B Team Ramp Backyard Blast Photos
Over the weekend, some of the world's best transition skaters pumped some extra life into a backyard ramp in the heart of Vista. The B Team Ramp Backyard Blast was not only hosted by Mancha, but he also provided free food to everyone in attendance to fuel the good time. Before the jam, we thought the rain might put a stop to the celebration, but luckily Duncan’s thunderous voice on the mic kept the clouds at bay. Then Hosoi kept the fire lit from the sidelines while Sandro Dias put down a first-try gnar jar which left the ramp trembling. And despite opting out of skating the finals, Alex Perelson still managed to spin his way to first place with a series of jaw-dropping runs during qualifiers. After all these years, vert is still not dead! —Tim Aguilar
All hands on deck, Gregson gets things set while also moonlighting for GoPro
Arianna Carmona sparks the session with a press of the nose
Soaring above the competition, Bryce Wettstein forms a picture-perfect BSA
She may be small but Ruby Lilley can dip a Smith and go upside down like an adult
Andy Mac gives a nod to Gregson by doing his staple frontside blunt
Mr. Consistent flipped his board more than anyone else but this front wheel edger might have been the most impressive trick of the day
Andy Mac makes 'em take a step back
Tricks of the trade with the best transition filmer out
Sandro Dias flipping, grabbing and alley-ooping
Clay Kreiner keeps it kid friendly
That didn’t last long. What’s that in your hands, Clay?
Always a safe bet, Andy Mac was there for the kids too—well, same kid
The CDC says smoking this way helps prevents the spread of germs by 0%
Dan “Booger” Brown upside down, showing some love to the other side of the ramp
And just like that, the Alex Perelson Show commences
Bucky had to get in there as well by going switch frontside
Then after landing his second 900 of the day, Gui Khury gets caught dreaming of a 1080
Clay levels one out and shows off that fresh Goya graphic
Bucky with a switch Andrecht. Thought he wouldn't?
If you have ever seen Moto skate, then you know what he’s doing here. Front-foot impossible grab
And that's gonna be time! Wrapping things up, we first announce the niños...
Mancha congratulates Bryce on taking the number one spot
All the girls killed it out there as well. Ruby Lilley, Bryce Wettstein and Arianna Carmona gather up the prize product
Duncan double-checking the points
Gentry flashing his loot. Let’s hope he buys another skateboard car
Hosoi captures all—Dad cam style of course
Sandro Dias takes the Masters trophy
Acai in hand, Bucky gets low with Hosoi
T Mag and Booger still doing it big
AP, the man of the hour, was late to the big ceremony. What’s that in your hand Alex? Just holding it for Clay? Yeah, sure
Perelson, your favorite vert skaters favorite vert skater
Modesty always wins. Thank you, Alex, and every other person who made this contest happen
Thanks again to Mancha, Gator Skins and all the sponsors that also helped put this event together. Till next time!
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