Tampa Pro

Tampa Pro 2014 Day 4: The After Party

by Chris on Monday, March 24, 2014

Tampa Pro 2014 Webcast Replay

by Sebastian on Monday, March 24, 2014

Tampa Pro 2014 Day 4: Finals and Awards

by Chris on Monday, March 24, 2014

Tampa Pro 2014 Day 3: Qualifiers and Best Trick

by Sebastian on Sunday, March 23, 2014

Tampa Pro 2014: Day 2

by Chris on Friday, March 21, 2014

Tampa Pro 2014: Day 1 Nightlife

by Chris on Friday, March 21, 2014

Tampa Pro 2014: Day 1

by Chris on Friday, March 21, 2014

Bryce Kanights Tampa Pro 2013 Photos

by Rob on Thursday, April 04, 2013
Photos from Bryce Kanights from the entire Tampa Pro weekend.

Tampa Pro 2013: Samples from Instagram

by Rob on Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Looking through the #TampaPro hastag on Instagram, here are a few that caught my eye.

Tampa Pro 2013 Skateboarding and the After-Party

by Rob on Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Some skating from Saturday and Sunday and the party that went down afterwards. What a weekend!

Tampa Pro 2013 Party Presented by Converse Featuring Big Boi

by Rob on Tuesday, March 26, 2013
A full chill cam dump from Saturday night at Tampa Pro for the Big Boi show.

Tampa Pro 2013 Semi-Finals Skater List

by Rob on Saturday, March 23, 2013
Top 10 from the two Semi-Finals heats below make the cut to the Finals to join Ishod Wair and Luan Oliveira already in the Finals from getting the top two Golden Ticket spots in the Qualifiers.

Tampa Pro 2013 Thursday and Friday Photos

by Rob on Saturday, March 23, 2013
My weekend so far has been off the charts as usual for Tampa Pro. I hope yours has. Here are a few photos from all the digital devices I'm packing and putting in your face all weekend.

Tampa Pro 2013 Skater List

by Rob on Friday, March 22, 2013
How many new faces do you see? Top 30 make the cut to the Semi-Finals tomorrow.

Tampa Pro 2013 Calm Before the Storm

by Rob on Tuesday, March 19, 2013
It's pretty calm around here during the week leading up to Tampa Pro. We're busy gearing up for the most fun weekend of the year right in our own backyard. Check out a few photos from around the Park today.

Tampa Pro 2013 Weekend Schedule, Tickets, and Details

by Rob on Friday, January 18, 2013
The full details on the weekend for Tampa Pro 2013.

Tampa Pro 2012: Stats and Live Broadcast Replay

by Rob on Tuesday, April 03, 2012
The Finals at Tampa Pro has an hour of some of the best skating you'll ever see in one place. Check the full replay here.

Tampa Pro 2012: Contest and Skate Photos

by Rob on Wednesday, March 28, 2012
A few skate photos and sequences from the weekend.

Tampa Pro 2012: Chill Cam Dump

by Rob on Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Not only did I have my phone out filming the whole weekend, I also had my camera pointed in your face, and sometimes mine. Here are some of my favorites from the weekend from the Contest to the nightlife and everything in between.

Tampa Pro 2012 Finals Skaters

by Rob on Sunday, March 25, 2012
A list of people skating in the Finals. Live at skateparkoftampa.com right now!

Tampa Pro 2012 Semi-Finals Skater List

by Rob on Saturday, March 24, 2012
Here's the list of skaters in the Semi-Finals. Top 10 will join Chaz Ortiz and Torey Pudwill in the Finals.

Tampa Pro 2012 Skaters and Heats

by Rob on Friday, March 23, 2012
Top 30 make the cut to the Semi-Finals on Sunday where the whole thing will be on live webcast at 11am EST at skateparkoftampa.com/TampaPro

Thursday at Tampa Pro 2012

by Rob on Thursday, March 22, 2012
I spent the entire day up front doing registration and serving up a lot of high fives and handshakes, but I did manage to break out every now and then shoot some photos here and there. I can't wait for this weekend to be in full swing. I'm ready to work hard and lurk hard.

10 Years of Tampa Pro Upside Down

by Rob on Tuesday, February 07, 2012
The story of losing at Tampa Pro is an amazing tale of human drive and determination. Follow your nightmares and you too can end up at the bottom, recognized for your valiant efforts, high fived in the gutters of Ybor, and celebrated by the last few true dirtbags in skateboarding. Here's to y'all!

Tampa Pro 2012 Presented by Nike SB Schedule

by Rob on Thursday, January 26, 2012
The full schedule for Tampa Pro 2012 including a summary of coverage from last year.

Top Pros Sign Exclusive Tampa Pro Contract

by Rob on Friday, April 01, 2011
There is no denying that Tampa Pro 2011 was an all-time-high on the level of excitement and participation. However, what many pros, industry leaders, and skateboarding fans didn’t know, was that during the event, from March 11th – 13th, was the first step for SPoTlight Productions in securing exclusive pro contracts from participants.

