The second edition of the Youth Revelation Freestyle Festival 2013 started with a bang with the festival’s highly anticipated competitions – BMX RAMPage and Skate It Up. Both competitions were held at Maju Junction Mall in Kuala Lumpur and saw 92 eager participants from Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Japan, England and France.

Malaysian X-Games athlete Johari Fitry, and Indonesia BMX Association president Danil Gunawan, judged Skate It Up and BMX RAMPage respectively.

The 35 participants in the BMX RAMPage competition showcased excellent tricks and flaunted talents on the ride. They were judged based on the best “line” and Singaporean John Chan took home the top prize with Malaysians Mohd Hafiz and Zafrin Shah taking the second and third spot respectively.

The high-octane energy from the participants and supporters continued on during the Skate It Up competition which saw 57 skaters competing to impress the judges with their best skateboarding tricks.

Malaysian Rozaimi Rashid’s brilliant frontside-flip-nosegrind granted him the winning title, followed by Malaysian Azizul Awang and Singaporean Mohd Fariz Abdul Rahman in the third place.

The first place winners for both BMX RAMPage and Skate It Up walked away with RM4,000 cash and a sponsored trip to Indonesia to participate in the upcoming HAGE (Hobbies, Adventure and Gears Expo) Show. Second and third place winners for both competitions received RM3,000 and RM2,000 respectively.

You can still be part of the Youth Revelation Freestyle Festival 2013 which will be held until the end of this month at Maju Junction Mall. There are many fun and exciting street competitions for youths to try and win attractive prizes.

First organised in 2012, the Youth Revelation Freestyle Festival provides a platform for young peole to engage in healthy street activities and unleash their talents as well as creativity.

Two new categories – Skate It Up and The Beat Down (hip hop group dance competition) – were added to the list of competitions; BMX RAMPage, Aerosol Warzone (graffiti war) and Battle-B (B-boy battle).

B-boy Kid Nasty from Vietnam and Yumida Sumitra from Singapore are set to judge Battle-B, while Malaysian solo artiste, Mizz Nina and Snuki Lee, choreographer, dancer and a member of Japan’s top crew, Mo-Blow, will be judging The Beatdown.

Malaysia’s renowned graffiti artist, Anokayer is set to judge Aerosol Warzone.

All youths are welcome to participate or simply witness the Battle-B and Aerosol Warzone happening tomorrow as well as The Beat Down on September 28.

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