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FORMAT AND CONTEST RULES

Skateboarding qualifications

  • Organized jam format with 4 skaters and 8 minutes on the clock.
  • Each skater gets two 1-minute runs and both runs count.
  • Overall impression matters, so keep the skating different.

BMX qualifications

  • Organized jam format with 4 riders and 8 minutes on the clock.
  • Each rider gets two 1-minute runs and both runs count.
  • Overall impression matters, so keep the runs different.

Finals

BMX street finals

  • 15 best riders from the qualifications
  • Each rider has 2 individual 1-minute runs (best run counts).

Skateboarding finals

  • 15 best skaters from the qualifications
  • Each skater has 2 individual 1-minute runs (best run counts).

Judging criteria
and judges

The riders and skaters will be judged on:

  • flow
  • style
  • creativity
  • use of course
  • amplitude/height
  • number of tricks shown in their run
  • originality
  • difficulty of tricks
  • NBD’s
  • consistency
  • variety of tricks
  • control of tricks
  • bike/skateboard control
  • landings
  • execution
  • crashes/foot-downs/perfect runs

The Skateboarding and BMX jury will both consist of five international experts in the disciplines.

BMX:

David “Hank” Cleworth GBR
Markus Wilke GER
Toms Silins LVA

 

 

Skateboarding:
Dan Cates GBR
Pat Duffy USA
Vesa Ikola FIN
Kristjan Prik EST
Rudolfs Hencels LVA

Prize Purse

The prize purse of the Simple Session 2022 is 25.000 EUR + goods prizes from ÄIKE electric scooters, Insta360, etc.