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Peanut Butter And Rail Jam - Powder Ridge, MN 2014

Stop #8 of Volcom Stone’s Peanut Butter And Rail Jam tour returned to the land of ice and snow at Powder Ridge, MN Saturday, February 22, 2014.

Over the past couple of weeks the PBRJ tour has had the feel of Discovery Channel storm chasing exploration.  Coming straight out of a NJ storm dropping over 20 inches of snow on the NE, we landed in MN with 10 inches of fresh and 2 inches of glare ice on the roadways.  Treacherous road conditions lead to thousands of vehicles in the ditch and accidents galore.  Regardless of weather, Midwest kids have a passion for the PBRJ and nothing would stop this train from reaching its destination.  Riders woke up extra early and forged their way to Powder Ridge with little or no time to spare.  The contest site was primed and ready with a butter pad to down flat rail in zone 1, zone 2 held double parallel bars to down rail, and zone 3 invoked a 2-piece battleship rail.  Practice opened up to what looked like less of a warm up session and more like the finals. The riders were on it right away making short work of these features set for the day’s action.

The 15 & Under hiked up to the top as the PR terrain park staff cleaned up the lips and tidied up the custom set up.  The Midwest youth were out in full effect as over 65 competitors filled the ranks playing trick-of-war for the top spots.  We saw many impressive maneuvers that sent the crowd into a frenzy including a hw cab 270 bs lip on the down flat rail in zone 1, double boardslide to boardslide pretzel out in zone 2, and multiple 50-50 gap 50-50’s with tweaky grabs held in the middle on the zone 3 battleship.  Casey Flipsen was absolutely magnetized to the rails all day long as he took 1st with multiple stand out tricks including a bs 180 sw 50-50 sw bs 360 out on the down flat rail. Luke Zajac kept things tight with many tricks including a boardside gap bs lip pretzel out in zone 3. Cam Kaiser went bananas throughout as he pulled off the 3rd place podium position.

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Gapping Out With A Full Grasp Of Indy In Zone 3

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Cam Kaiser In The Mists Of A Double Boardslide To Fs Boardslide Bs 270 Out In Zone 2

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Casey Pflipsen Destroying Zone 1 With A Fs 180 Sw 50-50 Sw Bs 360 Out.

The 16-21 Division were next to take over and deliver the stinky cheese across home plate.  This division had a plan and put together an incredible show along the way.  Benny Milam started off his heat pretty slow.   Benny rarely misses a trick, much less gets half way through the heat with little to show for his efforts.  This did not detour him for long as he landed a turning point bs 360 50-50 fs 360 out on the down flat rail in zone 1, then a 50-50 transfer 50-50 lipslide 270 out in zone 2, and finished things off with an unbelievable 50-50 gap fs 360 50-50 on the zone 3 battle ship rail within the last 10 min of this heat for the W. Garrett McKenzie had a memorable tail press transfer tail press 180 out amongst others to wrap up 2nd, and Justin Mohs captured 3rd place as he bounced back from a broken collar bone.

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Derick Lang Sending It To The Down Rail In Zone 2 With Some Massive Pop

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Garrett McKenzie Held This Bs Lip Till The Very Last Moment Before Riding Away Clean In Zone 1

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Benny Milam Came On Strong At The End With This 50-50 Gap Fs 360 50-50 Over The Battleship Rail In Zone 3

It was now time for the Women’s Open Division to put on their gloves and combat the site that lay before them.  There were some solid lefts and rights thrown by each side as the ladies bobbed and weaved themselves through the zones.  We saw some solid shredding like a sw boardside though the kink in zone 1, 50-50 transfer to fs boardslide in zone 2, and 50-50 gap boardslide through the battleship rail in zone 3.  Kayli Hendricks’ riding had insanely good style that stood out for all the judges as they gave her the 1st place nod and she received the Rev’d Rider award earning her an additional $100 for her performance.  Kristin Jessen and Kasie Carriveau entered a dual as they bounced back and forth between 2nd and 3rd place throughout their heat.  As time expired Kristin had the edged for a 2nd place finish and Kasie received a well earned 3rd place decision.

