SOME of the best pro scooter riders from across the planet will bring their skills to Brimscombe this weekend when Rush Indoor Skatepark hosts an international event.
More than 50 pro scooter riders, including the likes of American Dakota Schuetz and British rider Archie Cole will feature in the competition.
The two-day event, at the indoor skate park near Stroud, will also see the most respected street riders in the world take to Rush Street Plaza on Saturday, a best trick competition, as well as music and an event for up-and-coming riders on Sunday.
Michelle Norman, from the Rush team, said: “We are absolutely delighted to host the ISA Scooter World Championships here at Rush Indoor Skatepark in Brimscombe, Stroud especially as we are such a new park.
“We will have over 50 world class pro riders here for the weekend battling it out to become world champion.
“There will be lots of things to do for all the family including a dedicated gourmet and retail village, amateur jam, outdoor ramps and a music gig during the Saturday evening.
“We are sure that it will be a fantastic weekend event and hopefully look forward to holding the event again in the future.”
Next Tuesday Aug 19 top BMX street riders will also descended on the skate park as part of a week-long UK tour.
Riders taking part in the Red Bull Local Hero tour include Kriss Kyle, Bruno Hoffman, Anthony Perrin and Simone Barraco,
It aims to connect young BMX enthusiasts with their sporting idols, and gives them a once in a lifetime opportunity to ride their local skate parks with their heroes.