Frontside judo. Carbondale, Colorado.

The John ‘Dana’ Allison interview

Few people are “Classic” at the ripe age of 20. A “Classic” person is someone like Paul Newman in “Cool Hand Luke”, Clint Eastwood in “The Good, The Bad, The Ugly”, or a skateboarder like Alan Petersen or John Cardiel. A “Classic” skateboarder will roll up to a spot, pensively smoke a cigarette in the shadow, sip on a beer, and then quietly annihilate every obstacle in his path. John ‘Dana’ Allison is one of those people.

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Peter Boccalini - frontside crailslide

Weekend Defocus at Le Chai bowl in France

In early February this year, Jeremy, the owner invited the whole team Defocus Skateboards team to test the concrete. The bowl was just finished two weekends before, the pool coping adjusted, and a special product put on the concrete to clean it.

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Yago Dominguez. Layback tailslide.

Barakatown Skate Jam Session – Lasesarre, Basque country

The park is a little bowl, very fun with good lines and a creative flow area with some quarters and a fun box, everything is very little, but works perfect. I’m so happy about this park I designed and built around ten years ago. Zut skateparks still alive !!!

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Christopher Skubis. Stalefish channel transfer. Photo: J. Hay

Lohse party 2015 – Cologne, Germany

Lohse party 2015 – Cologne, Germany

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Jamie Mateu. Body jar. Backside air to tail.

Bergfest 2015 – Peace, Love and Skateboarding – Münster, Germany

Bergfest 2015 was a massive hit……. Bowls, Beers, Bros, skateboarding, sun, girls, bbq, slams, stalefishes, never been dones, almost makes on the rail, bands, more beers, after party, and three days to recover. Thanks to Koloss, Pavel Skateboards, Jimmy’z, Concrete Wave, and Hoax mfg for helping make this skate party a smashing good time. If you really want to know what it’s like at the Bergfest, you have to come experience it yourself. See you next year!

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Julien Benoliel. Backside nosegrind. Photo: Amin Olve Klungseth Ullah

Malmö Ultra Bowl 2015 at Sibbarp Skatepark

Ultra Bowl changed this year. Not the players, they are still all the best transition rippers of the moment, but the location moved from Stapelbäddsparken to Sibbarp. I arrived on Thursday afternoon, just at the end of the jump ramp session, at Malmö central station.

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The John ‘Dana’ Allison interview

Backside Air. Carbondale, Colorado.

Backside Air. Carbondale, Colorado.

Few people are “Classic” at the ripe age of 20. A “Classic” person is someone like Paul Newman in “Cool Hand Luke”, Clint Eastwood in “The Good, The Bad, The Ugly”, or a skateboarder like Alan Petersen or John Cardiel. A “Classic” skateboarder will roll up to a spot, pensively smoke a cigarette in the shadow, sip on a beer, and then quietly annihilate every obstacle in his path. John ‘Dana’ Allison is one of those people. He is polite, quiet, pulchritudinous, and fucking rips. Actually, that was an understatement. This 20 year old from Fort Collins, Colorado is so damn good, he humbles every session he attends. Neither photos nor video footage do him justice, and I truly hope you can skate with him in person someday, preferably a pool. Dana recently became unemployed and will soon be hitchhiking around California and Oregon over the next couple of months with Xavier Manzanares. I met up with Dana and his legendary crew of friends in Fort Collins for a group interview full of shenanigans and laughter, some stories so gruesome, the crew would NOT let me document them…

Intro and interview by Lenore Sparks
Additional input from Taylor, Trashbag Travis, and Rump

Photos and video by Taylor Dehart

Lenore Sparks / Confusion magazine:  So I heard you banged a 50+ year old lady? Tell us more…

Dana: I can’t remember.

Confusion: Who initiated it?

Rump: I guess it was some old meth lady who’s pick up line was “you’re about the age of my son, in fact you remind me of him!” and then all of the sudden he was banging her, not able to rip clothes off fast enough. She was Kyle’s neighbor…

Confusion: Was she hot?