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Justine Pinkerton Squared Up And Ready For The Kink In Zone 1

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Kristin Jessen Leaning Into The Nose Of The Board As She Exits Zone 3

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Kayli Hendricks In A Frontboard After She Connected With A 50-50 In Zone 2

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Lunch Was A Feast For The Beasts

True to PBRJ fashion, the Open Division was slated to finish off the afternoon of PB+J goodness.  Over the years we have come to expect the best from this class of riders that call the Midwest home.  These guys prove year in and year out that 300 vertical feet of “hill” can produce some incredibly talented rail shreds.  After a few “warm up minutes” the heat was firing with a half cab 50-50 bs 540 out on the down flat rail in zone 1, a 50-50 transfer 50-50 hw fs 270 sw bs lip in zone 2, and a 50-50 gap fs 270 lip 270 out on the battleship rail in zone 3. Mike Skiba ended up in the top spot with tricks like his cab 270 double fs boardslide to fb boardslide regular in zone 2, Kyle Kennedy charged fast at everything and took the 2nd place spot, and Shane Ruprecht got his ticket to championships and 3rd place with solid tricks including a sw double lipslide 270 sw bs 50-50 in zone 2.  Weirdly enough, we still seem to be taken back every year by what continues to come out of this area.

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50-50 Ollie Over The Flat Section Of The Rail In Zone 1

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Ryan Holupchinski Nose Pressing To Bs Lipslide In Zone 2

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Sam Schiltgen Gapping Out And Stomping It In Zone 3

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Shane Ruprecht Sw Double Lip 270 Sw 50-50 In Zone 2

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Kyle Kennedy Doesn't Care About Sliding Forwards Or Backwards...It's All The Same To Him

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Mike Skiba Producing A Cab 270 Frontboard Through The Entire Rail Feature Riding Away Regs

Thank you to Powder Ridge’s Jerry Wahlin and Layne Anderson for hosting another stellar PBRJ at their resort.  Thank you to Mike Weiner for his tireless work ethic on the set up and his motion graphic skills. Thanks to the park staff for keeping the contest site together throughout the day.  Big ups to Cory Schneider, Tony Conrad, and Danny Neyren for sticking it out in the cold as they wrote down the scores.  Thank you to Emmet Klocker, Nikki Klocker, Molly Neyssen, and Andy Conrad for their additional support throughout the day.  Lastly, thanks to our tour sponsors listed below for kicking in the extra stoke for the kids.

-Rev’d Nutrition Bars
-Electric
-Gatorade
-Kicker Audio
-Fender

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Results:

15 & Under Division
1st: Casey Flipsen
2nd: Luke Zajac
3rd: Cam Kaiser
4th: Sam Hunt
5th: Cole Sorensen

16-21 Division:
1st: Benny Milam
2nd: Garrett McKenzie
3rd: Justin Mohs
4th: Noah Fleming
5th:  Derick Lang

Women's Open Division:
1st: Kayli Hendricks
2nd: Kristin Jessen
3rd: Kasie Carriveau
4th: Justine Pinkerton
5th: Ellie Augustine

Men's Open Division:
1st: Mike Skiba
2nd: Kyle Kennedy
3rd: Shane Ruprecht
4th: Sam Schiltgen
5th: Matt Chase

Rev’d Rider Award: $100 – Kayli Hendricks
Electirc's "Gooyest Move of the Event”: $50 and Electric Sunglasses - Benny Milam

