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Bunbury Action Sports Games returns for 2020

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Action Sports Games presented by Drug Aware is a multi-action sports event combing BMX, Skate, Scooter and Freestyle Motocross, and an international Pro Wakeboard competition. The event is proudly sponsored by Tourism WA Regional Events Scheme, Drug Aware through Healthway and The City of Bunbury. Event partners: GWN 7, HitFM, Nautique West, Island Apparel, Bayview Bar and Restaurant, Salon Express.

 

The Action Sports Games presented by Drug Aware,now in its third year, is set to return to the vibrant City of Bunbury, Western Australia. Bunbury is one of the few major cities in the world that can boast to having amazing beaches on its doorstep, flanked by an array of beautiful inland waterways. With a vibrant city lifestyle, fine restaurants, a world-class café strip and plenty of accommodation options, Bunbury is the perfect setting for major sporting events, such as the Action Sports Games. Combining wakeboarding, freestyle motocross, skateboarding, BMX and scooter, this action-packed sports event will attract some of Australia’s best action sports stars to Bunbury to compete for a whopping $20,000 in cash and prizes. Koombana Bay will host the world-class wakeboard tournament and Shota Tezuka from Japan, currently ranked 5th in the world, will be back to defend his title.

Early March is prime seasonal weather conditions for the Southwest of Australia, and many of the world’s best wakeboarders, Freestyle Moto X riders, Skateboarders and BMX riders are set to call Bunbury home for the weekend of competition.
Action Sports Games Event Director Tim Thirsk “We are fortunate to receive funding from the State Government through Tourism Western Australia and Royalties for Regions, Drug Aware through Healthway and the City of Bunbury to keep this awesome event on track. We also have amazing support from other event partners, such as the Bayview Bar and Restaurant, GWN7, Nautique West, Island Apparel and a Salon Express.”

On Saturday 29th February, Bunbury will host a major Skateboard, BMX and Scooter skatepark competition with over 120 competitors from all over WA coming down to compete for over $4000 in cash and prizes. The skatepark competition is one of the highlights on the competition circuit with lots of competitors so excited to compete in such a fun and energetic skatepark competition. The day will kick off at 9am with the skateboard competition for beginners, intermediate and open divisions. After a quick lunch break it will then move into the scooter and bmx competition which is expected to finish at 7pm. It will be a long day of thrills and spills.
Freestyle Now head judge and competition announcer Shaun Jarvis “The Bunbury Action Sports games is such a rad competition. So much radenss takes place. Last year was epic, like the 3 way tie in scooter open. It’s such a hard competition to judge as the riding is so diverse and on an insane level. We are looking forward to rolling out the rad once again in Bunbury. Freestyle Now has been managing the Action Sport Games skatepark competitions since they started back in 2011. If your not in Bunbury to compete or to watch then you’re missing out on history in the making.”

Be sure to check the skatepark competition information on our coming events page to get the latest competition schedule and registration information. The skatepark competition is supported by Colony bmx, Root industries, Modus bearings, The 4 skateboard co, Striker scooters, Grit scooters, Crisp scooters, District scooters.

On Sunday 1st March, Koombana Bay will come alive with the Freestyle Moto X exhibition along with the international wakeboard tournament, the Summer Food Truck Festival and DJ’s all happening on one big action-packed day.

The Action Sports Games is a free event, and will no doubt attract a big crowd down to Bunbury for the weekend. Bunbury Mayor Gary Brennan said he was excited that a high calibre event such as the Action Sports Games was held in Bunbury. “Events that bring such a diverse mix of sports and activities to our City are important for the social and economic fabric of our community,” Mr Brennan said “Bunbury is rapidly becoming a location of choice for major events, which has been a major focus for the City, and we are sure everyone will welcome the competitors and spectators with open arms.”