Dana: She was alright.

Rump: She was butt-ass ugly! She had dentures and shit; a cigarette dripping from a busted-ass corner of her meth-mouth.

Confusion: Have you ever banged a chick your age?

Dana: One, I banged one my age. Only older ones and younger ones at this point.

Confusion: You are going to SF and you told your friends you were going to kiss a boy right off the bus. You gonna actually step up?

Dana: (turning bright red) No, uh, well, I don’t do that…

Tailgrab nosegrind. Fairplay, Colorardo.

Tailgrab nosegrind. Fairplay, Colorardo.

Confusion: So your nickname is “Dana” short for “Bandana”. Why?

Dana: Cuz one day I was skating with a bandana in my back pocket when I was 12, then KJ stole it from my pocket and wouldn’t give it back.

Rump: Everyone has a nickname here, except for Taylor.

Confusion: Why doesn’t Taylor have a nickname?

Rump: He represents all of Fort Collins, so he embodies all of the nicknames with his real name. He IS Taylor Dehart.

Confusion: List the Nicknames:

Dana: Rump-a-dump, LDL=Long Dick Lee, Talkalotta, Shitty, Trash-bag Travis, Jay-fronna-bay “Fronna”, Tommy’s name is Douglas, J-Boner or Death Baby, Xavier is “aaaahhh”, Butt Carrot, Timid Bitch or Puppy, J-piles, Uncle Marty, Inflatable Tube Man, Inflatable Camel Lizard, Knucker, Turtle, Slethro Tull, Cryle, to list a few…

Confusion: How did you get on Name In Blood (a new board company from Denver)?

Dana: We went street skating in Denver and I met Parris (@fuckinparrisyo). Basically, I got a board hook up from street skating.

Confusion: That is ironic because your obvious strength is gnarly transitions of all sizes. Do you street skate a lot?

Dana: I try to!

Rump: He did an invert down the 6 stairs; it was a long six stair!

Confusion: What are your favorite spots?

Dana: Edora and Channel Street (San Pedro, CA)

Frontside invert. Edora Skatepark. Fort Collins, Colorado.

Frontside invert. Edora Skatepark. Fort Collins, Colorado.

Confusion: Ice cream flavor?

Dana: Busch, Busch-Cycle, Busch-Float

Confusion: What’s your favorite color?

Dana: Black, (rubbing chin very thoughtfully), and Camo

Confusion: Top five skateboarders?

Dana: Hewitt, Neil blender, Gator, uh, that was 3?, Cardiel, Antwan Dixon (Rump: yeah! Antwan!!!!)

Invert. Backyard. Denver, Colorado.

Invert. Backyard. Denver, Colorado.

Confusion: What was your favorite real pool?

Dana: Kendall, Hobo pool.

Taylor: The Hobo Pool is in Colorado Springs, you need heavy gloves. There are needles and shit down there and the hobos hate the skateboarders so they fill it with fucked up trash. Pizza pool in AZ is pretty sick!

Dana: Palmers (Albuquerque) looks amazing!

Judo tailblock. Side yard. Arvada, Colorado.

Judo tailblock. Side yard. Arvada, Colorado.

Confusion: What is your favorite backyard?

Dana: Tuck’s for sure! Xavier rips that place to shreds: backtails over the light and box. (Tuck’s is a swimmer in Arvada, built by the legendary Dave Tuck (RIP) and friends).

Confusion: Why don’t you skate in contests? You are the most consistent dude ever!

Rump: Because he is fucking straight underground!

Dana: I usually can’t make it to contests because I am either working or skating somewhere else. Contests don’t really mean that much to me. I’d honestly not like a bunch of fucking people watching me, I’d rather skate with my friends.

Rump: He is too fucking humble!

Dana: Yeah! You don’t know how fucking humble I am! Hahaha no words describe it! I want some beer.

Crail bonk. Somewhere in the mountains of Colorado.

Crail bonk. Somewhere in the mountains of Colorado.

Rump: I hear you are currently unemployed. How do you get beer?