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The whole day I was just like, ‘please stay the same, please stay the same.’ Still light offshores, big, beautiful sunny barrels.” Kelly Slater (USA) had a tough heat against Chris Ward (USA), Gavin Beschen (HAW) and Yago Dora (BRA), but made it through to the fourth round in second place behind Wardo. The 11-time World Champion won the Volcom Pipe Pro in 2014 and is eager for another shot at victory in the primer conditions. Kelly Slater. photo: Tai VanDyke “This is easily the best Pipe of the year, right now, the last couple hours, it’s incredible,” said Slater. “There’s so many waves it’s hard to keep the adrenaline down and keep yourself calm. I actually got my first wave, which was a really good wave I think, but I was a little too deep and it sucked me back. When it really opened up I was kind of eating it already. And then I came up and watched Wardo get barreled on a really good one and then I got like three on the head… kind of smashed me around so I didn’t start the heat so good, but I had a couple backup waves. I wouldn’t consider those very good waves out there but I got the scores to make it through and I think we’re going to have really good conditions in the next couple days so nice to just have that chance.” Hawaiian charger Zeke Lau (HAW) nailed the only perfect 10 of the event for an epic Backdoor wave to keep the lead over Dimitri Ouvre (BLM). With a combined heat total of 16.07, Lau advanced into Round 3 along with Ouvre, while Gavin Gillette (HAW) and Ian Walsh (HAW) were left without the scores needed to progress. Ezekiel Lau. photo: Brian Bielmann “The ten felt great,” said Lau. “I knew I was only looking for a small score so I was kind of just looking for a little corner to tuck in and of course the biggest right comes, I was like ‘oh god,’ but it looked like a great wave so I just figured go for it. I pretty much just held on for dear life.” Jack Robinson (AUS), the teen who caused a sensation when he won the Pipe Invitational here in December, posted one of the highest heat totals of the day with a 9.00 and a 7.83. Robinson excels in conditions like these and has become a standout in big wave conditions along the North Shore. In a nail biter heat, Bruce Irons (HAW) jumped from third place to first with just forty seconds left on the clock. Sitting on the Backdoor side, Irons pulled into one of the biggest right-hand barrels of the day and navigated an exit as an explosion of cheers erupted from the beach crowd. With a 9.40 score, Irons secured the heat win and a slot into Round 4. Bruce Irons. photo: Lugo “The conditions are as good as it gets,” said the Kauai surfer. “It’s definitely probably one of the best days of winter. Lefts, rights, 8-10 feet offshore, what more do you want?” Contest organizers will reconvene tomorrow morning at 7:30am HST to determine if the Final day will take place. With more waves on the way, a Volcom Pipe Pro champion will likely be crowned by midday Tuesday or Wednesday. Results Shown in order of 1st through 4th. Surfers from Hawaii unless otherwise noted. Round of 64 – 1st and 2nd advance, 3rd=33rd place, 4th=49th place H1: Marco Giorgi (URY), Kiron Jabour, Keanu Asing, Joel Centeio H2: Koa Smith, Brent Dorrington (AUS), Derek Peters (USA), Patrick Gudauskas (USA) H3: Bruce Irons, Joan Duru (FRA), Mikey Bruneau, Billy Stairmand (NZL) H4: Torrey Meister, Griffin Colapinto (USA), Conner Coffin (USA), Granger Larsen H5: Ezekiel Lau, Dimitri Ouvre (BLM), Gavin Gillette, Ian Walsh H6: Jack Robinson (AUS), Nathan Yeomans (USA), Hank Gaskell, Jean Da Silva (BRA) H7: Sebastian Zietz, Takayuki Wakita, Carlos Munoz (CRI), Brian Toth H8: Chris Ward (USA), Kelly Slater, Gavin Beschen, Yago Dora (BRA) H9: John John Florence, Eala Stewart, Balaram Stack (USA), Leonardo Fioravanti (ITA) H10: Ian Gouveia (BRA), Hiroto Ohhara (JPN), Hizunome Bettero (BRA), Victor Bernardo (BRA) H11: Tom Whitaker (AUS), Soli Bailey (AUS), Yujiro Tsuji (JPN), Leandro Usuna (ARG) H12: Nic Von Rupp (PRT), Aritz Aranburu (ESP), Kai Mana Henry, Ricardo Christie (NZL) H13: Round of 96 – 1st and 2nd advance, 3rd=65th place, 4th=81st place H1: Marco Giorgi (URY), Derek Peters (USA), Cahill Bell-Warren (AUS), Kai Barger H2: Koa Smith, Kiron Jabour, Noa Mizuno, Kaito Ohashi (JPN) H3: Mikey Bruneau, Griffin Colapinto (USA), Mitchell Parkinson (AUS), Parker Coffin H4: Torrey Meister, Bruce Irons, Makuakai Rothman, Seth Moniz H5: Gavin Gillette, Jean Da Silva, (BRA), Chris Foster, Ohno Masatoshi (JPN) H6: Hank Gaskell, Dimitri Ouvre (BLM), Tim Reyes, Ian Gentil H7: Brian Toth, Chris Ward (USA), Luel Felipe (BRA), Gavin Sutherland H8: Yago Dora (BRA), Takayuki Wakita, Kaito Kino, Takumi Nakamura (JPN) H9: Leonardo Fioravanti (ITA), Victor Bernardo (BRA), Benji Brand, Kona Oliveira H10: Ian Gouveia (BRA), Eala Stewart, Dylan Lightfoot (ZAF), Takumi Yasui (JPN) H11: Leandro Usuna (ARG), Kai Mana Henry, Joshua Moniz, Kaimana Jaquias H12: Nic Von Rupp (PRT), Yujiro Tsuji (JPN), Imaikalani deVault, Adrien Toyon H13: Makai McNamara, Billy Kemper, Kalani David, Koa Rothman H14: Olamana Eleogram, Kevin Sullivan, Kalani Chapman, Alex Smith H15: Mason Ho, Keoni Yan, Sunny Garcia, Myles Padaca H16: Lucas Silveira (BRA), Cory Arrambide (USA), Kekoa Cazimero, Allen Schuyler Check back on www.volcompipepro.com tomorrow morning for the next call! Balaram Stack. photo: Lugo
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Wipeout Heard 'Round The World - Tom Dosland
Tom Dosland survived the bail of the century at Jaws in Maui. The El Nino winter has brought swells of epic proportions to coasts around the world, and Jaws is getting hit hard. Tom Dosland was there to push the limits of surf, and the surf pushed back. Watch Red Bull's full interview with Tom above!