This past weekend’s skateboarding events at the Dew Tour in Chicago have wrapped up where the Flip Skateboards team had very impressive and commanding afternoons against the invited competition. Saturday’s sweep by Flip’s rookie pros took to the Streetstyle podium with Curren Caples on top followed by his cohort Louie Lopez and teammate Alec Majerus. On Sunday, Brazilian dark horse Kelvin Heofler stacked up points in the Street Best Session above all the rest and earned $25K for his efforts. He was followed by Alec Majerus in second and Louie Lopez in third.
Drop by the Dew Tour site to view all recap videos, photos and full results. Dew Tour Los Angeles takes place August 14th – 16th.
1. Curren Caples
2. Louie Lopez
3. Alec Majerus
Street Best Session
1. Kelvin Hoefler
2. Alec Majerus
3. Louie Lopez
He’s a maniac on his board but when Louie is lounging he’s a cool and calm dude. Here he is checking out the new April 2015 SOTY issue of Thrasher Mag.
For two days in October 2014 some of the best skateboarders from East and West were connected to share their passion on the top of the world at Finland’s Helsinki Airport. This first-ever skate session was directed and hosted by Arto Saari and includes his Flip Skateboards teammates Curren Caples and Louie Lopez along with Golden Tickets winners Matt Berger, Hiroyuki Matsuo, Kasperi Kropsu, Andreas Larsen and Gosha Konyshev.
Have a look at the amazing footage from a 48-hour period when these heavily skilled skaters got access to totally unique skate spots to test the limits of the gateway between East and West.
For more about this unique event, check out Match Made in HEL and be sure to check out Arto’s introduction with this truly unique skate session right here.
With a format in place that provided grouped skate jams upon three separate sections of the Dew Tour’s Skate Street course, Philadelphia’s own Ishod Wair emerged victorious and $30,000 richer yesterday afternoon.
Complete results with photos and video can be viewed on the Dew Tour and The Boardr and Thrasher Magazine websites.
1. Ishod Wair
2. Trevor Colden
3. Louie Lopez
4. Chris Cole
5. Paul Rodriguez
6. Ryan Decenzo
7. Tom Asta
8. Chaz Ortiz
The Dew Tour’s Streetstyle event kicks off today and at 3:30pm ET/ 12:30pm PST. Check the livestream feed via your computer or mobile device.
Converse Cons welcomes Louie Lopez to is team with this montage of Lou ripping a few local spots and the skatepark near his home in Los Angeles.
Bones Bearings has compiled some footage of their team riders from Tampa Pro 2014 featuring, Brian Anderson, Zered Bassett, Vincent Alvarez, Silas Baxter-Neal, Stefan Janoski, Ben Raybourn, Louie Lopez, Curren Caples, Chris Cole, Trevor Colden, Mark Suciu, Evan Smith and Ishod Wair.