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Wednesday, January 11, 2012


Australian Bowl Riding Championship registration is open

Bondi Beach, Bowl Ridring, WCS, Bowl-A-Rama, Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, Christian Hosoi, Pat Ngoho Bucky Lasek, Omar Hassan, Bob Burnquist, Rune Glifberg, Otavio Neto, Jackson Pilz, Juergen Horrwarth, Renton Miller and Corbin Harris
Bondi Beach. Photo Max O'Rourke. The total prize winnings for the Australian
Bowl Riding Championship being awarded to skateboarders top $20,000,
which makes the event likely to draw skaters from around the world.
Australian Bowl Riding Championship registration is open
If you are a bowl-rider and you live in Australia, this concerns you! Bowl-A-Rama, the organization behind the best bowl contests in Australia has sent an open letter to find new talented bowl-riders to participate to the Hurley Australian Bowl-riding Championships (ABC™), January 26th-28th, held at Bar Beach-Empire Park Skate Park in Newcastle. Hurley and World Cup Skateboarding encourage every Australian bowl-riders from every skill level and age to get their registrations in and practice on in order to battle it out at the comp for a piece of $20,000 prize pool and wild card entry into one of the biggest and most successful professional bowl series in Australasia, VANS BOWL-A-RAMA™.
Registrations open today as the search for Australia’s best up and coming bowl-riding talent are about to take place.

Hurley and World Cup Skateboarding encourage Australian bowl-riders from every skill level and age to get their registrations in and practice on in order to battle it out at the comp for a piece of $20,000 prize pool and wild card entry into one of the biggest and most successful professional bowl series in Australasia, VANS BOWL-A-RAMA™.

“We want all bowl-riders to get down here and be a part of this inaugural comp! Potentially an unknown skater from the middle of nowhere could come up through the system and end up skating against Pedro Barros, Bucky Lasek, or Rune Glifberg at Vans Bowl-A-Rama™. There has never been an opportunity like this before in Australia, and I think it’s going to be an amazing experience for young skaters and great for the scene,” comments World Vert Champ, Renton Millar.
Hurley Australian Bowl-riding Championships offers four divisions, Mtn Dew Am Jam U18’s, Pro/Am, Masters (over 40’s) and Female open division in a true ‘Nationals’ skateboarding competition.
Three Dew Am Jam Under 18’s competitors will be chosen to showcase their talent in the Dew Am Jam at Vans BOWL-A-RAMA™ Bondi and five Australian pro and five masters competitors will also be given the opportunity to qualify to ride alongside industry greats within their divisions on February 25th at Bondi Bowl.

“I’m super excited to compete against Australia's best skaters and its great to have a Skateboarding National Titles dedicated to bowl-riding,” Comments Hurley rider Jack Fardell. “The Hurley ABC™ is a great start to the year from this major event it flows to the Beach Bowl at the Australian Open of Surfing then to Bondi Beach for Vans BOWL-A-RAMA™,” he adds.
Officially kicking off on the Thursday with learn-to-ride-skate-clinics provided by Kman skate school, Hurley ABC™ will provide a range of entertainment to celebrate the competition including art and music events. 

“ We’re really excited to see the bowl-riding community come together for this event, and stoked to have amazing partners such as Hurley and Mountain Dew bring it to life. Both of these brands have been instrumental in growing the skateboarding community in Australia, and this comp is a reflection of things to come!” Chad Ford, Professional skateboarder & Director / Co-Founder of Hurley ABC™.

Get online (www.abcskate.com.au) and download your registration form and return it via email to hurleyabc@frontsideevents.com before 4pm Eastern Daylight Savings Time, Jan 25th, 2012.

You will also need to bring a copy of your completed form and your $30 entry fee with you to complete your registration at Empire Park Skatepark, Bar Beach, NSW on Friday 27th January.

About Hurley Australian Bowl-riding Championships Hurley Australian Bowl-riding Championships is the first ever all-inclusive ‘Nationals’ competition. Launched in the aim of fostering Australian skateboarding talent, the competition offers an entry point for Australian bowl skaters into Vans BOWL-A-RAMA™. www.abcskate.com.au For media enquiries please contact: For event enquiries please contact: Valentina Zarew Georgie Versi valentina@newromantic.com.au georgie@frontsideevents.com +61 400 277 117 +61 417 416 481

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