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Warm up day.


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That is, if your idea of a warm-up is a padless corner ollie.

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Sam Beckett, from the UK.

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Miller, padded up.

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Raven's been working on his table-topped backside airs.

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Mathias - all the egg variations.

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Not in the comp, but still in the air.

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Pedro, in the power corner.

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A cautionary tale for not looking through the viewfinder, but I kind of like it.

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On to the ring of fire. SOTYs, everywhere.

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Lil' stale, not bad.

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Kickflip. Cole is the king of good sports.

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You know Grant likes fire.

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Meanwhile, in the cradle, Beckett gets into it.

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Then shit got weird.

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Contest day, Miller lofts lakadasically.

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Langi steps up ...

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and off.

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Everyone keeps pointing out the cradle to Miller.

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As if he'd missed it.

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Ollie grind.

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Big-Air Pedro.

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Breaking down the finer points for the street dogs.

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No, take your time. Really.

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First up - the wee-bowl comp.

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Stratt-O caffeinates the children.

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Spokesmodels, ready.

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Lensmen, ready.

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And begin. Miller seemed stymied by the bowl's smaller dimensions.

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Raven went straight to work. Feeble the seat.


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Taylor Bingaman.

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Scando legend - Nicky Guerrero.

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Rune had no problems blasting.

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Grant - hip mastery.

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Choppy O!

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Finally, the main event.

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Rune skies it - injured knee, deep in administrative duties, blasting nevertheless.

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Oop cab 5-0.

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Totally missed Pedro's cradle attack. Check the vid.

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Body jar.

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And then just as things were getting good, a driving rain.

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Look! A rainbow!

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Intermission.

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Glimpses of Penny.

 

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Dutchmen, everywhere.

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These dudes would decide the winner.

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Game on.

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The Manwich on the hip.


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Taylor has an oop frontside invert.


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Indy 540 attempt. Next time.


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Many were puzzled by Alex's 4th place finish - what with those NBD cradle moves and face-high indy 360s. Fuck it, dude.

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Miller, preparing for blast-off. 

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Fuckin' A.

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Raven, high speed oop 5-0. Once he got the fakie ollie corner nosegrind he had it in the bag.

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Totally going for it.


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Runes tosses the obligatory 540 attempts for the crowd. No dice, but a great showing. 


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Waiting for results. The anticipation was maddening.


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Yep. Raven rules. Thanks, Copenhagen.

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