Red Bull Hart Lines

May 13 - 15, 2016

Detroit, Michigan

This Event Has Passed

Red Bull Hart Lines is back for its second year. Ryan Sheckler worked closely with Red Bull to come up with a fun and unique format for this lines contest in Detroit's Hart Plaza. The invite list includes top pros with spectating open to the public. Hart Lines is also part of the Red Bull Signature Series on NBC.

Schedule

Wednesday, May 11
  • Venue closed to public
  • 10am - 12pm: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Practice
  • 12pm - 5pm: Registration and Practice
Thursday, May 12
  • Venue closed to public
  • 10am - 12pm: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Practice
  • 12pm - 5pm: Registration and Practice
  • 5pm: Riders' Meeting
  • 8pm: Launch Party
    • Garden Bowl, 4120 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan
Friday, May 13
  • Venue closed to public
  • 10am - 12pm: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Practice
  • 12pm - 5pm: Registration and Practice
  • 4pm: Contest Rehearsal
  • 5pm: Qualifiers Heats posted (on TheBoardr.com, Insta @TheBoardr, Twitter @TheBoardr)
Saturday, May 14
  • 9am - 11am: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Practice
  • 11am: Venue opens to public
  • 10:30am: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Riders’ Meeting
  • 11am - 12pm: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Contest
    • Six Shops, two skaters per Shop
    • Scoring and rules are the same as the main event, except
      • Each skater gets one run in each Lane
      • Lowest score from each shop per Lane gets dropped
      • Shop’s final score is the best score from Lane 1 and Lane 2 averaged
  • 12pm: Motor City Grind Shop Battle Awards
  • 12:15pm – 1:45pm: Practice
  • 2pm - 5pm: Qualifiers
    • Skaters broken into two heats
    • Two runs on each Lane, best run from each counts
    • Order of skating:
      • Heat 1, Lane 1 - both runs
      • Heat 2, Lane 1 - both runs
      • Heat 1, Lane 2 - both runs
      • Heat 2, Lane 2 - both runs
    • Skate in forward direction, no stopping or redos
    • Each obstacle in each Lane may only be hit once in each Run
    • Best run from each Lane averaged to determine final score
    • Each run is timed
      • Average time from highest scored Run in each Lane will be used to calculate overall placing for time
      • Placing in terms of time is subtracted from overall average to determine overall placing
      • Maximum time penalty deduction is 10
      • Example: If average of best scores from Lane 1 and Lane 2 is 79 and skater is the 3rd fastest clocked time based on those two runs, the final score for overall placing is 79 minus 3 = 76
    • Ties will be broken by going to the second runs for each skater. If second run scores tie, it will be broken by the Head Judge
    • Top seven qualify for Finals
    • Skate against top five from 2015
Sunday, May 15 - LIVE BROADCAST AT RedBull.tv
  • 10am - 1:45pm: Practice for Finalists only
  • 11am: Venue opens to public
  • 2pm - Live Broadcast starts
  • 2:15pm: Opening Ceremony, National Anthem, and Finals
    • Order of skaters
      • Top five from 2015 will skate in reverse order
        • Ryan Decenzo, Evan Smith, Chris Cole, Tommy Fynn, Curren Caples (based on skaters attending the event)
    • Seven from Qualifiers will skate next in reverse order
    • One heat
    • Same format as above
  • Best Trick Contest immediately following
    • Cash for tricks
    • Set of BFGoodrich tires to the best overall
  • Awards
  • 7pm: After-Party - details TBD
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With headquarters in Tampa, Florida, The Boardr hosts worldwide, top quality skateboarding competitions and events. From coordinating top international contest series like the Vans Pro Skate Park Series, fun and ripping pro contests like Copenhagen Open, to plenty of local events like the Grind for Life Series in Florida (which recently expanded to national), you'll find us in your backyard soon no matter where on the globe you push your wood and wheels.

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Grind for Life Series at Zephyrhills Presented by Marinela

Zephyrhills, Florida

January 27, 2018

4 Days Away!
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Grind for Life Series at New Smyrna Presented by Marinela

Grind for Life Series at New Smyrna Presented by Marinela

New Smyrna, Florida

February 24, 2018

4 Weeks Away
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Mano a Mano: A Woodward Mini-Ramp Game of SKATE

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February 27, 2018

5 Weeks Away
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Air + Style, Los Angeles

Air + Style, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

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5 Weeks Away
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Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

March 5, 2018

6 Weeks Away
Got a late flight out on Monday? Join us in the morning here at HQ where we'll be recovering from the weekend, skating, and talking about all the madness that went down at Tampa Pro. Full Details
Vans Park Series National Championships at Chile

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Santiago, Chile

March 21 - 24, 2018

8 Weeks Away
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Grind for Life Series at Sarasota Presented by Marinela

Grind for Life Series at Sarasota Presented by Marinela

Sarasota, Florida

March 24, 2018

2 Months Away
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Florida Virtual School Presents Jump the Creek Benefiting Grind for Life

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Gainesville, Florida

April 7, 2018

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Orange, California

April 7 - 8, 2018

3 Months Away
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Grind for Life Series at Houston Presented by Marinela

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Houston, Texas

April 21, 2018

3 Months Away
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Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Zephyrhills, Florida Built by Woodward

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Zephyrhills, Florida

May 5, 2018

4 Months Away
An open skateboarding contest for kids 16 and under of all skill levels. Full Details
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Whitby, Canada

May 26, 2018

4 Months Away
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The Boardr Am at New York City

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New York City, New York

June 2, 2018

5 Months Away
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Harold Hunter Day

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June 3, 2018

5 Months Away
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The Boardr Am at Huntington Beach

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July 28th, 2018

6 Months Away
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Hot Wheels™ Junior Series at Tahoe, California Built by Woodward

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Tahoe, California

August 24 - 26, 2018

7 Months Away
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Empire Am Getting Paid - The Boardr Am Finals

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September 28 - 29, 2018

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Southbound and Down V at The Boardr HQ: Good Times, Motorcycles, and Skateboarding

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October 27, 2018

9 Months Away
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Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

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10 Months Away
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10 Months Away
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Best Trick at The Boardr HQ

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Tampa, Florida

November 8, 2018

10 Months Away
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Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

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10 Months Away
Got a late flight out on Monday? Join us in the morning here at HQ where we'll be recovering from the weekend, skating, and talking about all the madness that went down at Tampa Am. Full Details