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Bassendean Skatepark Competition brings the heat

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The scorching summer sun did little to deter the vibrant energy at the Bassendean skatepark competition, where riders of all ages and skill levels gathered for a sizzling showcase of skateboarding, scootering, and BMX action. Despite the soaring temperatures, the atmosphere remained electric, with every participant, from first-timers to seasoned enthusiasts, sporting smiles as wide as their impressive tricks. Skateboarders landed their tricks for the first time, and enthusiastic newcomers revealed in the thrill of entering their inaugural competition. A standout trend of the day in the BMX beginners was the seat stand, standing on the seat, a creative and crowd-captivating maneuver that showcased the BMX community’s inventiveness. The open scooter division took the crowd’s excitement to new heights with its high-energy performances, while the entire community came together to cheer on every participant, fostering an inclusive and supportive environment. Todd Hanshall, in the open BMX category, stole the show with a performance that delighted everyone in attendance. However, the standout of the day was undeniably Ian Tsuzuki Botta, who entered every division with an infectious smile, epitomizing the sheer joy and fun that action sports bring. The Bassendean Skatepark Competition was a true testament to the dedication of the riders and the vibrant community that supports them. Freestyle Now extends its appreciation to all participants, spectators, the town of Bassendean and the Bassendean youth services and everyone who contributed to making this event a success.

Freestyle Now looks forward to hosting more exhilarating events that continue to unite and inspire the action sports community. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on future competitions and other events and you can also look back on all of the past competitions on the past competition page here. Stay connected with us on our Facebook and Instagram social media channels to stay updated on our latest news, events, and behind-the-scenes action. For booking inquiries please contact us directly for your next event.

Clockwise from top left – It’s so rad to see Freya Iburg still ripping it up on scooter. – Todd Hanshall is an awesome rider, stoked to see him ripping up and hanging at the competition with the other BMXers, scene building. – Tayah Payne is the future, keep watching. – Ian Tsuzuki Botta rolled in all three disciplines and took home lots of prizes, but scooter is his jam. – More photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

Bassendean competition official results 26th November 2023

Scooter beginner– 1st Jake Welhan, 2nd Koby Heel, 3rd Drew Hancey, 4th Calais Blakers, 5th Tommy Jackson

Scooter Intermediate – 1st CJ M, 2nd Freya Iburg, 3rd Jayce Blakers, 4th Luke Singleton, 5th Rhyder Howard, 6th Ben Measey, 7th Nathan Kollar

Scooter Open – 1st Hayden Brewer, 2nd Ian Tsuzuki Botta, 3rd Josh Atkinson

Skateboard Beginner – 1st Eva O’Driscroll, 2nd Duke, 3rd Amelia Sprout

Skateboard Intermediate – 1st Hannah Lederman, 2nd Lalita Perroni, 3rd Ian Tsuzuki Botta

Skateboard Open – 1st Matt Brazier, 2nd Mac Leivers, 3rd Amos Hadad, 4th Tayah Payne

BMX Beginners – 1st Zack Ballantyne, 2nd Jaxon Baker, 3rd Calais Blakers, 4th Ian Tsuzuki Botta, 5th Gavin Cameron Malcolm Penny

BMX Intermediate – 1st Jake Wellhan, 2nd Alec, 3rd Liam Miller, 4th Jayce Blackers, 5th Hayden Brewer, 6th Timothy

BMX Open – 1st Todd Hanshall
 

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2023 Groundswell Grind Skateboard Bowl Competition

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The 2023 Groundswell Grind Skateboard Bowl Competition left an indelible positive mark on the Western Australian skating scene. Held at the iconic Scarborough beach bowl, the event drew skateboarders from across the region to throw down in the biggest bowl in Australia. The Groundswell Grind Skateboard Bowl Competition took over the Scarborough Beach bowl delivering an exhilarating display of skill and style. The bowl became a canvas for skateboarders of all ages and levels, showcasing an impressive array of tricks, slides, grinds and airs.
With categories for 9 years and under, 12 years and under, 16 years and under and the open class in both men’s and women’s along with the masters class for riders over 40 years there was a spot for all competitors. The open men’s and women’s class shared in a prize purse of $3000 both fostered inclusivity and diversity.
The competition was part of the Groundswell festival supported by the City of Stirling and was a major feature over the festival’s weekend programme. Competition support also came from Modus BearingsPanda skateboardsDC shoesAikenheads skateboardsSneaky WholefoodsMaple Road skateboards and Red Dragon skateboards
Throughout the day, the bowl reverberated with the sounds of excitement and appreciation from all the wicked airs, kickflips, and indie grabs as skateboarders pushed the boundaries of gravity. Standout moments included Mia Krezter landing her first 540 in a competition in the open women’s category and Adam Pacynko flawless 1st run in the finals, clinching the first place in open men’s with massive airs and handplants. Both Mia and Adam won their 1st place by one point, the competition was tight. It was also super rad to see Indigo Dale and Jessica Louw competing in both the skateboard and surf competitions at Groundswell festival. Indigo took the 3rd in skateboard women’s open and the 3rd in the beginners surfing competition while Jessica took the 5th in skateboard women’s open and the 3rd in women’s open surf.

