July 26th, 2007 -
May 22nd, 2007 - this video is edited by Casper the Friedl host from Spijkenisse.
May 22nd, 2007 - some more footage of the contest can be viewed in the second part of this video called disconnected.
May 9th, 2007 - During practice, Hans wasn't drinking beers like other judges. No he was filming this hammer footage, just for your eyes only
May 4th, 2007 - Stefan from playboard magazine has put a nice report of the contest on his site. Now learn German and read it!
May 3rd, 2007 - The tacky crew really did their bests to cover the event. They've put everybody's semifinal run online. Go to tacky.nl and feel the vibe.
May 4th, 2007 - Click here to download the pressrelease.
April 26th, 2007 - For those among you who understand dutch, enjoy the posts on crimescene.be
April 27th, 2007 - Finally found some time to put these on the web: The results
April 27th, 2007 - German tech champ Alex Mizourov got his bag stolen at the ARZ event. It contained his video camera with footage for his upcoming video projects. If you find something, drop all the stuff in the mailbox of zumiez skatepark. Thanks.
April 25th, 2007 - Check out the coverage on adiofootwear.com.
April 25th, 2007 - Check out Fries Taillieu's winning run.
April 27th, 2007 - Nobody expected this local kid to win the ARZ07. But after his perfect final run there was no doubt about who would go home with the € 3000. Fries Taillieu is the name to remember. Runner-up Axel Cruysberhgs blew everybody away with his consistant kickflips all over the place. Third place went to Rob Maatman from Holland with biggie boardslides like this during his runs he was pretty close to the second spot. Ruben Rodrigues 360 flipped his way to 4th place. Peter Molec came all the way from Slovakia to do switch crooks into 5th place.
April 23rd, 2007 - Still not sober enough to write something serious about the contest. Here you have the final results.
April 23rd, 2007 - What a day! The Park got ready afterall. The atmosphere was fantastic. The level of skateboarding was amazing. Due to the good weather a little less qualification skaters showed up than expected. Or maybe they were affraid to take it up against the big boys. Some highlights of the day: Steve Forstner's incredible style and solid run. Dutch adio Rider Nassim Guammaz qualifing 4th for tomorrow's quarter-finals with huge frontside flips like this. Evelien Bouilliart rockin the red taps and leaving lots of boys behind her. The only non-sponsored local kid in the contest, Yanto Drèze making the cut. Click here for full results
Built to resist
April 23rd, 2007 - Two skaters from the Czech Republic signed up; Tomas Vintr and Michal Suchopar. They both ride for Eastpak. Other Eastpak riders who will attend ARZ07 are Madars Apse (Lv), Georges Agokouin (Fr), Phillip Schüster (At) , Stephan Günther (De ), Chris Pfanner (At), Samuel Partaix (Fr), Rita Brilhante (Pt), Antonia Ruela Boavida (Pt).
Meet the judges
Mizurov is in.
April 23rd, 2007 - Alex Mizurov, the winner of the European Skateboard Championships 2006 in Basel and éS Game Of Skate 2006 ASR in San Diego, will be hard to beat.
April 14th, 2007 - These people from Israel signed up for ARZ07: Boaz Aquino, shared the sixth place with Chris Pfanner in Tallin, starts in semi finals. And Misha Cracker will challenge in practice. Peace to the Middle East
April 11th, 2007 - No Easterbreak for the ARZ-crew nor for Hans Claessens, Volcom's European Teammanager. He called in the confirmation of his riders: Chris Pfanner from Austria, Enis Fazilov from Finland and Peter Molec from Slovakia. All of them are allready qualified for semifinals on sunday. Other volcom teamriders are Nick Dompierre, Alain Goikoetxea, Axel Cruysberghs, Fabian Verhaeghe, Sewa Kroetkov, Andi Welther and Tommy van Berkel
April 9th, 2007 - The official ARZ07 New Era Hat is in. Send your name, adress and cap size to firstname.lastname@example.org and win one for yourself.
April 8th, 2007 - Finally some nice pictures of the skatepark in real life
Sole tech Europe
April 11th, 2007 - Some more skaters of the E brands signed up for the contest Stephan Günther, Andi Welther and Steve Forstner are very psyched to skate this contest. View all other registered riders here
European Adio/Planet Earth Riders
April 11th, 2007 - Philipp Schüster, Mark Fröhlich and Dardan Sabovic are in.
Nike Sb Europe
April 4th, 2007 - Some more NiKe Sb riders confirmed. Paco Elles from Germany who ended 5th place in Simpel Session (Lv). Frenchman Heinrick Peccatus and Jose Roura from Spain will all be skating qualifications on Saturday.
Ollie under construction
March 28th, 2007 - Rebuilding a skatepark may lead to new opportunities...
April 11th, 2007 - We got some registrations from across the channel. Rodney Clarke is already 34 but you 'd better not underestimate his skills. Chris Oliver is only 25 and has quite a reputation when it comes to down to skating contests. He skated his first zumiezcontest seven years ago.
March 26th, 2007 - Adio am Chris Troy is hurt and won't make it to the contest. Kenny Reed won't be here either. But even without them the Adio/Planet Earth team is still super solid.
Nike Sb Benelux
March 23rd, 2007 - Nike Sb will send these litlle bastards to the contest: Niels van der Zeeuw, Tommy van Berkel, Niell Brown, Leon Huiskes, Kevin Tshala, Jelle Deschout, Thibault Lenaerts, Youness Amrani. Check back one of these days, by then the European Nike Team will have signed up. Expect some big names there as well.
Dutch Sole Tech Team Signed Up
April 11th, 2007 - Fred van Schie the dutch Sole Tech teammanager registered his team riders. Ricardo Paterno and Sebastiaan Vijverberg representing éS Netherlands. Nelson Mosikili, Sidney Latuperissa, Hessel Van der Veer, Douwe Macare, Rachid Addou, Felipe Barea are riding Etnies Shoes And Emerica Holland is Tommie Zanders, Robbin Oost, Guus Both.
Adio Portugal In the House
March 20th, 2007 - Two Portuguese Adio-riders signed up for qualifications on saturday. André Nogueira from Faro and Karsten Hinrichs from Lisbon will try to place for a good session with the big boys on sunday.
March 8th, 2007 - Click here to download the official pressrelease.
Adio & PlanetEarth Team
March 23rd, 2007 - These are the Adio/Planet Earth teamskaters that will be present at ARZ07 : Thibaud Fradin (Fr), Alain Goikoetxea(Es), Nick Dompierre (US), Brain Sumner (UK), Chris Troy (US), Anthony Schultz (US), Alexander Tushev, Kenny Reed (US), Mark Frohlich, and of course... Tim Zom (NL). Pretty impressive isn't it?
Are you ready?
March 20th, 2007 - Welcome on the website. Check out all the sections on the site to get psyched about this contest!