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Kimberley Diamond Cup 2014 Results

YouTube Preview ImageThe fourth annual Kimberley Diamond Cup World Skateboarding Championships took place over this past weekend in Kimberley, South Africa. Plenty of top skaters showed up to compete, entertain and inspire with Lil John in attendance as well. Have a look at The Boardr’s highlight reel (amongst others) and see just how Nyjah Huston was eliminated in the final rounds of the head to head Street competition. Brazil’s darkhorse, Kelvin Hoefler snatched up the $100,000 this year. Fully deserved.

Final Results
Womens Street

1. Samarria Brevard
2. Alexis Sablone
3. Pamela Rosa
4. Lacey Baker
5. Rachel Reinhard
6. Alana Smith
7. Julia Brueckler
8. Marisa Del Santo

Street
1. Kelvin Hoefler
2. Tommy Fynn
3. Louie Lopez
4. Nassim Guammaz
5. Nyjah Huston
6. Micky Papa
7. Tyson Bowerbnak
8. TJ Rogers

Vert
1. Jimmy Wilkins
2. Sandro Dias
3. Elliot Sloan
4. Andy Macdonald
5. Pierre Luc Gagnon
6. Rony Gomes
7. Jono Schwan
8. Italo Penarrubia

Mini Mega
1. Jono Schwan
2. Elliot Sloan
3. Clay Kreiner
4. Mitch Brusco
5. Trey Wood
6. Andy Macdonald
7. Edgard “Vovo” Pereira
8. Marcelo Bastos

Kimberley Diamond Cup Results

Nyjah Huston KDC 2013 Many miles and hours of travel away, in Kimberley, South Africa several top pros and ams gathered and competed at the Kimberley Diamond Cup for a share of the sizable prize purse. The event was run in a head-to-head format and presented as a live webcast as well. On Saturday, Andy Macdonald took home the win in the combined Vert/Big Air competition and Nyjah Huston nailed down top honors on the street course on Sunday. Drop by The Boardr site for complete results, photos and video footage.

Final Results
Street
1. Nyjah Huston – $100,000
2. Felipe Gustavo
3. Louie Lopez
4. Manny Santiago
5. Alec Majerus
6. Trevor Colden

Vert/BigAir Overall – Combined results from 50% Vert and 50% Big Air scores.
1. Andy Macdonald – $60,000
2. Jono Schwan
3. Pierre Luc Gagnon
4. Rony Gomes
5. Marcelo Bastos
6. Alex Perelson

Vert
1. Andy Macdonald
2. Pierre Luc Gagnon
3. Jono Schwan
4. Rony Gomes
5. Sam Beckett
6. Alex Perelson

Big Air
1. Jono Schwan
2. Andy Macdonald
3. Jagger Eaton
4. Marcelo Bastos
5. Elliot Sloan
6. Pierre Luc Gagnon

Kimberley Diamond Cup This Weekend

Kimberley Diamond CupNumerous pro skaters from around the world are in Kimberley, South Africa this week sightseeing and practicing at the skatepark leading up to the Kimberley Diamond Cup World Skateboarding Championships.

The Kimberley Diamond Cup World Skateboarding Championships presented by Kumba Iron Ore takes place Sept. 27-29 where competitors will battle it out for their share of a large $500,000 total prize purse. The winner of the Street Championships will receive $100,000. The winner of the Vert Championships will receive a $60,000.

The contest will also feature Am Street, Am Vert and Women’s Am Street contests. Competitors earned spots in the Am Championships at KDC by winning regional contests, for both teams and individual skaters, held in cities across South Africa’s Northern Cape Province over the last three months.

Drop on by the official 2013 Kimberley Diamond Cup site to check on the event details.

The Competition Schedule is as follows:

Saturday, September 28
Big Air & Street World Championship Qualifiers

Live webcast www.kimberleydiamondcup.com 7:30am – 9am U.S. Pacific Time
10am – 1pm: Open Street Practice
12pm – 4:30pm: Big Air Practice
1pm – 4pm: Pro Street World Championship Qualifiers
4pm – 4:30pm: Concert featuring national South African artists
4:30pm – 6pm: Big Air Finals and Awards Live on Supersport TV. Live webcast at www.kimberleydiamondcup.com

Sunday, September 29
Am Street, Big Air Gap Best Trick, & Pro Street World Championship Finals

Live webcast www.kimberleydiamondcup.com 7:30am – 9am U.S. Pacific Time
10am – 12pm: Open Street Practice
12pm – 2pm: South African Am Street
3pm – 4pm: Big Air Gap Best Trick Contest
3pm – 4:30pm: Pro Street World Championship Practice
4:30pm – 6:30pm: Pro Street World Championship Finals and Awards

*All contest times are local South Africa time, 9 hours ahead of U.S. PST