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 SPoTTampa.com 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
The 22nd Annual Tampa Am takes place this weekend. Tune into the live webcast beginning tomorrow at 11am ET/ 8am PST at streetleague.com for complete coverage of the action and be sure to drop on by the Skatepark of Tampa site for the schedule of events.
Last Saturday, Sacramento’s Sub-Versions skateshop closed off a block on 33rd Street hosted the 3rd edition of the Sacto Streetstyle with a homage filled with ramps, curbs and even the old standby a car to shred upon. Check the action and the story from the Sacramento Bee right here.
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.
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 streetleague.com starting November 14th and continuing through November 15th. Visit the Tampa Am page for full details.
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.