Mountain Dew Bows Virtual Reality Skate Experience in Brooklyn

As part of a two-day street oriented competition in the NYC borough, attendees could virtually take on skating with the athletes

By Emma Hutchings - Source:
Photo © Mountain Dew

Photo © Mountain Dew

The 10th Anniversary season of Mountain Dew’s Dew Tour continued last weekend with the Toyota City Championships held in Brooklyn, New York. The third stop on the 2014 schedule saw many of the world’s best BMX and skateboard athletes take part in the action, and attendees were also given the chance to get involved through a unique VR experience.

The two-day street-oriented competition took place at the House of Vans, with competitions including BMX streetstyle, skateboard streetstyle, BMX street, and skateboard street. The Dew Tour organizers worked with the City to close down Franklin Street for a distinctive streetstyle course which combined real-life street obstacles with reinforced structures. Inside the House of Vans, the street course challenged athletes to demonstrate their technical skills and create unique lines through the features.

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