From the gritty east coast streets to smooth spots of Barcelona, US Am Search winner Ben Walters experiences one of skateboarding meccas of skate destinations. Trying something he normally doesn’t do, Ben edited and submitted an insane Am Search video. Notably, it caught our attention and won over enough fan votes to win. As a result, Ben made the journey over the Atlantic Ocean and skated in a whole new world. With endless spots at his disposal, Ben put down so many tricks at each spot that he could have made an entire video part. In short, get the full scoop from Ben about east coast spots and his Barcelona experience.
In this interview from Dew Tour Am Series Barcelona, we hear from United Kingdom’s Alex Decunha. After watching Alex’s insane Am Search submission video we knew he was on another level. Not only is he able to put down mind-boggling tricks on tape, but is also under pressure at a contest. His performance during the cash for tricks earned him some Euros and placed second on Sunday’s final day of competition. Learn more about the Alex in his interview above.
Switzerland Am Search winner Lukas Bigun had a great time out in Barcelona for the Dew Tour Am Series. Lukas’ suave style had judges nodding their heads in approval all weekend long and his Am Search submission video has the street footage to back it. Get the full scoop from Lukas on what it’s like skating Sweden, his thoughts on the Am Search video contest, and his overall experience skating in Barcelona.
In this new episode of Setups, we hear from Tom Asta. Skating for Santa Cruz in this year’s TransWorld SKATEboarding team challenge and pro competition Tom was able to adapt his skills to the tech, rails and gaps course. To put it simply Tom can flip in, out and over almost anything. Of course, these flawless feats wouldn’t be possible without the help of his skateboard gear. Find out how Tom meshes together old skateboard technology while trying out different board shapes and preferences in the video above.
In this segment of Head 2 Head we examine a gap less traveled by a select few. Here we look at Ryan Decenzo and Tommy Sandoval leaping outside of the gap course over the barrier rail onto flat. Ryan was able to roll away with a frontside 360, while Tommy pulled his infamous frontside kickflip. Leave a comment below on who you think did it better!
Am Search winner and Dew Tour Am Series competitor Mihnea Groseanu explains why it’s hard to progress at skateboarding in his home country of Romania. Although skating in tough conditions Mihnea was able to travel and experience different terrain that has shaped his skating in phenomenal ways. Learn more about Mihnea and how he adapted to the course at Barcelona in his interview above.
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Get inside the mind of Netherlands’ Dew Tour Am Search winner Douwe Macare.
Having lived in Barcelona for three months and skated in less known territories Douwe’s skate career has taken him places. Even his 2017 Dew Tour Am Search submission features clips all the way from California.
Another Dew Tour Am Series competitions wrapped up this past weekend in one of the world’s skate meccas Barcelona. Check out a few hammers put down by some of this year’s 2017 Am Search winners and Am Series finalists from semi-finals and the final.
Known for his stunning video parts and dominance in skateboard competitions, Chris Cole is skateboarding’s catalysts for progression. The following segment of Setups, Chris reveals the skateboard gear that allows him to be freakishly consistent on a board.
Head 2 Head: Up The Kink Rail with Cole Wilson and Alec Majerus.
The Pro Bowl saw a plethora of bowl rippers at Dew Tour Long Beach, but in the end only the top eight made it into the finals. Check out the best of pro bowl featuring Ivan Frederico, Tom Schaar, Alex Sorgente, Chris Russell, Heimana Reynolds, Willy Lara, Clay Kreiner, and Cory Juneau.
Hailing from Minnesota, Alec Majerus’ affinity towards skateboarding ignited a passion that even the coldest of winter couldn’t stop. Alec has transformed into one of the elite few skaters to master kinked handrails and stair sets that others wouldn’t dare to roll up to. In this segment of Setups get a firsthand look at Alec’s skateboard gear that facilitates his comfort on a board.