What: This is the final event of the five-stop MTN DEW Unlock the Spot skateboarding tour that unlocked off-limits skate spots across the country with locals in the hometowns of MTN DEW professional skateboarders Sean Malto, Mariah Duran, Theotis Beasley, and Chris Colbourn. The Des Moines event comes on the heels of the Summer Dew Tour and will unlock the otherwise off-limits Dew Tour competition course, offering local skate enthusiasts a chance to ride with the pros. MTN Dew Unlock the Spot: Des Moines will feature an open skate jam and photo ops with the MTN DEW skateboarding team alongside influential LA skate content creator, Lamont Holt and blind skater and motivational speaker Anthony Ferraro. MTN DEW product samples and free giveaways will also be available for participants and attendees.
Sean Malto, MTN DEW professional skateboarder, Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Mariah Duran, MTN DEW professional skateboarder, Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Theotis Beasley, MTN DEW professional skateboarder, Hometown: Inglewood, CA
Chris Colbourn, MTN DEW professional skateboarder, Hometown: Williston, VT
Lamont Holt, LA skateboarder and social content creator, Hometown: Inglewood, CA
Anthony Ferraro, motivational speaker, blind skateboarder, and social content creator, Hometown: Spring Lake, NJ
Sunday, July 31, 2022, 9am – 1pm
Free and open to the public.
Lauridsen Skate Park, Dew Tour Competition Course, Des Moines, IA
Event Details: On Go Skate Day, MTN DEW launched a new summer skateboarding campaign, “Skateboarding Is Unstoppable.” The campaign celebrates and amplifies how far skateboarding has progressed and rolled out throughout July, ahead of Dew Tour at Lauridsen Skatepark in Des Moines, July 29 – 30.
As part of the campaign, professional street skaters Sean Malto, Mariah Duran, Theotis Beasley and Chris Colbourn returned to their hometowns to unlock spots and give local skaters an opportunity to ride otherwise off-limits areas across the country. The tour ends at the Lauridsen Skate Park where MTN DEW professional skaters will unlock the Dew Tour competition course to give the local community a chance to skate with the entire team in Des Moines, Iowa at Lauridsen Skatepark.
“I think every kid with a skateboard dreams of getting to skate a competition course,” commented Kansas City Pro Skater and MTN DEW team rider Sean Malto. “It’s dope that MTN DEW is unlocking this year’s Dew Tour course the day after the competition ends for anyone in Des Moines who loves skateboarding to participate. The Unlock the Spot event in Des Moines feels like a great way to close out Dew Tour and highlight the Skateboarding is Unstoppable Campaign.”
To check out the previous Unlock the Spot events, click on the links below:
- Burlington, VT with Chris Colbourn on July 3 | Photos & Video
- El Segundo, LA with Theotis Beasley on July 10 | Photos & Video
- Albuquerque, NM with Mariah Duran on July 17 | Photos & Video
- Kansas City, MO with Sean Malto July 24 | Photos & Video
For more information, head to www.DewTour.com and follow @dewtour and #SkateboardingisUnstoppable.