The annual carve up in Varraze, Italy went down last this weekend with great mini ramp skating and live sets from both Crossfire faves Turbo Negro and Doom Tree. Brits were abroad for the ride and took home some cash home from the mini ramp jam. Ross McGouran, Jake Collins, Kris Vile and Rob Smith all made it into the top six. Watch the footage.
BEST TRICK RESULTS:
1st Martin Pek – Nollie Crooks + Nollie bigger spin
2nd Nassim Guammaz – NS Blunt 50-50
3rd Kris Vile – Lipslide bs180 big spin flip
1. Alain Goikotxea
2. Alessandro Sorgente 3. Ross McGouran
4. Jake Collins
5. Kris Vile
6. Rob Smith
Lyon’s Wallstreet crew got down and dirty in the woods for a ‘Create and Destroy‘ session at the back end of last year. Watch this old spot get cleaned up, worked on and then skated by Sam Partaix Kris Vile and friends.
Vans team riders take to the trowel in this latest DIY build in a tunnel up North. Watch the session that followed the hard graft with Phil Zwijsen, Daryl Nobbs, Nick Remon, Daryl Dominguez, Matthew Nevitt and Kris Vile and more.
This year’s Simple Sessions in Tallinn, Estonia went down this weekend wth what looked to be a really creative layout built for the event. Austen Seaholm took first place with Ross McGouran, the only Brit to end up in the top 15 after coming first in the semi’s with Korahn Gayle and Kris Vile both making it through in that round.
Watch the footage of Vans riders from the event below. Results:
1 Austen Seaholm USA
2 Axel Cruysberghs BEL
3 Simon Stricker SUI
4 Thaynan Costa POR
5 Phil Zwijsen BEL
6 Jonathan Thijs BEL
7 Tomas Vintr CZE
8 Didrik Galasso NOR
9 Gosha Konishev RUS
10 Tim Zom NED
11 Bastien Salabanzi FRA
12 Ruben Rodrigues POR
13 Ross McGouran GBR
14 Max Kruglov RUS
15 Egor Golybev RUS
Kris Vile, John Vile, Dave Pegg and Ross McCabe all skate in this fresh black and white video edit shot at the Wednesfield skatepark in Wolverhampton. Get some Black Country goodness in your system right here.
This year’s Vans Spring Classic mini ramp comp went off in fine style in Varazze, Italy this year. As usual the Brits dominated proceedings with Jake Collins, Sam Beckett, Joshua Young, Trevor Johnson, Greg Nowik, Ross McGouran and Kris Vile all representing. Browse the results below and watch all the action that went down out there.
• The Air Freshener (Most Original tricks): David Sanchez (Spain)
• The Condor (Highest Air): Diego Doural (Spain)
• The Smooth Operator (Best Style): Josh Young (UK)
• The Surgeon & The Toe Mixer (Best technical rider & Best Switch trick/ Ride): Trevor Johnson (UK)
• The Bingo Winner (Luckiest move): Dani Leon (Spain)
• The Punisher & The Good Ol’Boy (Gnarliest trick/ride & Best oldskool tricks/ride: Greg Nowik (UK)
• The Easy Rider (Longest Rock or Lipslide): John Magnusson (Sweden)
• The Line Executor (Best line/combo): Julien Benoliel (France)
• The Innovator Best use of the ramp: Ross McGouran (UK)
• The Wheelchair Masters (Worst slam): Jake Collins & Sam Beckett (UK)
• The Cruising Gentlemen (Best attitude): Fernando Bramsmark (Sweden)
• The Tsunami (Overall best rider of the Weekend): Daan Vanderlinden (Holland)
• The Unlucky Friend (Last of Finals): Kris Vile (UK)