Be sure to head to Bunbury and experience all of the Action at the Action Sports games
 

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Kalgoorlie skatepark competition – bmx scooter skateboard competition – November 2019

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Freestyle Now once again returned to Kalgoorlie to host a skatepark coaching session and skatepark competition for scooter skateboard and bmx. When Freestyle Now hosts a skatepark competition we always make sure that all disciplines are involved so no participants miss out on rolling out the rad. Freestyle Now has had a long history of holding competitions in Kalgoorlie since 2005. Made famous from the gold rush days Kalgoorlie is 600kms east from Perth. They have one of the best skateparks in Western Australia and it’s always a pleasure to get to ride it. A great community turn out on the day was good to see. Crowd participation at skatepark competitions are important and competitors get amped up when the cowed is cheering and screaming, it makes the competitors want to throw down more. A big thank you to the youth team at the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder for their support and also to our supporters Colony bmxGrit Scooter and 4 skateboard Company as well as. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on all of our coming events.

Clockwise from top left – Reilly Fowler winning the skate open –  Jaden Oram is super rad and this inward down the stair is all the proof you need – Everyone like to win prizes – Lincon Trinidad midway thru his run to winning the bmx intermediates class – More photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

Be sure to check the video from Brian Ebbs Productions below

Kalgoorlie skatepark competition – 23rd November 2019 – Official results

Scooter beginner – 1st Retief Vlasich, 2nd Cam Aldrick, 3rd Kelly Maisey, 4th Jarryd Kirkwood, 5th Mason Kinninmont, 6th Levi Wells, 7th Sam Bowie, 8th Chase Raseta, 8th Memphis Kearns, 10th Ben Tiefenbacher, 11th Alekai Hillman, 12th Harper Newsome, 13th Clifford D Cruize, 14th Hugo Silvester.

Scooter intermediate – 1st Kye Myer-Shore, 2nd Nate Higgins, 3rd Tarmieka Smyth, 4th Nick Shaw, 5th Martin Close

Scooter open – 1st Jaden Oram, 2nd Ash France, 3rd Hugh Strowger

Skate beginners 1st Oliver Kildare, 2nd Bradley Carling

Skate open 1st Reilly Fowler, 2nd Akira Erata

Bmx beginners – 1st Tarmieka Smyth, 2nd Cam Aldrick, 3rd Sam Harkins, 4th Vincent Tomson-Tamakaha, 5th Jack Muller, 6th Nixon Silvester, 7th Ivy Muller

Bmx intermediate – 1st Lincon Trinidad, 2nd Dylan Burridge, 3rd Jayden Tomati-Iles, 4th Staceson Mulligan, 5th Nick Shaw

 

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How to – build a BMX kicker ramp in a hardware carpark

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Freestyle Now is all about the rad and sometimes you just have to build stuff to get rad on. No matter where you are at home, at work or in a hardware carpark. Freestyle Now squad member Shaun Jarvis did just that recently and built a kicker ramp (launch ramp) in a hardware carpark. Kicker ramps / launch ramps are great, they can fit in a ute or van, can be used at any location, skateparks or streets, river jumping or even stunt shows which was the purpose for this build. Check out the video and get building. Be sure to subscribe to our Youtube channel and scope out the 10 years worth of videos

 

Luke Tooze jumps over Shaun Jarvis at the Australian Moto Grand Prix. Build a BMX kicker ramp and get the radness rolling

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Freestyle Now Meekatharra skatepark activation road trip

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Josh Garwood getting it flat in the pool

Freestyle Now recently headed out to Meekatharra for a skatepark activation session. On the trip was Freestyle now boss man Shaun Jarvis, Josh Garwood who was just getting back into riding after his fractured vertebrates 9 weeks before the trip after the doctor gave the all clear to go and scooter radster Tyler Jennings. Guest skateboard shredder Sam Orme was also invited on the trip. The first day was taken up by the 9 hour drive out to Meekatharra. Day two was the opening of the skatepark and a skatepark activation coaching session. The Freestyle Now helped the locals learn new skills and gain more confidence in bmx, scooter and skateboard activities, so they can have more fun at the skatepark. Day three was another skatepark activation coaching  session with more skills being taken up. On day four it was the long journey home again. Definitely was a great trip full of good times and much radness. The local skatepark participants out in Meekatharra were stoked as were the Freestyle Now crew. On the trip the crew even managed to find an old pool on the trip that Josh and Sam got to roll in, definitely a highlight of the trip. The Meekatharra skatepark is great and if you are ever travelling the 770kms out that was into the remote Western Australian outback be sure to stop and have a roll.

