In anticipation of ‘Go-Skateboarding Day’, the world’s largest annual gathering for the skateboarding community taking place on 21 June 2015, Aspire Zone is launching the second edition of its Skateboarding and BMXing competition from 21 to 23 May 2015.

Commenting on the event, Events Manager at Aspire Zone, Abdulla Al Khater, said:

We have made great strides in identifying and bringing to Qatar activities, programmes and events that would support our local community in leading a sustainable and active lifestyle and integrating healthy habits into it. We are happy to reap the benefits of these efforts as the community continues to engage and actively take part in these initiatives. We’re on the right track for a healthier future.’

In collaboration with Qatar Extreme Sport (QES), the three-day competition will take place between the Torch Doha and Khalifa Stadium bringing together skateboarding professionals and aficionados. It falls under a growing list of world-class activities and events that Aspire Zone has been organising in its mission to promote sustainable, healthy and fitness-centered lifestyles within the local community.

The first day (21 May 2015) will see 30 talented professionals showcasing and performing their best and latest skateboarding tricks and moves. During the two-day competition on 22 and 23 May 2015, 50 participants – split between 25 skateboarders and 15 BMXers – will be pitted against each other to demonstrate their skateboarding and BMXing skills and talents; open for both experts and enthusiasts the competition is engaging the community to not only watch, but also partake in an intense, adrenaline-filled and active three-day celebration of the art and sport of skateboarding.

Registration is free of charge and open on-site for those wishing to participate in the event. Participants should bring their own skateboards. Eligible participants over 18 years of age are required to sign a disclaimer, while children under the age of 18 must have a signed permission from their parents or guardians.

For more information, visit the ‘Life In Aspire’ website