JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Some of the world’s best skateboarders will battle it out for the Super Crown World Champion title at the Riverfront Plaza on Saturday and Sunday.
A world-class facility, designed by several big names, including the Street League Skateboarding founder and TV personality Rob Dyrdek, has been built at the plaza for the event. It’s on the site of the old Jacksonville Landing.
The event brings 25 of the world’s best skateboarders together, including the reigning champs and several Olympic medalists from the Tokyo Games, to compete for the largest amount of money in skateboarding history.
One reason Street League Skateboarding brought the competition to Jacksonville is because Kona Skate Park in Woodland Acres is the nation’s oldest skatepark.
The venue opens to the public Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by the last chance qualifiers.
The Women’s Super Crown Final is Sunday at noon. The Men’s Final is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
It’s unclear just how much money they could win but, they are competing for the biggest cash prize in professional skateboarding.