On July 18-19th the Vans Rotterdam Grand Prix of Skateboarding 2009 will be going down Holland, PRObably the best skateboardcontest in Europe.
The Week The first couple of days of the week – 15th to 17th July 2009 – are dedicated to one of Rotterdam’s signature successes: The Photocontest. Ten selected photographers from all over the world are gathering with two or three of their favorite skateboarders to shoot their ultimate pictures within the city limits of Rotterdam, battleling for the 10.000 USD prizepurse. An exhibition during the weekend showcases the work of the teams and a public vote is choosing the winner not only for the best picture.
The Weekend From the 18th - 19th July 2009 Rotterdam is hosting PRObably the best Skateboard Contest in the Galaxy. It goes down on several downhill lines containing rails, ledges, gaps, hubbas, wembleys and one of Rotterdam’s signature spots. The event is outdoors right next to the Erasmusbridge, Rotterdam’s Leuvehoofd. The downhill streetcourse offers new ways to compete in a contest. Let’s see who will win the battle for the 40.000 USD prizepurse!
Mark your calender with this summer date to see some of the best professional skateboarders in the world!
+ Don’t forget to stay one week longer in Holland for the AmsterDamn AM (July 24th - 26th).