After a highly successful year, Richard Tury is currently in the lead of the World Cup Skateboarding (WCS) series rankings. The 2017 WCS tour consists of a total of 12 official events on 4 continents and the top 6 scores for each rider count.
Richard started the tour at the Far'n'High event in Paris, France, where he finished 3rd. After Paris, the tour then moved to Beroun, Czech Republic with the annual GrandPrix Beroun, where Richard took his first WCS win in both street and best trick disciplines. The third stop was held in Gdansk, Poland and Richard took home 5th place. For the fourth stop, the tour moved over to North America and Richard finished 6th at the Jackalope WCS event in Montreal, Canada. The fifth event took place in the Netherlands once again, but this time, we visited the city of Rotterdam, where Richard took 4th place. Finally, the last stop so far was the WCS Moscow event which happened this last weekend, where Richard Tury, for the second time this year, stood on the top, securing his 2nd win of the season and also securing the Overall Winner spot in the prestigious 2017 WCS rankings.
Richard Tury is the first central or eastern european skateboarder to win the overall WCS series in the history, bringing skateboarding as a professional sport to a new level in this entire part of Europe and starting an entire new generation of future professional athletes.
Watch Richard's win run from World Cup Skateboarding, Moscow 2017 here.