Competition Report: Beat the Chump 4

If there is one thing I’m starting to realize in rollerblading, it’s that thirty is quickly becoming the new twenty. Last weekend in Bellevue, Washington, rollerbladers from all around the northwest US and southwest CA came out for the fourth installment of the Beat the Chump 4 contest, the Seattle-area park competition with a unique run-based format. Skaters take turns doing lines through the compact park until they stop, or fall. It’s a nice break from the common Jam Session format, which often proves dangerous in Bellevue Indoor.

Contest Report: TacTown Takeover 2011

What can I say about a contest with little to no competition? I mean there were competitors, just no competition battling for the 1st! Hands down after the second round we knew who was going to win this event. The 'TacTown Takeover', part of the NWBack2Back Series and little brother to 'Street Battle Seattle', took place on August 27th 2011 in the city of Tacoma.

Popularity Contest 2010

The organization of the traditional Popularity Contest in Kamploops was taken over by Matt Vigneux in 2010. The contest was founded by Vancouver local Todd McInerney. It looks like Matt did a great job. Again a lot of people came out to shred on of Canada's biggest and best skateparks. Take a peek at the contest here.

Popularity Contest 2010

The organization of the traditional Popularity Contest in Kamploops was taken over by Matt Vigneux in 2010. The contest was founded by Vancouver local Todd McInerney. It looks like Matt did a great job. Again a lot of people came out to shred on of Canada's biggest and best skateparks. Take a peek at the contest here.

StreetBattleSeattle 2010 report

It couldn’t have ended any sweeter. The 10th and final SBS was by far in my eyes the most powerful, for not only me but everyone in attendance. The level of skating was unreal. With close to 40 competitors it was a tough contest to judge. The hype was there all day with great skating, no busts, and with 4 megaphones there was never a dull moment.