On October eighth, a first-of-its-kind digital skate competitors will happen in Chicago––The Downtown Open S.Ok.A.T.E Championship, hosted by Pacifico. A Chicago warehouse will likely be reworked to host and stream the occasion, with six skilled skate boarders competing in an epic S.Ok.A.T.E. battle.
The primary digital motion sports activities occasion, this unique skate occasion is an extension of the Downtown Open sequence. The competitors will likely be broadcast stay from Chicago through Transworld Skateboarding Website, Youtube, Facebook, and Downtown Open Twitch.
What’s a S.Ok.A.T.E. Battle?
The item of the competitors is to be the final skater to accrue the letters S-Ok-A-T-E. Two athletes in every bracket will coin toss to determine who goes first within the bracket.
The winner of the coin toss is Athlete A and can set the primary trick and the opposite athlete is Athlete B. An athlete is eradicated from their bracket after they obtain an “E”, indicating they’ve missed 5 set tips spelling S-Ok-A-T-E.
A Digital All-Entry Occasion
Motion sports activities followers will obtain an inside take a look at the competitors via on-site hosts Jack Mitrani, Chris Pastras, and Chris Cote. Viewers can work together nearly with the hosts throughout the competitors and ask questions in real-time. Pacifico is bringing in DJ Alissa Jo to supply tunes to energise each the skaters and the viewers at residence. One winner will likely be topped victorious, strolling away with the primary ever Pacifico S.Ok.A.T.E. trophy.
Skilled skate opponents will embrace Chaz Ortiz (Chicago native, one in every of road skateboarding’s greatest), Felipe Gustavo, Jamie Foy, Ishod Wair, Manny Santiago, and TJ Rogers.
Vote For Subsequent 12 months’s Metropolis
Following the occasion, Pacifico will host a social media ballot to permit viewers to solid their vote to convey The Downtown Open to their metropolis the next 12 months. A post-event sweepstakes may also supply customers an opportunity to attend subsequent 12 months’s occasion with a VIP bundle.
This primary-of-its-kind occasion is aiming to set an instance of how you can efficiently execute sporting occasions via distinctive competitions and stay streaming experiences.
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