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Series 8 Summary

Surfing, skating, biking, breaking and more from Freesports on 4.

  • A snowboarder in mid-air

    Episode 1

    Tim Warwood presents all the best freesporting action from the eagerly anticipated Red Bull Snowscrapers NYC - a 5-star TTR Snowboarding event held in Manhattan, New York City.

  • A large wave

    Episode 2

    A 6-star qualifying series with $15,000 going to the winner of each surfing event - and $50,000 for the overall winner. The competition kicks off in Tasmania.

  • Riding a huge wave

    Episode 3

    The Cold Water Classic is the first series of its kind and is held in some of the most inhospitable and rugged surf locations on the modern circuit. This second stop of the world tour series is held in Thurso, Scotland.

  • BMX

    Episode 4

    A chance to look back over the past eight years of the National Action Sports Show, one of Europe's biggest and most exciting music and action sports festivals.

  • A surfer rides a wave

    Episode 5

    The world's best surfers and skateboarders are given the opportunity to demonstrate their expertise at Europe's biggest surf and music festival -Boardmasters in Newquay, Cornwall.

  • Greg Minnaar

    Episode 6

    The first stop on the 2009 Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup is at the eastern part of South Africa in Pietermaritzburg. Catch all the action from the 4X and Downhill events.

  • A mountain biker wearing his helmet

    Episode 7

    More 4X action, from Houffalize, and Downhill, from La Bresse, as Freesports on 4 revisits the 2009 Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup.

  • Freesports S8 E08crop

    Episode 8

    The Cold Water Classics is a six-star qualifying series with $15,000 for the winner of each of the five events. Freesports on 4 brings you all the extreme surfing from the third stop on the tour - South Africa.

  • A downhill mountain-biker races through trees

    Episode 16

    A round-up of the men's and women's 4X and downhill mountain biking action from Round 6 of the Nissan UCI MTB World Cup in Bromont, Canada.

  • BBoys Champ

    Episode 18

    Freesports on 4 covers the exciting 2009 Sony Ericsson B-Boy Championships World Series, taking in the delights of heats in Japan, Scandinavia, Europe, Korea and the final in London!

    The New York heat kicks things off and Phil Young hooks up with 'Crazy Legs' at the Rock Steady 32nd Anniversary to find out how the founding fathers see the future of this urban dance form.

  • Japan BBoys

    Episode 19

    The B-boy championship heads to the land of the rising sun, where the B-boying scene has gone from strength to strength. Like the Koreans, the Japanese have embraced the B-boy way of life, and brought a unique cultural flavour to it. Expect to see martial arts moves flowing seamlessly into classic B-boy moves, combined with an almost balletic flexibility in the power moves.

  • Finland

    Episode 20

    We're off to Scandinavia's Finland for the next heat of the B-boy championship. Look out for Flo-Mo a funky crew who are widely regarded as a collection of the country's best B-Boys.

  • Holland

    Episode 21

    Phil Young presents the European qualifier of The Sony Ericsson World B Boy Series from Heerlen, Holland - where 64 crews have travelled from nine different locations. It's the last chance to book a ticket to Brixton and nobody wants to miss out.

  • Korea

    Episode 22

    The Sony Ericsson World B Boy Series 2009 rolls on to Korea, with Phil Young presenting from Kawasaki. Phil catches up with 2007 winners TIP at their studio, hooks up with the Legendary Rivers Crew and gets an exclusive interview with one of the world's top B-Boys, Hong 10.

  • Hooch Image

    Episode 24

    Having travelled the globe searching for the world's best breakers, Phil Young presents the hour long finale of this epic competition as crews from the worldwide qualifiers compete in Brixton London for the ultimate prize - a World Championship.

  • The crowd at Freeze 2009

    Episode 25

    Rick Edwards and Jameela Jamil bring the best of the action from the UK's biggest snow and music festival.

  • A snowboarder at Freeze 2009

    Episode 26

    Rick Edwards and Jameela Jamil bring the best of the action from the UK's biggest snow and music festival. Over 30,000 people flocked to the iconic Battersea Power Station to enjoy live performances from Orbital, Eagles of Death Metal, Chase and Status and many more, while over 100 of the world's best skiers and snowboarders risked life and limb launching themselves off a 35 metre high jump.

  • Live on stage at Freeze 2009

    Episode 27

    Musical highlights from Battersea Power Station as it hosts the Freesports on 4 Freeze music and world cup ski and snowboard extravaganza.

  • The seafront in Rio

    Episode 28

    Sixteen of the world's best downhill mountain bikers descend on Brazil to take on a course like no other, as they ride over people's roofs and gardens.

  • A surfer in Santa Cruz

    Episode 29

    It's all come down to this, the final event in the Cold Water Classic - the ASP World qualifying Series 6-Star Prime Cold Water Classic California from Santa Cruz, California.

  • Freesports

    Episode 30

    Nike 6.0 Tunnel Jam is one of the sickest BMX contests to hit the European scene: 10 teams, 40 international riders and one hell of a wild set up.

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