Mia Kretzer on the way to winning the women’s open class at Groundswell Grind by just one point. Watch out future Mia is coming through.

Adam Pacynko returned from living in England back to the sunny shores of Scarborough and took the win in the men’s open class.

The event radiated a sense of community, with skaters supporting each other, exchanging smiles, and celebrating the shared passion for skateboarding. Under the perfect Australian sun, participants from diverse backgrounds came together to create a memorable day filled with good vibes and exceptional skateboarding sessions.
Freestyle Now extends its gratitude to the sponsors, participants, and the vibrant skate community for making the Groundswell Grind an unforgettable success. Until the next session, keep rolling, keep shredding, and keep the stoke alive!  The competition was so rad and this highlights video shows just a fraction of the awesome that every skater was bringing to the event. Every run was a testament to the diverse skill set within the skating community. The camaraderie among skaters created an atmosphere that resonated with the true spirit of skateboarding culture.
The echoes of wheels on concrete, the cheers from the crowd, and the unforgettable moments of the competition reverberate through the skating community, leaving everyone eagerly anticipating the next chapter of the Groundswell Grind Skateboard Bowl Competition. See you in 2024.

Clockwise from top left – Cruz Evens floating over the deep on their way to second in the men’s open class. – RJ Barbaro has so much power rolling through the Scarborough bowl, its amazing to watch, third in men’s open. – Hailee Roberts lives at the Scarborough bowl, their progress skating the bowl has been great to see over the pas few years. Second in women’s open. – Otis Sienkewitz won the means 12 years and under, so much style. – More photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

Groundswell Grind official results – 8th October 2023

Women’s Open – 1st Mia Kretzer, 2nd Hailee Roberts, 3rd Indigo Dale, 4th Emily Palmer, 5th Jessica Louw

Men’s Open – 1st Adam Pacynko, 2nd Cruz Evans, 3rd Robert-James Barbaro. 4th Vai Evans, 5th Jake Smith, 6th Mathew Brazier, 7th Jack Schofield

Men’s 16 years and under – 1st Locky O’brien, 2nd Miles Harding

Women’s 12 years and under – 1st Tayah Payne, 2nd Madison Brown, 3rd Zara Jones, 4th Lalita Perroni, 5th Sienna Jones

Men’s 12 years and under – 1st Otis Sienkewitz, 2nd Zen Evans, 3rd Yuuki, 4th Liam Davie

Women’s 9 years and under – 1st Lea Tomolowicz, 2nd Pepper Connolly, 3rd Asha Jones

Men’s 9 years and under – 1st Jake Turnbull, 2nd Logan Tomolowicz, 3rd Niccolo Subhas

Masters – 1st Junior Linke, 2nd Jeff Parker, 3rd Jeremy Watkins
 

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Groundswell Festival Rail Jam 2023 Unleashes Epic Tricks at Scarborough Beach Skatepark

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The 2023 Groundswell festival Rail Jam took Scarborough Beach Skatepark by storm, and it was a spectacle of action sports to behold! With three adrenaline-packed jams spread across Saturday afternoon, BMX, scooter, and skateboard riders threw down their most insane tricks, competing in the Animal Bikes BMX Rail Jam, the Core/Grit Scooters Scooter Rail Jam, and the Modus Bearing Skateboard Rail Jam.
This was no ordinary competition; it was a technical showdown where riders showcased their skills on rails and stairs. The loose format added an element of spontaneity, allowed for creativity and kept the audience on the edge of their seats. With a 40-minute timeframe, competitors had the chance to unleash their best tricks, hoping to set a bar that no one else could surpass with the winner taking home $200 cash.
BMX, scooter, and skateboard riders went head-to-head within their respective disciplines, each determined to dominate the rail with their unmatched skills. The format was simple – send the best trick down or over the rail or stair. It was a back-and-forth battle of skills, with each competitor attempting to outdo the other. The rapid succession of tricks kept the energy high as riders threw down their best moves, hoping to leave an indelible mark on the judges. The rail remained alive with the rhythmic sounds of wheels, decks, and pedals against steel.
As the clock ticked away, the competition intensified. In the end, there could only be one final winner – the rider who would shut down the rail with the most awe-inspiring trick. The winners of the 2023 Groundswell Rail Jam were BMX: Alex Haim, Scooter: Koby Green, Skateboard: Luke Bourke.
The Groundswell Rail Jam was a showcase of the immense talent within Perth’s action sports community. Some of Perth’s best riders graced the rail, sending it with mind-bending tricks that left the crowd in disbelief. The rail became a canvas for their creativity, and the tricks were nothing short of crazy. Freestyle Now is stoked to have been part of this epic event, and we extend our thanks to everyone who made it possible. Until the next jam, keep rolling, shredding, and pushing the limits!
 

 

Ryan Aquilina rode the rail hard at the Groundswell Festival Animal Bikes rail jam. Double pegs up to Xup.

