Supergirl Jam 2010 Starts June 30 At SKATELAB
The most talented female pros as well as up-and-coming amateurs from the skateboarding, surfing and snowboarding communities will make their way to California this summer for the multifaceted Supergirl Jam series.
The 2010 Supergirl Jam event series starts tomorrow June 30, 2010 with the Supergirl Am Jam in California. The 2010 series will be the forth event of its kind and will attract more than 100 of the world’s top female athletes competing in surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding.
The Supergirl Jam is the ultimate, all-female, multisport event. Its one of a kind design strives to celebrate female athleticism and empowerment. Three events are in store for the 2010 Supergirl Jam series:
Supergirl Am Jam June 30 SKATELAB (Simi Valley, CA)
Supergirl Pro Junior August 14 Oceanside, CA (Oceanside Pier)
Supergirl Jam August 22 Venice Beach, CA
Karen McTier, Executive Vice President of Domestic Licensing and Worldwide Marketing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, is thrilled to be a part of the fourth consecutive Supergirl Jam in California.
“It’s an honor to once again provide an opportunity for these young women to take center stage and be applauded for their talent, dedication and inspiration,” said McTier.
On June 30, the Supergirl Jam recognizes the sport’s emerging skateboarding talent with the Supergirl Am Jam at SKATELAB, a premiere Southern California indoor skate park. The event features a skateboard street contest featuring the top amateur skaters in the U.S. and offers the winner a spot in the pro competition during the Venice Beach Supergirl Jam.
A Grade-4 event on the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) North America Pro Junior Series, the Supergirl Pro Junior boasts the richest purse in Pro Junior history and attracts the sports most talented stars, including the 2008 U.S.
The following weekend, on August 22 at Venice Beach, the snowboarders will have their time in the limelight. 80,000 pounds of man-made snow that will be dropped on the beach for the Snowboarding Rail Jam competition.
In addition to snowboarding on the beach, the Venice event features thirty of the very best skateboarding and inline skating pros competing on a custom-built street course designed to challenge their board and rail skills.
"With great partners like Warner Bros. and DC Comics, this series was built to inspire young women and provide opportunities for these amazing artists to showcase their skills," said ASA Entertainment CEO Rick Bratman, producer of the Supergirl Jam. “
Additional surfing and snowboarding contests for the 2010 Supergirl Jam are in the planning process for November and December and will be announced as soon as they are set in stone.
Water, waves and wind: Check out our surfing videos. We have collected tons of free surf videos and clips for you!
Since the announcement of its debut in the city of Los Angeles back in April, The L.A. Skate Film Festival has been going through a great deal of developments that foresee a bright future for the organization.
Sebastien Toutant took first place and was followed by two of his compatriots as the Canadians dominated the 2010 5Star Billabong Ante Up on their home turf.