Dana: I have no idea, man, I do want some beer though. (This particular day, Baby Death, a 16 year old, bought him beer).

Confusion: Did you quit your job?

Dana: No…. uh… My job quit me.

Frontside judo. Carbondale, Colorado.

Frontside judo. Carbondale, Colorado.

Taylor: This interview is going great! I am going to share it on FB eight times!

Confusion: What is the bum suck off?

Dana: These bums walk by, a dude and his girlfriend, and she starts sucking his dick slobbering all over the place while some friends were filming a double set!

Rump: Dana wasn’t even there!

Dana: Yeah, but it is still funny and I’m gonna tell her anyway! The bum was like “we just did it over there by the sign too!” (To see this amazing video, instagram @charco_foiler)

Confusion: Who built Northside (a sick DIY park in Fort Collins)?

Dana: Us! Yeah us. Skelly, Josh Binky, Mike, Matt Zamba. I was too young back then, so I was cleaning up a lot and picking up trash. You didn’t get to skate it if you didn’t help. The city allowed the skaters to use the space originally, and three Grindline guys were helping. They left in the middle of the construction, so we just kept building. They never even looked at any of the designs, but there weren’t any anyway. We got that park for about $10 per square foot. The City was willing to pay for it, but hired the skateboarders as subcontractors. They didn’t mind underage kids helping, or volunteering.

The city guys came up and said hey you look like you know what you’re doing, but you should have asked us first (about the stuff against the wall). They just would have told us no if they saw what we were building. They told us to just put away the beer. It is way better to have a park already built without permission because it is expensive as hell to tear them down.

Trashbag: We should’ve used so much rebar they couldn’t physically remove that shit! What about the time at the Halloween jam when that kid chugged the mustard! Didn’t he die?

Taylor: Damn Dana, your interview is exclusive and juicy!

Madonna. Leadville, Colorado.

Madonna. Leadville, Colorado.

Dana: So the Grindline guys were camping at Northside while building and found a kid in their tent with a full-on rape suit! They found some condoms and their stolen shit in his bag, so they beat him up so badly that he landed in the hospital. The cops didn’t press charges because of the items found in the backpack. The next day, the mom came to the park and tried to press charges, but couldn’t because the criminal intent of the kid was obvious. Later that week, his Mexican family circled the park and looked for those Grindline guys, trying to beat them up, but they had already left. They were sick of the drama.

Texas plant off the rail: Northside DIY. Fort Collins, Coloardo.

Texas plant off the rail: Northside DIY. Fort Collins, Coloardo.

Confusion: What is a rape suit?

Taylor: A full on black outfit.

Rump: Unibomber as fuck!

Taylor: The rape kid had a rape kit: condoms, ski mask, and a black suit. And candy! Yeah he had candy!

Confusion: Ok boys, I think I’ve embarrassed him enough. Thanks for the interview Dana, and good luck in Cali!

Dana is sponsored by Name in Blood Skateboards, SkateColorado apparel, and the Market.

Confusion: Who would like to thank?

Dana: I’d like to thank my mom for dealing with me and all the support, Lenore, Taylor DeHart, Michael Parris, Terrill Schmidt, all The Market skateshop dudes, all the Denver homies, and the whole FTCK posse for the constant ripping and stokage!

Frontside crailslide. Carbondale, Colorado.

Frontside crailslide. Carbondale, Colorado.

Weekend Defocus at Le Chai bowl in France

In early February this year, Jeremy, the owner invited the whole team Defocus Skateboards team to test the concrete. The bowl was just finished two weekends before, the pool coping adjusted, and a special product put on the concrete to clean it.

But when we arrived at the point to test it, it was so slippery! If we did a hard carve it ended everytime with a clean wipe out. A bit painful. So we spent two hours to brush and sand this fucking product that make the concrete slippery. Eight skaters working on the bowl was not too much.

Then we had a real try in the bowl, but it was still a btt slippery. Hard wheels weren’t possible. Even for Mickael who say “I keep my wheel whatever on any type of stuff I skate on!”

