2014 World Freestyle Round-Up

The third annual World Freestyle Round-Up – hosted by Bones Brigader Kevin Harris – went down from May 16th-19th in Cloverdale, BC. With a $10K purse up for grabs, both veteran and a new generation of freestylers came from all over the world to skate at this event. Here’s a taste of what went down.

Nakel Smith: Know Control – Know Future

YouTube Preview ImageNakel Smith is next up in #2 of 4 Thunder Know future videos with a few clean clips down a Florida double set. Check out The Nakel video and interview, then stay tuned for the next Thunder Know Future videos coming soon with Tyson Bowerbank and Jack Olson.

X Games Austin Wrap Up and Results

The skateboarding events of X Games delivered four days of heavy skating which mixed up veterans and newcomers under the heat and humidity of the Austin, Texas skies. Ten of thousands of people broiled themselves, yet enjoyed and witnessed some of the best skateboarders on the planet do there thing. We have completed finals results below. Head on over to the official X Games site for more news bits, photos and videos of the action.

Final results
Vert
1. Jimmy Wilkins
2. Sandro Dias
3. Mitchie Brusco
4. Andy Macdonald
5. Pierre Luc Gagnon
6. Bucky Lasek

Big Air
1. Tom Schaar
2. Bob Burnquist
3. Edgard “Volvo” Pereia
4. Rony Gomes
5. Trey Wood
6. Elliot Sloan

Park
1. Pedro Barros
2. Grant Taylor
3. Aaron “Jaws” Homoki
4. Brad McClain
5. Curren Caples
6. Ronnie Sandoval

Am Street
1. Tyson Bowerbank
2. Chase Webb
3. Nassim Guamazz
4. Oscar Meza
5. Tristan Funkhouser
6. Blake Carpenter

Womens Street
1. Lacey Baker
2. Pamela Rosa
3. Leticia Bufoni
4. Vanessa Torres
5. Alana Smith
6. Rachel Reinhard

Mens Street
1. Nyjah Huston
2. Luan Oliveira
3. Alec Majerus
4. Ryan Sheckler
5. Chaz Ortiz
6. Torey Pudwill

Real Street
1. Clint Walker
2. Wes Kremer
3. Forrest Edwards
Fan Favorite – Mikey Taylor

The Cinematographer Project: Lee Dupont

YouTube Preview Image Lee Dupont focuses on San Diego’s Washington Street Skatepark for his “The Cinematographer Project” part. Some of the best transition skaters in San Diego County make appearances in this section.

Tristan Funkhouser: Know Future

YouTube Preview Image Tristan Funkhouser drops the first of four new “Know Future” clips from Thunder Trucks. Stay tuned for more videos from Nakel Smith, Jack Olson and Tyson Bowerbank coming soon.

Far’n High Finals & Best Trick

YouTube Preview Image TWS has posted this video recap from Sunday’s FAR’N HIGH contest in Paris, France where Greg Lutzka took the top spot in the street event and Braulio Sagas won the best trick contest.