 

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Driven – an action sports documentary

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Driven is a action sports documentary. Action sports are truly amazing. The drive to achieve can be pain staking but very rewarding. Perth scooter rider Jakob Wells put together a short documentary about action sports which features Freestyle Now squad member and co founder Shaun Jarvis. Shaun talks about the benefits of participating in action sports and how the skills learnt can help with life skills. This is definitely a video worth watching.

 

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Freestyle Now rolling out the rad in Port Hedland

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Josh boosting a tabletop on a full pipe that was never meant to be ridden.

Freestyle Now recently travelled to Port Hedland for a week of youth engagement, skatepark coaching and to host a skatepark competition. Freestyle Now squad members Shaun Jarvis, Karee Furnevall and Josh Garwood  were given the task to roll out the rad over the week. Skatepark coaching workshops took place at the Port Hedland skatepark as well as the super large South Hedland skatepark. It is great to help others learn how to roll out the rad. On the Monday the squad got to hang out at the Port Hedland BMX track. On the Wednesday to squad travelled out to the Warralong community and did a school presentation session. It was a great experience and we hope to be back there again soon. The skatepark coaching workshops defiantly helped many skatepark participants learn more skill which they all put to use in the competition on the Friday night. It was also great to see the Evans family from down in Perth, skating in Port Hedland and attending the competition. Cruz, Via and Zen are all rad skaters.

 

Shaun, Karee and Josh captured some of the radness that took place on the Port Hedland trip. Be sure to check out the video

 

Clockwise from left – Josh bunnyhops over Shaun at the school at the Warralong community – Karee whipping it up on the flat at the Warralong community – The skatepark coaching session at Port Hedland was well attended – Some of the termite mounts have started wearing hard hat due to the occupational health and safety regulation that has been imposed on them. More photos can be found on our facebook page here.

 

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South Hedland skatepark competition – bmx scooter skateboard competition – July 2019

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South Hedland has one of the best skateparks in Australia. It is very large with lots of good lines throughout, a big bowl an open combi bowl and a nice plaza section. Freestyle Now hosted another skatepark competition at the South Hedland skatepark. When Freestyle Now hosts a skatepark competition we always make sure that all disciplines are involved so no participants miss out on rolling out the rad. Inclusiveness is important. The participants all had a great time and it’s good to see young participants progressing well. A big thank you to the youth team at the Town of Port Hadland for their support and also to our supporters Colony bmx, Grit Scooter and 4 skateboard Company as well as. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on all of our coming events.

Clockwise from top left – Leo Drage jumping the gap to get 1st in beginner scooter, A rad Xup from Beau McSweeney to take 1st in scooter intermediate, Cruz Evans was visiting South Hedland to see family. He came all the way from Perth and just happed to be there for the comp and took out 1st in the skateboard class, Ethan Semark got some bmx action happening and got the first place. More photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

South Hedland skatepark competition – 5th July 2019 – Official results

Scooter beginner – 1st Leo Drage, 2nd Tana Ramsay, 3rd Shari lemon, 4th Lake Ramsay, 5th Lieyton Kevenhoff, 6th River Smith, 7th Charlie Murdoch, 8th Bailey Shinners.

