As the Dew Tours Salt Lake Tour stop approaches the Gatorade Free Flow Tour is still in full effect and giving kids a chance to earn a spot in Salt Lake. Check out the latest results.
Ramp Rats Results: Petaluma, Calif.- Out of a field of 33 BMX riders, Jason Lopez won the BMX park competition Sunday at the Gatorade Free Flow Tour's stop in Petaluma, Calif.
Seventeen-year-old Lopez from El Sombrante, Calif. earned the BMX park victory at Ramp Rats after executing a 360 double tailwhip over the box jump during his final run. David Kapinos was second and Will Grahn finished in third place.
"I had a lot of fun riding today," Lopez said. "All the other guys were riding so well, winning today and getting to go to the Finals is just a bonus!"
"This is always the contest that our guys look forward to most," Ramp Rats owner Mike Krnaich said. "It's good to see that Gatorade is bringing more to the table for the Free Flow Tour than in years past."
With the win, Lopez earns an automatic bid into the Gatorade Free Flow Tour Finals that will take place at the Dew Tour's Toyota Challenge, September 17-20, 2009.
BMX Park Ramp Rats Results
1. Jason Lopez, El Sombrante, Calif. 2. David Kapinos, Rohrent Park, Calif. 3. Will Grahn, Hollister, Calif. 4. Al-J Javellana, Vacaville, Calif. 5. Bronson Lee, Grass Valley, Calif.
Epic Skatepark Results: Rocklin, Calif.- Out of a field of 77 skaters, Adam Emery won the skate park competition Saturday at the Gatorade Free Flow Tour's stop in Rocklin, Calif.
Eighteen-year-old Emery from Manteca, Calif. earned the skate park victory at Epic Skatepark after executing a nollie tre flip and a smith grind kickflip to seal the victory during the final jam session. Miles Silva was second and Brian Sawyer finished in third place.
"It feels great to win this one because I'm 18," Emery said. "This is the last year I can compete on the Gatorade Free Flow Tour, so it feels good to make it to the Finals."
"Epic Indoor Skatepark was honored to be chosen in its first year of business as the only northern California skate stop of the Gatorade Free Flow Tour," Epic owner Dirk Killingworth said. "This event gives the local riders a chance to get national exposure and to skate against skaters from around the country at the Free Flow Tour Finals"
With the win, Emery earns an automatic bid into the Gatorade Free Flow Tour Finals that will take place at the Dew Tour's Toyota Challenge, September 17-20, 2009.
Epic Skatepark Results
1. Adam Emery, Manteca, Calif. 2. Miles Silva, Orangevale, Calif. 3. Brian Sawyer, Fontana, Calif. 4. Chris Henderson, Campbell, Calif. 5. Sean Blueitt, Sacramento, Calif.
Solution Skatepark Results: Muncie, Ind- Out of a field of 15 BMX riders, Nick Garee won the BMX park competition Sunday at the Gatorade Free Flow Tour's stop in Muncie, Ind.
Seventeen-year-old Garee from Centerburg, Ohio earned the BMX park victory at Solution Skatepark after executing a 360 tailwhip over the box jump and a 720 over the spine during his final run. Kevin Teets was second and Keegan Coldiron finished in third place.
"This is crazy," Garee said. "I can't believe it; I wasn't expecting to win. I can't wait for the Finals!"
"Gatorade did a great job at establishing a presence and getting involved in the Free Flow Tour," Solution owner Justin Hardin said.
With the win, Garee earns an automatic bid into the Gatorade Free Flow Tour Finals that will take place at the Dew Tour's Toyota Challenge, September 17-20, 2009.
BMX Park Solution Skatepark Results
1. Nick Garee, Centerburg, Ohio. 2. Kevin Teets, Ashville, Ohio. 3. Keegan Coldiron, Grove City, Ohio. 4. Robert Gunn, St. Joseph, Mich. 5. Nick Summerlot, Greencastle, Ind.
For more information check out the official Gatorade Free Flow site www.allisports.com/tours/gatorade-free-flow-tour.