2012 WILD IN THE PARKS STOP #4, PORTLAND, OR 7/18/2012
Stop #4 of Volcom Stoneís Wild in the Parks blazed itís way through Ed Benedict
Plaza Sat. July 14, 2012!
The Northwest turned up the heat! This was our second year at olí Ed Benny and the
skillet was serving up the skills. The NW has got some mind melting talent and the
skateboard sorcerery is festering nicely. The plaza bore witness to a scorching
Brandon Janssen Conducting The Contest Meeting
The contest started with the bang that is the 14 & Under Division! The youth stacked
up the piles of tricks meticulously around the 3 contest zones. The ripping was fast
and furious and the judges could barely keep up! At the end of the day, it was Austin
Thongvivong taking home 1st, Jesse Nations sqeezed into 2nd and Jackson Parish
locked down third.
Austin Landed Every Trick He Went For
Aundree Polk Getting After It!
Nations Commanding A Hard Flip!
A couple of 10 and Under competitors came out and represented for the young
bloods of the future. Milo and Miles Hayden mixed it up and stoked everyone out
with some serious shralping.
Milo and Miles Hayden
Free BBQ For All!
The 15 and Over Division got down to business in a hurry and made their winning
intentions clear! Breaking out the super tech with lazer flips, blizzard flips, and late
foot flips this group was not holding anything back. As the ashes settled and the
winners announced, it was Ben Campbell taking 1st, Berkeley Anderson 2nd and
Jesse Elkinton 3rd! Good showing gents!
Tyler Keup Was Turning Some Heads
Austin Visintainer Was Charging
Nollie Back Biggie
Ben Campbell Blunting His Way To Victory
Zach Battled With This Bar. Clean FB!
This yearís Open division brought the fire! There were nearly 50 competitors from all
over the northwest vying for the glory. With so much talent spread throughout the
three heats, there wasnít a dull moment to be found. Once the judges had narrowed
this group down to the finals round, the true show down took place.
Despite having his board stolen but then re-claimed Xeno Miller took home the
victory! Sean Holbroke was nipping at his heals with a 2nd place finish and Justin
James nabbed 3rd.
Xeno's Front Blunt Shuv Out!
Nollie Heel Back Lip By Anthony Grant
Artsy Angle Of Sean Holboke's Feeble
Ben Sauer Stepped It Up With The Open Division
Blazin' Back Lip
One Of Many Hammers Mikey Put Down
Snax Was Terrorizing The Prelims
Tyson Reynolds Keeps It Clean
Proper Switch Hard By Joey Kirkendall
Thank you to our judging panel Ben Graham, Cheyne Shoultz, and Brandon Nemiere
for sorting through the destruction. Big thanks goes to Volcomís Clint Graham and
crew for all of their help with making the event run smoothly. Rob "Cinnamon Bear"
Oldham, Tim Trone, and Marcus Enders, you guys are champions! Last but not least,
thank you Transworld Skate, Gatorade, Arnette and Banshee Bungee. Check them