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SO.. T-SHIRTS


Also this year we will have some awesome SO.. T-Shirts. An SYCLD x KebbeK Skateboards collaboration!  For sale at the event for only € 15* (*only cash, no card machine) 

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PhysioVan


Hey! I’m Jade Reinders, a sporty entrepreneur who love’s to travel. ‘PhysioVan’ is my mobile physiotherapy practice, with extra attention to human fitness. PhysioVan is for athletes and (international) events. That’s why you can find me with the PhysioVan on So .. You Can Longboard Dance? 2019 Are you looking for an experienced physiotherapist who

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Katarzyna Hajdan: Judge


Warsaw, Poland His(s)tory:”…. My story started in Portugal. A few years before I started skating, I was in Peniche.  I came there to overcome my fear of water – I wanted to surf. I heard there about longboarding and only when I  come back to Poland, I started browsing the net in search of what

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Decathlon skateboarding


Decathlon skateboarding is a small unit of passionate people who want to make skateboarding and longboarding accessible to the many.   Check here for more info!   

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Skatepower


SKATEPOWER.eu comes to SYCLD to celebrate its 40th anniversary with you. As usual, SKATEPOWER.eu offers a pre-selected range of highlights from all areas: decks, trucks, bearings, wheels and protectors. Due to its 7 years presence on the longboard market, there are excellent worldwide relationships with well-known manufacturers, which make longboard dancing not so expensive or

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Skatepro Skatepark Party


This year there is again a small big party in AreaFiftyOne Skatepark, on the other side of the street from the ‘Klokgebouw’. The small part is the catching up and enjoying a beer and some tunes at the bar. The BIG PART about the party is FREE ACCESS to one of the BIGGEST (>3000 m2)

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Bagage?


There will be NO lockers or wardrobe at the event * Keep your valuables with you, don’t leave them behind in an unattended bag! If you like to store your luggage there are (big and small) lockers at the Central Train Station in the centre of Eindhoven (1,9 km easy skating from the venue) Check

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Skatepro


Skatepro is an online skateshop founded in 1996, today with a physical shop in Copenhagen and one in Aarhus DK. Skatepro`s goal is to help people easily find their passion within skating while delivering top service and a professional setup.Along their international profile they support hundreds of events every year and support 90 ambassadors within

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Program 2019


Saturday & Sunday FREE SKATE AREA ALL DAY LONGBOARD LESSONS at 13:00 – 14:00, 14:30 – 15:30 and 16:00 – 17:00 hrs. Check here for more info   Competitions check here for all information about the competitions    Saturday 20th of april 11.30 – 12.30 CONFIRMATION REGISTRATION (all riders of that day have to check

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Free Longboard Lessons


Saturday and Sunday at 13:00 – 14:00 hrs 14:30 – 15:30 hrs 16:00 – 17:00 hrs You can subscribe at the event, the lessons are given at the free skate area.  The free longboard lessons are available for both adults as children. Maybe nice to try with the whole family?  Everyone can learn how to

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SYCLD Breakfast


At ‘Onder de Leidingstraat’ you can enjoy the whole weekend the best breakfast in town. Located on the other side of Area51 Skatepark it’s very close to the venue. Open from 10.00 hrs.   https://www.onderdeleidingstraat.nl/   

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DUTCH persbericht 2019


Beste redactie,   Hieronder vindt u het persbericht over ‘So.. You Can Longboard Dance?’ Wereld kampioenschap Longboarden met links naar hoog resolutie beeldmateriaal en een video trailer. Mocht u interviews willen houden met de organisatie of een longboarder dan horen we het graag! Natuurlijk bent u ook van harte welkom om op het evenement een registratie

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Sick boardshop


Sickboards has been around since 2004, since then they have been the longboard specialist on all disciplines (downhill, cruising, dancing, long-distance, freestyle and slalom). They have created a unique skate store, with a free 350m2 (3800ft2) skatepark. They are sponsoring SYCLD from the very beginning. Visit them while you are in The Netherlands (The Hague)

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CONTEST REGISTRATION 2019 IS CLOSED!


