Pedro Barros

Bowl-A-Rama Gexto Goes Off!

Located at the La Kantera Skatepark above Arrigunaga beach in the Abra Bay of Getxo, Spain, the finals for the first annual Volcom Bowl-A-Rama Gexto entertained a packed house of bowlriding enthusiasts and fans yesterday. Congrats to Pedro Barros and Pat Ngoho of their first place awards in the Pros and Masters divisions respectively! Be sure to have a look at the highlight reel.

Final Results
Pros
1. Perdo Barros
2. Alex Sorgente
3. Danny Leon
4. Filipe Fogueno
5. Corey Juneau
6. Sky Siljeg
7. Josh Borden
8. Chris Russell

Masters
1. Pat Ngoho
2. Sean Goff
3. Steve Alba
4. Txua Dominguez
5. Sergie Ventura
6. Stephane Andre
7. Jan Loften
8. Brad Bowman

The Alli Show Featuring Pedro Barros

YouTube Preview Image Pedro Barros, the Brazilian powerhouse, has stuck his claim on the world of transition skating, from vert ramps to cement pools, Barros is nearly unstoppable! He wasn’t always that way, though. As a child Barros skated everything from the trannys to the streets, he also has dedicated a ton of time to surfing and it has clearly paid off. Visit Pedro Barros’ home in Rio Tavares, Brazil, check out the R.T.M.F. compound, see him surf and watch him give back to his community here in his Alli Show!

Van Doren Invitational at Hastings

Vans InvitationalVans brings the world’s greatest skateboarders to Canada this week with skateboarding’s premier bowlriding competition, the celebrated Van Doren Invitational to be held at Vancouver’s legendary Hastings Bowl on July 11th & 12th. Top skaters from around the globe will battle it out before a live audience for top honors and their share of US $75,000 purse This event will be presented as a live webcast on Thrasher Magazine on Saturday, July 12th for everyone to view.

The invite-only organized jam format will showcase modern bowlriding’s greatest talents, such as current World Champion Pedro Barros, X-Games gold medalist Curren Caples and reigning Van Doren Invitational champion Ben Hatchell, plus top challengers like Grant Taylor, Ben Raybourn and many more.

“It seems like only yesterday that Vans helped to bring the Slam City Jam skate contests to Vancouver’s PNE and today Vans Canada is excited to present the Van Doren Invitational as we bring together some of the greatest bowl riders from around the world to the Hastings Bowl at the same location. Don’t miss this exciting day in Canadian skateboard history!” – Steve Van Doren, Vans Vice President, Events and Promotions

Pedros Barros Ignites Marseille

Sosh Freestyle Cup 2014Marseille, France’s renowned Parc du Prado skatepark continues to deliver heted skateboarding sessions several decades after it was first built. This past weekend the SOSh Freestyle Cup brought together bowlriders from all over Europe and distant lands to compete on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. At the buzzer it was Brazil’s Pedro Barros that emerged the winner and 5000 Euros richer. Head on over to ISU’s website for a recap of the action by the man of travel, Emile Janicot.

Final Results
1. Pedro Barros 5000 €
2. Danny Leon 4000 €
3. Greyson Fletcher 3000 €

Complete results here.

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