123 Street Avenue, City Town, 99999

(123) 555-6789

email@address.com

 

You can set your address, phone number, email and site description in the settings tab.
Link to read me page with more information.

Dime Glory Challenge Snapshots

Home

READER & ADVISOR

Dime Glory Challenge Snapshots

Village Psychic

Skate events with an absoultely no-fucks-given vibe like the Dime Glory Challenge don't come around too often, so when the event was announced we jumped at the chance to head up to Montreal to witness the mayhem firsthand. We packed up, grabbed a few disposable cameras and headed across the border to join in the festivities, below are some snapshots we took during the contest:
 

The contest was held in a building shared by a U-Haul facility. This is only important because we stole their Wi-Fi the entire day.

The contest was held in a building shared by a U-Haul facility. This is only important because we stole their Wi-Fi the entire day.

A launch ramp to guillotine setup was constructed for a challenge that was described by the announcer as 'The Most Dangerous Obstacle Ever'. Here's Dennis Busentiz getting dangerous.

A launch ramp to guillotine setup was constructed for a challenge that was described by the announcer as 'The Most Dangerous Obstacle Ever'. Here's Dennis Busentiz getting dangerous.

Someone needed to make sure all the Canadians were aware he was American.

Someone needed to make sure all the Canadians were aware he was American.

Bobby Dekyzer is really good at skateboarding. This was a fakie 5-0 flip out. Don't think he landed it but the attempt looked badass.

Bobby Dekyzer is really good at skateboarding. This was a fakie 5-0 flip out. Don't think he landed it but the attempt looked badass.

Media circus.

Media circus.

There was at least one female in attendance.

There was at least one female in attendance.

It was hard to get a shot of the rail portion of the contest, but Aarron Herrington was ripping so I scammed a shot over some guys head.

It was hard to get a shot of the rail portion of the contest, but Aarron Herrington was ripping so I scammed a shot over some guys head.

Like I said, it was hard to get shots of the action

Like I said, it was hard to get shots of the action

Wade DesArmo's biggest fan came dressed as Wade to support him in the World Championship of Flatground Skateboarding

Wade DesArmo's biggest fan came dressed as Wade to support him in the World Championship of Flatground Skateboarding

He was quickly joined by Eric Riedl's very hyped, probably drunk hype man

He was quickly joined by Eric Riedl's very hyped, probably drunk hype man

The contenders came out in silk robes for the heavily documented ro-sham-bo

The contenders came out in silk robes for the heavily documented ro-sham-bo

Although Eric Riedl did not win the game of SKATE, he remained the clear crowd favorite

Although Eric Riedl did not win the game of SKATE, he remained the clear crowd favorite

The Joe Valdez challenge tested the skaters' ability to ollie onto a skinny ledge, in tribute to the legendary Joe Valdez

The Joe Valdez challenge tested the skaters' ability to ollie onto a skinny ledge, in tribute to the legendary Joe Valdez

Possibly the best thing about this contest was the event staff's Dime-branded construction gear. That's just good marketing.

Possibly the best thing about this contest was the event staff's Dime-branded construction gear. That's just good marketing.

Aaron Herrington broke his board attempting a lengthy Joe Valdez ollie. A small price to pay for the glory of 1st place in this sketchy ollie contest. 

Aaron Herrington broke his board attempting a lengthy Joe Valdez ollie. A small price to pay for the glory of 1st place in this sketchy ollie contest. 

Check out Dime's breakdown of the days events, Thrasher's video recap, and as skateboarders we should all agree to do stuff like this more often.