So.. You Can Longboard Dance?

Worldcup Longboard Freestyle and Dance

BTFL

BTFL started as the first longboard brand made for girls in 2015. BTFL – “beautiful longboards” – develops boards and designs specifically for young women. Tailored to women’s body sizes and weights, the construction and individual technical features of the BTFL boards allow lighter, more petite riders to cruise comfortably on their BTFL longboards. These make it easier for beginners to learn, and also give advanced riders the chance to go to their limits. We are so happy to have this brand join us for making the women shine and kick ass!!

Blood Orange

Based in Santa Cruz, CA, one of the original hotbeds of skateboarding, Blood Orange strives to bring you premium aftermarket skateboard accessories. At first it was a goal to make a great bushing for Caliber Trucks. Then they decided they liked them so much that they should offer them as aftermarket products for everyone to enjoy (no matter what truck you ride). After getting a great response for their bushings, they decided to develop premium aftermarket skateboard accessories including griptape, slide gloves, hardware, and wheels among other things. The things we all need! Bring it on!!

Caliber Trucks Co.

Caliber Truck Co. is a skateboard truck brand dedicated to creating the highest-quality trucks on the market. They bring a minimalist mentality to the design of their trucks, giving you everything you want and nothing more. In their mind quality will always come first. After all, how can you sell a product that you wouldn’t be stoked to ride? And of course we are very stoked to welcome Caliber to the team!!!  

About & Contact

‘So.. You Can Longboard Dance?’ is a big annual international longboarding event organized in Eindhoven, The Netherlands by Flow Provider / Spots and Locals. This 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 a sponsored and non-sponsored dance contest, a hippy jump, best G-turn, best trick and women (non sponsored and sponsored) competition, which attract riders from all over the world. There is one area where the competition is held, the other area is for those who like to skate themselves. But also for […]

Press info

We have a folder we can share with you with all press info and material, so don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll send you the link! Interviews with riders and key persons we can also arrange easily! Here are the press releases of 2018 download here for ENGLISH   download here for DUTCH algemeen   en download hier het persbericht over gratis Longboard lessen

What MEN and WOMEN in longboarding should be doing

Dear all, Loved to read the articles of Cindy Zhou (BIG UPS!) and Maxwell Storey Dubler about what men and women in long boarding should not be doing. And it was too easy to give this blog this title.. Of course everyone just should visit SYCLD this year! But now on topic. During the talks about the whole ‘boy / girl thing’  within the competition setup of ‘So.. You Can Longboard Dance?’, past discussions I had within other action sport disciplines came in handy. Of course women are good marketing tools and form a smaller group in many kind of action sports (so […]

Film & Photo Contest: What to do?

Dear competitors, You have subscribed (or will do that when you read THIS)  to the photo- and film contest and now what to do? There are two chances to win: 1. The best cinematographic impression of the event will be selected and win! This is a judge decision where also the reaction of the public plays a big role. How to enter the competition: 1. Make an (awesome, beautiful, artistic, touching, accurate or which choice you want to make) registration of “So.. You Can Longboard Dance?” 2. Film: Put the film online (Youtube or Vimeo) and add the link to […]

The first SYCLD blog post

Hi everyone, With this first blog post I’m welcoming Katharina Leuck, she will be our live reporter for the event! For those who are not making it or want to copy a story about all that is happening to use as a screensaver, she is our girl! In this post you are stuck with me though.. It’s 1.00 hrs at night, the 18th of February and I’m wrapping up the final ‘things to do yesterday’ to be able to be heading stress free to the Netherlands tomorrow. Yeah, this event is organised from Spain, but by a Dutchie. Organising this […]

992 Longboards

992 Longboards was born in Valencia, at the end of 2011 with one idea, to get a product with the best possible adaptation of the board toward the rider, for this they use their passion for wood and sport. We are happy to welcome 992 as a new sponsor in 2015! Another great brand from Spain! check: https://www.facebook.com/992boards

Timberboards

Some years ago, Timber Boards had a whole 3 square meters of storage space and an idea. At first this idea was mostly riding on enthusiasm. Through research and a lot of testing they got more and more skilled. Their vision was clear. They wanted longboarders to enjoy a durable board that was catered to their specific discipline. As they are a bunch of Dutch guys they think that it’s important that a board is versatile. There is only so much you can do with a flat surface after all. This reflects into the design of all their products. Their boards […]