REGISTRATION 2019 is CLOSED!  All riders who registered will receive an email with all info. Did not get an email? Please contact us   Registration Please read the Information about the competitions and judging  REGISTRATION CLOSED at the 16th of April 2019 at 23.59 CEST (it’s not possible to register at the event)   The competitions

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ENTRANCE = FREE


This event is a gift to the longboard community and this is how it should be! We are extremely grateful people attend from all over the world! And we like to inspire more people to get into the amazing feeling you get with a board under your feet. SO.. we want to make the event

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Landyachtz


Landyachtz believes in making quality skateboards that will improve your life. Skateboarding makes life better, it’s something to do with your friends, it’s a way of expressing yourself, a way to get outside, it’s fun, challenging and exciting. You don’t need a membership, seasons pass or a vehicle to be a skateboarder, all you need

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Information competitions and judging


register for the competitions here   DANCE COMPETITIONS these are the different Dance competitions: – DANCE OPEN SPONSORED RIDERS (for male and female riders) – DANCE OPEN NON SPONSORED RIDERS (for male and female riders) – DANCE WOMEN SPONSORED RIDERS – DANCE WOMEN NON SPONSORED RIDERS – DANCE GROMS (boys and girls age 1-15 )

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‘So.. You Can Longboard Dance?’ is the World Cup Longboard dancing & freestyle. This events is annually organised in The Netherlands by Flow Provider. The free and for everyone accessible event, focuses on a combination between contests and free skating in the discipline of longboard dancing. The contests consist of an open sponsored and non-sponsored

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Seismic


One of the oldest longboard brands in the world, Seismic Skate Systems is the brainchild of Daniel Gesmer, who innovated a dance-oriented approach to flatland freestyle skateboarding way back in the 1980s. With dance as a primary background inspiration, Seismic has been pushing the envelope of progressive skate tech since 1993, when it introduced the

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STUDIO LONGBOARD


Skateshop and recording studio in Hamburg – this is Studio Longboard. A worldwide unique concept combines the two passions music and skateboarding under one roof. The local skate shop in Hamburg-Altona is also available as an online shop and has a large selection of skateboards, longboards and surfskates including accessories. Studio Longboard was founded in

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Whaleboards


Whaleboards is a small brand of bambù Skateboards born in 2016 in Piedmont, Italy. From the passion for wave surf and for skateboarding comes the idea of making large boards suitable for landsurfing, inspired by the Californian style. In addition to the big longboards We also create surfskate that simulate surfing with shortboard, to have a quiver always heterogeneous. https://whaleboards.it/

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Sleeping: Blue Collar ‘ SYCLD’ Hotel


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UPDATE: THE BLUE COLLAR IS FULLY BOOKED!  The Blue Collar hotel (in the same building as the event) is for 2019 totally reserved for the visitors of SYCLD!!! How to get a room or hostel bed? Fill in this form (form is not available at the point, hotel fully booked) (check Blue Collar for all info

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Sleeping: Holiday Inn Hotel


Looking for a hotel in between the the city center of Eindhoven and the Klokgebouw during SYCLD? Holiday Inn offers all our visitors 15% discount on their stay at 19-04/ 20-04/ 21-04 at Holiday Inn Eindhoven! For reservations please contact their reservations department via reservations@hieindhoven.com or +31 (0)40235 82 45 and mention the following CLD2019 www.hieindhoven.com [codepeople-post-map]

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1 day, 14 hours, 31 minutes and 37 seconds until SYCLD


Dear all, SO.. almost time to go and build up everything for SYCLD 2018!! Always a surreal moment and must say I’m almost stressed about being not stressed! What are we forgetting??? SO.. it seems, checking all ‘to do’ lists, that all is prepared! SO.. we are ready too! Except.. where is the Golden Trophy

