for Vans Bowl-a-rama Wellington. The Southern Hemisphere’s biggest professional skateboarding event makes its annual stopover next month and brings with it the hugely popular week of skateboarding infused culture known as ‘Festival of the Skateboard’.
Fearless international legends such as Steve Caballero – who will be carving the bowl up for the first time, Pat Ngoho and Pedro Barros will join a local parade of New Zealand’s equally daring talent, including Mike Bancroft and Justin Keeley as they hit the bowl to compete for prestigious skateboarding titles.
Wellington killers line up will include PROs Pedro Barros, Josh Rodriquez, Mike Owen. Kalani David, Rion Linderman, Otavio Neto, Josh Stafford. Alex Sorgente. Nilo Pecanha, Kevin Kowalski, Jack Fardell, Alain Goikoetxea, Rob Lorifice and Nolan Monroe. In the MASTERs we have Sergie Ventura, Pat Ngoho, Lester Kasai, Sasha Steinhorst. George Orton, Mike Rogers, Mike Spittlehouse and Steve Caballero
As Vans BOWL-A-RAMA™ Wellington moves into its sixth year of supercharged skateboarding, 2013 promises a week of skateboarding inspired cultural activities leading the crowds into the highly anticipated competition on Saturday, February 16. With the competition drawing some of the biggest names in skateboarding, fans are looking forward to a tough, thrilling battle for an overall prize pool of an impressive $30,000 NZD.
“Vans BOWL-A-RAMA™ Wellington not only tenders some of the best skater in the industry, but also breaks ground for local talent to take on the international professional competition circuit”. Director, Chad Ford.
“We are excited for Vans Bowl-A-Rama Wellington in 2013. We increased the prize purse significantly for this event and with more local talent competing the competition will be fierce. Its always a great day down at Waitangi Park with a huge amount of local support and great atmosphere.” Deena Colman, Vans Australia / NZ Marketing Manager.
The action packed week of events ‘Festival of the Skateboard’ boasts parties, art shows, music and entertainment. Save the date for this year’s hottest Vans BOWL-A-RAMA™ and join us for a week of wicked events