adidas Skateboarding is proud to reveal shared programming around its ongoing partnership with The Harold Hunter Foundation (HHF) for its annual Harold Hunter Day Weekend. The brand and foundation will host a series of skateboarding events in New York City from Thursday, May 30 through Sunday, June 2.
Now in its thirteenth year, the annual festivities will include an industry panel discussion for the community, highlighting the ins and outs of the skate industry. Following this, long-standing Lower East Side (LES) landmark, Max Fish will play host to a special Harold Hunter Day edition of its famous Skate Night NYC monthly, followed by an open skate session at the LES skatepark on Sunday. adidas Skateboarding and HHF will invite those of all ages to compete in a series of best trick contests with custom obstacles, followed by a multi-spot, cross-city session with cash prizes up for grabs.
Skateboarding x HHF Weekend Program:
MAY 31 | PANEL DISCUSSION X ADIDAS SKATEBOARDING & FRIENDS
The HHF, adidas Skateboarding, and friends will host a panel discussion covering will the ins and outs of working in the skateboarding industry from a panel of industry veterans. Audience members will include amateur skaters competing in the HHF Wildcard Contest division of Boardr Am, and participants of the HHF Legacy program (private invite-only event).
JUNE 1 | BOARDR AM X HHF WILDCARD CONTEST
The HHF, adidas Skateboarding, and friends will host an amateur skate contest drawing skaters from around the world. The HHF subsidizes entry fees for up to 20 local skaters in the HHF Wildcard division, and both the overall winner of Boardr Am and the winner of the HHF Wildcard division will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the finals at the Empire Open contest in Montreal, Canada.
LES Skatepark – 62 Monroe St & Pike St.
JUNE 1 | HHD EDITION OF SKATE NIGHT NYC AT MAX FISH HOSTED BY ADIDAS SKATEBOARDING
Join adidas Skateboarding and the crew at Max Fish as they host a special night of discounted drinks, skate trivia, bar games, prizes, giveaways, and a special Harold Hunter film tribute premiere hosted by R.B Umali along with live musical performances by local skate rock acts Witchslap and Metalleg.
Max Fish—120 Orchard Street, NY
JUNE 2 | HAROLD HUNTER DAY XIII SKATE JAM
All-ages skate jam featuring pop-up "Best Trick" contests on custom build obstacles in the park with cash prizes, a live DJ, and a massive product toss. Following the session at LES will be a cross-city skate mission with the adidas team hitting some of NYC's most famous skate spots along the way for additional best trick events for cash and bragging rights.
LES Skatepark—62 Monroe St & Pike St, NY