Ten lucky skaters were pre-qualified for the VDI. For everyone else, it's a battle just to make the big show. If these are the semis, just imagine how raw the finals are gonna get!
A harsh contest environment with bowl competitors fighting for a win? Hell no. Everyone had a blast, pushed themselves, and cheered each other on. What a great comp. Thanks everyone!
Now that the dust has settled take a look at some of Rhino's photos from last weekend's contest at Hastings.
Great weather, beautiful women, amazing Canadian hospitality, insane skating, and one of the gnarliest slams of all-time. This one had it all, with Alex Sorgente taking home the prize. Chalk up another epic contest to Vans.
Garric Ray comes through with this week's 'five' of Cody Lockwood, Frank Shaw, Chris Russell, Rick Fabro, and Ben Raybourn.
Garric Ray brings you this week's 'five' with Cody Lockwood, Kevin Kowalski, Frank Shaw, Rocco Caravelli, and Peter Watkins.
The rain in Portland can be brutal but that doesn't stop Frank Shaw, Dane Brady, Mike Davis, Steven Reeves, and Cody Lockwood from skating.
Garric Ray brings you this week's 'five' with David Gravette, Frank Shaw, Sebo Walker, Frank Faria, and Cody Lockwood.
Garric Ray brings you this week's 'five' with Mike Davis, Frank Shaw, Cody Lockwood, Dane Brady, and Sebo Walker.
Garric Ray comes through with this week's 'five' with Cody Lockwood, Nolan Johnson, Dane Brady, Willis Kimbel, and Frank Shaw.
Fun Fun Fun Fest cribbed its name from a song by Texas legends the Big Boys, and it lived up to the billing. Check out this video and photos from the event.
Garric Ray brings you this week's 'five' with Brian Baca, Dane Brady, Cody Lockwood, Ben Krahn, and Willis Kimbel.
These guys grew up on the unreal terrain of the Pacific Northwest and it shows. They're true transition killers.
Garric Ray brings you this week's 'five' with Ben Krahn, Frank Shaw, Willis Kimbel, Cody Lockwood, and David Gravette.
This Vancouver bowl is an epic pit and every inch of it gets annihilated here. Featuring Brad McClain, Rick McCrank, Cody Lockwood, Sluggo, Mason Merlino, and many others.
Garric Ray brings you this week's 'five' with Cody Lockwood, Josh Anderson, Willis Kimbel, David Gravette, and Ben Raybourn.
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