Maloof Money Cup: Ishod Wair Claims 1st In Pro Street Finals


Kimberely, South Africa hosted the seventh iteration of the Maloof Money Cup. The iconic skateboarding event had fans and athletes alike biting their nails to the very end, with two top contenders battling out for the ultimate prize in the Pro Street contest. New Jersey native, Ishod Wair, came out on top and with a $100,000 purse to prove it.

Yesterday brought some heavy excitement as the Frenchman, Pierre Luc Gagnon, barely trumped legend, Bob Burnquist, in the Vert/Mini Mega combined competition.

The Maloof Money Cup will be aired online throughout the week. Tune in to gather full recaps of the event in South Africa on either of the following sites:

Final Results

1. Ishod Wair – $100,000
2. Tommy Fynn – $40,000
Other finalists in the top 12 included: Jack Curtin, Collin Provost, Greg Lutzka, Dave Bachinsky, Kurtis Colamonico, Ryan Decenzo, Manny Santiago, Evan Smith, Lizard King and Nick Merlino.

Vert/Mega Mini
1. Pierre Luc Gagnon
2. Bob Burnquist
3. Pedro Barros
4. Adam Taylor
5. Alex Perelson
6. Andy Macdonlad
7. Sandro Dias
8. Elliot Sloan
9. Marcelo Bastos
10. Jake Brown

Mega Mini Best Trick
1. Elliot Sloan – Tailgrab 900 (Joins the 900 club with his first-ever score of that proportion)