 

 

Ian from Brazil with a inward from the uprail at the Groundswell festival Core / Grit scooters rail jam.

 

 

The skaters smashed it hard at the Groundswell Festival Modus Bearings skateboard rail jam.

 

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Action Sports showcased at the  Grand Opening of New Kalamunda Skatepark with Freestyle Now

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The anticipation reached a fever pitch at the grand opening of the New Kalamunda Skatepark, and Freestyle Now delivered an adrenaline-packed spectacle of action sports demonstrations. On one of the hottest days of the year Freestyle Now showcased the new Kalamunda skatepark as skilled riders showcased the radical action on skateboards, scooters, BMX bikes, and rollerskates it was an all in action sports showcase. The skatepark, once just a construction of concrete and ramps, now stands as a dynamic hub of action and excitement for the area and beyond. Freestyle Now’s demonstrations not only elevated the grand opening but also showcased that the New Kalamunda Skatepark is more than just a park—it’s a thrilling arena where gravity takes a backseat, and high-flying stunts reign supreme. Big shout out to the City of Kalamunda for delivering a rad venue for all to experience. Missed the event? Stay connected with us on our Facebook and Instagram social media channels to stay updated on our latest news, events, and behind-the-scenes action. For booking inquiries or to learn more about Freestyle Now’s BMX stunt shows please contact us directly. Stay tuned for more exhilarating moments as Freestyle Now continues to redefine what it means to shred in the world of action sports!
 

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Freestyle Now Ignites Excitement at Singleton Skatepark Showdown

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The Singleton Skatepark was on fire as Freestyle Now hosted a sensational skatepark competition, and it was a massive shoutout to the City of Rockingham for making it all happen. The scooter, skateboard, BMX, and rollerskate categories were packed with talent, turning the skatepark into a battleground of epic tricks and stunts. With a fantastic turnout of competitors, the local scene showed up in force, creating an electric atmosphere that echoed with cheers and high-fives. Thanks to the City of Rockingham’s support, this event became a highlight on the local calendar, fostering a sense of community and celebration of action sports. Every competitor left with smiles and prizes, making it a win-win for everyone involved. But amidst the sea of talent, one standout stole the spotlight – Dave Baker, a 44-year-old BMX enthusiast, entered his very first skatepark competition. Dave shredded the park with style, showcasing the skills he honed in the Freestyle Now coaching sessions.

It’s moments like these that make competitions special – the triumph of newcomers, the community spirit, and the sheer joy of pushing personal boundaries. Freestyle Now is proud to be part of such a vibrant skatepark community, and we extend our gratitude to the City of Rockingham for their continued support. Stay tuned for more rad events and coaching sessions as we continue to fuel the passion for action sports. Your skatepark, your playground! 

Freestyle Now looks forward to hosting more exhilarating events that continue to unite and inspire the action sports community. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on future competitions and other events and you can also look back on all of the past competitions on the past competition page here. Stay connected with us on our Facebook and Instagram social media channels to stay updated on our latest news, events, and behind-the-scenes action. For booking inquiries please contact us directly for your next event.


Clockwise from top left – Maddison Brown has been progressing so much in the past two years, its been great to see. – Braeden Taylor has 8 wheels and is not afraid to get rad on them – Shaun Tateishi rode really good and took the win in intermediate scooter – Dave Baker was super awesome, we need more riders and dads like him.

Clockwise from top left – Ben Measey likes to grind rails and have a dial scooter. – Ilay Godfrey is one rad kid and we look forward to seeing more of his BMX skills. – Chloe Rose can do handstands on rollerskate can you? – Mac Leivers rolling in the skateboard opens

 

Singleton skatepark competition official results – 28th September 2023

Scooter Beginner – 1st Harry Ralph, 2nd Dhani Carey, 3rd Angus Winrow, 4th Kian mason, 5th Bradie Reid, 6th Thiago Cocoticocc, 7th Jack geiger

Scooter Intermediate – 1st Shaun Tateishi, 2nd Axel Deangelis, 3rd Reef Morrison, 4th Ben Measey

BMX Beginner – 1st Jaxon Baker, 2nd Zack Ballantyne, 3rd Ilay Godfrey, 4th Dave Baker, 5th Jack Geiger

BMX Intermediate – 1st Harry Ralph, 2nd Kamyn Rennie, 3rd Seb Nieuwoudt

Skateboard Beginners – 1st Hayden Bayles, 2nd Scarlett Harington, 3rd Heather Brayshaw, 

Skateboard Intermediate – 1st Maddison Brown, 2nd Ilay Godfrey, 3rd Casper Godfrey, 4th Terry Rivers

Skateboard Opens – 1st Matt Brazier, 2nd Mac Leivers

Roller Skates – 1st Braeden Taylor, 2nd Chloe Rose, 3rd Sara McIntosh, 4th Macey Croy
 

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Toodyay Skatepark Competition was a Spectacular Showcase of Action Sports Talent

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The picturesque town of Toodyay came alive in August as Freestyle Now hosted an exhilarating skatepark competition, coinciding with the Toodyay International Food Festival and the 50th Anniversary of the Avon Descent. This exciting event brought together athletes from various disciplines, including skateboarders, scooter riders, BMX enthusiasts, rollerskaters, and marked the first Inline skate division at a  Freestyle Now competition introducing a new dimension to skatepark competitions.

