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2019 WorldSkate SLS Pro Tour Seeding announced

 

The first stop of the World Skate SLS Pro Tour 2019 will write an important page in skateboarding history, being the first event ever assigning points to the street skateboarding ranking for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

 

So the spotlight is on the course as we could see the future Olympic skaters already in the Global Open Qualifiers!

 

With the first World Skate SLS Pro Tour stop debuting in late May, we are releasing rules defining how the athletes will be seeded into each of the tours stops of Season #1.

 

Further details about registrations, additional tour stops and seeding rule for the World Championship of Street 2019 will follow up shortly.

 

Please, check the .pdf file for more info about seeding rules and format

WorldSkate SLS Pro Tour Seeding Rules 2019

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2019 World Skate SLS Pro Tour: Dates and Locations

 

Dates & Locations of the 2019 World Skate SLS Pro Tour are now available: the best skaters in the world will ride from London to Los Angeles till the World Championships in Mexico City.

 

Stop 1: London, May 23-26
Stop 2: Los Angeles, July (Date Tba)
World Championships: Mexico City, September 18-22

 

All these stops will define the ranking of the Season #1 for the Street Skateboarding Qualification to Tokyo 2020

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2020 Continental Championships Event Criteria just published

 

The Continental Championships Criteria have just been released.

 

The document outlines World Skate’s expectations for potential event hosts by sharing our vision, competition concepts, and detailed requirements for an organizer looking to produce Skateboarding events part of the Season #2 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualification campaign. 

 

HERE is the .pdf file

http://www.worldskate.org/events/bid.html?download=3453:bidding-skateboarding-continental-championships

 

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Skateboarding Olympic Qualifying Begins

Season #1 Dates & Locations

 

The World Skate/SLS 2019 Tour has kicked off in London, marking the first-ever qualifying event for street skateboarding towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

With new and familiar faces atop the London podiums, skateboarding qualifying is off to an amazing start.

 

World Skate is excited to announce the full schedule of both Street and Park Skateboarding events for the first season of Olympic qualifying.

 

STREET

World Skate/SLS Pro Tour Stop 1 - London (GBR) - Pro Tour - 20/26 May 2019
Dew Tour - Long Beach (USA) - 5 Star - 10/16 June 2019
World Skate/SLS Pro Tour Stop 2 - Los Angeles (USA) - Pro Tour - 23/28 July 2019
International Skateboarding Open (ISO) - Qingfeng (CHN) - 5 Star - 3/8 September 2019
World Skate/SLS World Championships - Mexico City (MEX) - World Championships - 17/22 September 2019

 

PARK

Dew Tour - Long Beach (USA) - 5 Star - 10/16 June 2019
International Skateboarding Open (ISO) - Nanjing (CHN) - 5 Star - 14/19 July 2019
World Skate World Championships by STU - Sao Paulo (BRA) - World Championships - 10/15 September 2019

 

 

Olympic WS Ranking after London

 

Check below the updated Ranking after World Skate/SLS Pro Tour 2019 - Stage #1

 

OWSR Street Women - Released May 28th 2019 - Updated May 30th 2019

http://www.worldskate.org/images/discipline/skateboarding/WSR_Street_Women_01_1_28_05_2019.pdf


OWSR Street Men - Released May 28th 2019 - Updated May 30th 2019

http://www.worldskate.org/images/discipline/skateboarding/WSR_Street_Man_01_1_28_05_2019.pdf

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a few notes on the 1st Street ranking...

 

Women
- 67 total starters
- BRA, USA and JPN all in the Top 11 (AUS and NED only not among the 3 powerhouses)
- The cut of the Top 20 (max 3 per NOC) is at position #26
- Top 20 geographical distribution:
BRA, JPN and USA = 3 Skateboarders
AUS and NED = 2 Skateboarders
BEL, CHN, COL, PHI, RUS, ESP and THA = 1 Skateboarder


Men
- 138 total starters
- The top 13 are all eligible, as no NOC is beyond the max quota at that point
- The cut of the Top 20 (max 3 per NOC) is at position #28
- Top 20 geographical distribution:
BRA, CAN and USA = 3 Skateboarders
AUS, FRA, JPN and POR = 2 Skateboarders
PER, PUR and SVK = 1 Skateboarder

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I can see why skateboarding was dropped from Lima 2019 now...

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1 hour ago, phelps said:

a few notes on the 1st Street ranking...

 

Women
- 67 total starters
- BRA, USA and JPN all in the Top 11 (AUS and NED only not among the 3 powerhouses)
- The cut of the Top 20 (max 3 per NOC) is at position #26
- Top 20 geographical distribution:
BRA, JPN and USA = 3 Skateboarders
AUS and NED = 2 Skateboarders
BEL, CHN, COL, PHI, RUS, ESP and THA = 1 Skateboarder


Men
- 138 total starters
- The top 13 are all eligible, as no NOC is beyond the max quota at that point
- The cut of the Top 20 (max 3 per NOC) is at position #28
- Top 20 geographical distribution:
BRA, CAN and USA = 3 Skateboarders
AUS, FRA, JPN and POR = 2 Skateboarders
PER, PUR and SVK = 1 Skateboarder

 

Go Richard ! :cheer:

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What happened to the Vans Park Series?  I thought that this was going to be core to the qualification events.  

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4 minutes ago, Cmon Mary said:

What happened to the Vans Park Series?  I thought that this was going to be core to the qualification events.  

As did I, but the Dew Tour this weekend will be a big competition for park skaters.


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I heard Vans Park Skate and World Skate couldn't come to an agreement.

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