Street League Pro Open: Barcelona

Posted on May 18th, 2015

Street League Pro Open: Barcelona
May 17, 2015 Article By TWS

Nyjah Huston won the Barcelona Pro Open today with Paul Rodriguez in second and Evan Smith in third. Nyjah had a couple bails during the finals and it didn’t look like he’d take the top spot, but then he unleashed his 270 kickflip lip and shook the arena. Paul could’ve won with his last chance, he needed a 8.4 and he went for a nollie heelflip crooked grind to nollie heelflip out, but couldn’t put it down. Once again, the teenager with ice water in his veins takes home another SLS trophy, this time from Barcelona, Spain. It’s definitely worth noting Evan Smith’s crowd-favorite performance all day, flying around the course hucking huge kickflip stalefishes, alley-oop 540s, and transfers that got the crowd, and the other pros in the audience, frothing. We’re so stoked he’ll be a part of Street League this year.

Nyjah’s win earned him a Golden Ticket straight into the Super Crown Championship in October. It also put him at the top of the championship points leaderboard, after placing second earlier this year at the Tampa Pro contest. And welcome Evan Smith and Cody McEntire to the League! Tune in on July 11 for the LA stop on the 2015 SLS Nike SB World Tour.

Final results:
1. Nyjah Huston – 34.2
2. Paul Rodriguez – 33.8
3. Evan Smith – 32.4
4. Chaz Ortiz – 32.3
5. Tom Asta – 31.7
6. Manny Santiago – 31.6
7. Shane O’Neil – 30.5
8. Chris Cole – 28.1

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We are almost finished with construction for the  Skate Agora BDN Barcelona plaza! The plaza will be a permanent park in Spain and the grand opening weekend kicks off with the Street League Nike SB Pro Open May 16-17. This SLS Certified plaza is designed and built with the same attention and detail as the one-of-a-kind arena courses we’ve built in the SLS Nike SB World Tour.

On May 16th, 30 newcomer pros: Adrien Bulard, Albert Nyberg, Alec Majerus, Blake Carpenter, Boo Johnson, Carlos Ribeiro, Chris Joslin, Chris Pfanner, Cody McEntire, Curren Caples, Dane Burman, Daniel Lebron, Dlamini Dlamini, Evan Smith, Firdaus Rahman, Forrest Edwards, Fran Molina, Jack Curtin, Karsten Kleppan, Louie Lopez, Madars Apse, Maxime Geronzi, Moses Adams, Nassim Guammaz, Nick Tucker, Riso Tury, Ryo Sejiri, Tim Zom, Tommy Fynn, and Youness Amran will battle it out for their chance to skate against the existing SLS Pros in Day Two on May 17th. Only eight newcomers will advance from Day One to Day Two, and two of those eight will earn a spot on the League roster and a chance to compete in the 2015 SLS Nike SB World Tour.

The overall winner of the Day Two Final will be crowned the winner and earn a Golden Ticket to the 2015 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship in Chicago, IL, USA on October 4th.

Once the Pro Open dust has settled the Skate Agora BDN Barcelona will live on as a permanent fixture in the already thriving Barcelona skateboard community.

 

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Star Wars #Maythe4thbewithyou

Posted on May 4th, 2015

In honor of national Star Wars Day here is an epic video from Vans. The video was filmed at the Vans Skatepark we built in Huntington Beach, CA and features legendary skaters; Christian Hosoi, Steve Caballero, Tony Alva, and Jeff Grosso.



Vans Skatepark HB Round Up

Posted on April 21st, 2015

Vans has one of the deepest skate histories out there. They’ve supported skating through thick and thin and have always had amazing riders. It has been such an amazing experience working with Vans over the years. Here’s Steve Caballero, Christian Hosoi, Geoff Rowley, Jason Dill, Curren Caples, Elijah Berle, Dan Lu, Andrew Allen, Chima Ferguson, and Alex Perelson skating the Vans Huntington Beach Skatepark we built last year.



The town of Badalona will be getting their first Street League Skatepark, Skate Agora Barcelona! The street course we’re building for Street League Pro Open, May 16-17th, will be a permanent skatepark left for the skateboarders of Spain to enjoy. This beautiful skate plaza has an amazing ocean view and will be held to California Skateparks high quality standards.

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Today we take a look back at all the skateparks we’ve built for professional skateboarders. From Tony Hawk’s backyard skatepark to Nyjah Huston’s indoor skatepark we have built quite the resume over the past few years. Take a look below to see all our work.

Nyjah’s Indoor Skatepark

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Chaz Ortiz’s Indoor Skatepark

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Arto Sarri’s Backyard Pool
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Chris Cole’s Backyard Skatepark
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Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory
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Sean Malto’s Indoor Skatepark
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Shane O’Neill ‘s Backyard Skatepark
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Street League Skateboarding announces the dates and locations for the 2015 SLS Nike SB World Tour. We are stoked on  designing and building this years courses along with the first permanent Street League course for the Pro Open in Barcelona Spain.

SLS NIKE SB WORLD TOUR DATES AND VENUES:
May 16-17 SLS Nike SB Pro Open | Skate Agora BDN I Barcelona, Spain
July 11 SLS Nike SB World Tour: Stop One | Galen Center at USC | Los Angeles, CA
August 23 SLS Nike SB World Tour: Stop Two | Prudential Center | Newark, NJ
October 4 SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship | UIC Pavilion | Chicago, IL



Digital Marketing Intern

Posted on March 13th, 2015
POSITION SUMMARY //
The Digital Marketing Intern is responsible for developing and executing web and  social media marketing strategies as well as responsible for delivering creative visuals.  Will  also help drive and measure all marketing efforts.
 
Suggested Majors: Communications, Digital Media, Multimedia, Graphic Design, and Web Design (or related).
 
8 hr days; 2-3 days per week depending on work load.
This is a paid internship.
 
Office location: 273 N. Benson, Upland, CA 91786
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Help develop and execute marketing strategy and calendar.
• Post daily content through our media outlets.
• Responsible for driving traffic and increasing brand awareness.
• Constantly test, analyze and optimize campaigns, promotions & landing pages to drive web traffic.
• Assist with skatepark openings and skateboarding eventsJOB REQUIREMENTS
QUALIFICATIONS //
• Understanding and passion for skateboarding.
• Strong understanding of social media outlets; instagram, facebook and twitter.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Creative and good eye for composition.
• Software proficiency in Google Analytics, WordPress & Photoshop.
• Self driven and motivated.

*Bonus if you have photography and or video experience.

 

TO APPLY //
Please submit your resume to ashley@californiaskateparks.com



TBT: Street League at X-Games 2013

Posted on March 12th, 2015

In 2013 X-Games hosted Street League Skateboarding on their international tour. As the official builders of Street League we were able to create some unique street courses for each country. It was a awesome experience to say the least. From Brazil to Barcelona to Munich and finally back to Los Angeles it definitely worth a look back at.

 

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San Luis Obispo Skatepark Now Open

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

The 15,500-square-foot concrete skatepark we built at Santa Rosa Park is officially open. The San Luis Obispo Skatepark grand opening was packed with hundreds of people, an awesome live band and a DJ at opposite ends of the skate park booming jams.

To read more about the opening head over to Sanluisobispo.com

Photo Cred: The Tribune | Sanluisobispo.com

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