Clockwise direction from top left – Adam Puffler taking the win in open scooters. –  Hayley Williams getting some bowl action with a hand plant. – Chloe Pizzuto carving it up and getting some nice air. – Jack Carwadine dropping jaws with a wicked bar twist. 

Set against the backdrop of the Toodyay International Food Festival and the 50th Anniversary of the Avon Descent, the skatepark competition added an extra layer of excitement to the festivities. Spectators were treated to a thrilling display of action sports prowess as riders showcased their skills on wheels, delighting the crowd and leaving them in awe. Despite the cold weather, participants gave it their all, showcasing incredible talent. Scooter riders pushed the boundaries, sending backflips that thrilled the audience with their daring maneuvers. Skateboarders had their moment to shine, demonstrating their technical finesse and style as they confidently showed off their grinds in the Toodyay bowl. BMX riders took the competition to new heights, especially in the open class, where they wowed spectators with gravity-defying flairs and spins that left the crowd gasping in amazement. Roller skaters exhibited their expertise, gracefully carving through the bowl with a blend of skill and style that showcased their mastery of the park’s features. Inline skaters showed off their fancy footwork with some amazing grinds, stalls and rail work. The level of crowd engagement was remarkable, with cheers and applause echoing throughout the competition. The spectators’ enthusiasm added an extra layer of energy to the event, creating a vibrant atmosphere that encouraged the athletes to perform their best. Competitors traveled from various locations to be part of this thrilling event, showcasing the widespread appeal of action sports and the passion of the participants. For many, this was the first competition in several years in Toodyay, making the event even more special.

Freestyle Now extends its heartfelt appreciation to all participants, spectators, and supporters for their contribution in making the Toodyay skatepark competition a resounding success. The event would not have been possible without the support of the local community and the dedication of the athletes. Special thanks to the Shire of Toodyay for making this spectacular competition go down. The Toodyay skatepark competition marked a memorable celebration of action sports, where riders from different disciplines came together to showcase their talents and create lasting memories. Freestyle Now looks forward to hosting more exhilarating events that continue to unite and inspire the action sports community. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on future competitions and other events and you can also look back on all of the past competitions on the past competition page here. Stay connected with us on our Facebook and Instagram social media channels to stay updated on our latest news, events, and behind-the-scenes action. For booking inquiries please contact us directly for your next event.

Clockwise direction from top left – Jacob hitting the rail in Freestyle Now’s first inline division at a skatepark competition. – Jayce Blakers taking home 1st place in BMX intermediate with an awesome backflip out of the bowl. – Adam Pacynko earning first place in skateboard opens after getting a clean board slide on the rail. – Jaxon Baker showing off his control on the bike with some air into the bank. – More photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

Toodyay Skatepark Competition official results – 12th August 2023

Scooter beginner – 1st Jaxon Baker, 2nd Riley Hawke, 3rd Calais Blakers, 4th, Lucus Grant

Scooter intermediate – 1st Jayce Blakers, 2nd Luke Singleton, 3rd Oisin Hunt, 4th Rhyder Howard, 5th, Lucus O’Doherty

Scooter open – 1st Adam Puffler, 2nd Corey Van Dam, 3rd Luke Donovan, 4th Hayden Brewer, 5th Nathan Jones

Inline open – 1st Petre Ion Gruescu, 2nd Jacob, 3rd Breyden Daniele, 4th Harrison Ollier

Rollerskate beginner – 1st Madi Fabre, 2nd Charlotte Mullaly, 3rd Tasanee Vine

Rollerskate open – 1st Sasha Berg, 2nd Chloe Pizzuto

Skateboard beginner – 1st Ariki Southorn, 2nd Eva O’Driscoll, 3rd Koen White

Skateboard intermediate – 1st Hayley Williams, 2nd Zara Jones, 3rd Maddison Brown, 4th Kale Treloar, 5th Peter W Youngson, 6th Lalita Perroni, 7th Dusty O’Brien

Skateboard open – 1st Adam Pacynko, 2nd Yuuki Yasumura, 3rd Locky O’Brien, 4th James Rixon, 5th Jackson Trezise, 6th Emily Palmer

BMX beginner – 1st Samuel Evans, 2nd William Young, 3rd Jaxon Baker, 4th Zack Ballantyne, 5th Calais Blakers, 6th Thomas Buchauer, 7th Aramintan Depiazzi

BMX intermediate – 1st Jayce Blackers, 2nd Hayden Brewer

BMX open – 1st Christian Powell, 2nd Jack Carwadine, 3rd Roman Depiazzi, 4th Ryan Aquilina

