Amongst the sold out crowd and his peers and competitors – Nyjah Huston, Paul Rodriguez, Cody McEntire, Ryan Decenzo, SLS Pick Chris Joslin, Luan Oliveira and Chaz Ortiz – Shane O’Neill racked up the most points in the 8-man Final of the 2016 SLS Nike SB Pro Open in Barcelona, Spain yesterday to bring home $20,000.
And with his win, Shane has earned the Golden Ticket to this year’s SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship, his second of the year after winning Tampa Pro in March of this year. Keeping his momentum going after the contest, he took home an additional $5,000 at Diamond Supply Co.’s Best Trick event with a backside bigspin fakie 5-0 fakie flip out for the win. Congrats Shane!
Drop by the Street League site for all news, photos and recaps from Barcelona and information on the remaining stops of the 2016 SLS Nike SB World Tour.
SLS Nike SB Pro Open Results
1. Shane O’Neill – 34.8
2. Nyjah Huston – 32.8
3. Cody McEntire – 31.8
4. Paul Rodriguez – 31.0
5. Luan Oliveira – 29.9
6. Ryan Decenzo – 28.9
7. Chaz Ortiz – 28.4
8. Chris Joslin – 22.2
Real Street, the X Games all-street skateboarding video contest, is back for 2016. The Fan Favorite vote is a one-round, winner-take-all cage match. Watch the videos at The Real Street mini site and vote for your pick to win. Voting ends on Sunday, May 15th, at 11:59pm PST.
The behind-the-scenes stories on the making of this contest will broadcast in 60-minute “World of X Games” show on ABC, Saturday, May 14th at 2:30pm ET, and again on Sunday, May 15th at 10pm ET on ESPN2. Winners of the judge-awarded X Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be announced on the ABC broadcast. The Fan Favorite will be announced on XGames.com on Monday, May 16th.
Please note: Only one vote per day, per browser will be counted. Cheating on behalf of your favorite skater will result in disqualification, so play nice.
The lineup for X Games’ Real Street series has been announced for 2016. The eight selected rippers in the mix this year are: Daewon Song, Torey Pudwill, Chris Joslin, Ryan Decenzo, Zack Wallin, Chaz Ortiz, Alec Majerus and Tom Asta. Their videos drop May 4th followed by the one-hour “World of X Games” show on Saturday, May 14 on ABC.
Street League Skateboarding (SLS) has announced this year’s dates and locations of Pro contests in the SLS global qualification structure towards the SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship. As the official street skateboarding world championship series as sanctioned by the International Skateboarding Federation (ISF), the SLS qualifying contests and the SLS Nike SB World Tour are skateboarding’s most prestigious contests in professional competitive skateboarding.
For the second year in a row, SLS will include a Women’s Division as part of the SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship, allowing the world’s best female street skateboarders to compete for the title of World Champ. 2015 was a historical year as eight of the best skaters competed for the highest first-place prize in women’s street skateboarding with Brazilian Leticia Bufoni taking the first-ever female Championship.
International fans can watch each event of the 2016 SLS NikeSB World Tour webcasted live exclusively on StreetLeague.com. Fans in the United States can watch SLS on FS1 and customers of participating cable and satellite TV providers may access the live stream through the FOX Sports GO app for iOS, Android, Windows and Kindle devices, as well as on desktops through FOXSportsGO.com. Head over to the SLS site for the complete press release and more info.
SLS Season Dates and Venues
• March 5–6 Tampa Pro – Skatepark of Tampa – Tampa, Florida, USA
• May 21–22 SLS Nike SB Pro Open – Skate Agora BDN I Barcelona, Spain
• July 2 SLS Nike SB World Tour: Munich – Olympic Park – Munich, Germany
• August 28 SLS Nike SB World Tour: New Jersey – Prudential Center – Newark, NJ, USA
• October 2 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship – Galen Center at USC – Los Angeles, CA, USA
FS1 Telecast Schedule
SLS Nike SB Pro Open – Sunday, May 22 (9:30 PM – 11:00 PM ET)
SLS Nike SB World Tour: Munich – Saturday, July 2 (1:30 PM – 3:00 PM ET)
SLS Nike SB World Tour: New Jersey – Sunday, August 28 (5:00 PM – 6:30 PM ET)
SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship – Sunday, October 2 (10:30 PM – 12:00 AM ET)
Stop #2 of the 2015 Street League Tour takes place in Newark, New Jersey this afternoon. Tune in to watch all 25 SLS pros vie for the 8 cut towards the Super Crown Championship live tomorrow on Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports Go, and streetleague.com at 4:30pm ET.
Today, Uprise Skate Shop and Zoo York officially announced the release of their collaborative collection with this makes-you-want-to-skate-Chicago clip, starring Chaz Ortiz and Emmet Duffy. The limited edition boards and tees feature dynamic Windy City imagery shot by Chicago native Sergio Roca.