The second Urban Rider Games Reloaded at ATBShop Skate Warehouse on Friday 8 April have landed a coup with recently crowned world champion Jordan Clark attending the event to judge the competition.
Sponsored by Domino’s Pizza, and supported by Swindon Link, Morrison’s and Swindon Travel Choices, Jordan will be at ATBShop in Hawksworth Trading Estate from 3pm so that everyone grab photos and autographs with the teen star before the competition requires his expert view of performances.
Grit scooters sponsored Jordan secured the World Scooter Championship at Extreme Barcelona 2015 and repeated the achievement on the World Tour at Rush Skate Park in Stroud where he took the crown from three times World Champion US Rider Dekota Schuetz.
Urban Rider Games Reloaded organiser Diana Kirk said: “Jordan coming to Swindon is a great coup for ATBShop and Skate Warehouse. He is huge in the world of scooter riding; it’s fantastic he’ll be here to meet his fans and run his expert eye over the performances in the scooter riding competition.”
The ISA Championships website says of the 17 year old: ‘Popular in the UK Jordan was relatively unknown across the world, however his 1st run at the world final was a show of brilliance that launched Jordan onto a world stage. Since winning the World Championship Jordan has been around the world proving why he is a worthy champion, true professional and all round nice guy.’
Diana is expecting well over 100 entrants from throughout the region who will be competing for well over £2,000 across the different competitions.
She added: “Swindon Travel Choices and Morrisons are really making this year’s event super healthy and super fun. Using the Swindon Travel Choices smoothie exercise bikes, users will peddle to generate their refreshment in the attached blender. Morrisons at Regent Circus in the town centre will be supplying all the fresh fruit and ingredients.
“It’s going to be a fun day full of adrenaline for the entire family, as battle is done to become Urban Rider Games 2016 champions in BMX, Skate or Scooter discipline and
Urban Rider Games Reloaded 2016 will be held at ATBShop Skate Warehouse, Unit 1 Newcombe Drive, Hawksworth Trading Estate, Swindon SN2 1DZ on Friday 8 April, starting at 3pm. Some of the top extreme sports judges will be marking the competition.
Top and below, Lewis Marsh (12), winner of the Junor Urban Rider competition in 2015. Photo: Richard Wintle of Calyx