GLOBE WILDCARD SERIES AND GALLAZ SKATE JAM FINALS ANNOUNCED!

Globe is proud to announce the Finals of the Globe Wildcard Series and Gallaz Skate Jam to be held at the Torrance Skatepark on November 21, 2004 in Torrance, California.

The Globe Wildcard Series has set the stage for new talent and the presence of today’s leading skateboard professionals to showcase their amazing talents in the most anticipated contest of the year for participants, media, and enthusiasts. The depth of the field of skaters at each event in the series has proven that skateboarding is thriving, and talent is everywhere awaiting the opportunity to be noticed.

After three months, twelve cities, and hundreds of skaters, the Globe Wildcard Series returns to California for the highly anticipated finale. The tour has spanned the great cities of San Francisco, Seattle, Milwaukee, Florida, Philadelphia, Toronto, Montreal, and Los Angeles, awarding the top three winners from each of the qualifiers entry into the Globe Wildcard Series Final.

Unlike any other skate contest, the Globe Wildcard Series will give two amateur skaters the opportunity of a lifetime. The ultimate two winners from the final will win a wildcard entry into the “Invitation Only Globe World Cup of Skateboarding to be held in Melbourne, Australia in February 2005.

For the past six years the Gallaz Skate Jam has been the only all girls skate contest to bring together competitors from around the world. After invading countries from the UK to Germany, the 7 th Annual Gallaz Skate Jam sets a precedent coming to the US for the first time.

The Final for the Gallaz Skate Jam will take place on November 21, 2004 at the Torrance Skatepark. The top winner of the final will receive a wild card entry into the exclusive “Invitation Only Gallaz Skate Jam to be held in Melbourne, Australia in February 2005 in conjunction with the Globe World Cup of Skateboarding. Confirmed skaters include Globe Team Rider Vanessa Torres, and Gallaz Team Riders Lauren Mollica, Patiane Freitas, and Violet Kimble.

While the event is open to the public for viewing, only the thirty-six winning finalists from the Globe Wildcard Series and winning Gallaz Skate Jam finalists will be able to compete in the Final.

For more information on the Globe Wildcard Series, Globe World Cup, or the Gallaz Skate Jam, we invite you to visit www.globeworldcup.com/wilcard, and www.gallaz.com.