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 shall be remodeled 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 collection. The competitors shall be broadcast dwell from Chicago by way of 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 once 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 by means of on-site hosts Jack Mitrani, Chris Pastras, and Chris Cote. Viewers can work together nearly with the hosts through the competitors and ask questions in real-time. Pacifico is bringing in DJ Alissa Jo to offer tunes to energise each the skaters and the viewers at house. One winner shall be topped victorious, strolling away with the primary ever Pacifico S.Ok.A.T.E. trophy.
Skilled skate rivals will embody Chaz Ortiz (Chicago native, one in all avenue skateboarding’s finest), 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 forged their vote to convey The Downtown Open to their metropolis the next yr. A post-event sweepstakes may also supply customers an opportunity to attend subsequent yr’s occasion with a VIP package deal.
This primary-of-its-kind occasion is aiming to set an instance of the right way to efficiently execute sporting occasions by means of distinctive competitions and dwell streaming experiences.
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