Planks Grassroots is back by popular demand for a second year, featuring both an event tour and a video contest. The events are a ton of fun with people traveling from all over the country to get involved. Drawing cues from TAFT the stops include both fun events for all and a contest element, with a grand finals taking place on the scaffolding jump at the London Ski Show in October. The dates/locations are:

Bearsden, Glasgow -Wednesday 3rd October

Chill Factore, Manchester - Friday 12th October

The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead - Friday 19th October

London Ski Show, London - 28th October


Video Contest: Deadline - September 30th

Planks are inviting UK skiers to enter their best 90 second video edit into their online competition. It’s open to everyone, easy to enter and there are some awesome prizes up for grabs. The winners will be picked by a panel of judges, including yours truly, and announced and screened at the awards ceremony during the London Ski Show. There's a whole load of prizes including A free ski trip to the Alps, Planks gear (obviously), skis from Line, Full Tilt boots and loads more.


How to Enter...

Step #1

Gather all your best footage from the last year, email to get the pre-roll, and edit it all together in to a video that’s no longer than 90 seconds.

Step #2

Upload the finished edit to your own Vimeo or Youtube channel making sure to include all the following information in the description below;

Rider and/or team name(s), Age(s), Sponsor(s), Filmer(s), Editor(s), Location(s) and Music.

Make sure to include #PLANKSGRASSROOTS so we don’t miss it.

Step #3

Send us your video file and edit link to


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