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The King of Dublin this weekend

DC’s Global Pro Skate Team which includes Josh Kalis, PJ Ladd, Jani Laitiala, Ruben Garcia and Jody Smith will be in Dublin this weekend for the The King of Dublin skate event.

These will be run throughout this weekend at Portobello Square and Wood Quay Amphitheater.

Each days contest will have up to 50 of the city’s top unsponsored skaters who will compete both days for the crown. The 50 contestants will be divided into four heats. Each heat will be given a 15-minute practice session, followed by a 30-minute jam format. If you can;t make it you will be able to catch all of the fun on

Here’s the schedule.

Saturday 25th July:

2pm Meet at G1 Skate Shop, Lower O’Connell Street
3pm-7pm DC King of Dublin Competition

Sunday 26th July:

2pm Meet at Wood Quay. Q&A session with the DC Skate Team
3pm DC King of Dublin Competition begins
8pm The ‘King’ is crowned!
9pm Button Factory for King of Dublin Party