City Carnage kicked off in Singapore on June 2, 2012, fusing skateboarding with live music to showcase skateboarding culture in its full glory, as well as provide a spotlight for emerging skate talent across the Asia Pacific region.
Over 100 riders in Singapore competed in three different categories of competition, including under 12, 13-16 years old and Open, for the more seasoned riders.
The champion for the Open category was 18-year-old Farris Rahman. He won a trip to Shanghai to take part in the City Carnage Asia Pacific Finals on June 17. On top of that, he was also awarded SGD800 in Converse vouchers and SGD1,000 cash.
First runner-up Firdaus Rahman (26 years old) and second runner-up Izuan Musa (Yoyo, 26 years old) were presented with SGD600 and SGD400 worth of Converse vouchers respectively.
Winners for under 12 category:
1st – Rozaimi (10 years old)
2nd – Monty Day (11 years old)
3rd – Omar Pasthuma (12 years old)
Winners for 13-16 year old category:
1st – William Lindvall (15 years old)
2nd – Felix McAuliffe (13 years old)
3rd – Abdul Alim (14 years old)
During the event, a special screening of Project Carnage was held – a short film featuring two local skaters conquering Singapore’s best skate spots.
City Carnage culminated in Shanghai with the City Carnage Asia Pacific Finals on June 17. Sixteen qualified competitors from six countries competed for the weekend’s ultimate honour. Geng Jakkarin from Thailand took home first place and the top prize of USD6,000.
1st – Geng Jakkarin (Thailand)
2nd – Jeff Gonzales (Philippines)
3rd – A Dee (Taiwan, China)
4th – Li Zhi Xing (China)
5th – Alex Hwang (China)
6th – Farris Rahman (Singapore)