Scooter intermediate – 1st Beau McSweeney, 2nd Ryan Diver, 3rd Aiden Bagwell, 4th Keegan Lemon

Skate – 1st Cruz Evans, 2nd Via Evans, 3rd Zen Evans

Bmx – 1st Ethan Semark, 2nd Tahj Kroczek, 3rd Bradley Brahim, 4th River Smith

 

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Kalgoorlie skatepark competition – bmx scooter skateboard competition – May 2019

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Kalgoorlie is in the heartland of the Western Australian goldfields about 600kms east of Perth. Freestyle Now has had a long history of holding competitions in Kalgoorlie since 2005. Recently Freestyle Now travelled out to Kalgoorlie once again to host a skatepark coaching workshop session followed by a skatepark competition for scooter skateboard and bmx. When Freestyle Now hosts a skatepark competition we always make sure that all disciplines are involved so no participants miss out on rolling out the rad. The skatepark event was also part of a larger youth festival that was also taking place later that evening. A great community turn out on the day was good to see. Crowd participation at skatepark competitions are important and competitors get amped up when the cowed is cheering and screaming, it makes the competitors want to throw down more. It was a smaller than normal participation level at this skatepark competition but the radness defiantly was not held back. A big thank you to the youth team at the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder for their support and also to our supporters Colony bmx, Grit Scooter and 4 skateboard Company as well as. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on all of our coming events.

Clockwise from top left – Lincon Trinidad had something in his teeth and needed a toothpick, but he still got the first place in bmx – Reilly Fowler skates well, well enough to take the win in the skateboard division – Tarmera Smy throwing the bars on the way to her win the scooter intermediate class – Jaden Oram entered all three, bmx, skateboard and the open scooter class and walked away with some rad prizes. Here his is on his way to the win in the open scooters. More photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

Kalgoorlie skatepark competition – 18th May 2019 – Official results

Scooter beginner – 1st Kelton Thomas, 2nd Dom Majhen,3rd Rrtief Vlasich, 4th Seth Ramsamy, 5th Rolie Wells, 6th Nicholas Shaw, 7th Leroy McKenzie, 8th Nicholas Thomas

Scooter intermediate – 1st Tarmera Smy, 2nd Tyron Ware, 3rd Nate Higgins, 4th Jesse Lupton, 5th Martin Close

Scooter open – 1st Jaden Oram, 2nd Julius Draunikau, 3rd Hugh Strouger

Skate – 1st Reilly Fowler, 2nd Akira Poata, 3rd Ethan Parker, 4th James Butler, 5th Jaden Oram, 6th Nicholas Shaw

Bmx – 1st Lincon Trinidad, 2nd Dom Majhen, 3rd Illist Orr, 4th Jaden Oram, 5th Nicholas Shaw

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Ramp It Up – High Wycombe skatepark competition – bmx scooter skateboard competition – May 2019

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The Ramp It Up skatepark competition made a return to High Wycombe skatepark for 2019. This is always a highlight on the skatepark competition scene and the turnout is always good, and the level of skill during completion is on another level. The City of Kalamunda always puts in the extra effort for the Ramp It Up skatepark competition and the crowds always are keen to make noise. Crowd participation at skatepark competitions are important an competitors get amped up when the crowed is cheering and screaming, it makes the competitors want to throw down more. With 63 competitors it was going to be a rad afternoon of competition. It was great to see a good representation of all the disciplines in the skatepark competition. A big thank you to the youth team at the City of Kalamunda for their support and also to our supporters Colony bmx, Grit Scooter and 4 skateboard Company as well as Mad Orse industries. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on all of our coming events.

Josh Garwood has recently been added to the Freestyle Now squad and rightly so, this was the gap of the day, tyre grab over the bowl. Thats right he jumped over the bowl !!!!

Clockwise from top left – Jared Kitson showed some awesome skills on the rubber wheeled machine like this toboggan and took out the 1st place in the intermediate bmx class – Tyler Jennings like to fly and has his arms reshaped to help him sore even higher. A first place in the open scooters at his home skatepark – Hunter McGill is an awesome name to have if you are a skateboarder and in this case Hunter McGill is a skateboarder and a good one at that. A first place in the intermediate class for the guy who travelled over 200kms just to skate at the competition – Levi Rehbeck is a rad scooter rider and we hope to see him in the open class soon. Mad skills displayed at the High Wycombe skatepark competition from Levi like this 360 helpd him take the win. More photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

 
Ramp It Up – High Wycombe skatepark competition – 11th May 2019 – Official results

