Event: Thunder in the Mountains Electric Skateboard Festival (12th-16th June)

Skaters will begin making their way across the country over the coming days to Colorado for the 1st Annual Thunder in the Mountains Electric Skateboard Festival. The five-day festival is an open to electric skateboarders of any skill level and includes various off-road, street course, city, mountain, trail and night-time rides in the Denver area spanning from Wednesday, June 12th – Sunday, June 16th.

Participants will also have the opportunity to submerge themselves in local food, local beer, and local music during the Thunder in the Mountains Electric Skateboard Festival; while taking in some of the most unbelievably beautiful landscapes of Colorado.

Registration fees for the five-day Esk8 event are $100 per person with the option to receive a swag bag for an additional $25. For those who are interested in becoming a sponsor, fee’s range from $400 to $5000 depending on the level of sponsorship desired. Both registration and sponsorship fees can be submitted here.

Itinerary:

Day One: City Cruise and Meet & Greet
The Thunder in the Mountains Electric Skateboard Festival will kick off on Wednesday, June 12th at the Denver Skatepark located at 2205 19th St, Denver, CO 80202. The Denver Skatepark is one of the largest skateparks in the United States with over 60,000 square feet of skateable, concrete terrain. The skatepark lies in the heart of downtown Denver, overlooking Coors Field and the Denver Skyline. The group will through Denver for lunch at Adelita’s Cocina located at 1294 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210, before returning to the Denver Skatepark for a night ride and Scavenger hunt.

Day One: Schedule
11:00am – Meet and Greet at Denver Skatepark
1:00pm – Group ride from the skatepark to Adelita’s Cocina
2:00pm – Lunch at Adelita’s and time to charge boards
4:00pm – Group ride back to Denver Skatepark
5:00pm – Break and charge up until 8:00pm
8:00pm – Meet at Denver Skatepark for the Scavenger hunt and night ride

Day Two: Street Course Race Day
The IMI Motorsports Complex located at 5074 Summit Blvd, Dacono, CO 80514 will be the event hub for days two and three of the Thunder in the Mountains Electric Skateboard Festival.
IMI Motorsports Complex prides themselves as an extreme sports complex consisting of six different tracks. While off the tracks, riders can visit various sponsor booths, grab a bite to eat, enjoy music or just hangout, relax and charge their rides as they prepare for the next race.

Day Two: Schedule
8:00am – Track and Sponsor booth set-up and early bird warm-ups on the tracks
10:00am – Start of Race Day (race schedule provided on the day of events)
5:00pm – Races end, open use of track, music, hanging for the camp out.
10:00pm – The night time lonely road ride, departs from IMI Motorsports Complex.
12:00am – The Campout at IMI Motorsports Complex! Sleep under the stars, in your cars or in your tents and hang out until the second race day on the off-road course!

Day Three: Off-Road Track Race Day
The racing fun continues at the IMI Motorsports Complex located at 5074 Summit Blvd, Dacono, CO 80514. After wrapping up the second day of racing at the IMI Motorsports Complex, Thunder in the Mountains Electric Skateboard Festival skaters will take to the streets of Denver to embrace the food, bars, clubs and night riding scenes across the city. Participants are urged to join the Telegram Group Chat, for real time correspondence with your fellow skaters, while they are out and about in the city here.

Day Three: Schedule
8:00am – Track and Sponsor booth set-up and early bird warm-ups on the tracks
10:00am – Start of Race Day (race schedule provided on the day of events)
5:00pm – End of Race Day

Day Four: Mountain Side Rides
Participants in the Thunder in the Mountains Electric Skateboard Festival will be gathering at the Golden City Brewery, the second largest brewery in the city of Golden, Colorado. The Brewery is located at 920 12th St, Golden, CO 80401. Skaters will then migrate to Lookout Mountain which overlooks beautiful Golden, Colorado and even houses the famous gravesite of the most colorful figures of the American Old West; William Frederick “Buffalo Bill” Cody. After an afternoon of exploring, the group will enjoy lunch at Woody’s Wood Fired Pizza located at 1305 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401 before returning to Denver for a night ride at the Denver Skatepark

Day Four: Schedule
10:30am – Meet at Golden City Brewery
12:00pm – Short carpool up to the base of Lookout Mountain, ride up Lookout Mountain.
2:30pm – Head back to Golden City Brewery to park again.
3:00pm – Late lunch at Woody’s Wood Fired Pizza, opportunity to charge boards
5:00pm – Ride out from Woody’s and hit some of the park trails around Golden.
7:00pm – Take a break and head back to the city, rest for a few hours
10:00pm – Meet at Denver Skatepark for the night ride

Day Five: Exploration for the Bold
The Thunder in the Mountains Electric Skateboard Festival will meet up on Sunday, June 16th at the Denver Skatepark. While there, riders are encouraged to share any suggestions that they may have for breweries, dispensaries, food, parks and any other places of interest for the group to explore. Be sure that you have joined the Telegram Group Chat, for real time correspondence with your fellow skaters, in case you are separated from the group while exploring about in the city here.

Day Five: Schedule
11:30am – Meet up at Denver Skate Park
12:15pm – Ride out and Explore the city for the day

For additional event details please visit the official Thunder in the Mountains Electric Skateboard Festival website: http://www.theelectricboarder.com/

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