Tampa Pro 2004 Day 4: Saturday Street Qualifiers

Posted on Saturday, March 13, 2004 by Rob

Tampa Pro 2004 Day 4: Saturday, March 13, 2004
Words and Photos by Rob Meronek

It seems like it was definitely harder to make the cut today than it was yesterday. The computer's random sort landed a ton of rippers in todays heats. I have no time for anything right now so I'll let the photos below do the story telling. I do have to say that it's literally unbelievable how good Chris Cole is on a skateboard. I can't stop thinking about it.

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Zered Bassett - nollie shifty
Steve Nesser - kickflip
Steve Nesser - pop shuv
Willy Santos - nollie backside grab
Billy Rohan - frontside flip
Kevin Long - backside 360
Rodney Jones does back smiths the right way - I just took the photo a split second too early
Rodrigo Tx - backside nollie
Steve Nesser - backside flip
Reese Forbes - shifty ollie
Ricardo Oliveira Assis - nose grind
Mike Mancini - boardslide
The weekend's not over yet, but I already know this is the best photo I'm going to get. Nate Jones has the best kickflip ever
Greg Lutzka - kickflip
Greg Lutzka - nollie cab
Mike Maldonado - crail
Greg Lutzka - crooks tail grab
Greg Lutzka - frontside half cab melon
Check out Justin Strubing tonight in the Foundation video premiere at Masquerade. This is a salad grind
Kevin Long - frontside flip
Jon Allie - frontside noseslide
Jeremy Wray - frontside tail slide
Forrest Kirby - nollie half cab the hard way to switch 50-50
Forrest Kirby - switch 5-0
Jeremy Wray - 360 flip
The crowd
Ryan Fabry - shifty ollie
Colt Cannon - that's how a backside overcrook is done
Colt Cannon - crook
Chris Cole is going to catch this kickflip and land in a manual going down the other bank - yikes
Chris Cole - nosegrind pop out, first try, every time
Chris Cole - kickflip
Chris Cole - kickflip noseslide, first try, every time
Chris Cole kickflipped the 12 foot gap during his run
Chris Cole can do anything, like airwalks
Bastien Salabanzi was less than a point away from getting the Golden Ticket to the Finals with crazy crap like this big flip
Bastien Salabanzi - backside flip



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