Dime Glory Challenge 2018 Photos

It all started off as a joke. Problem was, the joke was too damn good. Since the first Dime Glory Challenge, bodies have burst into flames, swords have been sacked, and wallrides have reached new heights, but one thing remains the same - Wade will never lose. So far you’ve seen snippets of this year’s action on the gram, but as we cook up the almighty edit, take this photographic journey through the most insanely sane skateboarding event on Planet Earth.


Photos by Dan Mathieu, Nathan Ethier-Myette and Ryan Lebel


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The crowd showed up early

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3 750pxThe riders arrived

4 750pxGood morning, Ishod

5 750pxBig Daddy Gangsta, Tiago Lemos

6 750pxQuick riders meeting—the challenges were explained and riders started to realize what was coming

7 750pxYou want me to do what?!

8 750pxI didn’t sign up for this

9 750pxThe gates were opened

10 750pxFull house!

11 750pxThese guys have been training all year for this

12 750px“The opening ceremony is about to start. we need everyone’s participation for this”


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15 750pxJamal Smith on the earth’s last unicorn

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17 750pxA quick sacrifice before the skating can start

18 750pxWallride Challenge


19 750pxThe boys tested out the wall


20 7750pxZered Basset, switch wallride

21 750pxAlexis Lacroix, 15 feet


22 750pxRaney Beres doesn’t give a fuck!


23 750pxKader


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25 750pxThe boys needed all the speed they could get


26 750pxLouie Lopez, 18 feet

27 750px“That’s one giant fucking gap”

28 750pxTyshawn Jones

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31 750pxIshod Wair, 19 foot frontside wallride

32 750pxNext up: Speed Challenge

33 750pxCombine a hot day with a raging crowd and a wet floor is what you get

34 750pxThe Speed Challenge turned into a slip and slide

35 750pxIt’s all good!


36 750pxTom Knox, full speed back Smith assisted by Austin Kanfoush

37 750pxThanks, Austin!

38 750pxJosh Wilson—nice

39 750pxAlexis Lacroix, nollie one-foot back Smith


40 750pxAnd now—the Volcano Challenge

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43 750pxT-Funk’s a beast!

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45 750pxLouie, frontside 180


46 750pxSpencer Hamilton, back tail


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48 750pxAntoine Asselin, front blunt

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52 750pxBRYAN’S OKAY!

53 750pxAnd now, the moment we’ve all been waiting for: THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP GAME OF S-K-A-T-E!

54 750pxFrom the United States of America: ISHOD WAIR!

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56 750pxAnd three-time world champion, WADE DESARMO!

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58 750pxA quick arm wrestle to see who goes first

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60 750pxIshod started it off

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63 750pxThe battle was intense

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65 750pxbut Wade finally took it

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67 750px4-PEAT, baby!

68 750pxUndefeated

69 750pxThe Gladiator Challenge!

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72 750pxWes knows

73 750pxThe most violent event in skateboarding

74 750pxEvan Smith took it to a new dimension

75 750pxDonta Hill vs. Breana

76 750pxDonta wins!


77 750pxUp Next, final round


78 750pxDonta Hill, Spencer Hamilton, Lee Yankou, Wes Kremer and Weckingball


79 750pxClash of the titans. Scraping is tolerated today

80 750pxThese guys are fucking HUGE!

81 750pxWhat a final

82 750pxWeck takes it. Beef is finally squashed


83 750pxThe oldest challenge of all time: The Pyramid Challenge


84 750pxZered goes switch, of course


85 750pxA really good photo of Pryce


86 750pxSpencer Hamilton, 12 feet

87 750pxTransaction denied

88 750pxThe crowd hooks it up with the Valdez P.O.W.A.

89 750pxCrazy Frankie, 13 Feet

90 750pxSpencer

91 750pxKader

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93 750pxDanny: “You can go bigger; trust me”

94 750pxAnd he does, Kader Sylla, 15 feet!

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96 750pxThat’s a wrap!

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98 750pxWallride Challenge winners: Ishod Wair and T-Funk

99 750pxSpeed Challenge winners: Alexis Lacroix and Yuri Facchini

100 750pxVolcano Experts: Louie Lopez and Antoine Asselin

101 750pxGladiator Challenge winner: Weckingball

102 750pxPyramid Challenge winner: Kader Sylla

103 750pxLast place but not least: Mitch Barrette

104 750pxDGC 2018 Most Valuable Players: Louie Lopez and Kader Sylla. See you next year!

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