From Wednesday 12th to Sunday 16th June 2019 , Biarritz will be home of the the 8th Wheels and Waves festival . Breaking down barriers, the festival is an invitation to share in the pure pleasure that unites bikers, surfers, skateboarders and artists .
A vintage year that will more than ever give star billing to all that is retro, while remaining resolutely forward -looking . In this gathering that has become a must of the international Custom scene, authenticity and creativity are always at the forefront .
Everyone’s experience of the festival is unique, made of their encounters as the programme unfurls . Over the last eight years, Wheels & Waves has been built around unifying values and has succeeded in its greatest challenge : to create for itself an identity .
With this in mind, the “Wheels”, as it is known to its fans, returns, this year for five days . WHEELS AND WAVES: PRESS KIT 2019 MANIFEST WHEELS AND WAVES: DOSSIER DE PRESSE 2019 Wheels and Waves is a liberating getaway , eagerly awaited all year long by its enthusiasts . As a small group or a larger gang, they are a carefree bunch ready to go with the flow . This year, the central theme is of passing on knowledge, embodied by figureheads from each discipline .
The Riders To Be will have a ball with surf initiations, aside from the LOG (surf contest) and the Shape Live workshops in the village . Skateboarding legends such as Steve Caballero, Christian Hosoi and Tony Alva (for his first time at Wheels & Waves) will be encouraging the youngest onto the ramp during the “Hit the Deck” contest . For the motorcycles, the most veteran categories Nestled at the heart of the Cité de l’Océan in Biarritz , the Village hosts builders, artisans, shapers, food trucks …
This year, all the prize giving will be held in this sanctuary of Army tents, looking out over the ocean . We will be celebrating the return of the “warriors to camp” after each race, to the sound of live concerts . By returning to the five days of festivities formula, the organizers aim to provide a real break between races . Thursday will be for taking full advantage of the village and discovering the 6th edition of the Artride exhibition, back in Biarritz again this year . Because Wheels and Waves is also about those moments of pure contemplation, when you start to wonder just how you’re going to last out until next year …
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