Make sure you pull into the Donkin Downhill Dash this Saturday. PE's annual longboarding- meets-public art extravaganza. This year see's the 3rd time the event will be taking place, hosted by the Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) and presented by Downhill Eastern Cape and the n_mb city project.
Come check the ou's flying down the steep windy curves of the Voting Line path at the Donkin. Spills and thrills for sure. This year see's the introduction of a few fun events in conjunction with the downhill skating.
There is an “Anything on Wheels” fun run as well as the Alley Cat city bike ride.
The "Anything with Wheels Race", hosted by Donkin Bike Co. is a fun downhill race on any non-motorised vehicle to get you down the hill in the shortest time. The fun run is open to anyone to enter. Any human-powered craft or vehicle can enter this competition and a winner will determined by the judges’ at their discretion. Winners may include those for fastest time, best craft entered, best dressed, most elaborate accident etc. Entrance fee for this event is R30 and it will consist of one run only.
Limited entries available now at www.numbcity.co.za/ddd
The Alley Cat Race starts on the The Donkin Reserve, and cyclists will weave through the inner city: it's streets, crescents, caverns, curves and alleys - taking whatever route get's them to checkpoints along the way.
Bring your bike and a sense of adventure!
There are 3 divisions in the Downhill skate event - Open, Ladies and groms (u16's). Competitors pay R150 to skate the hill in a time trial. You get 3 runs.
The Donkin Downhill Dash is a free event for spectators and will take place from 9am to 4pm on Saturday 22 Nov. Performers will include singer/songwriter Wandile Mbambeni, Poetic Soul, and bands The Brothers, Umle and Cottonfields, along with various DJs.
There's also a skate ramp and live graffiti.
After the action at the Donkin on Saturday, come and celebrate the mayhem at Chapel Street Studios and witness the Prize Giving, some classic skating Thrasher films, BeerPong and good music by "The Dirty Bandits" and "Pink Lippz" RVCA goodies for the first 50 people through the door at 5pm