GHOST TOWN FREERIDE

22-23 June 2024

Consonno, Olginate LC

Longboard, skate & rock’n’roll in the ghost town

Free entry for the public 

A weekend of adrenalin on the road of the most hardcore spot in Italy. Longboard downhill, skateboard, contest, live music, street art, beers, food trucks and expositors will give back life to the mysterious ghost town of Consonno making ghosts escape.

This event holds the skater’s culture and mentality thanks to over 120 riderz from all over the world and 8 punk bands, in two days of party where scabs, broken boards and lots of pogo will not be missing.

The event will open from Friday 21 June from 18.00 with the skate area, music and food-truck already active.

#RIDEHARDCORE

SPOT & DISCIPLINES

LONGBOARD FREERIDE

1.3 km / 3 corners / average pendency 14% / maximum speed 83 km/h

EXPERT Level: INFO SPOT

Access exclusively reserved for the practice of Downhill longboard

Access reserved for registered riderz. Helmet and protections are MANDATORY.
The event is regulated by the rules of the Italian Federation FISR.

Sunday afternoon BEST SLIDE CONTEST in 2nd corner

SKATEBOARD

Mini ramp + Street zone
The skateboard area will be set on the square of the ghost town and it will be opened Friday/Saturday from from 6PM till the end of the night.

Saturday from 9pm, contest on the mini ramp, to win the exclusive GHOST TOWN FREERIDE award, branded Red Bull and other numerous awards offered by sponsors.

CATEGORIES: UNDER14 / WOMAN / ADULTS

 

CONTEST: FREE REGISTRATION, send an email to sbandabrianza@gmail.com.
The access to the skate area and the registration to the contests are free, and it is guaranteed only to the registered athletes to the Ghost Town Freeride.

MUSIC

Riderz vs punk: Music will always be present during the freeride and in the evening skate session.

8 LIVE BAND PUNK on an UNIQUE STAGE. During the afternoon freeride you will skate with a band playing in the second turn in the most spectacular and adrenaline point of the Ghost Town Freeride!!The show is guaranteed!!

In the evening the party will be moved in the square of Consonno where the night will be filled with a lot of music, with 2 LIVE PUNK BANDS and  DJS as a background for the skate contest.

STAY TUNED Sbanda Brianza social media to find out the line up.

 

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STREET ART

Riderz vs writers: In the two afternoons of the freeride at the starting wall, a space will be dedicated to experimenting with the Loop Colors and creating your own piece. The Sprays will be freely available.

WORKSHOP STREET ART, Saturday from 14.00 to 16.00 at the wall of the freeride departure, there will be some writers in charge who will share their experience in street art and will give two tips on the use of sprays. FREE registration on site.

#VANDALICO

MORNING ACTIVITY

Consonno is a mysterious place that need to be explore and valorised.

On Sunday morning some activities will be held around the spaces of Consonno. The Registration to the activities  is free, and is done on site from 9.30.

Morning activities from 10.00 to 12.00 choose your activity:

GUIDED EXCURSION in Consonno, organised by the local hiking association GEFO

YOGA, in the square 

– MTB on Consonno’s paths, organised by NORT’N’LINE

Further information will be provided on site at the bar of the square.

GENERAL INFO 

Consonno is a real abandoned city.

* NO electricity

* NO WiFi
* NO changing rooms and showers
* NO ATM / cash machine

The nearest services are 2 km away in Olginate.
The showers service will be reserved for riders fro 6pm to 8pm at the Consonno Square.
All information will be given during the briefing.

Live writing on the walls of Consonno during the freeride.
Exhibitors and producers related to the world of longboard, skate and action sports will be present.

Bar service & food truck always active.

Possibility of camping for riders registered at the designated camping area.

In case of bad weather, the event will be postponed to a date to be yet defined.

The event is patronaged by the FISR and it is regulated by the norms of the federation.

HURRY UP >> ENROLLMENT WITH A CLOSED NUMBER, UNTIL 120 POSITIONS ARE REACHED.

Free entry for the public

–PROGRAMME–

Friday 6pm-12am: welcoming rider, open skate area, music

Saturday 12pm-14pm: welcoming rider

Saturday 2pm-6pm: freeride, live music, street art

Saturday 6pm-12am: skate & contest(at 9pm), after-party with live music and DJ set 

Sunday 10am-12pm: morning activities

Sunday 12pm-2pm: welcome riderz

Sunday 2pm-6pm: freeride, live music, street art

Sunday 6pm-8pm: happy hour+ awards e lottery

NO STOP BEER AND MUSIC

Bar service & food truck always active from Friday to Sunday

HOW TO ARRIVE

Loc. Consonno, Olginate (LC)

Go to the map

ACCESS TO CONSONNO

RECOMMENDED, the entrance from the municipality of Galbiate is ALWAYS OPEN throughout the event, thus, from Friday at 6pm to Sunday at 8pm. The entrance from the municipality of Olginate will be closed to the traffic on Saturday and Sunday during the freeride, from 1pm to 6pm. Pedestrian access for the public during the  freeride will be permitted on the instructions of the staff. We suggest Riderz to enter the event from the Olginate’s side, as it is closer to the camping and the freeride village.

To download the event map, click HERE.

PARKING, there are several a large spaces on the side of the road near the start of the freeride and near Consonno’s square.

TRAIN, the closest train station is CALOLZIOCORTE station is a 20-minute walk from the entrance to the road to Consonno. 1 hour to the entrance to the village of Consonno.

Within Consonno walking is recommended. It is forbidden to enter areas not related to the activities of the event.

For any further information, sbandabrianza@gmail.com or call: Italia +39 339 8692459 (Emma)

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