adidas Skateboarding begins their global Skate Copa Court tour in Greenpoint, Brooklyn tomorrow afternoon. The event will feature team demos from the brand’s Pro team (Gonz, Tyshawn Jones, Nestor Judkins, Mark Sucio, Chewy Cannon & Jake Donnelly); an open skate shop jam for local shop teams, cash prizes; an “adidas Blackbird Best Trick Contest” that offers additional cash prizes for the participating skate shops; and an open skate jam pro riders, shop teams, and the local community to skate the one-of-a-kind court alongside one another. The obstacles on the court will feature custom artwork by hand-selected local artists from each city on the tour and will be donated to the community for locals to enjoy after the events.
Encouraging innovation and originality for the next generation of skaters, the “adidas Blackbird Best Trick Contest” features a unique ‘Blackbird’ obstacle that is designed under the creative direction of select adidas team riders for different cities where the series is being held.
Skate Copa Court Tour 2017:
April 15 – Brooklyn – New York City
May 20 – Mexico City, Mexico
May 20 – Shanghai, China
June 24 – London, United Kingdom
July 1 – Paris, France
July 4 – Berlin, Germany
August 31 – Los Angeles, California
September 16 – São Paulo, Brazil
October (TBD) – Seoul, South Korea
October 17 – Santiago, Chile
October 21 – Buenos Aires, Argentina
TBD – Tokyo, Japan