Dan Corrigan from Hanover, Pennsylvania won the U.S. AM Manny Mania. He will be flying to New York to represent the United States at the Red Bull Manny Mania Am World Final at Coleman Park on August 18. Good luck Dan. Make us proud!
From Red Bull:
July 22, 2012 – (Woodward, PA) – Dan Corrigan reached deep in his two-wheeled bag of tricks yesterday to win the Red Bull Manny Mania U.S. Am National Final at Woodward East in central Pennsylvania. Dan grew up 115 miles away in Hanover, Pennsylvania, but he had never been able to attend Camp Woodward until winning the Baltimore U.S. Manny Mania Am event and earning a trip here. He stamped another ticket with his first place finish on Saturday as he will be going to New York City to represent the United States at the Red Bull Manny Mania Am World Final at Coleman Park on August 18.
"This was my first year to compete in Manny Mania, and I'm looking forward to going to New York City," said Dan Corrigan. "I'm curious to see the manual talent from other countries at the World Finals."
It was a close final between Dan Corrigan, Weston Sparks and Ray Maldonado. Dan's consistent technical manny combos all over the course earned him the win. After the contest Joey Brezinski told Dan that he was impressed by the frontside half Cab flip to nose manny he landed during competition. .
The contest was made up of eight amateur winners of local qualifiers around the country and one wild card. Dan's opportunity to skate in the Red Bull Manny Mania Am World Final puts him one win away from competing against the pros in the Pro Contest on August 19.
Red Bull Manny Mania U.S. Am Final Results:
1. Dan Corrigan
2. Weston Sparks
3. Ray Maldonado
4. Matt Ray
5. Japhey Dow
6. Trent Mconville
7. Matt Nesemann
8. Jordan Bradshaw
9. Blake Nestor
Red Bull Manny Mania World Am Final: Coleman Park, New York City, NY – August 18, 2012
Red Bull Manny Mania Pro Final: Coleman Park, New York City, NY – August 19, 2012
Born from the mind of skate pro Joey Brezinski, Red Bull Manny Mania has grown into one of the biggest global contests, while maintaining a relaxed vibe as it seeks to award the highest level of technical trickery on two wheels. Based on the simple balancing trick of the manual, Red Bull Manny Mania awards skill and creativity as skaters try to link their best combinations together. For Dan Corrigan, the contest series will end in a once-in-a-lifetime visit to New York, for many pros it's a time to see old friends, and for all its chance to witness the best of skateboarding go head to head, two wheels at a time.
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