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Brazilian Kelvin Hoefler Wins 2014 World Skateboarding Championships!

October 5th, 2014 Posted by News, Press Releases No Comment yet

(Kimberley, South Africa – October 5, 2014) – The 2014 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup concluded today in dramatic fashion. It was an all-out battle in the Street Championship Semi Finals with Nyjah Huston upset in the first round by the Netherlands’ Nassim Guammaz. Guammaz lost to Brazilian Kevin Hoefler in the third round. Hoefler would go on to battle with Australian Tommy Fynn in the Finals, just edging him out for the world title and $100,000 top prize. Read More… (more…)

Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa: LIVE Webcast Oct. 4-5

October 2nd, 2014 Posted by News, Press Releases No Comment yet

(Kimberley, South Africa – Oct. 2, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix – the leading international skateboarding events management company— today announced the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup, presented by Kumba Iron Ore, will be webcast LIVE online at www.KimberleyDiamondCup.com Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4 and 5. The event will also be broadcast live on Supersport, South Africa’s premier television network for sports coverage. Read More…

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2014 Skateboarding World Championships Return to Kimberley, South Africa

September 25th, 2014 Posted by News, Press Releases No Comment yet

(Sacramento, Calif. – Sept. 25, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix – the leading international skateboarding event management company — today announced the street lineup for the 2014 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup Presented by Kumba Iron Ore. The best pro street skaters from the U.S. will join the top skateboarders from around the world to battle it out in Kimberley, South Africa October 2-5 for their share of the $500,000 prize purse, the largest single event prize purse in skateboarding. More than 30 countries will be represented in this year’s championships. Read More…

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Lil Jon to Headline at Kimberley Diamond Cup

August 1st, 2014 Posted by News, Press Releases No Comment yet

Fans of American rapper Lil Jon will have the exclusive chance to see him performing live in South Africa this year when he headlines the Kimberley Diamond Cup concert in Kimberley on 4 October.   Tickets are available now from Computicket outlets countrywide or online at www.computicket.com. Concert passes are included in Kimberley Diamond Cup event entry tickets. Read More… (more…)

World Skateboarding Rider Cup New York Kicks Off this Weekend at L.E.S. Skatepark in Manhattan

July 10th, 2014 Posted by Press Releases No Comment yet

(Sacramento, Calif. –July 10, 2014) — The World Skateboarding Rider Cup New York begins this weekend with the first contest kicking off Saturday, July 12 at noon at the Lower East Side (L.E.S.) Skatepark in Manhattan. The Rider Cup Team Championships run for six consecutive Saturdays, stopping in each of NYC’s five boroughs: Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. Local skateboarders form crews of four to represent their boroughs and compete in a jam style contest for a shot at a $10,000 cash prize plus airfare and accommodations to South Africa to compete in the World Skateboarding Rider Cup world championships during the 2014 Kimberley Diamond Cup. Read More… (more…)

Kimberley Diamond Cup World Skateboarding Championships Return October 2-5: Organizer WSGP Expands Event to Include Women’s Street Championships

June 11th, 2014 Posted by Press Releases No Comment yet

(Sacramento, Calif. – June 11, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) today announced the dates for the 2014 Kimberley Diamond Cup World Skateboarding Championships (KDC) as well as the addition of the Women’s Street Championships. Presented by Kumba Iron Ore, the KDC world championships will return to Kimberley, South Africa, October 2-5. The event draws the best skateboarders from around the world to compete for a prize purse of more than $500,000. The championships have evolved into a nine-day festival featuring activities for local youth and visiting skate fans from across South Africa leading up to the KDC main event. Read More… (more…)

Kimberley Diamond Cup World Skateboarding Championships Return October 1-5

May 21st, 2014 Posted by Press Releases No Comment yet

(Sacramento, Calif. – May 21, 2014) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix today announced the dates for the 2014 Kimberley Diamond Cup World Skateboarding Championships as well as the addition of the Women’s Street Championships. Presented by Kumba Iron Ore, the KDC championships will return to Kimberley, South Africa October 1-5. The event draws the best skateboarders from around the world to compete for a prize purse of more than $500,000. Last year’s winners were Nyjah Huston for street and Andy Macdonald for vert. This year, for the first time, a women’s street champion will also be crowned. Read More… (more…)

World Skateboarding Brings Rider Cup Team Championships to NYC’s Five Boroughs

April 9th, 2014 Posted by Press Releases No Comment yet

Sacramento, Calif. – April 9, 2014) — World Skateboarding Grand Prix announced today it will bring the World Skateboarding Rider Cup – a team skateboarding championship – to NYC’s five boroughs: Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island this summer. The World Skateboarding Rider Cup – NYC will take place over a six week period every Saturday beginning mid-June. Local skateboarders will form teams to represent their boroughs and compete in a jam format contest for a shot at a $10,000 cash prize plus and an all-expenses paid trip to South Africa to compete in the World Skateboarding Rider Cup championships during the 2014 Kimberley Diamond Cup. Read More…

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