Ambush Mini Riot Presented by Red Bull – Full Recap

Screen Shot 2014-01-27 at 12.52.40 PMPeak retail season is over. The hard work is done and Mazza Mondays are back in full force. There is no better way to start off 2014 than with an awesome mini ramp contest! Early morning yawns and 30 degree weather aren’t enough to stop skateboarders from coming out to compete for $500 bucks! Huge thanks to Red Bull for putting the contest together and Jonah Owings from Hazard County Skatepark  for constructing a flawless mini ramp!

This is how the contest worked: two divisions (Cruisers and Shredders), 32 skaters in each division, 4 man heats with each rider getting two 45 second runs, and the best one advances. Second place winners earned $250 cash and first place winners earned $500 cash! People from all over came out to compete for that big purse money. Huge thanks to all the people and companies that came out to support the contest. This was probably one of my favorite contests that was have hosted so far. Well that’s enough rambling from me. I’ll let the photos do the rest of the talking!

Big congrats to the Cruisers Division winners Matt Hudson (1st) and Chris Colmenero (2nd) and the Shredders Division winners Gage Gum (1st) and Trey Abad a.k.a. CatNip (2nd).

Jona from Hazard County Skatepark did an awesome job on the ramp!
Jonah from Hazard County Skatepark did an awesome job on the ramp!
Aerial view of the action! Big thanks to RedBull for making this event happen!
Aerial view of the action! Big thanks to RedBull for making this event happen!
Left to right Jeremiah Babb, Anthony Hall, and Jordan Smith
The judges from left to right:
Jeremiah Babb, Anthony Hall, and Jordan Smith.
Our RedBull rep is tight!
The RedBull MXT Driver is tight!
These boys are always supporting Ambush! They are RAD!
These boys are always supporting Ambush! They are RAD! Ignore the mall grabbing. HaHa.
Ambush Team Rider Josh Butler FS tailslide rocking the Party With Ambush Tee
Ambush Team Rider Josh Butler FS tail slide rockin’ the Party With Ambush Tee.
Chris Coffman contemplating life
Chris Coffman contemplating life.
First place Shredders division Gage Johns with a big ol air fakie
Shredders division first place winner Gage Gum with a big ol air fakie
Chris Coffman FS TailGrab
Chris Coffman FS tailGrab
The Legend Stormy Pruett the MC for the day.
The Legend Stormy Pruett the MC for the day.
Max Yoder behind the lens shooting the video! Be looking out for the video recap in the very near future!
Max Yoder behind the lens shooting the video! Be looking out for the video recap in the very near future!
Zion 5oh slashing across reppin a Ambush Fiend Club deck
Zion 5oh slashing across reppin a Ambush Fiend Club deck
Shredders division winner Gage Johns did it all with a broken board!
Shredders division winner Gage Gum did it all with a broken board!
Shredders Division 2nd place CatNip with a huge FS melon
Shredders Division 2nd place CatNip with a huge FS melon

 

Big thanks to Big John holdin' it down in the shop!
Big thanks to Big John holdin it down in the shop!

 

Stormy and Wes trying to survive in the cold.
Stormy and Wes trying to survive in the cold.

 

little man big air on the extension
Little man; big air on the extension.
Reggie kelly
Reggie Kelly
Gage stoked he can finally pay his rent after being 2 months late. Catnip well he still has nothing to pay for. Thats all for the pics now
Gage stoked he can finally pay his rent after being 2 months late. Catnip. Well he still has nothing to pay for. ..

 

Big thanks to the Red Bull ATL crew

Air'n out
Air’n out

Flex'n in the new Ambush Premium Jaeger Jacket.

Tail Stall
Tail stall.
Ain't no party like an Ambush Board Co. Party
Ain’t no party like an Ambush Board Co. Party
Monochromatic Nip
Monochromatic Nip
Squirm with the blunt stall
Squirm with the blunt stall.
Backside 50/50
Backside 50/50

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