Ever since Tampa Pro earlier this year, Nyjah and Luan have been battling it out at every stop. Luan took home his first-ever SLS win at Stop One: Los Angeles, and backed it up with a win at Stop Two: New Jersey. Nyjah has been hot on his heels the entire time and tomorrow it all comes to a head at the 2015 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship.
Can Luan win the one that matters the most? Or will Nyjah reclaim his title? Find out tomorrow, October 4th. Watch live on FS1, FOX Sports Go, and streetleague.com.
Street League Skateboarding has announced that the coming SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship – the official street skateboarding world championship as recognized by the International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) – will include a women’s division allowing the world’s best female street skateboarders to compete for the title of SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Champion. This historic announcement not only opens the competitive aspect of the sport up to all the world’s best street skateboarders, but further solidifies the competition framework for skateboarding.
Selected for their professional performance throughout the past year and contributions to street skateboarding as a whole, the roster will be competing for the first-ever female title of SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Champion and a $30,000 first-place cash prize purse with one-of-a-kind Nixon watch. This year’s competitors will consist of Leticia Bufoni, Lacey Baker, Pamela Rosa, Samarria Brevard, Alexis Sablone, Vanessa Torres, Marisa Dal Santo, and Alana Smith.
For the first time in history, women will have the opportunity to compete in the true street skateboarding contest that defines the only World Champion as recognized by the ISF. Curated in conjunction with the Women’s Skateboarding Alliance (WSA), the women’s division at the SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship in Chicago, Illinois on October 4th at UIC Pavilion will bring together the world’s most accomplished female skateboarders to battle it out for the title of World Champion and for the highest first place prize purse in women’s skateboarding.
The Women’s contest will be webcast live around the world on StreetLeague.com on competition day starting at 2:45pm ET. In partnership with FS1, the Women’s contest will also have it’s own dedicated one-hour premiere special telecast on FS1 and FOX Sports GO on October 18th in the USA. The first contest including Women in SLS is shaping up to be a truly historic moment in skateboarding fans won’t want to miss.
Fox Sports 1 Telecast Schedule:
2015 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship: LIVE: Sunday, October 4 (5 PM ET – 7 PM ET)
2015 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship: Women’s Division Premiere: Sunday, October 11 (4 PM ET – 5 PM ET)
For additional info and assets with the SLS 2015 WOMEN’S Announcement click right here.
Stop #2 of the 2015 Street League Tour takes place in Newark, New Jersey this afternoon. Tune in to watch all 25 SLS pros vie for the 8 cut towards the Super Crown Championship live tomorrow on Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports Go, and streetleague.com at 4:30pm ET.
The crew at Street League is tapping into the power of technology to find the Trick of the Year for 2015. What’s that mean? Exactly this – any trick, by anyone, Pro or Joe. All you need is an Instagram account and you can compete against Nyjah, Luan, and the rest of the SLS Pros. It’s truly anyone’s game.
The winner receives the first skateable trophy: a $10,000 tab at California Skateparks to build them a custom skate obstacle of their choice.
How to Enter
Post your best tricks to Instagram and tag them with #TrickOfTheYear. Then officially enter your tricks by visiting the contest website at: StreetLeague.com/TrickOfTheYear where you’ll log in with your Instagram account to connect your posts to the contest.
If your Insta account is set to “Private”, the contest can’t pull in your submissions. So make sure your account is public.
If you want to enter an old trick you posted a while ago, you’ll have to repost the trick to get it in the contest. Reposting the trick will also help remind your followers to go vote for it on the site.
Even if you’re not competing, StreetLeague.com/TrickOfTheYear is where you can keep tabs on some of the best tricks on the planet. Up-vote the good, down-vote the not-so-good.
Tune in and watch Street League’s 2015 Nike SB Pro Open Kick-Off special on Fox Sports 1 this evening at 8pm ET. Click right here to locate your local listing.
At the close of the Nike SB Pro Open Finals, it all came down to last tricks for Nyjah Huston and Paul Rodriguez for first and second place. New SLS Pro recruit, Evan Smith seized third place with an impressive outing in Barcelona. Drop by the Street League site for complete recaps on the action.
Nyjah Huston 34.2
Paul Rodriguez 33.8
Evan Smith 32.4
Chaz Ortiz 32.3
Tom Asta 31.7
Manny Santiago 31.6
Shane O’Neill 30.5
Chris Cole 28.1