The neighbors treated us like friends. They gave us twelve bottles of wine for the party night. Perfect!!

After that weekend, it was a good test but we were a bit motivated to have a better session.

Wissem Bensalem - Frontside Hurricane

Wissem Bensalem – Frontside Hurricane

So we got the point. Just before this summer, we tried to paint the bowl to make it less slippery. And that’s worked pretty well. So we organized, with Defocus, a big party with many skaters to show the bowl to others.

It was the weekend of the 11th of August. We got skaters from all over France, from Paris, Marseille, Grenoble, Biarritz, Nantes, La Rochelle, Bordeaux… etc. A beer factory give us the beer for the weekend and we prepared all the food. The “Mad Men’s club” had the concert inside the house. Everything was ready to have a skate weekend!

Everybody arrived at the point, lost in Médoc, with the short information they got, by car, camper van, hitchhiking or ferry.

It was really something! Everyone was excited to skate this bowl. So after a short night session and BBQ till 2am, we finished painting the bowl and got prepared to have a long day session the following day.

We woke up Thomas, who slept in the bowl, with a cow-bell, to start thejourney. So here was a perfect day, some people skating the bowl while others chilled outside waiting for the concert. The summer was here. As we made the breakfast for about 35 people, the others put the beer on ice, and cleaned the bowl and everything else and got the space ready for the band who arrived around midday…. Then, it was crazy, hard rock and bowl riding fit really well together.

Wissem Bensalem - Bs Smithgrind

Wissem Bensalem – Bs Smithgrind

The neighborhood also came to see what’s happening in the old winery because they saw all the cars but especially when they heard the hard rock… it’s not normal to hear over there.

We got some special tricks that came out that day like the long frontside lip of Seb, the switch nose pick from Peter, the frontside flip of Wissem or even more, the crazy drop from the first floor of Yoan, a 3.90 meter high drop at 90°.

So yes, that was a good party.

But actually, that’s just the beginning of the spot, it’s going to have a snake run outside with three micro-ramps and so much other stuff… Skatopia is coming to France, lost in Médoc.

We are working on it, and we let you know when the next section will be done.

Words: Simon Leaute
Photos: Romain Del Duca

Simon Leaute - Nosebone Bonk

Simon Leaute – Nosebone Bonk

Etienn. Heelblock

Etienne Bara. Heelblock

Peter Boccalini - switch nosepick to fakie

Peter Boccalini – switch nosepick to fakie

Simon Leaute - Flip Bs Disaster

Simon Leaute – Flip Bs Disaster

Peter Boccalini - front smith

Peter Boccalini – front smith

Marcial Leblay - Blunt Flip out

Marcial Leblay – Blunt Flip out

Simon Leaute - Invert Tailsmash

Simon Leaute – Invert Tailsmash

Peter Boccalini - frontside Hurricane

Peter Boccalini – frontside Hurricane

Simon Leaute - Tucknee

Simon Leaute – Tucknee

Peter Boccalini - frontside Crailslide

Peter Boccalini – frontside Crailslide

Pauliana Lafabrier - Fs Air

Pauliana Lafabrier – Fs Air

Peter Boccalini - frontside crailslide

Peter Boccalini – frontside crailslide

Peter Boccalini - invert tailsmash

Peter Boccalini – invert tailsmash

Yoann. Drop in.

Yoann. Drop in.

Barakatown Skate Jam Session – Lasesarre, Basque country

There are many, many skateparks around Bilbao and La Kantera, not only are Las Arenas, Leioa or Sondika the only one places you can skate.

Barakaldo, Plentzia, Armintza, Gorliz, Urduliz, Aranzazu, and more are typical little spots you can go and skate with no people and have a lot of fun there.

Sometimes, like this time in Barakaldo, there is a jam.

The park is a little bowl, very fun with good lines and a creative flow area with some quarters and a fun box, everything is very little, but works perfect. I’m so happy about this park I designed and built around ten years ago. Zut skateparks still alive !!!

