Seven Street League skaters (Shane O’Neill, Paul Rodriguez, Nyah Huston, Luan Oliveira, Ryan Decenzo, Tom Asta, and Cody McEntire) have each clinched spots in the upcoming 2016 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship. This leaves only one spot in the top eight to be decided today in Newark, NJ.
SLS Pick Chris Joslin sits on the bubble for Super Crown qualification, but he’ll need to skate strong and remain consistent because he’s up against a handful of SLS veterans. Ishod Wair, Chris Cole, Sean Malto, and David Gonzalez are a few of the heavy hitters that are able to snag this eighth spot.
Keep in mind that there’s a handful of skaters that can take the top spot with a first place finish, earning them a Golden Ticket straight into the 2016 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship.
Tune into Street League’s webcast live and direct from Newark, New Jersey today to witness the action. The Prelim heats kick off at 1:25pm EST on streetleague.com, followed by the Final at 5:00pm live on Fox Sports1 (US) and streetleague.com (International).
Local SLS Broadcast Times
New York 1:25pm ET
Los Angeles 10:25am PST
Mexico City 12:25pm CDT
Sau Paulo 2:25pm BRT
Barcelona 7:25pm CEST
Moscow 8:25pm MSK
It all came down to the last skater and the last run during this afternoon’s Tampa Pro finals for the winner to be determined. And Shane O’Neill did just that as he nailed down a commanding and powerful run to take home the win and his place on top of the podium. Congrats Shane! Drop by the Skatepark of Tampa and Street League sites for all event results, photos and highlights of Tampa Pro in the coming hours.
1. Shane O’Neill – Wins a 2016 SLS Super Crown World Championship golden ticket
2. Carlos Ribeiro – Wins a spot on the 2016 SLS Pro Tour
3. Tom Asta
4. Nyah Huston
5. Micky Papa – Wins a spot on the 2016 SLS Pro Tour
6. Ryan Decenzo
7. Luan Oliveira
8. David Loy
9. Cody McEntire
10. Karsten Kleppan
11. Max Kruglov
12. Evan Smith
The 22nd Annual Tampa Pro events have begun this week with last night’s 6th annual gathering for the Old Man Bowl Jam at the Skatepark of Tampa. The madness continues this weekend and if you’re not out there doing some shredding own your own, be sure to tune into the live webcast at www.streetleague.com at 12pm ET/ 9am PST on Saturday and Sunday. Complete details and Tampa Pro schedule right here.
6th Annual SPoT Old Man Bowl Jam Results
1. Levi Combs
2. Steven Rosa
3. Brandon Knowles
4. Jimmy “The Greek” Marcus
5. John Whiteman
6. Allen Russell
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)
The crew at Street League has rounded up the best video footage from their 2015 NikeSB World Tour and have generated a stack of edits for you to enjoy. In your free time drop by the SLS YouTube channel and watch 2015 SLS Champ Luan Oliveira along with Nyjah Huston, Kelvin Hoefler, Paul Rodriguez, Evan Smith, Chris Cole, Cody McEntire, Matt Berger and Chaz Ortiz get down.
Today, DC released Evan Smith’s first pro model shoe that claims a sole-of-its-own. As the first and only shoe to feature IMPACT-I technology, that seamlessly fuses board feel with impact protection. The shoe was inspired by Evan’s distinct style with Super Suede, a unique rubber toe-cap and a first-of-its-kind vulcanized sole. Check out the video that features Evan Smith, Wes Kremer, Cyril Jackson and Tristan Funkhouser above.