About Back to the Banks

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Back to the Banks is a grassroots skate contest held at the internationally famous Brooklyn Banks in New York City. Now in its second year, this annual event encourages skaters everywhere to work with their local city governments to preserve established "natural" skate spots in public spaces.

Date: Saturday, August 19, 2006 at 1:00 p.m.
Location: Under the Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan, New York.
Format: One jam and three best trick sections on the banks, the blocks and the stairs / rail.
Booty: Thousands of dollars in cash and prizes.
Sponsors: 5boro, Emerica, Spitfire, Volcom, Skateboarder, Red Bull

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(35) responses to: About Back to the Banks

  1. I'll probably heelflip nose the rail

    Turdstan's Emeritar Turdstan Posted:
  2. lets have a back to pier 7 or something where everybody helps take the caps off

    mikey's Emeritar mikey Posted:
  3. man i love skatin banks itis the best it reminds me of fun and excitemment and peeing my pants and fun

    zVgoSkaTeVz's Emeritar zVgoSkaTeVz Posted:
  4. xgames198's Emeritar xgames198 Posted:
  5. woo im gonna skate mad goo anyone from jersey wana go with me here is my myspace.

    xgames198's Emeritar xgames198 Posted:

    why there..............


    VanDangular1990's Emeritar VanDangular1990 Posted:
  7. This would be good to watch.

    gabebauman's Emeritar gabebauman Posted:
  8. im sorry vandangular but thats kinda were the broklyn banks are

    baker2727's Emeritar baker2727 Posted:
  9. shit i might go
    jersey here

    LiVin1212's Emeritar LiVin1212 Posted:
  10. Cory Martinez's Emeritar Cory Martinez Posted:
  11. I was there on go skateboarding day...

    NJskate's Emeritar NJskate Posted:
  12. go skateboarding day was awesome

    spankyskater13's Emeritar spankyskater13 Posted:
  13. I was in NY just a little while ago, and I jsut realized I didn't visit the Brooklyn Banks!!! ahhhh!!

    NitsuaNaed's Emeritar NitsuaNaed Posted:
  14. I can't wait!

    sk8rcesar's Emeritar sk8rcesar Posted:
  15. man i have to skate NY my town sucks ass

    EmericaSkate1213's Emeritar EmericaSkate1213 Posted:
  16. yo you guys gotta come to west chester!!!!!!

    EmericaSkate1213's Emeritar EmericaSkate1213 Posted:
  17. It was sick last summer, ill be there again bitches

    skateboardM's Emeritar skateboardM Posted:
  18. yea man ill try to come from colorado it sux here

    VEL's Emeritar VEL Posted:
  19. yeah looks cool but it's to bad that it's not a lot in holland...

    that is fucked a cool dutch sit is

    rich's Emeritar rich Posted:
  20. How are you about to say that Colorado sucks...there are so many good spots there

    mckeezy's Emeritar mckeezy Posted:
  21. Cory Martinez's Emeritar Cory Martinez Posted:
  22. banks are cool

    mattcrowe's Emeritar mattcrowe Posted:
  23. shut up mckeezy colarado sucks i hate it there im gonna blow up the whole state

    emericabakerskater123's Emeritar emericabakerskater123 Posted:
  24. i hate fucking ancles

    macskate1's Emeritar macskate1 Posted:
  25. mckeezy is rite Colorado has so many good spots its awesome

    DaRkLiGht276's Emeritar DaRkLiGht276 Posted:
  26. emericabakerskater123 u shut up cuz u no mckeezy is rite and ur not

    DaRkLiGht276's Emeritar DaRkLiGht276 Posted:
  27. NO COLORADO SUCKS!!!!!!!!

    emericabakerskater123's Emeritar emericabakerskater123 Posted:
  28. it sucks for you guys who doesnt leave around the area hahaha

    sk8rcesar's Emeritar sk8rcesar Posted:
  29. ill probably fakie fronside flip to fronside boardslide the rail to kickflip out.

    learntricksrdietryin's Emeritar learntricksrdietryin Posted:
  30. Bismarck,North Dakota has really good skate spots way better then colorado, colorado sucks ass Bismarck is the skate capital of the world <B-TOWN

    emericabakerskater123's Emeritar emericabakerskater123 Posted:
  31. no, not where i live the biggest thing is a 9-stair at a local park it takes me an an hour and a half to skate there

    VEL's Emeritar VEL Posted:
  32. ()))___Crayola___)))>
    oops, forgot that

    VEL's Emeritar VEL Posted:
  33. so there COLORADO SUCKS

    VEL's Emeritar VEL Posted:
  34. yoo im gonna be there mann ...

    Chickenboyy's Emeritar Chickenboyy Posted:
  35. niceeeeeeeeeeeeee

    Chickenboyy's Emeritar Chickenboyy Posted:

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