Javier, the man in charge of this jam, made this possible. He is the skater responsible for the Styling Shop, of one of the sponsors of the jam, jart and cityhall helped too.

Javier put on the music and the beers and barbeque for the skaters, and some awards for the kids, there needs to be no excuse to go and skate.

In the beginning, we had a heavy rain storm and nobody thought we could skate, but the rain lasted only half an hour, a heavy Basque country monsoon. When it finally stopped like a miracle, in another half an hour the surface was totally dry and riders madea really fun and powerful session…

Belaetxe, Quique, Sapi, Amayugo, Yago and many more were ripping!

It’s so nice see the ratnuts, a lot of young riders, destroy the bowl like men.

Abraham, El Burgo locals, and some girls from Santander, like Lucia and others destroyed it…”  – Ortxustrops

Photos by Jaime Marcos

Crailslide

Crailslide

Peio. Lien to disaster.

Peio. Lien to disaster.

Belaetxe. Frontside air.

Belaetxe. Frontside air.

Boneless

Boneless

Nano. Ollie.

Nano. Roast Beef.

Txus Domingeuz. One foot frontside 50-50.

Txus Domingez. One foot frontside 50-50.

Miel Ameyugo. Front rock.

Miel Ameyugo. Front rock.

Alberto Lopez. Front smith.

Alberto Lopez. Front smith.

Sweeper

Sweeper

Txus Domiguez's son, Yago. Styling a front smith like his father.

Txus Domiguez’s son, Yago. Styling a front smith like his father.

Markel Fernandez. Nosegrind.

Markel Fernandez. Nosegrind.

Alejandro Martinez. Frontside lipslide.

Alejandro Martinez. Frontside lipslide.

Grom. Front smith.

Grom. Front smith.

Abraham Torres. Front smith.

Abraham Torres. Front smith.

Yago Dominguez. Layback tailslide.

Yago Dominguez. Layback tailslide.

Belaetxe. Air to fakie.

Belaetxe. Melon / sad grab to fakie.

Mikel Ameyugo. Frontside tailslide.

Mikel Ameyugo. Frontside tailslide.

Josu. Slob plant.

Josu. Slob plant.

Belaetxe. Front smith.

Belaetxe. Front smith.

Josu. Frontside disaster.

Josu. Frontside lipslide.

Belaetxe. Nose blunt.

Belaetxe. Nose blunt.

Lien air

Belaetxe. Lien air

Crailslide

Crailslide

Abraham Torres. Frontside ollie.

Abraham Torres. Frontside disaster.

Crailslide

Crailslide

Lohse party 2015 – Cologne, Germany

A sunny, warm and cloudy day in Cologne celebrating 15 years of the Lohse Ramp with some ripping skateboarding from german and dutch skaters. The contest ended with 14 year old (younger than the ramp) Lenni Janssen taking the win, Tim Rebensdorf with 2nd place, Nick Bax with 3rd, and Tim Bijsterveld with best trick, with the 270 boneless in (and bonus bomb drop to shut down the ramp for the day). Insert Coin started playing for the packed Lohse crowd and then Köln local hardcore favorites TSH – The Schöne Hubätz took the stage as the pit started to heat up and the rain sprinkled down, turning into a full on monsoon before the end of the third song, with some people holding up and hiding under the tarp to cover the band equipment, or lurking under the beer tent, and others overflowing into the darkness under the bridge where two new rivers flowed from up the hill through the trough of the bridge and everyone was completely soaking wet and soggily scattered into the night to find shelter from the rain.

Photos + video: J. Hay
Music: The Schöne Hubätz

Tim Bijsterveld. Frontside air.

Tim Bijsterveld. Frontside air. Photos: J. Hay

Lenni Janssen. Backside indy grab.

Lenni Janssen. Backside indy grab.

Nick Bax. Feeble to fakie.

Nick Bax. Feeble to fakie.

Bastian Conrad. Sweeper.

Bastian Conrad. Sweeper.

Tim. Frontside air to fakie.

Tim Rebensdorf. Frontside air to fakie.

