Centennial Parklands is set to support an Australian Government initiative tackling youth binge drinking by hosting the Boarder X Skateboard Championships on 26 October 2013 – the world’s first national competition for extreme downhill skateboarding.
First, what’s the campaign about?
The Be The Influence campaign encourages young Australians to have a more responsible attitude towards alcohol. Learn more about the consequences of youth binge drinking.
Now, what about the event?
Get ready for the most thrilling ride of your life! For the first time ever, 32 of the best skateboard riders from across the globe will be competing for the title of World Champion in Centennial Park.
It will combine the best of ramp and street skateboarding skills with riders racing against the clock to win the title.
The event will be a family friendly, alcohol-free day with live music from DJs and bands, food trucks and more!
When and where is it on?
- Dates: Saturday 26 October 2013
- Time: 11.00 am – 2.00 pm
- Venue: Parkes Drive, Centennial Park (Paddington Gates end)
- Price: FREE
If you are interested in seeing some world-class sports action, or have a child interested in skateboarding, then come along and enjoy this great occasion.
See which sports organisations are involved with this campaign.
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