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Freestyle Now Ignites Action Sports Enthusiasm at Honeywood Primary School Coaching Session

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Freestyle Now recently had the incredible opportunity to engage with the vibrant students of Honeywood Primary School, providing an action-packed day of skateboard, scooter, BMX, and rollerskate coaching sessions. The event aimed to empower students through confidence building, encouragement, and the thrill of learning something new while having an absolute blast! Our professional coaches were on hand to inspire and guide the participants, helping them step out of their comfort zones and explore the exciting world of action sports. With a focus on safety, our coaches taught valuable lessons about the importance of protective gear and practicing responsible riding. The event was a perfect blend of fun and learning, as students embraced new skills and discovered hidden talents. From mastering their first tricks to conquering challenging maneuvers, every moment was filled with achievement and a sense of accomplishment. But it wasn’t just about the physical skills – the coaching sessions also aimed to instill important life lessons. Through action sports, students learned about determination, perseverance, and the value of pushing their limits. The atmosphere was electric with positivity, as participants encouraged one another and celebrated each triumph.

Freestyle Now facilitators engaged with the students at Honeywood primary School showing them how to build skills, gain confidence work through problems and work together. Action sports teaches many life skills from just being involved.

At Freestyle Now, our mission goes beyond teaching tricks; we strive to create an environment that nurtures personal growth and development. We are proud to have been a part of Honeywood Primary School’s journey in fostering confidence, courage, and a zest for trying new things. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Honeywood Primary School for welcoming us into their community and embracing the joy of action sports. Our commitment to promoting confidence, safety, and fun aligns perfectly with the values of Honeywood Primary School, and we look forward to future opportunities to continue this exciting partnership.

Freestyle Now remains dedicated to empowering individuals of all ages through action sports, helping them reach new heights and discover the exhilaration of pushing boundaries, Join us in celebrating the fantastic experience we had at Honeywood Primary School, where confidence soared, new skills were mastered, and the thrill of action sports was felt by all. Stay connected with us on our Facebook and Instagram social media channels to stay updated on our latest news, events, and behind-the-scenes action. If you would like Freestyle Now to attend your school please contact us directly.

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Unforgettable Action and Community Spirit at Singleton Skatepark Competition – April 2023

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The Singleton skatepark buzzed with excitement as the community gathered to witness an exhilarating showcase of skill and camaraderie during a thrilling skatepark competition. Supported by the City of Rockingham, this highly anticipated event brought together skateboarders, scooter riders, rollerskaters, and BMX enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels, creating a vibrant celebration of action sports. The competition drew an incredible turnout, with families and friends converging at the skatepark to show their unwavering support. The remarkable community involvement generated an electric atmosphere, showcasing the collective passion for action sports in Singleton. One notable highlight was the increased presence of female skateboarders, who fearlessly displayed their talents and left a lasting impact. Their participation exemplified the sport’s growing inclusivity and empowerment for young females, heralding a positive shift within the skateboarding community.

Spectators were left in awe as the scooter division took center stage, mesmerizing onlookers with their breathtaking tricks. From impressive spins to jaw-dropping aerial maneuvers, these skilled riders captivated the audience, leaving an indelible impression of their talent and creativity. The competition also featured an influx of talented BMX riders, including many up-and-coming athletes who showcased their prowess on the ramps. These riders exhibited remarkable control and creativity, pushing the boundaries of their sport. Some riders even demonstrated their daring by standing on their frame and seat while riding down the stairs, demonstrating a remarkable level of skill and balance. The inclusion of roller skaters added a dynamic element to the event, particularly in a close-knit community like Singleton. The enthusiasm and determination of the younger girls on roller skates were truly inspiring, as they fearlessly attempted new tricks and pushed their limits. Notably, Chloe Pizzuto delivered an outstanding performance, wowing spectators with fantastic skating skills, including an impressive handstand seamlessly integrated into their competition run.

The sunny weather served as the perfect backdrop for an incredible day at the skatepark. The friendly faces and palpable sense of enjoyment permeated the venue, creating an atmosphere of pure excitement. The collective passion for action sports, coupled with the unwavering support of the local community, forged an unforgettable experience for all involved. Freestyle Now extends its sincere gratitude to the City of Rockingham for their generous support, enabling the Singleton skatepark competition to flourish and fostering unity within the community through the shared love of action sports. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on future competitions and other events and you can also look back on all of the past competitions on the past competition page here. 