Robin Schulze. Front smith.

Robin Schulze. Front smith.

Floris. Backsmith.

Floris Harteveld. Backsmith.

Tim Bijsterveld. Frontside invert.

Tim Bijsterveld. Frontside invert.

Robin Schulze. Backside air.

Robin Schulze. Backside air.

Nick Bax. Frontside air.

Nick Bax. Frontside air.

Nick Bax. Blasting out a frontside air from the crowd.

Nick Bax. Blasting out a frontside air from the crowd.

Lenni Janssen. Backside melon grab.

Lenni Janssen. Backside melon grab.

Best trick over the Channel:

Tim Bijsterveld. 270 boneless in over the channel.

Tim Bijsterveld. 270 boneless in over the channel.

Christopher Skubis. Stalefish channel transfer.  Photo: J. Hay

Christopher Skubis. Stalefish channel transfer. Photo: J. Hay

Eumel Tim. Channel transfer 5-0 grind to fakie.

Eumel Tim. Channel transfer 5-0 grind to fakie.

Bastian Conrad. Channel transfer to disaster.

Bastian Conrad. Channel transfer to disaster.

Sjoerd Vissers. Channel transfer tailslide.

Sjoerd Vissers. Channel transfer tailslide.

Tim Bijsterveld. Miller flip spine transfer.

Tim Bijsterveld. Miller flip spine transfer.

Skubis. Stalefish transfer.

Skubis. Stalefish transfer.

Check out some photos of The Schöne Hubätz in the rain from Head on the Bar

Bonus photos from Nicola Debernardi:

Sjoerd Vissers. Ollie over the hip. Photo: Nicola Debernardi

Sjoerd Vissers. Ollie over the hip. Photo: Nicola Debernardi

Lenni Janssen. Indy air.

Lenni Janssen. Backside air.

Sjoerd Vissers. Channel transfer tailslide.

Sjoerd Vissers. Channel transfer tailslide.

Tim Rebensdorf.

Tim Rebensdorf. Fakie Nose blunt.

Julian Adomako. Ollie in.

Julian Adomako. Ollie in.

Nick Bax. Frontside air.

Nick Bax. Frontside air from low to high.

Tim Bijsterveld. Andrecht.

Tim Bijsterveld. Andrecht.

Tim Rebensdorf. Frontside air to disaster.

Tim Rebensdorf. Frontside air to disaster.

Bergfest 2015 – Peace, Love and Skateboarding – Münster, Germany

Bergfest 2015 was a massive hit……. Bowls, Beers, Bros, skateboarding, sun, girls, bbq, slams, stalefishes, never been dones, almost makes on the rail, bands, more beers, after party, and three days to recover. Thanks to Koloss, Pavel Skateboards, Jimmy’z, Concrete Wave, and Hoax mfg for helping make this skate party a smashing good time. If you really want to know what it’s like at the Bergfest, you have to come experience it yourself. See you next year!

Words, photos + video: J. Hay

I should have taken more photos from this angle, instead of with the papparazzi lurkers at the hotspot with the fisheye. Robin Schulze, frontside smith grind.

I should have taken more photos from this angle, instead of with the papparazzi lurkers at the hotspot with the fisheye. Robin Schulze, frontside smith grind.

Donald of Pavel Skateboards was running the silk screen press half the day, pumping out custom Bergfest tees. That one's mine.

Donald of Pavel Skateboards was running the silk screen press half the day, pumping out custom Bergfest tees. That one’s mine.

Sometimes skateboarding is a spectator sport. The boyz frothing between heats.

Sometimes skateboarding is a spectator sport. The boyz frothing between heats.

Tim Bijsterveld with a backside 270 boneless in.

Tim Bijsterveld with a backside 270 boneless in.

Kevin Wenzke. Lien slide or lien to tail. Can't quite remember which?

Kevin Wenzke. Lien slide or lien to tail. Can’t quite remember which?

Jaime Mateu. Fakie layback air.

Jaime Mateu. Fakie layback air.

Lenni Janssen. Full grown man sized head high backside melon grab.

