Manny Santiago at Woodward West

Pro skateboarder Manny Santiago is no stranger to Woodward. In between competing in Street League Skateboarding and his travels around the world, Manny has visited multiple Woodward locations to spend time with summer campers and sample some of the world’s best skate parks. His fun loving and positive attitude, combined with his stylish, technical skating, makes him one of the campers’ favorite special guests.

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Dew Tour Long Beach 2019 Serves as First Global Olympic Qualifying Event In the U.S

This year’s summer Dew Tour competition and festival to be held June 13-16 in Long Beach, Calif. will serve as the first official global Olympic qualifying event in the U.S. for men’s and women’s skateboarding park and street competitions in 2019 and the final qualifying event in 2020. Skateboarding will be part of the Olympic Games for the first time in Tokyo in 2020, and has also been proposed as an additional sport in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

More than 300 of the world’s top male and female skateboarders will compete in individual Park and Street events for a chance to win the Dew Tour title, while earning valuable points toward their country’s Olympic skateboarding team. Expected to compete at this year’s event include USA Skateboarding national team members Nyjah Huston, Jagger Eaton, Tristan Rennie, Mariah Duran, Lacey Baker, Jordyn Barratt, as well as international skaters Oskar Rozenberg (SWE), Kelvin Hoefler (BRA), Pamela Rosa (BRA), Yuto Horigome (JPN), Leticia Bufoni (BRA) and Ryan Decenzo (CAN).

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