Scooter beginner – 1st Coen Gibson, 2nd Tait Moffatt, 3rd Brenten Waddingham, 4th Jayce Tayor, 5th Cody Morgani, 6th Austin Hatton, 7th Josh Schnierer, 8th Ryder Gibson, 9th Jensen Shaw, 10th Brodie Camil, 11th Lochy Argyle, 11th Trevor Bailey, 13th Ethan Seale, 13th Lee Reiner, 13th Santhi Arya, 13th Zach Kelly, 17th Albie Livesley, 17th Jake Lynch-Blosse, 17th Angus Lynch, 20th Jax Hannah

Scooter intermediate – 1st Levi Rehbeck, 2nd Callan Mansfield, 3rd Austin Cooper, 4th Jacob Stockdale, 5th Ryan Hall, 6th Corey Price, 7th Jack Moss, 8th Ayden Graham, 9th Tyson Gordon, 10th Tate Hatton, 10th Jacob Horgan.

Scooter open – 1st Tyler Jennings, 2nd Corey VanDam, 3rd Ash Carter

Skate beginner – 1st Coen Gibson, 2nd Billy Bartlett, 3rd Filip Utjesinovic, 4th Ryder Gibson

Skate intermediate – 1st Hunter McGill, 2nd Rhys Leigh, 3rd Jordan Mills, 4th Daniel London, 5th Beauen Dyson, 6th Nicholas London, 7th CJ Martinez

BMX beginner – 1st Campbell Wilson, 2nd Albie Livesley, 3rd Brenton Waddingham, 4th Lee Reiner

Bmx intermediate – 1st Jared Kitson, 2nd Zenith Riley, 3rd Taj Hamilton, 4th Jeremy Mills, 5th Callum Sharp, 5th Nathan Garbin, 7th Nathan Wilson

Bmx open – 1st Josh Garwood, 2nd Dan Davis, 3rd Jack Carwardine, 4th Jaden Roadley, 5th Nathan Joson, 6th Ben Targett, 7th Tyler Gayski, 8th Tyler Jennings.

Below is a rad video of highlights thanks to Mad Orse industries and Do Re Media

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Karratha skatepark – bmx scooter skateboard – skatepark competition – May 2019

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Freestyle Now spent a few days at the beginning of May in the City of Karratha to host some skatepark coaching workshops and skatepark competition at the Nickol West skatepark. Karratha is a city in the north west of Western Australia and has five skateparks in and around in the other close towns. The turnout was great at the Nickol West skatepark competition with some awesome tricks being thrown down but the competitors. A big thank you to the youth team at the City of Karratha for their support and also to our supporters Colony bmxGrit Scooters and 4 skateboard Company. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on all of our coming events.

Clockwise from top left – Jack Colfer took out the first place in the scooter intermediate class with some rad moves like this bri – Louis Vastel travelled all the way from France just to compete at the Nickol West skatepark competiton, we that sounds like a rad story so we will run with it. But Louis is from France – Olly Karolyi took out the first place in the bmx beginners class in Karratha following on from his win as the last skatepark competition we held in Pinjarra a few weeks before – Corey Wilson went the highest of all the competitors and also took home the first place in scooter beginners. More photos can be found on our facebook page here.

 

Nickol West  skatepark competition – 4th May 2019 – Official results

Scooter beginner – 1st Corey Wilson, 2nd Flynn Armstrong, 3rd Thomas Pike, 4th Tahj Kirkwood, 5th Mitch Wilson, 6th Ashley Schut, 7th Tyrece Thompson, 8th Elisha Bailey, 9th Keira Bailey.

Scooter intermediate – 1st Jack Colfer, 2nd Shannon Hann, 3rd Joshua Featherstone, 4th Beau Bailey, 5th Kai Kirkwood, 6th Lochlan Rodd.

Skate intermediate – 1st Michael Bailey, 2nd Louis Vastel.

BMX beginner – 1st Olly Karolyi, 2nd Conner Craig, 3rd Tahn Simmons.

 

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