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SPoT Life: How Aurelien Giraud Won Tampa Am 2015

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There were over 200 Ams who traveled from all over the world to skate Tampa Am this weekend. It was France’s Aurelien Giraud at the top of the list when it was all over on Sunday. The win earned him the Monster Energy Golden Ticket to the 2016 SLS Pro Open.

You can view a broader video recap from Transworld by clicking here. Check for full results and follow @SPoTTampa.

22nd Annual Tampa Am Finals Results:
1. Aurelien Giraud
2. Jagger Eaton
3. Tanner Vanvark
4. Axel Cruysberghs
5. Jereme Knibbs
6. Jack Olson
7. Gabriel Fortunato
8. Christian Dufrene
9. Antonio Durao
10. Nate Greenwood
11. Maurio McCoy
12. Lehi Leite

DC Shoes: De La Calle/ Da Rua Premiere

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The premeires for DC’s latest full length video, “De La Calle/Da Rua” have begun. Created to shine a light on the rich but often overlooked skate scene of Latin America, the video stars Brazilian up and comers Tiago Lemos, Carlos Iqui, Thaynan Costa and established superstar Felipe Gustavo.

With a supporting cast of the entire DC global team filmed exclusively in Latin America, as well as regional Latin American team riders, this video is a celebration of the streets we come from. Look for screenings in your part of the world by clicking here.

A Brief History Of Tampa Am

SPoT’s Brian Schaefer breaks down the impact and importance of the Tampa Am contest, and how it’s shaped many careers. The 22nd Annual Tampa Am is going down November 12-15th. Read more about Why Tampa Am Matters, and get yourself fully prepped for the upcoming contest.

Watch Tampa Am live on starting November 14th and continuing through November 15th. Visit the Tampa Am page for full details.

Texas Skate Jam 2015: On The Boardr

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The Texas Skate Jam is the largest and longest running charity event in skateboarding. Since 1997 they have hosted an annual event to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Gulf Coast. The #BoardrBoys came out to help and donate their services.

Nike SB Chronicles, Vol. 2 Extras: Theotis Beasley

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Theotis Beasely laid it down hard in Chronicles Volume 2. As “Chronicles 3” approaches, Nike SB took a look deep into the hard-drives of lead SB Chronicler Jason Hernandez to pull together Theo’s Extras edit.

Grey Skate Mag: Blend

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Grey Skate Mag presents “Blend”, their new film by James Cruickshank in association with Converse Cons.

Filmed across the UK and in Warsaw, Poland, it features Jerome Campbell, Harry Lintell, Mike Arnold, Matlok Bennett-Jones, Jamie Platt, Dom Henry, Ollie Lock plus special guest Felipe Bartolomé.