Two jams this weekend. Weymouth skatepark are having a jam tomorrow and the trails jam at saltash has been moved forward to Sunday due to the good weather.
Catch Red Bull Empire of Dirt, broadcast in a one hour Freesports on 4 program on Channel 4 on Sunday 3rd August at 8am (Channel 4+1 at 9am).
Summer 2008 in Latvia will be special, because first time in history BMX freestyle, MTB freestyle, Converse Sk8 Attack and inline contest will take place in the beach, in brand new, especially for the event designed skatepark.
International extreme sports festival Ride It Summer Jam ‘08 takes place on August 9 in seaside city Jurmala (30 km from capital Riga*), Dzintari beach. Summer Jam is planned to be summer version of the Ride It Winter Jam ‘08, which took part in winter, in Riga Cinema Studio and gathered about 3000 visitors and 127 riders from 10 countries. After this successful winter event organizers for Ride It Summer Jam ‘08 prognosticate great response of audience and riders, because it is not only contest, but also show full of adrenaline that attracts thousands of visitors and party people.
Along the contest visitors will be able to take part in different beach activities - volleyball, frisbie, various contests and workshops, and also dance floor and Reggae Cafe with DJ’s at the coast all day long.
Contest and other activities in the beach will take place till 11 PM, but then the party just begins! Starting from 10 PM goes on afterparty (http://jam.lv/eng/?page_id=9) with 3 stages in Cinevilla Studio. It is really near the beach - directions can bee seen in map. (http://jam.lv/eng/?page_id=11) Afterparty welcomes everybody over age 18, for visitors of the day event there is no entrance fee.
Ride It Summer Jam ‘08 official partners are Converse Sk8 Attack, Aloha, and Avantis, Event is powered by Snickers, Sk8park.lv, Cita Tipografija, Bern, Tempered Bikes.
* I visited Riga last weekend and it’s an amzing place, just avoid the strip clubs!
3rd time lucky and Toby’s jam came good. Weather was sketchy on the Saturday but a good old Newton Abbot drinking session made up for that and the jam was extended over till Sunday. There is a write up by Toby on the Ride site and some more antics on the Segment site.
The ’PROTECT YOUR NOGGIN’ Jam is now scheduled for Saturday, June 21, 2008.
‘Protect Your Noggin’
‘Protect Your Noggin’ Jam is being held at the infamous Decoy Trails on May 25th.
This will be a chilled day at the trails enjoying life with our friends and scoffing out on barbeque food.
There will be a £3 entry fee for all riders.
Starts from 11 am
NOTE: Helmets must be worn
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