Crownboards

Crownboards are custom handcrafted longboards from Belgium. A wide variety of the most beautiful boards made with heart and soul. Made to be a crown on you longboard skills! Crownboards is making something really special as a prize for the contests!!! check: https://www.facebook.com/Crownboards/

Goat Longboards

Goat is a family. Everyone around them make things go, and go better. The people behind the brand are the energy that drives them. The energy they provide and the great boards they make is a really great addition to the sponsors and participants of SYCLD. Stoked to have them over! Check out their site and feel right at home! http://www.goatlongboards.com

Floor Plan

Again the whole venue will be ours. So one BIG competition area and a BIG Free Skate hall with obstacles and enough space around! There will be a bar and food area. (PLEASE DO NOT BRING FOOD OR DRINKS INTO THE VENUE!) The info booth where you also do the confirmation of your registration will be next to the bar in the competition area. There you can also buy your raffle tickets to win amazing gear! There are going to be booths of different brands so bring the contents of your piggy bank!

040 BMX Park

  At 040 BMX park they are not only the best BMX park there is but also the builders of such fine moveable obstacles you are wondering how they even had the time to build this and such a great park. Our neighbours from Eindhoven will make sure that we have some nice obstacles to skate on. New ones are added! check: http://www.040bmxpark.nl/

The Boardfather

  This was one of the smaller longboard/skateshops that have their heart in the right place. Although the shop as it was doesn’t exist anymore they do a lot for the community and have been supporters from the first moment. The name “So.. You Can longboard Dance?” is a wink to the event they organised called “Dancing with the Stars”. Maarten of the Boardfather is still like our daddy, making sure the competitions are set up and executed in the right way.

Dasilva

  All the way from Israel these hippies provide you with the most beautiful dancing boards out there. The hardest part of organising SYCLD is handing over their boards to the winners. If you see us cry this year, you’ll know why! We hope we have our brothers with us in person this year, the nicest guys out there! check: http://dasilvaboards.com/

Flow Provider

  The company behind it all! Founded over 10 years ago, Flow Provider has been at the roots of streetculture and streetsports teaching in schools and organising events for those who compete at the top. Please make sure to check our website as we offer a lot of different events and lessons in boardsports and streetculture! check: http://www.flowprovider.com

Longboard Girls Crew

We have a special Girls competition to have them shine extra! The great inspiration for girls comes from our sisters from Longboard Girls Crew! And we have awesome news, they give away their brand new first official deck! It was designed by Valeria Kechichian, Ingo of Icone Longboards and ConceteWave Skateshop. This deck is a great allrounder with a symmetrical shape. Made in Europe. Wow! check: http://longboardgirlscrew.com/

Olson & Hekmati

OLSON & Hekmati is now one of the best known and most popular German longboard brands and one of the largest German manufacturers.  These builders of beautiful boards supported us  throughout the last year and this year again they are part of the team. Thank you guys!  check: http://olsonhekmati.de

Orangatang

  Orangatang provides one of the finest wheels to dance on. And will be supporting the event again as well, in a big way! They are also sending team riders from all over the globe, so awesome! Even if you know their wheels, check their website and laugh your socks off! http://orangatangwheels.com/

Original

  At Original Skateboards they see longboarding differently. they know that a longboard is so much more than just a longer skateboard and for that reason they knew that using nothing more than oversized traditional skateboard trucks and boards, while hoping for a different result, would never get them where they wanted to go. This great supporting brand is again represented at our event and two of their team members are part of the team of judges!! check: http://originalskateboards.com/longboarding

Simple Longboards

  Simple is one of the SYCLD team members from day one. This event is made with their input and knowledge and everyone knows the beautiful Platypus family Simple offers. Simple supports the longboard lessons so a lot of people get their first steps into what can be a bright SYCLD competition future on a Simple. That’s what the community is about. check: http://www.simplelongboards.com/

How To Get There

HOW TO GET THERE AND PARKING Address Klokgebouw 50 Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant The Netherlands By  Train You can use the Dutch railway station to get to the venue most easily. Both from the Central Station in Eindhoven and ‘s Hertogenbosch sprinter trains will be leaving to station Eindhoven Strijp-S which is right next to the venue. For specific travel information you can use the information on http://www.9292.nl or http://www.ns.nl. By Plane The closest airport is Eindhoven from which you can take line 401. Get off at the stop ‘Strijp S-Ir.Kalffstraat, Eindhoven’ and the venue is just around the corner. Of course […]