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Olympic skateboarders put on a ‘spectacular show’ at the Street and Park World Championships in Sharjah

Sharjah — The world’s best skateboarders have promised to put on a “spectacular show” at the Streets 2022 and Parks 2022 World Championships at Al Jada Skate Park in Sharjah.will serve as a qualifier for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

The Road to Paris competition will feature the Street 2022 World Championships in Sharjah from 29 January to 5 February, followed by the Park 2022 World Championships from 5 February to 12 February..

And on a countdown to the most breathtaking live sports action you’ve ever seen, the best boarders on the planet will perform incredible tricks, amazing photo and video opportunities, and get inspired by the most We promised a cool platform.

Koyo Nishitani, who won the first-ever gold medal in women’s street skateboarding at the 2020 Olympics at just 13 years old, said: “Skateboarding has become very popular since it was introduced to the Olympics a few years ago. It’s great to see people my age traveling around the world enjoying what I love. .

“The current level of skating is unbelievable. It’s insane. Fans want this kind of fun in Sharjah. I know I have to bring my A-game. Aljada.” Come see us all in action at Skate Park.

15-year-old Brazilian skateboarder Raysa Lille, silver medalist in women’s street skateboarding at the 2020 Olympics and 6.4 million Instagram followers, said:

“The World Championships in Sharjah will be very good. The talent coming from all over the world to compete here is just off scale. I will do my best to deliver the best performance possible.”

Over 450 skateboarders from around the world will compete in both events, including all 12 medal winners from Tokyo 2020.

Park Events will have the quarterfinals on Friday, February 3, the semifinals on Saturday, February 4, and the finals on Sunday, February 5. The street event quarterfinals will take place on Friday, February 10th, and the semifinals will take place on Saturday, February 11th. , and the final will take place on Sunday, February 12th. Qualifiers for each event will take place that week, with full timings to be announced in due course.

Tickets for the world-class event are free to members of the general public, but must be pre-booked here. https://www.arada.com/en/world-championships/

But it’s not just a world-class skateboarding show. Music, fashion, lifestyle and retail are all synonymous with skateboarding, and the action away from bowls and ramps is just as compelling. Visitors to the World Championships can enjoy a local DJ, pop-up his outlets, a variety of dining options, and a colorful festival atmosphere.

The Skateboarding Championship is co-hosted by World Skate and UAE-based master developer Arada, highlighting Sharjah’s status as the new regional hub for this rapidly expanding sport.

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal, Deputy Chairman of Arada said:

“We also look forward to welcoming the many fans who are delighted to see our young heroes live in the introduction of one of the fastest growing sports in the world. It adds live-action side offerings such as music, fashion and food that epitomize skating’s place in the culture.”

World Skating President Sabatino Arak said: Located in Sharjah. We guarantee they will have a great time at Al Jada Skating His Park. ”

Aljada Skate Park spans six separate parks, including Olympic-level streets and two 3.3m deep edge park sections, and is the largest project in Sharjah’s Aljada urban district being developed by Arada. is in The skatepark has quickly become a major attraction for hundreds of skateboarding enthusiasts across his UAE who attend weekly skating competitions. this Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, it is the central feature of Madar, the entertainment district of the Al Jada community.

The Street 2022 and Park 2022 World Championships at Aljada Skate Park are sponsored by Red Bull, TikTok, Sharjah Tourism, Saudi German Hospitals, UAE Innovates and Dubai Islamic Insurance and Reinsurance (AMAN).

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