Iztok Sumatic

Iztok has been an active skateboarder for the past 33 years. He has joined World Cup Skateboarding in 2013 and has ever since been working hard by putting new WCS events on the map. He is currently sharing a WCS Tour Coordinator’s function with Dave Duncan and is our main Head Judge. He is the member of the first World Skate International Skateboarding Judging Commission (ISJC) and took a part in writing the Judging Manual for the Olympics in Tokyo. He i salso the President of Slovenian Skateboard Association.

Besides that he is a professional snowboard judge for the past 15 years, judging top level events including Dew Tour, X Games, World Cups and Olympic Games. He was a Head Judge for at Winter Olympic Games in Beijing 2022.

Organizer of the local skateboard events

  • 2013 Re:Fresh Skate contest, Maribor Slovenia;
  • 2014 Maribor ZA sk8park contest, Maribor Slovenia;
  • 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 PIK Your Line, Maribor Slovenia;
  • 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022 Rush(e) Skate Contest Ruse Slovenia;
  • 2020 Slovenian National Championship (Olympic qualifiers), Maribor Slovenia;
  • 2021, 2022 Blue Tomato Best Foot Forward, Maribor Slovenia;

Contest Director and Organizer (Co Organizer) of the World Cup skateboard events:

  • 2016, 2017, 2018 Green Anger World Cup, Graz, AUT;
  • 2017, 2018 RTM World Cup, Rotterdam, NED;
  • 2021 O Marisquino, Vigo, SPA;
  • 2021 Double Triple, Kyiv, UKR;

Skateboarding judge

  • 1998 – 2014 judging the local events in Slovenia;
  • 2012 – 2013 Head Judge of International skate events Roll to Sarajevo Soul, Bosnia;
  • 2014 Head Judge of the Electric Castle Burn Skate Jam Session, Romania;
  • 2015, 2016 Head Judge at WCS Grand Prix Beroun World Cup, Beroun CZE
  • 2016, 2017 Head Judge at WCS Far and High World Cup, Paris FRA;
  • 2017 Scoring judge at WCS Baltic Games World Cup, Gdansk POL;
  • 2017 Head Judge at WCS RTM World Cup, Rotterdam NED;
  • 2018 Scoring judge at WCS Mystic Cup, Prague CZE;
  • 2018 Scoring Judge at X Games Norway, Oslo NOR;
  • 2018 Head Judge at WCS RTM World Cup, Rotterdam NED;
  • 2019 Head Judge at O Marisquino, Vigo, SPA;
  • 2019 Scoring Judge at X Games Norway, Oslo NOR;
  • 2019 Head Judge at Mystic Cup, Prague, CZE;
  • 2021 Head Judge at O Marisquino, Vigo, SPA;
  • 2021 Head Judge at Double Triple, Kyiv, UKR;
  • 2021 Head Judge at Mystic Cup, Prague, CZE;
  • 2021 Scoring Judge Best Foot Forward Finals, Innsbruck, AUT;
  • 2021 Scoring Judge World Rookie Tour Finals, Innsbruck, AUT;