The imaginExtreme Barcelona has already been installed in the Parc del Fòrum, where for two days the festival will offer competition, music, lifestyle, urban culture and activities for all ages.
This Friday has held the training days and the first qualifiers. More than 400 riders are ready to offer their best version over the weekend.
Barcelona, June 16, 2017
The Parc del Fòrum already breathes action. Today has kicked off the 8th edition of the imaginExtreme Barcelona with a day of training and the first qualifying rounds. Now everything is ready so that this weekend thousands of spectators can enjoy one of the most relevant sports and action culture festivals in Europe.
6 modalities, 15 competitions and 400 riders
More than 400 riders are quoted in the Catalan capital to offer the best spectacle of action sports. Throughout the weekend will be held up to 15 competitions corresponding to the modalities of BMX, scooter, inline, longboard, Streetboard and skateboard.
This year the imaginExtreme Barcelona has made a leap forward with the creation of facilities that are assimilated to those of the world festivals. Both Central Park – multi-sport facility – and BEO Park – specific to the skateboarding competition – have grown in size and this will allow riders to be more daring and try more spectacular tricks. And do not forget the cross track, where the tests of speed of longboard, inline cross and scooter cross are celebrated.
Music, Food Trucks and Lifestyle
But beyond the competition, the imaginExtreme Barcelona is also culture and lifestyle. The festival offers music in a stage set in the center of the Market Street, the street dedicated to specialty shops in the action sports sector. And this is accompanied by a variety of food trucks spread on the premises to get a bite or some food.
In addition, this edition it has been created the Chill Plaza, a space where you can enjoy urban culture with an exhibition of urban art by the hand of Montana Colors, slackline and parkour exhibitions, as well as some more shops. The Chill Plaza will be the ideal place to take refuge from the sun, relax and have a drink with friends or family.
Activities for children and young people
The imaginExtreme Barcelona is characterized for being a festival suitable for all audiences. For those who want to enjoy the competition, those who come to practice the more than 3,000m2 of facilities open to the public for initiation or practice of action sports and also for families. The imaginExtreme Barcelona also dedicates a large area to the youngests of the house, so that they can discover the different sports modalities.
Tickets available at www.imaginextremebarcelona.com
Tickets for the 8th imaginExtreme Barcelona are available on the website www.imaginextremebarcelona.com. All those who buy them until Friday the 16th will be able to enjoy the advance discount. It should be remembered that children under 5 have free access, children between 6 and 12 years old a 50% discount, that special promotions have been created for families and groups of friends. In addition, imaginBank, Family and CaixaBank customers will have unique discounts.
imaginBank, the main sponsor of the imaginExtreme Barcelona 2017
imaginBank is the first mobile-only bank in which the operation is done exclusively through mobile apps and social networks. It is a step forward in CaixaBank‘s innovation strategy, recognized internationally as one of the leading entities in the application of new technologies to financial services.
imaginBank gathers the experience of CaixaBank as a leading entity in technological innovation and in service to the young target. For this reason, it offers its support and gives name to the imaginExtreme Barcelona event.
The support of the Barcelona City Council through the Institut Barcelona Esports as the main collaborator and the sponsorship of CaixaBank are essential for the imaginExtreme Barcelona to have achieved a great success and consolidation in the previous seven editions.