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BMX and Skateboarding Competition Coming to Venice

Skaters and riders will be performing tricks off of quarter-pipes and massive ramps.

Some of the world’s best skateboarders and BMX riders will be competing at the Sony Big Air Triples in Venice on Sept. 22.

The contest will place participants in head-to-head matches that showcase versatility and innovation. The course will include a 26-foot roll-in ramp, two 25-foot jumps and a 14-foot quarter pipe.

"The Big Air Triples course is one of my favorite ramps to ride,” said 22-time X Games medalist Andy MacDonald in a statement. “It's going to be awesome having that massive ramp set up right on the beach in Venice where everyone can experience this new style of riding."

Participating BMX pros include recent Dew Tour winner Zack Warden as well as a host of additional stars like Morgan Wade, Ryan Guettler, Austin Coleman, Pat Casey, Vince Byron, James Foster, Colton Satterfield, TJ Ellis, Daniel Sandoval, Andy Buckworth and Anthony Napolitan. Skateboarding participants include top pros like Andy Macdonald, Jake Brown, Adam Taylor, Jagger Eaton, Jett Eaton and more.  

Producers will create a show based on the competion that will air on Fox Sports Net on Nov. 23 at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m.

The event, at the corner of Ocean Front Walk and Windward Ave., kicks off at 1 p.m. and is free to attend. Riders will be available for autographs.

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