2017 Lishui International Roller Skating Competition will be held in the city during November 18th to 19th. It is sponsored by the Social Sports Instrucing Centre of National Sports Bureau, China Skating Association, Zhejiang Sports Bureau and Lishui People’s Government. It is undertaken by Lishui Sports Bureau, and operated by Seba (Shanghai) Culture Group Co. Ltd. This competition includes 4 main events, extreme skating open tournament, skateboarding Grand Prix, roller speed skating (ground) open tournament, and junior in-line roller skating invitational tournament. It has invited over 1500 contestants from over 20 countries and areas around the world to participate in the events.
Lishui has a skating history of over 10 years, and skating has become a name card for the city. In 2011, Lishui carried out the first National Freestyle Roller Skating Championship in the country, and during 2013 to 2015, Lishui International Roller Skating Open Tournament has become a traditional sports event of Lishui, which is well-known in the world roller skating circle. In 2016, Lishui once again improved the developing specification of roller skating, and carried out the 17th Asian Roller Skating Championship. Lishui has always stepped at the front line of roller skating.
In the upcoming 2017 Lishui International Skating Competition, extreme sports and skateboarding are integrated for the first time to make the competition more diversified. The enthusiasm of Lishui in visual and event experience brings the focus of the world together on this beautiful city (Municipal Sports Bureau).