Dime x Vans' "Glory Challenge" Photos

Dime x Vans' "Glory Challenge" Photos

Take another look at the good times from the Glory Challenge with this photo blog. Photos by Nathan Ethier-Myette and Dan Mathieu.



Dime and Vans welcomed everybody to town with the opening of their pop-up store. Joe Valdez, Jake Johnson, and Forrest Edwards


Dime Vans Slip-On Pro, the ultimate banana stomping shoe




Heavy crew. Wade, Busenitz, Valdez, and Johnson


The Glory Challenge would not have been possible without the help of logistics expert, Bryan from Dime


Riders meeting, speed shades and fake style highly encouraged all day


Forrest Edwards warming up. Kickflip 50-50


First challenge, Need-4-Speed. Dela and Al


Jake Donnely warms up with a full speed flatground frontside flip


Dennis Busenitz, kickflip at the speed of light


Al Davis, switch 360 flip


Antoine Asselin


Gangster challenge demonstration


Ryan Decenzo, gangster frontside blunt. Perfect stance


Master of the gangster style, Bobby Dekeyzer.


The guillotine challenge…


Antoine Asselin


Guillotine challenge, Dennis Busenitz


Guillotine challenge, Ryan Decenzo


Ryan Decenzo, 7.6 foot high ollie


Best trick challenge. Alexis Lacroix, switch Barley grind 180


Jake Johnson, switch no-comply with speed shades


The Game of Skate WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP


DGK phenomenon Wade Desarmo vs Local legend Eric Riedl


Eric Riedl starts


Riedl switch 360 flip


Fans everywhere


WORLD CHAMPION!!!


Valdez challenge. Dime flew in Joe Valdez to attend this one


Expanding flat gap to skinny landing, Yonnie Cruz


Alexis Lacroix, Ski jump


Bryan measuring the distance


Aaron Herrington, 12.9 foot long gap, with speed shades


Joe Valdez and Aaron Herrington


The Anxiety Challenge, two tries anywhere in the park. Lee Yankou, oIlie of sin


Ryan Decenzo has no fear, switch tailslide 270, first try


Alexis Lacroix, ski Jump


The mystery challenge, a darkslide ultimatum. Lee Yankou, 1.5 flip darkslide to fakie


So many darkslide attempts required some traffic control


Final challenge, the obstacle course race


Al Davis


Antoine Asselin


Jamal Smith


Race finalists; Chris St-Cyr, Brian Delatorre, Ryan Decenzo


Chug!!!


Run!!!


Brian Delatorre in first place!


Awards coming up…


Thanks to head judge Gab Ekoe.


Expert in quality control


Speed challenge winners, Lee Yankou and Brian Delatorre


Gangster challenge winners, Antoine Asselin and Bobby Dekeyzer


Guillotine challenge winners, Ryan Decenzo and Aaron Herrington


Best trick challenge winners, Jamal Smith and JS Lapierre


Game of Skate WORLD CHAMP, Wade Desarmo


Valdez challenge winners, Aaron Herrington and Joe Valdez


Anxiety challenge winners, Ryan Decenzo and Andrew McGraw


Darkslide challenge winners, Aaron Herrington and Lee Yankou


Race challenge winners, Brian Delatorre and Ryan Decenzo


And the overall MVPs... Aaron Herrington and Jamal Smith!!!

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