Baltimore native Bucky Lasek won the Skate Vert Dew Cup in front of his hometown audience at the Dew Tour Beach Championships in Ocean City. The crowd erupted in applause as the local legend performed a near flawless second run. Lasek’s run included of a drop-in to switch 360, a nollie flip stalefish and boneless rodeo. Pierre-Luc Gagnon and Sandro Dias put down technical runs to secure the second and third positions on the podium.
Pedro Barros continued his winning streak at the Skate Bowl in Ocean City today, claiming the Dew Cup at the Dew Tour Beach Championships for the third straight year. His fast and aggressive skating allowed him to boost above the rest of competition. Barros used his amplitude to his advantage scoring an 89.62 with a run that included an alley-oop indy over the hip, a huge 540 and a long Smith grind in the deep end. Hometown hero Bucky Lasek secured the second place position with Kalani David rounding out the podium in third.
“The competition was amazing,” said Barros. “The level of talent was super high. They had a final with a lot of young people like myself, Kalani, and Tom and Bucky is still out there killing it.” Barros also praised the beach location of the event. “Ocean City is always amazing. I really enjoy myself here. It’s a pleasure to be here and skate this amazing bowl with everyone.”
Congrats to Japan's Ryo Sejiri for taking the win after edging out Brazil's Kelvin Hoefler and Argentina's Milton Martinez at The Halle de Skate du Val d’Orge just outside of Paris. On the Ladies side, Brazil's Pamale Rosa put it all together to beat fellow Brazilian Letica Bufoni and Holland's Candy Jacobs.
Today's battle at the Combi bowl was amazing! Both the Pro's and Master's stepped it up to another level in 2013!
Congrats going out to Chris Miller for edging out Steve Caballero and Christian Hosoi in the Master's. On the Pro side, Bucky Lasek has regained the top spot at Combi by edging out Pedro Barros and Rune Glifberg respectively.
World Cup Skateboarding is happy to congratulate the WCS # 1 Ranked Girls Street Skater of 2010 to 2012, Leticia Bufoni and the WCS #1 Ranked Bowl Skater of 2010 to 2012, Pedro Barros for both winning their events at the X Games in Foz do Iquacu, Brazil. Nice job!
You can see Letica Buffoni at the next Girls WCS Girls Street competition, Far' N High in France, May 31 to June 2. Check out Pedro Barros at the WCS Sanctioned Vans Pool Party in Orange, CA, May 11, 2013.