Friday, September 25, 2009

MegaRamp Big Air Skate in Sao Paulo

MegaRamp at Sambódromo do Anhembi in Sao Paulo

Big Air is the brand new modality of Skate board. Developed on USA, it's a ramp that can goes further than 100 meters high. On this September 26th and 27th the biggest structure will be in Sao Paulo. It's 107 meters width x 27 meters height is back to the city one more time.

After the very successful Oi MegaRampa of Sao Paulo last year, MegaRamp is back at it again.

Already done at Anhembi Park it took about one week with twenty workers rotating day and night to erect the huge structure of iron and wood. The contest includes a new MegaRail section not included in last years format.
Have a look on some of the competitors: Jake Brown, Rob Lorifice, Andy McDonald, Adam Taylor, Elliot Dick, Pierre Luc-Gagnon, Edgar "Vovô” Pereira, Lincoln Ueda, Christiano Matheus, Vítor Simões, Rodrigo "Digo” Menezes e Pedro Barros.

The Oi MegaRampa official schedule is as follows:

  • Semifinal Practice: 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Semifinal: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • MegaBMX Challenge (air): 1:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Final - 50 Foot Gap: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • MegaBMX Challenge (best trick): 3:30pm - 4:00pm
  • MegaRail Challenge: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Practice: 9:00am - 10:30am
  • MegaBMX Challenge: 10:30am - 11:00am
  • Final - 70 Foot Gap: 11:00am - 12:30pm

 Bob Burnquist at Big Air (Mega Rampa) in Sao Paulo

Where: Sambódromo
Anhembi – Avenida Olavo Fontoura, 1209, São Paulo
September 26th and 27th. Check out the schedule up here.
Sponsor: Oi Mobile Company
How much: The tickets are already sold out, but it's possible to watch the broadcast via the Official Sponsor Website clicking here.

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