The biggest fingerboard event ever is back… online!
Sunday May 29th at 21:00 CET is the great gala night: live and direct from the Blackriver Headquarters, featuring international judges, commentators and a professional livestream crew, we will broadcast the 30 finalist clips, comment them live, enjoy some great time together, and ultimately decide the winner of the competition!
International judges and commentators will include personalities such as Mike Schneider, Timo Lieben, Nash Jacquez, Maria Cruz, Manu Oberle, Thom McInally, Olli Blankenburg, Annie Yan, Andre Coral, Paolo Melillo, Cass Hirst, Simone Florian and more!
Join the competition, show your skills, and be a part of the story!
The Fast Fingers contest series was founded by fingerboard pioneer and Blackriver founder Martin Ehrenberger in 2000. Back then the contest had only 16 participants and fingerboarding was not popular at all. By now Fast Fingers is internationally recognized by a broader audience and fingerboarder from all around the world travel to this event. Fast Fingers is popular for being THE fingerboard event of the year. Fingerboarding on its highest level is represented by the best riders. Due to an increasing international number of riders the contest became the Fingerboard Worldchampionship in 2008. The 1st fingerboard world champion was Elias Assmuth from Steyr/Austria. Petr Ptacek (CZ) won the last title in 2015 for the third time.
The following fingerboarders have been world champions:
1. 2008: Elias Assmuth (AT) 2. 2009: Timo Kranz (D) 3. 2010: Dimitri Schlotthauer (D) 4. 2011: Markus Schmidinger (AT) 5. 2012: Valentin Leiber (D) 6. 2013: Petr Ptacek (CZ) 7. 2014: Petr Ptacek (CZ) 8. 2015: Petr Ptacek (CZ) 9. 2016: Tommasu Busoni (IT)
Fast Fingers 18 an extraordinary event as usual. The world´s elite of fingerboarding fought for this year´s title of the fingerboard worldchampion. For the third time Petr Ptáček from Czech Republic won the title.
Follow the following links for the latest media coverage: