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Monday, July 14 2008

Mo Money, Mo Problems

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U.S. MEN’S PRO STREET CHAMPIONSHIP:
Sunday evening Finals included the final ten qualifying skaters. Skaters were scored on their skating during five ten-minute jam sessions. The lowest score was thrown out and the remaining four scores were averaged for an overall score. As the sun set on Costa Mesa, big names including Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Sheckler, Andrew Reynolds and Chris Cole fought it out for nearly sixty minutes of grueling competition.

1st – Paul Rodriguez $100,000 and Nixon watch worth $10,000
2nd -- Nyjah Huston $40,000
3rd – Chris Cole $25,000
4th – Ryan Sheckler $15,000
5th – Darrell Stanton $6,250
6th -- Jereme Rogers $5,000
7th – Terry Kennedy $4,000
8th – Andrew Reynolds $3,000
9th – Greg Lutzka $2,500
10th – Dennis Busenitz $2,000
11th – Adam Dyet $1,500
12th – Tommy Sandoval $1,250
13th – Billy Marks $1,000
14th – Kurtis Colamonico $1,000
15th – Sean Malto $1,000
16th – Bryan Herman $750
17th – Eric Koston $750
18th – Mike Carroll $750
19th – Jake Duncombe $500
20th – Sierra Fellers $500


CARL'S JR U.S. MEN'S PRO VERT CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Sunday afternoon Finals included 10 qualifying skaters. Skaters were judged on their overall impression during the 35 minute jam session. Bucky Lasek landed his first-ever 720, in his run, and Sandro Dias landed an amazing, rare 900 during the last minute of action.

1st -- Pierre-Luc Gagnon $75,000, a New Ford Flex SUV and Nixon watch worth $10,000
2nd --Shaun White $35,000
3rd --Bucky Lasek $20,000
4th -- Danny Mayer $10,000
5th – Sandro Dias $6,000
6th – Andy MacDonald $5,000
7th -- Bob Burnquist $4,000
8th – Lincoln Ueda $3,000
9th – Rodrigo Menenez $2,000
10th -- Rob Buster Halterman $1,000
11th – Rune Glifberg $250
12th – Rob Lorifice $250
13th – Neal Hendrix $250
14th – Alex Perelson $250
15th -- Jake Brown $250
16th – Josh Stafford $250
17th – Darren Navarrette $250
18th – Jean Postec $250
19th – Max Dufour $250
20th – Adam Taylor $250
For a total of $163,500 in prize money!

U.S. WOMEN’S PRO STREET CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Sunday afternoon Finals included the final five qualifying skaters. Skaters were scored in four six-minute jam sessions. The lowest score was thrown out and the remaining three scores are averaged for a final score. The skaters shredded the course and showed the world that girl’s skateboarding has progressed incredibly. The final result results are:

1st – Lacey Baker $25,000 and a Nixon watch worth $10,000
2nd – Rachel Reinhard $8,000
3rd -- Vanessa Torres $4,000
4th – Elissa Steamer $2,000
5th – Leticia Bufoni $1,500
6th – Amy Caron $250
7th – Lorena Lima $250
8th – Lauren Perkins $250
9th – Evelien Bouilliart $250
10th – Marissa Del Santo $250

For a total of $41,750 in prize money!

Zumiez BEST TRICK:
Zumiez held a best trick contest, over the course of the whole weekend, on each of the different lanes of the street course, with $2,000 per section for the first four lanes, and $5,000 for the best trick on the big16-stair, for a total of $13,000 in prize money.

Lane 1 -- Greg Lutzka Frontside-flip Back Lipslide $2,000
Lane 2 -- Jake Duncombe Bluntslide to Back Nose-blunt $2,000
Lane 3 -- Greg Lutzka Frontside 270 Kickflip Nose-blunt $2,000
Lane 4 -- Leo Romero Frontside Nose-blunt Upledge $2,000
Lane 5 -- Nyjah Houston Big Spin Flip to Frontside Boardslide $5,000

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