Tampa Pro 2011 Skate Photos

by Rob on Sunday, March 20, 2011
Had enough of Tampa Pro yet? Me neither. Here's a bunch of skate photos.

Tampa Pro 2011 Chill Time

by Rob on Wednesday, March 16, 2011
What a weekend. Here's a dump of chill and lurk photos.

Tampa Pro 2011 Sequences

by Rob on Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Several sequences from Tampa Pro 2011.

Tampa Pro 2010 Semi-Finals Skater List, Live Webcast at Noon EST

by Rob on Saturday, March 12, 2011
The 28 people in the Semi-Finals Heats below join the former winners of Tampa Pro. The top 10 make the cut to the Finals.

Tampa Pro 2011 Qualifiers Skater List

by Rob on Friday, March 11, 2011
Top 30 advance to Semi-Finals to join former winners of Tampa Pro that are here. So far that's Dennis Busenitz, Tony Trujillo, Greg Lutzka, Eric Koston.

Tampa Pro 2010 Updated Registration List So Far

by Rob on Wednesday, March 09, 2011
The list so far of who has signed up ahead of time.

Tampa Pro 2011 Registration So Far

by Rob on Thursday, March 03, 2011
There's an unusually high number of people pre-registered for Tampa Pro this year, anything above 3 being unusually high.

Tampa Pro 2011 Summary of Coverage and Live Webcast Replay

by Rob on Thursday, January 20, 2011
The full details on what's going on at Tampa Pro 2011.

Tampa Pro 2010 Skater Profile Click Stats

by Rob on Thursday, March 25, 2010
See the list of top 100 skater profiles viewed on the site during Tampa Pro and the days following.

Tampa Pro 2010 Thanks and Just for Showing Up Awards

by Rob on Wednesday, March 17, 2010
The short list of people we thanked on stage at the awards for being part of Tampa Pro. There are so many more of course, but unfortunately, we can't have every single one of you up. Thanks for another great time at Tampa Pro.

Tampa Pro 2010 Skate Photos

by Rob on Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Skate photos and banter from the weekend.

Chill Time at Tampa Pro 2010

by Rob on Monday, March 15, 2010
Photos from everything that went on outside of the skating at Tampa Pro 2010 - the parties, the awards, the new friends, and good times.

Tampa Pro 2010 Team Manager/Industry VIP Contest

by Rob on Monday, March 15, 2010
Results and photos from the Team Manager and Industry VIP Contest.

Tampa Pro 2010 Street Semi-Finals Heat Sheets

by Rob on Saturday, March 13, 2010
The full list and order people are skating in the Semi-Finals.

Tampa Pro 2010 Street Qualifiers

by Rob on Friday, March 12, 2010
The skater list and order for the Tampa Pro Street Qualifiers.

Tampa Pro 2010 Weekend Schedule of Events

by Rob on Tuesday, December 15, 2009
The full details on what's going on at Tampa Pro 2010.

Tampa Pro 2009 Skate Photos

by Rob on Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Skate photos from Tampa Pro 2009.

Tampa Pro 2009 Credits and Thanks

by Rob on Tuesday, March 24, 2009
We couldn't do it with the help of everyone here.

Tampa Pro 2009 Street Semi-Finals Heat Sheets

by Rob on Saturday, March 21, 2009
Heat sheets for the Semi-Finals.

Tampa Pro Chill Time 2009

by Rob on Saturday, March 21, 2009
Random party photos from Tampa Pro 2009.

Tampa Pro 2009 Street Qualifiers Heat Sheets

by Rob on Friday, March 20, 2009
The full list of people skating this weekend in Tampa Pro.

15th Annual Tampa Pro Schedule of Events

by News on Friday, January 09, 2009
The full details on what goes on each day at Tampa Pro 2009.

Top 50 Most Clicked on Photos From The Tampa Pro Weekend

by Rob on Thursday, March 27, 2008
Here's a report of the top 50 most clicked on images on the site yesterday. Crazy how the top images are consistently party photos and skin.

Tampa Pro 2008 Filmer Sara Video Footage

by Rob on Thursday, March 27, 2008
Video footage of the best runs and a few Best Trick clips from Tampa Pro 2008.

Tampa Pro 2008 Skate Photos

by Rob on Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Skate photos from Pro Vert, Street, and the TM/Industry VIP Contest.

Tampa Pro 2008 Chill Time Day Two

by Rob on Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Photos from the Band of Horses show and general lurkage around the park during Tampa Pro weekend.

Tampa Pro 2008 Chill Time Day One

by Rob on Saturday, March 22, 2008
Lurk photos from the first couple days of Tampa Pro 2008.

