Kimberley Diamond Cup This Weekend

Kimberley Diamond CupNumerous pro skaters from around the world are in Kimberley, South Africa this week sightseeing and practicing at the skatepark leading up to the Kimberley Diamond Cup World Skateboarding Championships.

The Kimberley Diamond Cup World Skateboarding Championships presented by Kumba Iron Ore takes place Sept. 27-29 where competitors will battle it out for their share of a large $500,000 total prize purse. The winner of the Street Championships will receive $100,000. The winner of the Vert Championships will receive a $60,000.

The contest will also feature Am Street, Am Vert and Women’s Am Street contests. Competitors earned spots in the Am Championships at KDC by winning regional contests, for both teams and individual skaters, held in cities across South Africa’s Northern Cape Province over the last three months.

Drop on by the official 2013 Kimberley Diamond Cup site to check on the event details.

The Competition Schedule is as follows:

Saturday, September 28
Big Air & Street World Championship Qualifiers

Live webcast 7:30am – 9am U.S. Pacific Time
10am – 1pm: Open Street Practice
12pm – 4:30pm: Big Air Practice
1pm – 4pm: Pro Street World Championship Qualifiers
4pm – 4:30pm: Concert featuring national South African artists
4:30pm – 6pm: Big Air Finals and Awards Live on Supersport TV. Live webcast at

Sunday, September 29
Am Street, Big Air Gap Best Trick, & Pro Street World Championship Finals

Live webcast 7:30am – 9am U.S. Pacific Time
10am – 12pm: Open Street Practice
12pm – 2pm: South African Am Street
3pm – 4pm: Big Air Gap Best Trick Contest
3pm – 4:30pm: Pro Street World Championship Practice
4:30pm – 6:30pm: Pro Street World Championship Finals and Awards

*All contest times are local South Africa time, 9 hours ahead of U.S. PST

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