Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Final Day... BoardMasters, UK

Day 5 and Final Day of the Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters in association with Vans

The final day of Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters in association with Vans 2012 wrapped up the festival in stunning fashion. The Vans Summer Sessions was a busy place to be with Pro Skate and Pro BMX finals taking place on the mini as well as the final installment of Pro Skate Best Trick on the street course.

Harry Lintell clearly enjoyed himself on the street course as he took home took spot in every single Best Trick session, bagging himself a tasty £1250 in the process.

Over at the mini ramp there was a whole host of categories for the athletes to compete in, most notably Dean Green Smith was awarded “the Line Executor” award for best line whilst Danny Carlson bagged “The Tsunami” (best overall) award for his constant ramp destruction and silky skills.

In the Pro BMX category the mini ramp was torn to shreds with key names such as Alex Colborn, Mark Webb and Tobias Wicke all competing for a slice of the generous prize pot. When the dust settled it was Alex Colborn who had earned top spot with Declan Brooks taking second and Mark Webb taking third.

Aside from all the action taking place as the Vans Summer Sessions there was still plenty to enjoy at the Marley Beach Sessions. Josh Kumra took care of the day time slot with his critically acclaimed mellow sound, but it was The Black Seeds that drew the curtain on the Relentless Energy Drink Boardmasters in association with Vans 2012. Looking back on the event, the festival can be regarded as a huge success with fantastic weather, a stellar line up of music and a host of hotly contested competitions.

Andrew Topham –

“2012 will be remembered as a year of great success in the history of Relentless Energy Boardmasters in association with Vans. We received record numbers at both the Fistral and music festival sites. The new shuttle bus and park and ride systems allowed access between sites and town and it was great to see Newquay at full capacity.

Despite running against the Olympics the event received great media interest. The surf and weather were on our side and although we finished the surf comp early, the event was certainly a great success. Great waves, great weather, great music. Boardmasters 2012 was one to remember. We cant wait for 2013".

Vans Summer Sessions Mini Ramp

Dean Green Smith - £400 -            Best line/combo:   "The Line Executor"                          
Frank Faria - £300 -        Best Technical Rider – The Surgeon
Cody Lockwood - £400 – Highest air – The Flying Man
Manhead - £600 – Gnarliest Trick – The Punisher
Danny Carlson - £1000 – Best Overall – The Tsunami
Sam Pulley - £500 – Most Original – The Air Freshener
Grag Nowik - £400 – Best Switch trick – The Toes Mixer
Mason Merlino - £300 –Longest Lipslide -  The Eazy Rider
Kevin Kowalski - £600 –Best Style -  The Smooth Operator
Andy Scott - £500 – Best attitude -  The Cruiser Gentleman

Street Course:
Best Trick Friday – Zone 1

Harry Lintell - £400
Harry Bray - £250
Danny Carlsson - £200
Dylan Hughes - £100
Caradog Emmanuel - £50

Best Trick Saturday:

Harry Lintell - £400
Manni Lopez - £250
Dave Snaddon - £200
John Bell - £100
Ben Grove- £50

Best Trick Sunday:
Harry Lintell - £450
Manhead - £250
Corey Lockwood - £200
Will Golding - £100
Daryll Dominguez - £50

Judges Choice Skaters - £100 each:

Charlie Birch
Dennis Lynn
Harry Bray
Rob Smith

Best Tricks over the Weekend - £100 each:

Charlie Birch - FS Bigspin To Flat
Manhead – Kickflip into wave
Kyron Davis – 360 shuvit into wave
Manni Lopez – fakie Flip Switch 5-0, 180 out
Adam Keys – Hardflip Revert stairs

Vans Summer Sessions BMX:

Alex Colborn - £1500
Declan Brooks - £1000
Mark Webb – £750
Dean Cueson - £500
Tobias Wicke - £300
Jack Clark - £200
Tom Justice - £150
Ollie Palmer - £100
Martyn Cooper
Isaac Lesser

Best Air Trick Winners:

£50 Tom Istead - Big 900 Air
£50 Dean Cueson - Barspin to Barspin back Ramp Transfer
£50 Ash Douglas - Double BarSpin 540

Best Tech Trick Winners:

£50 Alex Colborn - Barspin 360 to footjam nose pick transfer 5ft to 8ft
£50 Ant Pearson - Tailwhip to Back Rail Fufanu
£50 Tobias Wicke - Downside 50-50 transfer 5ft to 8ft 

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