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NT Youth Week: Street Heat – The Third

The results are in!

Here are the winners for 2018 Youth Week's Street Heat The Third competition.

SCOOT JUNIOR 
1. Rhys McIntyre 2. Chloe Little3. Daryl Sorel

SCOOT OPEN
1. Luke Mustey 2. Chloe Little 3. Daryl Sorel
 
BMX OPEN
1. Lars Jessop 2. Brad Evans
 
QUADS JAM
1. Will Finteln 2. Ally Sohl 3. Jaidyn York
 
SKATE UNDER 12
1. Lindsay Balaam 2. Daryl Sorel 3. Skev Politis Stoddart
 
SKATE UNDER 16
1. Callum Roberts 2. Liam Roberts
 
SKATE OPEN
1. Manuel Ethgoyen 2. Earth Photong 3. Tom McFarlane

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Got your eye on the 2020 Olympics? See if you’ve got what it takes at the top end’s annual street heat skate competition.

Not only is the comp great prep for the Olympics, it’s also an action-packed day with spray paint workshops, food vans and, for the first time, live music.

Music programmer Ryan Gosper, 18, says there will be a chilled out vibe with some talented local live acts – including himself – as the soundtrack for the skaters.

“I would describe the music as like Boho fashion but in a music format,” 
he says.

“The way that fashion looks is how the music of Kyle Maher and Casey Jane sounds. Chilled out and comfortable, that’s the vibe we’re going for.”

City of Darwin skate development officer Hannah Illingworth says Street  Heat is open to skaters of all skills and styles and worth getting involved just for fun.

“We’ll have our pre-heat jam on Friday night at Leanyer and Saturday is  our big competition for all divisions – scooter, BMX, quad and skateboard.” 

Illingworth says the skate community in Darwin is supportive all year round and encourages everyone to head down and get involved.

“Skating attracts people who are individual, unique characters and people want to support each other do their own things – it’s a really nice space,”  she says.

SAT 14 APR | 3-7PM | JINGILI WATER GARDENS SKATE PARK | FREE | See the event listing

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