Canada’s Hottest Beach Festival, Center of Gravity, returns to the sandy beaches of Kelowna’s City Park this August long weekend (Aug 3-5, 2012). The festival combines some of the hottest names in electronic dance music, dance, and hip-hop with over 150 pro athletes competing in 7 different sports: beach volleyball, freestyle mountain biking, FMX, wakeboarding, skateboarding, BMX, and basketball. With expected attendance of over 28,000 fans Center of Gravity continues to provide unprecedented exposure to the athletes and their action sports.Center of Gravity 2011 Highlights:
The Dirt Zone features a 30’ start ramp this year for the high-flying FMX and freestyle mountain bike shows. Kelowna native and mountain biking icon Steve Romaniuk hosts, alongside Reagan Sieg and his crew of FMX riders. Water Zone features a wakeboard winch jam where world-class wakeboarders and wakeskaters compete on Center of Gravity’s most technical course yet. Feature riders Kevin Henshaw, Tanner Champion, and Dustin O’Ferrall will rip the rails on the cable park built on Hot Sands Beach showing off big grinds, tricks, and flips. Urban Zone brings street cred to Center of Gravity. Street culture will be showcased with skateboard, BMX, and b-boy demos all staged to urban and hip-hop style DJs.
Center of Gravity 3-day and single day sport and music passes are SOLD OUT; Sport Passes are available for $19.50 - $29.50 / day. Kids 12 and under are FREE with paying adult. To view complete line-up times, accommodations and to purchase tickets, visit: www.centerofgravity.ca