What makes Winterclash so special? Is it the memorable tricks laced year after year, and the extremely high level of a competition that keeps everyone on their toes for two days? Is it because it became the official launch of the season, and gets pros from all over the world to gather in one place? Or is it because Winterclash is one of the most professionally ran event in blading?
Or is it because of all the little things that have nothing to do with the blading, the pros or the contest itself? Is it because of the random happenings and countless improvised parties throughout the weekend? Is it because of the Hulk’s skating or because the Farmers turned into the Wellsmores? Is it the snowflakes hanging from the roof, and the legacy of a decade of previous Clashes?
Latvian photographer Kaspars Alksnis doesn’t claim to know the answer, but through this great gallery of pictures he captured in Eindhoven you might find your own. Enjoy!