The #KDCgoesvirtual Skateboarding for Hope event takes place at the Kimberley Skate Plaza this Saturday, with a live broadcast of the finals at 1700.
Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa.
The city of Kimberley will be treated this weekend with the return of the #TheRealKDC at the Kimberley Skate plaza. Though the event will be a regional event, showcasing the best of the Province, the KDC Grand Slam events will return later in the year for skaters from all over South Africa and the World. Some of SA’s most famous Pro Skaters will fill the roles of Judges and Mc’s, which is sure to stoke the local skate community. Many of the Northern Cape skaters have come through the, Skateboarding for Hope, development program, run by KDC.
The event will be live from tomorrow the 26th of March, when the premier, Dr Zamani Saul will officially open the Skateboarding for Hope event at 10am.
All these proceedings will be live on our YouTube channel, https://youtu.be/eHm0AT-xWr0 … with the finals event broadcast live at 1700 on Saturday the 27th of March.
You can follow these hashtags for more updates – #TheRealKDC #ExperienceNorthernCape
The city has been battered by torrential rains this week, that has left the skatepark waterlogged and organizing the event a bit harder, but it’s all systems go for this weekend.
Heavy downpours and electric storms caused much damage across the Northern Cape, but the outlook for the weekend is mostly sunny.
South Africa’s top skateboarders will judge and mentor, the best young talent from the Northern Cape for the competition with an overall purse of R100 000.
The Northern Cape is the definitive home of extreme sport in South Africa and has the proven credentials and events that can attest to that status.
Skateboarding for Hope will bring a new broadcast format too, with content going directly to its communities on a variety of platforms and formats.
The event will showcase the best the Northern Cape has to offer.
Please watch our online channels for updates and how to best follow and engage with this innovative event.
For more information about the Northern Cape, please visit www.experiencenortherncape.com