Lenni Janssen. Full grown man sized head high backside melon grab.

Tom Tieste. Wild man frontside air.

Tom Tieste. Wild man frontside air.

Tim Bijsterveld rocking and rolling. No bomb drops today, sorry kids.

Tim Bijsterveld rocking and rolling. No bomb drops today, sorry kids.

Jamie Mateu. Body jar. Backside air to tail.

Jamie Mateu. Backside air to tail.

OMSA Dietsches was a judge this day. Bruce the Ox got 2nd place in the unsponsored division. Check the slip of the €20 to the judge when no one else was looking. Shoulda make it a 50 spot Bruce. Nice shredding and good judging. Is there such a thing as judging good?

OMSA Dietsches and Bruce the Ox.

Robin Schulze trying to put on the seatbelt.

Robin Schulze trying to put on the seatbelt.

Jamie Mateu blasting a backside melancholy also known as a sad grab in Spain and Scandinavia.

Jamie Mateu blasting a backside melancholy also known as a sad grab (in Spain and Scandinavia).

Jamie Mateu. Same trick as above, different angle.

Jamie Mateu. Same trick as above, different angle.

Robian Fifield tore up the bowls and the gnarly Berg rail and the Jager bottle.

Robian Fifield tore up the bowls and the gnarly Berg rail and the Jäger bottle.

Koloss krew enjoying the bright day and their one chance a year wear they don't have to dress in black.

Koloss krew enjoying the bright day and their one chance a year wear they don’t have to dress in black.

Catherine Marquis in the girls heat of three with a sweeper for the win!

Catherine Marquis in the girls heat of three with a sweeper for the win!

Ariana going backside.

Ariana going backside.

Robian Fifield from Netherlands, Jaime Mateu from Spain, Bruce the Ox from Ireland, and Timo Krone from Germany. No losers here, well, maybe Timo, he smashed his face in the deepend and went to the hospital, and maybe Robian also, he almost pulled a crooked grind down the gnarly Berg rail, but ate shit. But the other two dudes, Jaime and Bruce, total winners this day!

Robian Fifield from Netherlands, Jaime Mateu from Spain, Bruce the Ox from Ireland, and Timo Krone from Germany. No losers here, well, maybe Timo, he smashed his face in the deepend and went to the hospital, and maybe Robian also, he almost pulled a crooked grind down the gnarly Berg rail, but ate shit. But the other two dudes, Jaime and Bruce, total winners this day!

It's a board, it's a butt, it's KEVIN WENZKE flying head high out of the deepend.

It’s a board, it’s a butt, it’s KEVIN WENZKE flying head high out of the deepend.

Jaime Mateu. Stale fish in the deepend of the Monster Bowl. Not for the slight at heart.  Photo: J. Hay

Jaime Mateu. Stale fish in the deepend of the Monster Bowl. Not for the slight at heart. Photo: J. Hay

Jaime Mateu. Nollie 180 into the Monster bowl. Sequence: Hay

Jaime Mateu. Nollie 180 into the Monster bowl. Sequence: Hay

The situation started to deteriorate from here on out.... Last photo of the day, then put the camera away.... Photo: J. Hay

The situation started to deteriorate from here on out…. Last photo of the day, then put the camera away…. Photo: J. Hay

Results:

Pros:
1. Jaime Mateu (Spain)
2. Lenni Janssen (Germany)
3. Kevin Wenzke (Germany)
4. Tim Bijsterveld (Netherlands)
5. Tom Tieste (Germany)
6. Johannes Haist (Germany)

Unsponsored:
1. David Tuschell (Germany)
2. Bruce the Ox (Ireland)
3. Marcus Lenke (Germany)
4. Marco Rottig (Germany)

Kids
1. Reece Knoblock (Germany)
2. Chris Bichler (Germany)
3. Erik Gores (Germany)
4. ALesandro (Germany)

Girls
1. Catherine Marquis (Germany)
2. Leilah Vasconeelos (Germany)
3. Ari (Germany)

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