Clockwise from top left – Maddison Brown absolutely shredded the park and took home first place in the skateboard intermediate division. – Cooper Bennet appeared in the intermediate skateboard and took 2nd place but it was BMX beginners where he took the first place. – Rory Allison getting some sweet air and winning first place in scooter intermediate. – Chloe Pizzuto with some crazy ankles skating towards first place in rollerskate opens. – More photos can be found on our Facebook page here

Singleton skatepark competition official results – 21st April 2023

Scooter beginner –  1st Michael Critchlow, 2nd Billie Ritchie, 3rd Marius Teaia-Banks, 4th Axel De Angelis, 5th Jaxon Baker, 6th Noah Ladhams, 7th Blake Holthouse, 8th Oliver Wynn, 9th Harrison Kearley, 10th Ronan Allison, 11th Zack Ballantyne 

Scooter intermediate – 1st Rory Allison, 2nd Rubin Allison, 3rd Keiran Hall

Skateboard beginner – 1st Alice Stahlhut, 2nd Abe Shaw, 3rd Gus Stahlhut, 4th Ollie Bosveld, 5th Lani Hanisch, 6th Laura Brown, 7th Amber Skinner, 8th Scarlett Harrington, 9th Oliver Brown, 10th Indie Skinner, 11th Jhett Brown 

Skateboard intermediate – 1st Madison Brown, 2nd Cooper Bennett, 3rd Sophia Stahlhut 

BMX beginner – 1st Cooper Bennett, 2nd Zack Ballantyne, 3rd Harrison Kearley, 4th Jaxon Baker, 5th Gus Stahlhut, 6th Jase Brook 

Rollerskate beginner – 1st Ivie Brook, 2nd Isla Skinner

Rollerskate open – 1st Chloe Pizzuto 
 

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Mandurah Skatepark Competition April 2023 – Uniting Skateboarders, Scooter Riders, and BMX Enthusiasts in a Thrilling Showcase

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The Mandurah skatepark came alive with excitement as skateboarders, scooter riders, and BMX enthusiasts converged for an unforgettable skatepark competition that showcased their impressive skills and fostered a sense of camaraderie among participants. Supported by the City of Mandurah, this thrilling event highlighted the diversity and talent within the action sports community, with equal representation across all disciplines. Competitors took on the challenge of both the small bowl and the street course, as their two runs were combined to determine their overall scores. This format allowed for a comprehensive display of each athlete’s abilities across different skatepark features.

Clockwise from top left – Jake Baggetta has been progressing well, taking home first place in scooter open class. – Alex Gauder throwing a boneless off the box in the street section of the park, and winning second place in skateboard intermediate. – Alex Giovenco threw some sweet 360’s and it was good to see him landing first place in intermediate BMX. – Locky O’brien shredding the small bowl and winning the skateboard open class. – More Mandurah skatepark competition photos can be found on our Facebook page here

In the skateboarding division, the presence of female competitors, ranging from young to experienced, added an inspiring element to the event. Lauran Brown displayed her passion and skill, breaking age barriers and setting an example for others. Dusty O’Brien made his competition debut, joining his brother Locky in the open class, and showcased his overcoming of nerves to embrace the competition atmosphere. All skateboarders demonstrated technical finesse, fearlessness, and executed jaw-dropping tricks, smooth transitions, and stylish grinds, captivating both the judges and the spectators. Scooter riders unleashed a flurry of dynamic maneuvers, captivating onlookers with their spins, flips, and aerial acrobatics. Their agility, creativity, and precise control over their scooters were on full display as they navigated through the park’s ramps and obstacles with ease, leaving the audience in awe. The BMX competition saw the enthusiastic participation of younger riders, many of whom were experiencing their first taste of competitive action. Their eagerness and determination were commendable, and their progression was evident as they confidently rolled and pushed their limits. Alex Giovenco’s victory in the intermediate class highlighted his growth and dedication to the sport, setting a positive example for others.

The City of Mandurah’s unwavering support for the competition underscored its commitment to fostering an inclusive action sports community. Participants of all ages and skill levels were welcomed, creating an environment filled with support, encouragement, and an overwhelming sense of community. Families and friends turned out in large numbers, demonstrating their enthusiasm and adding to the vibrant atmosphere. The equal representation across all disciplines emphasized the inclusivity and unity within the Mandurah skatepark competition, showcasing the growing empowerment and recognition of action sports. The event served as an inspiration for the next generation of riders, breaking barriers and encouraging their participation. Freestyle Now extends its heartfelt gratitude to the City of Mandurah for their generous support in making the skatepark competition a resounding success. Their dedication to nurturing local talent and creating a positive environment for action sports has made a lasting impact on the participants and the wider community. The Mandurah skatepark competition stands as a remarkable celebration of thrilling action sports, uniting skateboarders, scooter riders, and BMX enthusiasts in a vibrant showcase of talent, camaraderie, and community spirit. Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on future competitions and other events and you can also look back on all of the past competitions on the past competition page here. 

