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La Kantera Invitational 2018 – details

Taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of June

Volcom and Euskaltel present the La Kantera Invitational 2018, which will be taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of June at Bilbao’s OG scenic shred zone. The Basque Country boasts an impressive amount of gnarly skateparks per square foot so any opportunity to visit the place should definitely be taken – add in the chance to drink cheap booze whilst watching an international bevy of transition maniacs tearing into La Kantera’s concrete curves and any sane person would be looking up flights rather than reading my ramblings. Watch last year’s highlights for confirmation of the enjoyment there is to be had and go check out the Bilbao Exposed and Bilbao Points of Interest article for an idea of what else is to be had in the area…

VOLCOM & EUSKALTEL PRESENT LA KANTERA INVITATIONAL
22-23 JUNE 2018, GETXO, BASQUE COUNTRY
“Join the party at the legendary pool of La Kantera, located right down the beach near Bilbao! With dates coinciding with the San Juan celebrations, the contest gets back to its roots with epic skate sessions, bone fires, live music and a tasty BBQ. The event will gather some of the most radical skateboarders on the planet, coming down for the good times and competing to split a total prize purse of 45 000€ (Women, Masters and Pro/Am divisions). Rune Glifberg, Oskar Rozenberg, Brad MccLain, Nicky Guerrero and Yndiara Asp are already confirmed on the skaters side, while the Music Lineup will feature Purple V
ellocet (Euk), Pizza Knife (Nl), Woodywood Cutters (Fr) and Estrons (Uk).
THIS ONE IS NOT TO BE MISSED ! LIVE WEBCAST ON SATURDAY”
SCHEDULE
FRIDAY 22 JUNE
11.00-21.00
FREE SKATE BASH
20.00
BBQ ON THE BEACH
20.30
LIVE MUSIC ON THE BEACH
Purple Vellocet (rock, EUK)
Pizza Knife (punk, NL)
SATURDAY 23 JUNE
10.00-12.30
COMPETITORS WARMUP
12.30-15.40
SEMI WOMEN, SEMI MASTERS AND
QUALIFIERS PRO/AM
16.10-19.30
SEMI PRO/AM, FINALS AND PRIZE GIVING
LIVE WEBCAST ON VOLCOM.COM
21.00-23.30
LIVE MUSIC ON STAGE
Wodywood Cutters (Prog Rock, FR)
Estrons (Indy rock, UK)

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