On Friday, January 24, eS Footwear hosted the Eric Koston Game Of S.K.A.T.E. Hundreds of spectators gathered to watch their favorite pros and ams battle each other for a grand prize of 10,000 dollars.
The contest was open to anyone who thought they could beat the likes of Koston, Mike Carroll, and the other notoriously consistent skateboarders. Several up-and-coming ams entered, along with a handful of relative unknowns. Among those skating notably well were Brian Emmers, Javier Sarmiento, and Joey Brezinski.
Skaters were seeded until the final match. The last three men standing were (predictably) Eric Koston, Koston