Wednesday, June 25, 2014

A youthful turnout in Hailey Skate Competition

Packed park saw amazing feats on Summer Solstice


Wilder “Booie” Curtis, 14, lands a 360-spin to win the Boys 13-14 age category. Photo by Willy Cook

    The 3rd Annual Hailey Skate Competition was held on Saturday, June 21. A large crowd of spectators watched amazing tricks and was dominated by a youth movement on the concrete jungle.
    Jedson Waters, 12, came away with a 1st place finish in the Boys 11-12 age category and ultimately finished with the highest point total of the day with 34 points. Waters hit a back-flip 180 to capture the top spot.
    Wilder “Booie” Curtis, 14, had 32.5 points on the day while taking the Boys 13-14 age category.
    Both Wyatt Caccia, 18, and Brian Drussel, 22, both had 30.5 points. Caccia took the Boys 17-18 age category and Drussel took the Mens 19+ category. Full results below:


Girls 5-8
1st place    Olive Gilbert - age 8


Girls 13-14
1st place    Phoebe Erikson - age 14


Boys 5-8
1st place (27 points)    Gage Wilson, age 8
2nd place (22 points)    Elliott Burks, age 8
3rd place (21 points)    Jacob Uhrig, age 7


Boys 9-10
1st place (27 points)    Gavin Rutherford, age 10
2nd place (23.5 points)    Noah Pacheco, age 10
3rd place (22 points)    Ryan Ferguson, age 9


Boys 11-12
1st place (34 points)    Jedson Waters, age 12
2nd place (31 points)    Ethan Duran, age 12
3rd place (28 points)    Pierce Grathwohl, age 12


Boys 13-14
1st place (32.5 points)    Wilder Curtis, age 14
2nd place (29.5 points)    Dominick Leos, age 13
3rd place (29 points)    David Rau, age 13


Boys 15-16
1st place (21.5 points)    Christopher Ivie, age 15
2nd place (21 points)    Cameron Schreiner, age 16
3rd place (20.5 points)    Jonathon Hernandez, age 16


Boys 17-18
1st place (30.5 points)    Wyatt Caccia, age 18
2nd place (21 points)    Isaac Wilson, age 17


Men 19+
1st place (30.5 points)    Brian Drussel, age 22
2nd place (30 points)    Gene Fairbrother, age 22
3rd place (22 points)    Jeremy Hopwood, age 28


Older Dudes
1st place (24.5 points)    Shane Smiddy, age 39
2nd place (20.5 points)    Steve Fairbrother, age 56




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