AUSTIN, TEXAS-This spring, the third annual Grind: Action Sports and Music Festival is coming back to downtown Austin and it's sure to be the best yet! Under360, Roadway Events, University of Texas Wake Team, and 101x are kicking off the summer season with a wakeboard rail jam, skateboard contest, vendors from the action sports industry, live music throughout the day featuring bands like the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, The Black and White Years, The Riverboat Gamblers and many more. The event takes place in downtown Austin, in the shadow of the Bob Bullock State History Museum and University of Texas main campus. This is action sports up-close & in-your-face and it's as exciting for the riders as it is for spectators.
Not to be outdone, the skateboard competition feature local & professional skaters as they manual, kickflip and nollie heelflip the obstacles in the street course. This year the course will feature a real car to jump, grind, and smash! The skaters will also be competing for over $1000 in cash and prizes.
Combine the rail jam with a skateboard competition, live music, great food, graphic artist exhibits, custom boat and wakeboard accessories, wakeboard instructional sessions, a showcase of the latest wake board boats, and much more, you've got the ultimate action sports festival in Central Texas.
PARKING: Acres of FREE parking in adjacent state parking lots. Most parking meters are FREE on weekends.
MEET: local & professional wakeboarders, wakeskaters, and skateboarders competing in a head to head competition throughout the day. Contact us for interview opportunities!
SHOP great food, icy cold beverages, graphite artist exhibits, 150 vendors from the extreme sports industry including wakeboards, custom boat & wakeboard accessories, wakeboard instructional sessions, the latest wakeboard boats, and much more!
SCHEDULE (Subject to Change):
Wakeboarding, skateboarding and music are scheduled throughout the day. Schedule subject to change.
8:30am-9:30am Wake Rail Jam Practice
9:30am-11:30am Wake Rail JamEvent Qualifiers
12:10pm-1:00pm Rail Jam Quarterfinals
12:50pm-1:50pm Back After Dawn
1:50pm-2:30pm Skateboard Semifinals and Street demo
2:30pm-3:30pm Eleven Finger Charlie
3:30pm-4:10pm Rail Jam Semifinals
4:10pm-5:10pm Dremnt the End
5:10pm-5:50pm Skateboard Finals and Street demo
5:50pm-6:50pm River Boat Gamblers
6:50pm-7:30pm Rail Jam Finals
7:30pm-8:30pm Black and White Years
8:30pm-9:00pm Wakeboard and Skateboard Awards
9:00pm-10:00pm Red Jumpsuit Apparatus