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Pedro Barros and Pat Ngoho Win at the Oakley Bowl-a-rama!

PEDRO BARROS
WINS OAKLEY BOWL-A-RAMA™2011!

After a long day of battle at Wellington‚s Waitangi Park, Pedro Barros and Pat Ngoho skate away as winners of OAKLEY BOWL-A-RAMA™.

The crowds of over 6000 on Saturday 12th of February witnessed Pat walk away with the Masters 1st place prize of A$2000 and youngster Pedro Barros with the Pro’s 1st place prize of A$4800, a prize purse which gave each skater a huge incentive to get amongst the competition in this years OAKLEY BOWL-A-RAMA™.

The event series, including the sister event VANS BOWL-A-RAMA˙ held at Bondi Beach in Sydney, has recently gone through some exciting developments including the World Cup of Skate signing a five year deal, major growth in prize purses and major sponsor alignments. We are stoked to be able to work with the best in the industry to deliver a strong event every year” Comments Chad Ford, BOWL-A-RAMA™ Director. The event keeps growing every year and brings with it the biggest skaters in the world. With the support of partners such as OAKLEY and World Cup of Skate, we are definitely on our way to becoming one of the most iconic skate events in history” He adds.

The other prize-winners were as follows:

PRO FINALS

1st Place        Prize money = $4800         Pedro Barros

2nd Place        Prize money = $2500        Sky Siljeg

3rd Place        Prize money = $2000        Rune Glifberg

4th Place        Prize money = $1800        Benji Galloway

5th Place        Prize money = $1500        RJ Barbaro

6th Place        Prize money = $1400        Nolan Monroe

7th Place        Prize money = $1300        Otavio Neto

8th Place        Prize money = $1200        Steve Reeves

MASTERS FINALS

1st Place        Prize money = $2000        Pat Ngoho

2nd Place        Prize money = $1600        Lester Kasai

3rd Place        Prize money = $1400        Sergie Ventura

4th Place        Prize money = $1200        Steve Alba

5th Place        Prize money = $1000        Lee Ralph

6th Place        Prize money = $800        Mik Mulhall

The stand has been taken away for another year, after thousands of screaming fans saw 60 of the world’s best local and international skaters battle it out for top honors. These riders will now go on to compete in the WCSK8 Pro Bowl series 2011with the next event on the bill being VANS BOWL-A-RAMA™, Saturday 19th of February at Bondi Beach.

-ENDS-

For more information, images and pro skater bios please contact:

Valentina Zarew
N E W R O M A N T I C
valentina@newromantic.com.au
M: 0400 277 117

For event enquiries please contact:

Georgie Versi
Frontside Events
P. (02) 6280 0808
M. 0417 416 481
E. georgie@frontsideevents.com.au

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Media division:

1: Garret Shigenaka-SK8Session.com
2: Brian Fic k-Every magazine under the sun?
3 Scott Taylor -Skateboarder Magazine
4 Jim Murphy-Juice Magazine
5 Buddy Carr-ConcreteWave
6 Dave Swift-TheSkateboardMag
7 Mike Cottrell-SoCalSkateparks.com
8 John Fudala-Fork Burns

Womens’ division:
1.Carabeth Burnside
2. Lyn-Z Adams hawkins
3. Mimi Knoop
4. Julie Kindstrand
5. Jodi McDonald
6. Apryl Woodcock
7. Nicole Zuck
8. Holly Lyons
9. Mandy Esch
10. Cressey Rice
11. Kim Petersen

Masters’ Division:
1.Chris Miller
2. Lance Mountain
3. Steve Caballero
4. Duane Peters
5. Steve Alba
6. Lester Kasai
7. Ben Schroeder
8. Buck Smith
9. Micke Alba
10. Glen Charnoski
11. Mike Barnes
12. Mike McGill
13.(tie) Pat Ngoho
13.(tie) Steve Steadham
15. Mark Partain
16. Dave Reul
17. Tony Magnusson
18. Jesse Martinez
19. Lonny Hiramoto
20.(tie) Dave Duncan
20.(tie) Jon Harsma
22. Don Fisher
23. Pat Black
24. Jon-Jon Bryan

Pro Division:
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2. Bucky Lasek
3. Omar Hassan
4. Bob Burnquist
5. Benji Galloway
6. Andy Macdonald
7. Bruno Passos
8. Joshua Borden
9. Lincoln Ueda
10. Sergie Ventura
11. Nolan Johnson
12. Remy Stratton
13. Brian Patch
14. Darren Navarette
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16. Dave Maxwelll
17. Jimmy The Greek
18. Chris Cudlipp
19.(tie)Matt Moffett
19.(tie) Daniel Cardone
21. Tim Johnson
22.(tie) Josh Sandoval
22.(tie) Morgan Burgess
24. Tyler Mumma

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