Rovaniemi is situated at about 6mi/10km south of the Arctic Circle and is the capital city of Lapland. Surrounded by impressive and unspoiled nature, it is widely known as the official home town of Santa Claus, as well as for the Northern Lights phenomenon and its amazing winter activities, it attracts many visitors and action sports enthusiasts, all year round.
Action sports festival at the Esplanade Financière Sun Life Olympic Park, Montreal
Presented by Amnesia, Jackalope Festival is one of the biggest extreme sport festivals in Canada. The event is taking place at the Esplanade Financière Sun Life of the Olympic park and will be held from July 18 to July 20, 2014. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of action sports that include: Freestyle motocross (Milot Land Tour), Skateboarding (competitions for both amateur and professional athletes), Fixed gear, Slackline, Longboard (slalom), Parkour and best trick BMX.
In addition, Jackalope Festival will also host the World Cup Skateboadring contest where professional athletes will definitely take your breath away while competing to win a $7,000 grand prize. Entrance is free and open to all and there will be many side events like after parties (18+), video contest screening, live concerts and extreme sports shows-off that will boost your adrenaline levels.
For those who wish to register for the skateboard, fixed gear ibike crit, parkour and video contest, click here.
For more information and directions about the Olympic Park, click here.
Event schedule is coming soon. Stay tuned!