Boardmasters Festival

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Coordinates: 50°26′23″N 5°02′51″W / 50.4398°N 5.0476°W / 50.4398; -5.0476

Fistral Beach showing the beach bar setup ready for the 2010 Boardmasters Festival
The Vert ramp at the 2010 Boardmasters Festival during the first skateboard free practice session.

The Boardmasters Festival is an annual event held in Newquay. The event is a combination of live music and a surf & skate contest.

The majority of the music performances take place to the north of Newquay near Watergate Bay. The Men's Pro 5 Star WQS surf competition takes place on Fistral Beach where a skate ramp is built for the BMX and Skateboard competitions.[1]

Music Festival[edit]

In 2010 acts such as Plan B, Leftfield, Newton Faulkner and Ricta will be performing at Watergate Bay across 3 stages on Friday and Saturday. As well as music there is a variety of bars and fairground rides on the site. [2]

Surf & Skate[edit]

At Fistral Beach the surf, BMX and skate competitions take place along with more music during the evenings. A small mini-ramp is set up on the headland and the vert ramp is built in the beach car park. A purpose built beach bar hosts the acts which in 2010 included The Futureheads, Zero 7 and Reverend Soundsystem.

Previous Results[edit]

Event Winner Second
2010 Men's 5 Star WQS Surf Marc Lacomare Jay Quinn
2010 Aerial Assault Alan Stokes Oli Adams
2010 Vans Summer Sessions Skate Vert Sam Beckett Andy Scott
2010 Vans Summer Sessions BMX Mini Ramp Alex Colburn Tobias Wicke
2009 Men's 5 Star WQS Surf Daniel Ross Txaber Trojaola
2009 Aerial Assault Micah Lester Reubyn Ash
2009 Vans Summer Sessions Skate Vert Alex Perelson Sam Beckett
2009 Vans Summer Sessions BMX Mini Ramp Ben Wallace Martin Cooper

Official Ticket Outlets[edit]

Primary Ticket Outlets include:

Skiddle

References[edit]