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Alternative Longboards


In our workshop, combination of innovative technology and top quality materials turns into a supreme product. Check www.alternativelongboards.com

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STANT


STANT is a skaters owned and community associated clothing brand. We create ways to identify with the passion we share not only through riding but also in everyday normal life. The brand is built on what we believe in, which is good quality, fair trade and hard work. Come visit us at our stand to

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Aboubakry SECK: Judge


SECK Aboubakry born in 1993 in DAKAR / SENEGAL Sponsored by Majutsu Longboard, Remember Collective and ParisTruck Longboarding since 2014   Hi(s)story “I discovered longboard thanks to my best friend of the time in 2014. He had a mini cruiser and I was too much fun with him when he was riding what pushed me

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Paris Truck Co.


Paris Truck Co., making the best longboard and skateboard trucks on the market since 2006. With trucks that look as good as they feel, we are proud to make anyone’s setup a dream setup. We are stoked to be a part of SYCLD and have riders from around the world attending this World Cup event

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LUXE Truck Co.


LUXE Truck Co. is a truck and accessory company. LUXE is bringing the high roller style with fresh ideas, bright colors, and innovative design.

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Remember Collective


Born in 2013 in sunny Southern California, Remember Collective strives to bring fresh and functional ideas to the table with every product we produce. Lively graphics and a diverse lineup provide fun for just about everyone!

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SO.. Joining the SYCLD Crew?


Every year SYCLD is supported by a wonderful team of volunteers. From hanging up banners to support during the event! If you like to be part if this crew, please join this group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1196790513771328/ or send us an email  Thank YOU!

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SO.. Prizes SYCLD 2019


In 2019 there will be prize money for two categories: Dance Sponsored Open 1st: € 500 | 2nd: € 300 | 3rd: € 100 * The winner of Dance Sponsored will also receive the golden trophy board (made by Crownboards) which changes hands from world champion open to world champion open each year. Dance Sponsored Women

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Sjors Thomassen: DJ


Sjors Thomassen | 1991 | Netherlands His(s)tory “DJ at the first edition of SYCLD and continued providing the music ever since. I first learned to board around 10 years ago with Erik’s longboard. He brought his longboard to school and let me practice with it. Eventually I bought my own board and joined the crew

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Yero Pharaoh: DJ


Yero Pharaoh – 90s kid – half Dutch/Mauritanian His(s)tory “I play sick tunes for the competitors and visitors ranging from hip hop to future disco/funk. DJ’d last year at SYCLD and loved it! My fellow DJ’s Erik and Sjors invited me to play. I knew very little about longboarding and was amazed by the skills,

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Christopher Weggler: Judge


Christopher Weggler | Judge | 1990 | Munich Bavaria Sponsored by Crownboards, Undonewatches Longboarding since the end of 2014 Hi(s)story “Years ago I was totally over stressed and I was looking for a sport to calm down after work. I saw an advertisment with some downhill skaters. Only the imagination to shred hills was amazing

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3 weeks, 3 days, 14 hours and 3 minutes to….


Hi there! Just realised I didn’t write a blogpost yet for 2018 yet! What is there to say.. SYCLD is a riding train and everything goes well with the preparations! It seems like the event keeps on having good karma.. pieces of puzzles fit and we are on a roll! Well, we don’t know where

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Bianca Kersten: Boss (they say)


Bianca Kersten | born a long long time ago | Dutch but living in Spain Longboarding since  2011 Her story “Founded SYCLD in 2012 when the Eindhoven crew, which I was a part of, wanted to go skating indoor because of the bad weather. The owner of the venue, who I know, agreed to let

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Jelle Lemmens: right + left hand & brain


Jelle Lemmens/ 1992 / Belgium Judge at the very first edition. (Crucial!) part of the team ever since. His(story) “Skated when I was younger, fell in love with woodworking and the scene after. To me SYCLD is a Family reunion. What impressed me the most is seeing it grow from a Sunday skate day to

