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Diamond Cup a Success

October 7th, 2014 Posted by Articles, News No Comment yet

Hoefler Takes the KDC Skater World Title

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‘One for the record books’

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Flying Start to Kimberley Cup

October 6th, 2014 Posted by Articles, News No Comment yet

Diamond Cup Shines Bright

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This event is changing lives

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Tricks of the Trade

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Kelvin Hoefler Wins 2014 KDC Street World Championships!

October 6th, 2014 Posted by Articles, News, Press Releases, Skate Industry No Comment yet

Brazilian Kelvin Hoefler took out Tommy Fynn of Australia in the finals for the KDC 2014 Street World Championship title after one of the most insane final rounds ever! Some of the tricks that Kelvin laid down in the finals were switch front blunt down the rail, tre flip lip the rail, and more. Stay tuned for more content from the 2014 Kimberley Diamond Cup in the near future and keep an eye out this evening for a recap video from the finals that’s expected to be pretty amazing.

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Kelvin Hoefler

Age 21 from Sao Paulo Brazil
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Tommy Fynn

Age 26 from Brisbane Australia
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Louie Lopez

Age 19 from Hawthorne CA
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Nassim Guammaz

Age 20 from Spijkenisse Netherlands
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Nyjah Huston

Age 19 from Huntington Beach CA
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Micky Papa

Age 24 from Vancouver BC
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Tyson Bowerbank

Age 20 from Salt Lake UT
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TJ Rogers

Age 22 from Whitby Ontario
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Matt Berger

Age 20 from Kamloops Canada
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Tom Knox

Age 23 from London United Kingdom
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Jereme Knibbs

Age 22 from Tampa FL
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Age 22 from Durbin South Africa
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Flying High

October 5th, 2014 Posted by Articles, News No Comment yet

Alana Smith Backflips Mini Mega Gap in South Africa!

October 5th, 2014 Posted by Articles, News, Press Releases No Comment yet

Alana Smith of USA takes first place in the 2014 Kimberley Diamond Cup Mini Mega Best Trick contest! Alana, at only 13 years of age, Alana is the first female to do a backflip over the Mini Mega Ramp gap. Alana took home $5,000 for first trick against Andy MacDonald, Jono Schwan, and more. Check some photos from the contest and out highlights video below from the contest featuring Jono Schwan’s woodchipper, Andy Mac’s cab bigspin mute, and Alana’s backflip.

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Jono Schwan and Andy Mac double up in practice. Sam Clark photo.

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Dane Burman padded down for an airwalk over the gap, so sick. Sam Clark photo.

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Alana Smith’s backflip was the first ever done by a female and it went down at Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa. Rudi Jeggle photo.

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Congrats, Alana! Put that money in the bank. Rudi Jeggle photo.

Photos by Rudi Jeggle & Sam Clark

Video filmed by Hein Kotze & Colin Clark

Video edit by Dan Shetron