Sep-12-2012

All Girl Skate Jam Invades Vans Warped Tour

Written by  David Newell

On Friday, June 22, All Girl Skate Jam invaded the Vans Warped Tour at the Pomona Fairplex for its 9th consecutive year on VWT. Staying true to their motto of  All Ages, All Abilities, All Girls, All Girl Skate Jam featured a field of 15 female riders battling it out on the Vans mini ramp for a number of prizes including a snowboard from Arbor Collective as well as gear from Vans, Pro-Tec, Element Eden,Transworld Skateboarding, Aerial7, Lazy Dog Cafe, John Lennon Educational Bus Tour, Chipotle, and Raskullz.

Melissa Spillman frontside air

 

Gracie Rock shows off fresh Vans gear on the ramp runway after the AGSJ contest

With the music of Warped Tour bands providing the soundtrack, the talented roster of girls put on a progressive display of mini-ramp skating for the enthusiastic concert goers. “Some of the top girl skaters in the world created a very tough contest to judge with so much talent displaying the latest greatest tricks in true hard-core female skater style not only for the judges but hundreds of fans,” said legendary skater and and judge for the afternoon Phil Jetton Rock. When all the dust had settled, it was Amelia Brodka’s smooth and confident style that earned her the top prize. Rounding out the top three was Julz Lynn in second and Kerri Richards in third.

Amelia Brodka, Julz Lynn, Kerri Richards, Arriana Cardona, Sarah Thompson

Along with the competition, All Girl Skate Jam included special guest appearances from legendary Z-Boy Jay Adams as well as international pros Jessica Florencio, Kelvin, and Brasaulio. Phil Jetton Rock concluded by saying, “Girl's skateboarding is alive and thriving with a big future thanks to the endless dedication of Patty Segovia and all the staff at AGSJ.”

All Girl Skate Jam Results@Vans Warped Tour Mini-Ramp Results:
#1 Amelia Brodka 129.5 points
#2 Julz Lynn 123
#3 Kerri Richards 122.5
#4. Arianna Carmona 114.5
#5 Sara Thompson
#6 Evelyn Abad 99.5
#7 Melissa Spillman 95.5
#8 Cara Lawson 95
#9 AmeeJay Papelera 89.5
#10 Felicity Corral 86
#11 Julie Westfall 75.5
#12 Ocea Iverson 60
AGSJ grom riders Annika & Klara Vrklan ripped it up too!

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