Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Bondi Skate Park to welcome Tony Hawk

Bondi Skate Park to welcome Tony Hawk
December 10, 2017

One of Australasia’s largest and most exciting skate events, the GENERAL PANTS BOWL-A-RAMA™ is to return to the Bondi Skate Park on 17th and 18th February next year.

The  largest professional bowl event in the Southern Hemisphere, will see the return of skateboarding legend Tony ‘The Birdman’ Hawk and an all-star line-up featuring some of the world’s best known skateboarders including Bucky Lasek, Pedro Barros, Steve Alba, Eric Dressen.

GENERAL PANTS BOWL-A-RAMA™ not only delivers some of the best skateboarding in Australasia, but world over. The picturesque beachside location will play host to the epic event, promising two full days of big-air entertainment, music, stalls and more.

Destination NSW continues to support the event which brings skate board fans from interstate and overseas to the famous beach.

NSW Member for Vaucluse Gabrielle Upton MP said: “BOWL-A-RAMA has become a highly anticipated event for Bondi that not only showcases the best of Australian and international skateboarding, but provides the perfect opportunity for visitors to explore everything the iconic Bondi Beach has to offer.

“The NSW Government, via its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW, is proud to support BOWL-A-RAMA and looks forward to welcoming fans and competitors back in February.”

Leading Australian fashion retailer, General Pants Co. continues their support for the event as naming rights partner in 2018.

Commenting on last year's event, Hawk stated “I love the Aussie skate scene - it’s always been really strong, even when skateboarding wasn’t as popular.

“The pool is a great medium - they’re doing proper huge vert tricks and really textured tricks. Last year I was so impressed with the juniors and girls competition, it was a big highlight of the event.”

For more information go to www.bowlarama.com.au

2nd December 2017 - BONDI BEACH DEDICATED AS A NATIONAL SURFING RESERVE

29th September 2017 - BONDI PAVILION REFURBISHMENT PLANS TO BE AXED 

19th May 2017 - MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS DRIVING MILLIONS OF VISITS TO SYDNEY 

12th September 2016 - SYDNEY’S BEACHES DELIVER $2 BILLION IN SOCIAL VALUE

16th October 2015 - SKATEBOARDERS PETITION AGAINST OLYMPIC INCLUSION 

21st January 2012 - AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST SURF, SKATE AND MUSIC EVENT SET TO EXPLODE ON MANLY BEACH


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

GreeneDesk

Track. Engage. Retain GreeneDesk is a suite of cloud based software solutions helping health clubs, leisure centres and swim schools to effectively track progression, improve customer engagement and…

read more

Aquatics / Billing / Education / Fitness / Technology

 
 

INTELLIGENZ

Recreation Management Software for managing all your program registrations, facility bookings, membership pass sales and Point of Sale; including detailed reporting, automated customer communication…

read more

Access / Billing / Finance / Marketing / Technology

 
 

WATERPLAY Solutions Corp

Whether your goal is increasing your centre's revenues or creating an engaging environment, why not add play to your project? If you're looking for stylish aquatic play features, kid-tested…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Play / Recreation / Waterparks

 
 

Vticket

Vticket Pty Ltd is the Australian and New Zealand distributor for Gateway Ticketing Systems Inc., the world leader in high-speed access control, admission control and ticketing software for the…

read more

Attractions / Security / Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

SOLARWISE NSW DOLPHIN TECH

Solarwise NSW / Dolphin Tech were the first and are the largest Dolphin dealer in NSW with a full service facility and full range of spare parts "on the shelf". We also provide on site…

read more

Aquatics / Venues

 
 

Aussie Strength

We are Aussie Strength. The ultimate supplier for Commercial Gym Equipment that's built to deliver in the toughest environments. From USA-Built hardcore weight training equipment from Arsenal…

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness

 
 

SLE WORLDWIDE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

SLE Worldwide Australia is a Managing General Underwriter specialising in insuring risks in the world of Sports, Leisure and Entertainment. Be it relaxing, playing, organising or watching sports,…

read more

Insurance / Venues

 
 

TRISLEYS HYDRAULIC SERVICES

Trisley's Hydraulic Services P/L (THS) are a specialised pool company dealing with all aspects of the commercial swimming pool industry, including the installation and servicing from the smallest…

read more

Aquatics / Design / Play / Waterparks

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business