Mandurah skatepark competition official results – 17th April 2023

Scooter beginner – 1st Taj Phanupen, 2nd Blake Ferguson, 3rd Alex Giovenco, 4th Douglas Nelmes, 5th Jaxon Baker, 6th Leo Nelmes, 7th Harrison Kearley, 8th Zack Ballantyne, 9th Allison Brice, 10th Maxwell Brice, 11th Luke Thornber, 12th Patricia Brice

Scooter intermediate – 1st Dylan Maclean, 2nd Kai Blyth, 3rd Lochlan Yeats, 4th Zaine Hall, 5th Kai Phanupen, 6th Mackinley Gregson, 7th Brandon Phanupen, 8th Mikayla Thornber

Scooter open – 1st Jake Baggetta, 2nd Moses Waitere

Skateboard beginner – 1st Sophia Stahlhut, 2nd Alice Stahlhut, 3rd Kira Stewart, 4th Lani Herold, 5th Laura Brown, 6th Scarlett Harrington, 7th Grace O’Brien, 8th Hunter O’Brien

Skateboard intermediate – 1st Madison Brown, 2nd Alex Gauder, 3rd Arya Powell, 4th Zara Jones, 5th Kasper Godfrey, 6th Ilay Godfrey

Skateboard open – 1st Locky O’brien, 2nd Dusty O’brien 

BMX beginner – 1st Jaxon Baker, 2nd Dylan Maclean, 3rd Mikayla Thornber, 4th Ilay Godfrey, 5th Zack Ballantyne, 6th Harrison Kearley, 7th Luke Thomas, 8th Luke Thornber, 9th Will Sain, 10th Maxwell Brice, 11th West Sain, 12th Allison Brice, 13th Patricia Brice

BMX intermediate – 1st Alex Giovenco, 2nd Cooper Bennett, 3rd Jeremy Wilson
 

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Mandurah Action Sports Games Unleash Thrilling Competition at Mandurah Skatepark

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Luke Tooze bringing the stoke.

The highly anticipated Mandurah Action Sports Games took the Mandurah skatepark by storm, showcasing the incredible talents of skateboarders, scooter riders, and BMX enthusiasts. Supported by Mandurah Mazda and Drug Aware, this exhilarating skatepark competition drew a diverse range of riders and solidified its place as a premier event in the action sports calendar. The competition demonstrated the commitment of both participants and sponsors in fostering a vibrant skatepark culture.

The Action Sports Games competition adopted an exciting format, with competitors showcasing their skills in both the small bowl on day one and the big bowl on day two. The best run from day one was combined with the best run from day two to determine the winners and place-getters, adding an extra layer of intensity and anticipation to the event.

Rollerskate made its debut at the Action Sports Games on Friday Night, highlighting the inclusive nature of the event. Sash Berg showcased remarkable skills and secured a well-deserved victory, signaling a promising future for rollerskating in the Action Sports Games. We look forward to increasing the participation number for the 2024 event.

BMX witnessed jaw-dropping stunts and intense battles for supremacy. Sam Grace stole the show with his audacious foot jam to fakie to fakie front flip in the deep bowl, pushing the boundaries of what was thought possible. Unfortunately, Dylan Schmidt’s exceptional riding was cut short by a heavy slam on the first day, forcing him to sit out on the second day. Nevertheless, his presence was sorely missed as his fearless style and technical prowess always electrify the competition. In the intermediate class Ronan McCamish displayed his signature riding style, soaring to incredible heights and maintaining an impeccable flow throughout his runs. His consistency and skill captivated both judges and spectators alike and propelled him into the first place. 

The BMX competition reached its climax with a thrilling finish that left everyone on the edge of their seats. Nathan Freeman and Sam Grace battled it out with relentless determination, leaving no room for error. When the dust settled, Freeman emerged victorious by the slimmest of margins, securing the top spot with just 0.66 points separating him from Grace. This exhilarating competition marked the beginning of the Western Australian BMX freestyle state championships, adding even more significance to the competition. Riders from across the state competed fiercely, aiming to secure their position as the top contenders in the championship series. To see how the 2023 championship tally is place be sure to check the link to our liveheats page.

Skateboarding saw a thrilling mix of talented men and women across all levels. Adam Pacynko, making his much-anticipated return from living in England, showcased his exceptional skills, reminding everyone of his prowess in the bowls. However, it was Cruz Evens who rose to the occasion, dominating the competition and claiming the coveted first-place prize. In the men’s under-13 category, Zen Evens demonstrated exceptional skill and secured a well-deserved win, showcasing tremendous potential for the future. The open women’s category witnessed a fierce battle between Mia Kretzer and Hailee Roberts, both of whom displayed rapid progression and showcased their immense talent.Either of them could have taken the win but it was Mia who came out in 1st place.

Emily Palmer brought their stoke to the Mandurah Action Sports Games had some rad front side grinds.

In the scooter category, Mitch Bacon took center stage in the open class, mesmerizing spectators with his powerful, fast, and high-flying combinations. Kash Toft gave a strong performance but had to settle for second place. The intermediate class showcased exceptional skills over the two days, with several competitors potentially making a move to the open class in 2024, further raising the bar for future competitions.

The Mandurah Action Sports Games would not have been possible without the generous support of Mandurah Mazda and Drug Aware. Their commitment to promoting and nurturing the local action sports scene has contributed significantly to the success of the event. As Freestyle Now continues to champion the growth of action sports, the Mandurah Action Sports Games will undoubtedly remain a highlight on the calendar. With its electric atmosphere and showcase of incredible talent, this event further solidifies Mandurah as a thriving hub for action sports enthusiasts.Be sure to check our coming events page for more information on future competitions and other events and you can also look back on all of the past competitions on the past competition page here. 

