Adam “Awger” Auger battles Aaron “from the block” Grulich for one-handed toeside supremacy.
While we certainly dig the laid-back, noncompetitive atmosphere at freerides, if you’re going to shut down a sick hill for three days you might as well have a race and see who’s fastest.
Summerland native “Prince” Dillon Stephens defended his title and took first.
Sector 9′s Big Lou was sporting an absolutely filthy moustache when he got second.
JimZ’s hands-down style was surprisingly fast. He and Madrid rider Justin Rouleau crashed later in the run, nuking Rouleau’s ankle.
Thirty more after the jump, including some dudes whose names we don’t know. See yourself? Let us know so we can put your name up and give you the recognition your steez deserves.
Close racing has been known to generate gnarly skate-faces. Rayne Team Rider Graeme Hystad leading the way.
Standup sliding like a boss, beating Matt K.
Toeside standup gettin’ rad in plaid.
I think this dude is known as Stu Manchu. He has a skull-shaped sicktail and an excellent moustache.
RoboCop had good arm steez.
Jarrett Boe was just hyped to have a good hill to skate.
Kody was thoroughly enjoying Canada’s delicious vegetables when he busted this standup.
Summerland local, Travis Craig, leaning toeside.
Textbook predrift. This kid stayed at the skatehouse for a week earlier this year. I’m bad with names.
East Vancouver, right?
Arbor team rider Eric Singer got the cover of next month’s Concrete Wave mag.
Skatehouse affiliate Gabe from Australia.
Crazy setup is crazy. Plaidnasty grom going for it.
Homeboy up front is straight chilling, enjoying the run. Background dude with the face-rash is on a mission.
To our surprise, Jimmy Riha apparently knows something about skateboarding.
Soft-wheel double kick steelo on the Rayne board.
Portland local and newly-minted Venom wheels team rider Chip Wood checks the rear-view.
Rip City ripper Casey Morrow with the eye of the tiger.
Louis Roy with epic style. So epic.
Face rash. Fasten the gnarbuckle.
You scrolled all the way down and looked at 35 different versions of the same photo. This is your reward.