Lauridsen Skatepark Approved as Olympic-level Competition Venue Hosts 2021 Dew Tour!
Des Monies, Iowa is host to the 2021 Summer Dew Tour. The ONLY U.S. BASED GLOBAL OLYMPIC SKATEBOARD QUALIFYING EVENT IN 2021!Sanctioned by World Skate as Pro Tour Level Events for Men’s & Women’s Skateboard Street and Park; 2021 Summer Dew Tour to be Held May 20-23 at the New Lauridsen Skatepark designed and built by California Skateparks.
Lauridsen Skatepark’s Street and Park courses have been approved as Olympic-level competition venues. The park also includes two skate bowls, a skate promenade, a skate sculpture, stairs, ledges and more. A passionate group in Des Moines, made of Polk County (managers of the Lauridsen Skatepark), Catch Des Moines (Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau), Greater Des Moines Partnership, Skate DSM (local non‐profit) and Subsect (Des Moines skateboard shop), teamed up to make the Lauridsen Skatepark a reality. The skatepark was built by world-class builders California Skateparks – the skatepark architects of the Dew Tour since 2014 – and is now the largest in the United States. Dew Tour will be the first event to be held at the 88,000 square foot park; the weekend will be part of the grand opening kickoff of Lauridsen Skatepark.
Dew Tour 2021 will host this year’s only global Olympic qualifying event in the U.S. for men’s and women’s skateboarding Park and Street competitions, both as elite level Pro Tour stops.
More than 300 of the world’s top male and female skateboarders will compete in individual Park and Street events for a chance to win the Dew Tour title, while earning valuable points toward their country’s Olympic skateboarding team.