You gotta give credit where it's due: this downhill format injected a lot of speed and gnarliness into the usual contest scene. Here's Raven Tershy, Nick Merlino, Alec Majerus, Kelvin Hoefler, the incredible Ryan Sheckler and many others.
Watch Curren, Raney, Russell, Pedro, Ronnie, Greyson, Blair - all your favorites, basically, battle it out in one of the heaviest bowl competitions in modern memory. The kids are taking over and Raven Tershy is leading the charge!
Air gets caught, hands get planted, trophies get raised and Curren Caples almost has to run for his life at the Van Doren Invitational in HB.
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.
A onetime Toy Machine rider, Grant Hatfield found his true calling behind the lens, blogging for Vans and shooting for the Deadbeat Club, among others. He's today's guest poster while Burnout's in France.
Oakley is giving away Frogskins for the next month. All you have to do to enter is go to Curren's Facebook page.
Monster welcomes Curren Caples to the team with some misty pool skating alongside PLG and Alex Perelson.
Seeing how San Francisco is home of the only publication that matters, if your team is in the city and you don’t stop by–you are losers. The Flip team came by today and all of this happened in 15-minutes. Smile for the camera boys, it’s called face time.
It's not everyday they close down Harrison Street, but the Dew came to town and Sheckler went showtime. Kickflip off the top rope for a repeat win.
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