Due to the current situation with COVID-19 we have to announce that the Blue Tomato X Zumiez Best Foot Forward Tour 2020 is cancelled. The health and safety of all participants is essential. Thanks for your understanding. Please stay home, stay healthy and stay positive.
Since 2007 Zumiez has been looking for the best and most promising amateur skateboarders to offer them a stepping stone into their professional career. In 2017 the Amateur Skateboard Tour Best Foot Forward made its first stop in Europe together with Blue Tomato. Zumiez and Blue Tomato plan a tour again this year. The participation in the Best Foot Forward Tour can be decisive for the start of a professional career in skateboarding.
OPEN Qualifier (JAM Format)
Heats of three will be drawn and three athletes per heat have three minutes to compete against each other. After all heats, the top nine scores advance to the finals.
FINALS (JAM Format)
The nine best riders from the qualifier will be separated into three heats and will again compete for three minutes each. The top three scores win.
BEST TRICK (15 Minute open Jam)
Additionally, there is a best trick session.
TOUR STOPPS 2020
Starting in May until July.
Exact dates will be published soon.
The top three skaters of everty tourstop will be invited to the European Finals in Innsbruck. Here they can battle for the last five spots for the Best Foot Forward US Finals. They get a fully paid trip to the Zumiez Best Foot Forward Finals in the USA, and get in touch with the top brands in the industry and receive cool prizes from the sponsors. The top three skaters of the finals in America will be joined by a skate film crew for a fat one-week road trip including film sessions at famous skate spots, access to private skate parks, exclusive experiences with leading brands and their riders, sponsorships and much more.
Many winners from recent years have now risen to the top class of skateboarding. Among them are names like Jack Olson, Alec Majerus and Chris Wimer. Two of the most successful former winners are Tom Asta and Ishod Wair, both of whom now compete in the absolute premier class of the Street League.
Best of 2018
The guys from Flatspot Magazine made a cool recap from the Innsbruck stop: