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Vans Park Series
Less than two weeks away – The Park Series is coming to Malmö Sept 6-8.
The world’s best park terrain riders are back in town and Vans are packing the whole week with events, exhibitions and parties, not to mention the Continental Championships and Park Series at Kroksbäck Skatepark.
Things kick off Thursday with the Continental Championships, and practice for select pros.
Friday begins at 11 with the women’s prelims, and finishing up at 5pm with the men’s. Feel free to stay and watch the select pros practice, or head to Streetlab Skateshop for the new exhibition by artist Evan Hecox.
Saturday is the main event with the Park Series Global Qualifiers. Get out to Kroksbäck and enjoy the show. The event village offers food trucks, miniramp, Bryggeriet, Streetlab, Vans stalls and more. The event is free and access to the site means access to the grandstands. Get there early to be sure of access. Bag checks on entry and no alcohol on site.
If the Park Series isn’t enough, join the skaters and skate-fans at Babel for the after-party. One of the best nights of the year in Malmö.
Info for skaters entering the Continental Championships:
Get here asap to get to your practice sessions. See schedule below.
Entry fee is now set to €50 and registration here: https://theboardr.com/events/3336/Vans_Park_Series_Europa_Continental_Championships
6th Sept to 9th Sept
Thursday 6th September
09:00 – 10:00 – Women’s Continental Championships Practice
10.00 – 13.00 – Women’s Continental Championships Prelims, Semis & Finals
13:00 – 14:00 – Men’s Continental Championships Practice
14:00 – 17:00 – Men’s Continental Championships Prelims, Semis & Finals
17:00 – 18:00 – Women’s Global Qualifiers Practice
18:00 – 19:00 – Men’s Global Qualifiers Practice
19:00 – 20:00 – Practice for Select Pro’s Only
Friday 7th September
09:00 – 11:00 – Women’s Global Qualifiers Practice
11:00 – 14:00 – Women’s Global Qualifiers Prelims & Semi Finals
14:00 – 15:00 – Men’s Global Qualifiers Practice – Tour Challengers Only
15:00 – 17:00 – Men’s Global Qualifiers Prelims
17:00 – 19:00 – Men’s Global Qualifiers Practice – Semi Finals Only
19:00 – 20:00 – Women’s Global Qualifiers Practice – Finals Only
Following Qualifiers – Evan Hecox show at Streetlab in Central Malmö, Sweden
Saturday 8th September
09:00 – 11:00 – Men’s Global Qualifiers Practice
11:00 – 12:00 – Women’s Global Qualifiers Practice
12:00 – 13:00 – Women’s Global Finals
13:00 – 15:00 – Men’s Global Qualifiers Semi Finals
15:00 – 16:00 – Men’s Global Qualifiers Finals
22:00 – 04:00 – After Party at Babel
Sunday 9th September
How to get there:
Kroksbäck skatepark is located here
If you are not getting there by foot we recommend public transport.
If you are arriving by train it’s a short walk from Hyllie station.
The closest buss stop is “Hylliebadet” where bus 8 stops.
If you are arriving by car there’s a lot of parking around Hyllie station or Emporia shopping mall.
All visitors must go through a brief security check. Things that may be regarded as harmful are not allowed. This judgement will be made by our hosts. You are not allowed to bring in any alcohol. All other drink or food is ok. No glass bottles.
Prams / Strollers are not allowed at the contest site due to safety reasons. There will be a specific area by the entrance to park your pram / stroller as soon as you’ve gone through security.
Bring a water bottle
There will be water available on site so bringing a water bottle would be a good idea. No glass bottles allowed.
There are several toilets on site. Also handicap specific ones.
Food and Merchandise
There will be food and merchandise for sale on site but not all accepts card payments so bring cash.
No smoking on the grand stands.
Dogs are not allowed on the contest site.
More info about the comp at www.vansparkseries.com/