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Wednesday, January 30, 2013


Maresia Vert Jam Contest, Parque dos Patins, Rio De Janiero, Brazil February Feb 1-3, 2013

The Vert Jam is one of the most radical sports events lasting from Brazil. In the official calendar of the city of Rio de Janeiro for eleven years, the championship became awaited every summer in Rio. During his nine years had assembled structure in Parque dos Patins, with the beauty of the Corcovado Lagoon and as the setting for radical maneuvers beyond. In the first edition, in 2002, the title went to Sandro Dias, Adriano.
Mariesa Vert Jam Contest 2013
In 2003, Denmark's Rune Glifberg became the first foreigner to win the tournament. Because of a change of dates, the league did not happen in 2004, being held in January 2005 with the victory of Bob Burnquist. The year 2006 marked the third championship skateboarder Rio. In 2007, Sandro Dias returned to shine. Bob Burnquist took the fourth title of Vert Jam in 2008. The skater Renton Millar knocked the Brazilian hegemony, in 2009, and in the last two years, 2010 and 2011, the title went to the Brazilian Marcelo Bastos. In 2012, the Rio Bob Burnquist won the pentacampeonato competition.

The Maresia Vert Jam, the premier event of vertical skateboarding in the country once again opens the season of the World Tour of the World Cup Skateboarding (WCS). Between the 1st and 3rd of February 2013, the Maresia Vert Jam reinforces the space won by Rio de Janeiro in the world calendar and calling the city for extreme sports. This year, the event returns to Zona Sul: the leading names in skateboarding world will fly with his moves on the ramp that will be mounted on the Lagoon.

The contest between the Masters and new talent skateboard world will ignite this issue. With only 15 years, the American Jono Schwan will make its debut in Maresia Vert Jam. Beside him, Mitchie Brusco American, Brazilian Pedro Barros and Ron Gomes will defend the new generation. Defending champion Bob Burnquist is one of the representatives of veterans alongside Brazilian Sandro Dias and Edgar "Vovô". Let alone Pierre Luc Ronchetti, Renton Millar and Paul Luc Gagnon.
Andre Barros, technical coordinator of the event, believes that the new generation is getting closer to the idols. "The skate went through a new phase in the last four, five years. Until 2009 it was always the same skater, then appeared Pedro (Barros), Mitchie (Brusco), Italo (Penarrubia), Tom (Schaar.) Can not say that veterans are being left behind, still dictate the rules. But the appetite of the newest is higher, they are more willing to get on top, it's time for someone new generation of win. "

The Maresia Vert Jam ramp also promises to attract attention. With leading technology and international standard, half pipe, 18m wide and 4.20 m high. "We always try to make a ramp more challenging for athletes. Consulted their own competitors to know what the ideal ramp," says Sandro Dias, project supervisor. Besides the individual event, there will be the Red Bull Trick Sick.

The Maresia Vert Jam will broadcast on isTia.Tv on Friday and Saturday. Sunday, the Globo TV broadcasts to end skateboard individual within the Sports Spectacular. Admission is free.
The Maresia Vert Jam is sponsored by Maresia, Start Química and Arcor and support of Aspen Pharma and Wise Up The event is sponsored by IMX with support of the City of Rio de Janeiro.
History Maresia Vert Jam

About Maresia
Completing 27 years in 2013, the Maresia started its activities in Fortaleza, Ceará, with the production of shorts and T-shirts. Consolidated as one of the leading surf wear brands in the country, Maresia has one of the largest industrial parks in the segment. The products, approximately 800 items of clothing, accessories and shoes can be found in more than five thousand points of sale throughout Brazil. In 2012, the Maresia was one of the sponsors of Megarampa. In 2013, the year begins as the master sponsor Maresia Vert Jam.

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