DC King Of Series 2007

The first King Of contest was so brainboggling, DC has decided to expand the franchise 3x. Los Angeles, Barcelona, and Sydney will be the 2007 destinations, so get ready for some epic global skateboarding. Read on for the full press release…


DC’S KING OF PROGRAM GOES GLOBAL IN 2007

DC TO HOST SERIES IN L.A, BARCELONA AND SYDNEY TO CROWN SKATEBOARDING’S BEST
DC announced today that its “King of… skateboarding contests will be rolled out across the globe beginning in June 2007. Hitting Los Angeles in June, Barcelona in August, and Sydney in October, the “King of Series will welcome the cities best local skateboarders to compete in a jam format contest for the skateboarding crown.The inaugural King of New York contest launched successfully in New York’ across its five boroughs last year. Culminating at Manhattan’s Legendary Brooklyn Banks, The King of New York contest called on amateur skateboarders from all over the city to do battle for the coveted title.

“The NY King of contest brought out some of the city’s best skaters and the contests were unreal, said Ken Block   “We’re excited to see what the rest of the world has to offer. Nobody knows their city’s spots better than the local skaters and we’re going to test them out on their home turf.

To judge each contest, the DC team will travel to LA, Barcelona and Sydney. Competitors will be faced with a tough panel of judges as nearly the entire DC Team will be on hand including Danny Way, Colin McKay, Rob Dyrdek, Josh Kalis, Brian Wenning, Ryan Smith, Ryan Gallant, Devine Calloway, Lindsey Robertson, Sean Malto, and Greg Myers as well as members of both the European, Australian and Canadian skate teams.

Qualifying contests will be held by select local skateshops prior to the event. Interested entrants can visit www.dckingof.com to get information on registration and competitions. Winners from these qualifying heats will then advance to the finals to compete for the title. Along with the “King of… title, winners will be take home prizes from DC.

Along with Podcasts, blogs, photos and mini videos, expect a video from DC Films on the entire series following its completion. More information on this program will be available at www.dckingof.com.