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Vans Park Series Global Qualifier Huntington Beach Results

Vans Pro Skate Park Series World Championship Contenders Decided

Global Challenger Rankings Set Final Field for Vans Park Series World Championships in Malmö, Sweden

Chris Russell Claims Victory in Huntington Beach for His Second Park Series Win

Huntington Beach, CALIF. (July 30, 2016) – All roads now lead to Malmö as the Vans Pro Skate Park Series established the final field of contenders to compete in the inaugural park terrain skateboarding World Championships to be held in Sweden this August. The fourth and final Global Qualifier of the season saw more than a hundred skaters in Huntington Beach, CA battle it out in one built-to-spec custom designed park course for the chance to earn their spot on the Malmö ticket.

Park Series Select Pro Chris Russell claimed an exceptional first place victory in Huntington Beach today to mark his second Vans Park Series Global Qualifier win of the season. Sneaking in second place, Ben Hatchell executed a stupefying final run with expert control, while Sweden’s Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg consistently delivered smooth and stylish lines to take third.

Led by Italy’s Ivan Federico, the Global Challenger rankings are now secured and the top eight Challengers from around the world will join the Vans Park Series Select Pros in Malmö, Sweden for the first-ever International Skateboard Federation-sanctioned park terrain Vans Park Series World Championships this August.

Vans Park Series Global Qualifier

Huntington Beach Results

1st – Chris Russell

2nd – Ben Hatchell

3rd – Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg

4th – Tom Schaar

5th – Tristan Rennie

6th – Murillo Peres

7th – Curren Caples

8th – Ronnie Sandoval

Vans Park Series Global Challengers

Advancing to World Championships

1st – Ivan Federico

2nd – Cory Juneau

3rd – Tom Schaar

4th – Alex Sorgente

5th – Tristan Rennie

6th – Robin Bolian

7th – Collin Graham

8th – Vinicius Kakinho

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