Clockwise from top left – Arnika Dale rolling to the win in the beginner class. – Sash Burg helped to make the debut of rollerskates at the Action Sports Games by taking 1st place. – Chloe Pizzuto on their way to second place. – Emma Kouka had some rad handstands and took home 3rd place. – More rollerskate photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

No one was going as high as Mitch Bacon. 1st in the open class and the $500 cash. 

Clockwise from top left – Kash Toft throwing a stanly flip on his way to second place in the open class. – Lloyd Edwards ripp’n the open class in the small bowl on the Saturdays part of the competition, they took home the third place. – Zac James Moore rollin the the open class enough to claim the fourth place position but also sent some bangers over the box in the middle of the small bowl. – The intermediate class was won by Rufus Macfarlane-Brewer, will they move up to open for 2024?. – More scooter photos can be found on our Facebook page here

Clockwise from top left – Nathan Freeman took home the win by just 0.66 points, super close competition. – Samuel Grace flip whips the volcano, on their way to second. – Dylan Schmidt with a massive no hander, not long after this he took a heavy slam at the same spot that put him out for the weekend. – Only Ronan McCamish can be this stylish, winning the intermediates. – More BMX photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

Clockwise from top left – Cruz Evans is a skateboarding machine, so much power and skill, 1st in opens mens and $500 richer. – Mia Kretzer has now got  back to back wins in open womans at Action Sports Games in the past two years. – Adam Pacynko took a hiatus from the west oz skate scene and headed to England for a couple of years but he is back and rippin it. 2nd place in open mens in. – Hailee Roberts shreds hard and took home $300 and a 2nd place.

Clockwise from top left – Harlow Clark holding on by just one wheel taking the 2nd in 9 and under womans. – So pumped to see Arya Powell taking the win in 13 under womans and achieving goals, they are becoming more comfortable in the competition zone now. – Mason Clark took the win in the 9 and under mens, he was stoked for sure. – Zen Evans destroyed the competition in the 13 under mens and would have quite honestly taken the win in the opens, yes he is that rad. – More skateboard photos can be found on our Facebook page here.

Mandurah Action Sports Games official results – 17th – 19th March 2023

Rollerskate beginner – 1st Arnika Dale, 2nd Isla Skinner

Rollerskate open – 1st Sasha Berg, 2nd Chloe Pizzuto, 3rd Emma Kouka

Full liveheats rollerskates results link here

Scooter beginner – 1st Eli Stokes, 2nd Rhyder Howard, 3rd Michael Critchlow, 4th Jaxon Baker, 5th Logan Leader, 6th Calais Blakers, 7th Lykan Hepi, 8th Kaiden Grigg

Scooter intermediate – 1st Rufus Macfarlane-Brewer, 2nd Hayden Brewer, 3rd Casey Donohoe, 4th Brad Wooldridge, 5th Jayce Blakers 

Scooter open – 1st Mitchell Bacon, 2nd Kash Toft, 3rd Lloyd Edwards, 4th Zac James Moore, 5th Dylan Sinclair, 6th Millar Hammond

Full liveheats scooter results link here

BMX under 11’s  – 1st Ilay Godfrey, 2nd Donovan Kane Hudson, 3rd Ryder Schmidt 

BMX under 15’s – 1st Albie Livesley, 2nd Alec Richards, 3rd Harlan Pfeiffer

BMX over 15’s – 1st Ronan McCamish, 2nd Taj Hamilton, 3rd Liam Miller, 4th Andrew Joss, 5th Nathan Wilson, 6th Jake Greaves, 7th Vaughn Jones

BMX opens – 1st Natham Freeman, 2nd Samual Grace, 3rd Luke Tooze, 4th Dempesy Varischetti, 5th Jack Carwardine, 6th Dylan Schmidt, 7th Ryan Aquilina 

Full liveheats BMX results link here

Skateboard 9 and under mens – 1st Mason Clark, 2nd Jake Turnbull, 3rd James Rixom, 4th Levi Pagdanganan, 5th Ilay Godfrey, 6th Hunter Hall

Skateboard 9 and under womens – 1st Pepper Connolly, 2nd Harlow Clark, 3rd Indiana Done, 4th Summer Daykin, 5th Scarlett Harrington 

Skateboard 13 and under mens – 1st Zen Evans, 2nd Otis Sienkewitz, 3rd Locky Obrien, 4th Alex Gauder, 5th Arleigh Hall, 6th Zachary Hlaing, 7th Kasper Godfrey

Skateboard 13 and under womens – 1st Arya Powell, 2nd Madison Brown, 3rd Rosie Connolly 

Skateboard open mens – 1st Cruz Evans, 2nd Adam Pacynko, 3rd Vai Evans, 4th Jake Smith, 5th Scott Michael Davis

Skateboard open womens – 1st Mia Kretzer, 2nd Hailee Roberts, 3rd Gogo Dale, 4th Emily Palmer 

Full liveheats skateboard results link here
 

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