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Achel Machin: Judge


Achel Machin | 1992 | Sponsored by Majutsu Longboard, Paris Trucks and Blood Orange Wheels. Longboarding since 2014 SYCLD history: After three years competing, he was judging in China and is also a judge in Eindhoven since 2018. He also has a LOT of talent as a film maker (check the Majutsu SYCLD video ‘la

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Guleed Yussuf: Host and advisor judging team


Guleed Yussuf / 1988 / Somaliland/ Netherlands/ Germany Guleed our host with the most, skating for `simple longboards, Travelol, AWHOU, Goldcoast. This happy ball of energy is the one who keeps us hyped through the day, making sure the good vibes are always flowing trough the competition. Guleed is also a longboard teacher in Amsterdam with

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Lotfi Lamaali: Judge


Lotfi Lamaali / 1983 / France Sponsored by Loaded boards, Orangatang wheels, Paris Truck Co, Boosted boards, EXTREME and Nectar and began longboarding in 2008 His(s)tory “I competed on the very first edition in 2013, second 2014 and in 2016, and was a member of the jury during the 2015 and 2017 editions (China edition as well)

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Werner Wildberger (aka Duude Junior): Judge


Werner Wildberger (aka Duude Junior) / 1982 /Austria Sponsored by Wasted Hours Clothing, running Simple Longboards and been skating for 25 (!) years His(s)tory “I’ve attended SYCLD twice as a rider, in my 3rd year, i broke my wrist and got my cast removed a week before SYCLD. i wasn’t really able to compete but went

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Maarten Frouws: Judge


Maarten is the father of ‘Dancing with the Stars’, the older sister of SYCLD.   Since when are you involved? “Since before the first event I got involved, because I organized an event that had a similar setup. Bianca asked us if it would be allright if she copied some elements. I totally digg what

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Thomas Tiel Groenestege: Advisor judging team


Thomas Tiel Groenestege/ 31 / The Netherlands Sponsored by his very own Soma and rides for 14 years SYCLD, what’s excitement if you can dance? How to bribe? Ride better than the others! (bummer people, guess the pizza, coffee and raki won’t make you win after all)

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Simon Arsenidis: Judge


Simon Arsenidis/ 32 / Germany Sponsored by Mantis Longboardshop, Dasilva Boards, Paris Truck Co. Simon is excited about SYCLD because it’s Two days. Two huge halls. Hundreds of talented riders full of stoke. Do he has to say more? It will be a highlight of this year! Just give him a nice Greek Raki, that will do

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Andrei Churakov: Advisor judging team


Andrei Churakov/ 23/ Belgium Sponsored by Original Skateboards, Paris Truck Co, Fireball Wheels, Wasted Hours Clothing and rides since 8 years How excited is he about SYCLD? he likes SYCLD more than his own birthday. Nuff said. How to bribe Andrei?! Not pizza. Definitely not delicious, cheezy pizza.

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DoYoung Gwon: Advisor judging team


DoYoung Gwon/ 1987 / South Korea Sponsored by Bastl boards, Blacktop Trucks and Manaliso clothing. Longboarding since 2012 His(s)tory: “I got the 3rd place for Sponsored freestyle/dancing in SYCLD 2015. I got the 2nd place for Sponsored freestyle/dancing in SYCLD 2016. I finished SYCLD 2017 in Final run. Since SYCLD 2017 China, I got into

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The experience of the world champion!


This was my first time in Netherlands, and my very first time in Europe. Europe has a very different scene from Asia, including the culture, food and social convention. I liked Amsterdam a lot, it’s the city of freedom after all. The first time I heard of SYCLD was couple years ago. When I checked

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Kebbek skateboards


Kebbek skateboards-Since 1992 Making skateboards for a quarter century means 25 years of long days and late nights. 25 years of having sore hands and rough skin. 25 years of being curious and stopping at nothing to satisfy the taste of progression. 25 years of event support and community involvement. 25 years of making friends

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