At the start of the 2023 year, skateboarders arrived in the Emirates in droves for the World Skate Championships as they began their qualification path ahead of the Summer Games in Paris 2024.

The international skateboard stars did some sightseeing and found themselves at Duabi’s Al Mamzar skatepark, home to a unique halfpipe barred in by a rail all around. With that much talent all in one place and away from competition pressure, park skaters let their hair down for a fun and creative session. Watch Cory Juneau, Keegan Palmer, Mami Tezuka, Kieran Woolley, Alex Sorgente, Tom Schaar, Vincent Matheron, Alessandro Mazzara, Yam Behar, Liam Pace, Chris Gregson, and Jake Yanko fire it up in the Middle East in the video above.

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