Monster Energy congratulates team rider Lizzie Armanto on a strong second place finish in Women’s Skate Park at Dew Tour Long Beach 2019 today. In front of a capacity crowd at the four-day skateboarding and music festival at the Long Beach Convention Center, the 26-year-old from Oceanside, California took the podium spot in a highly competitive field of the world’s best female park skateboarders.
For the first time in its history, the annual Dew Tour competition doubled as an official Olympic qualifier. More than 300 of the world’s best male and female skateboarders made the trip to California to compete for valuable Olympic qualifying points. Riders hailed from Brazil, Canada, Japan, Italy, Sweden France, Portugal and the United States, to name but a few countries represented in Long Beach this weekend. The highest-ranked riders will represent their countries in skateboarding’s Olympic debut next summer during the 2020 games in Tokyo, Japan.