? LIVE Park Skateboarding World Champs - Men's & Women's finals!
News, highlights and exclusive content from Rome on Olympics.com: https://oly.ch/PSRome1 The #RoadToParis2024 for park skateboarders will continue at The Spot Skatepark in Lido di Ostia, Rome, where the Park World Championships 2023 will take place from 1-8 October. The event in will not only crown the next pair of world champions but also dish out valuable Olympic World Skateboarding Ranking (OWSR) points, which are key for those looking to make it to the Games in France next year. Set to defend his title in the men's contest will be Team USA's Jagger Eaton while reigning women's champion Sky Brown misses the competition with a leg injury. Among those set to challenge for the top are Olympic champions Keegan Palmer and Yosozumi Sakura as well as rising stars including Arisa Trew and Gavin Bottger. The competition will begin with a men's and women's open qualifier which will determine the top 27 skaters making it through to the quarter-finals. There, the skaters who are pre-seeded owing to the OWSR will join the hunt. Just 16 skaters will make it through to the semi-finals before a final eight will be determined to battle it out for the podium places. The format for the open qualifiers and the quarter-finals will be 'best 45-second run' from two runs before switching to 'best hang-on run' of three for the semi-finals and finals. WST: Rome Park 2023 World Championships - Schedule in full (Time in UTC+2) Sunday 1 October - Men and Women's Practice Sessions - 09:00 - 19:45 Monday 2 October - Men and Women's Practice Sessions - 09:00 - 19:45 Tuesday 3 October - Men and Women's Practice Sessions - 09:00 - 19:45 Tuesday 3 October - Women's Pre-seeded Skaters Practice - 19:50 - 20:35 Tuesday 3 October - Men's Pre-seeded Skaters Practice - 20:40 - 21:25 Wednesday 4 October - Men's Open Qualifier - 09:00 - 20:35 Wednesday 4 October - Pre-seeded Skaters Practice - 12:45 - 14:20 Thursday 5 October - Women's Open Qualifier - 09:00 - 15:10 Thursday 5 October - Women's Pre-seeded Skaters Practice - 16:05 - 16:50 Thursday 5 October - Men's Pre-seeded Skaters Practice - 16:55 - 17:40 Friday 6 October - Men's Quarter-finals - 11:35 - 14:55 Friday 6 October - Women's Quarter-finals - 17:35 - 20:55 Saturday 7 October - Women's Semi-finals - 15:35 - 17:25 Saturday 7 October - Men's Semi-finals - 18:35 - 20:25 Sunday 8 October - Women's Final - 17:15 - 18:00 Sunday 8 October - Men's Final - 18:20 - 19:05 #RoadToParis2024 #OlympicQualifiers #Skateboarding