Tampa Pro 2008 Semi-Finals Heat Sheets

by Rob on Saturday, March 22, 2008
A list of skaters for Tampa Pro 2008 Street Semi-Finals.

Tampa Pro 2008 Heat Sheets

by Rob on Friday, March 21, 2008
A list of skaters registered for Tampa Pro 2008.

Tampa Pro 2008 Schedule of Events

by Rob on Wednesday, February 13, 2008
The full details of everything going on during Tampa Pro 2008.

On The SPoT Tampa Pro 2007

by Rob on Thursday, March 22, 2007
A daily publication being passed around at Tampa Pro 2007.

Tampa Pro 2007 Party Time

by Rob on Monday, March 19, 2007
Photos from the Contest After-Party on Sunday night at Tampa Pro 2007.

Tampa Pro 2007 Chill Time

by Rob on Monday, March 19, 2007
Photos of the awards, product toss, general lurking, and the money shower at Tampa Pro 2007.

Tampa Pro 2007 Skate Photos From Sunday

by Rob on Monday, March 19, 2007
Photos of the Semi-Finals, Finals, and Best Trick on Sunday at Tampa Pro 2007.

Tampa Pro 2007 Filmer Sara Video Footage

by Rob on Sunday, March 18, 2007
Video footage from Tampa Pro 2007...

Tampa Pro 2007 Street Semi-Finals Heat Sheets

by Rob on Sunday, March 18, 2007
Heat Sheets for Tampa Pro 2007 Semi-Finals

Tampa Pro 2007 Saturday

by Rob on Sunday, March 18, 2007
Photos from Vert, Street Practice, and Saturday nightlife at Tampa Pro 2007...

Tampa Pro 2007 Friday

by Rob on Saturday, March 17, 2007
Today was practice all day, the Team Manager and Industry VIP Contest, and the Contest Party with De La Soul...

Tampa Pro 2007 Invitational Golf Tournament and Random Mid-Week Lurking

by Rob on Friday, March 16, 2007
Photos from the golf tournament and random mid-week lurking at Tampa Pro 2007...

Tampa Pro 2007 “Six Pack” Vert Contest Format

by News on Monday, February 12, 2007
Format for the Tampa Pro 2007 “Six Pack” Vert Contest.

SPoT Lurker Interviews at Tampa Pro 2006

by Chad on Wednesday, May 17, 2006
More interviews by Chad from Tampa Pro. This time it's random chick lurkers...

SPoT Staff Interviews at Tampa Pro 2006

by Chad on Monday, May 08, 2006
Chad Cardoza interviewed a bunch of pros at Tampa Pro 2006. He also caught up with some SPoT staff members...

Ryan and Gretchen Sheckler at Tampa Pro 2006

by Chad on Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Chad caught up with Ryan and his mom for an interview at Tampa Pro 2006...

Tampa Pro 2006 Video

by Rob on Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Filmer Sara got some good video footage from Tampa Pro 2006...

Tampa Pro 2006 Vert Game of SKATE

by Rob on Tuesday, March 14, 2006
This was the most entertaining vert contest in a long time...

Tampa Pro 2006 Skate Photos

by Rob on Monday, March 13, 2006
Check out some skate photos and sequences from Tampa Pro 2006...

Tampa Pro 2006 Random Lurkers

by Rob on Monday, March 13, 2006
Check out a bunch of party and lurk photos from the weekend at Tampa Pro 2006...

Tampa Pro 2006 Lurking With Rob's Sister

by Rob on Monday, March 13, 2006
Tons of party and lurk photos of Rob's sister chilling with your favorite pros at the bar...

Tampa Pro 2006 Moat Race

by Rob on Monday, March 13, 2006
Kids dive into sewer water for products...

Tampa Pro 2006 Street Qualifier Heat Sheets

by Rob on Friday, March 10, 2006
Heat sheets for the Street Qualifiers...

Tampa Pro Memories

by Ryan on Tuesday, March 07, 2006
I've been sitting on this story for a year and never really came up with a good way to use it. It was written by my friend John after last year's Tampa Pro...

Skatepark of Tampa Pro Contest Party Details

by Schaefer on Friday, February 17, 2006
Details about the Pro Contest Party on Saturday night...

Tampa Pro 2005 Online Product Toss II

by Rob on Monday, March 28, 2005
Check out the winners in the Tampa Pro 2005 Online Product Toss II...

Tampa Pro 2005 Online Product Toss Results

by Rob on Friday, March 25, 2005
Check out results and comments from the Tampa Pro 2005 Online Product Toss...

Tampa Pro 2005 Contest After-Party

by Rob on Monday, March 14, 2005
It was nice to see everyone hanging out after the contest on Sunday. Masquerade was pretty packed...

Tampa Pro 2005 Video Footage

by Rob on Monday, March 14, 2005
Check out some video footage from Tampa Pro 2005

Tampa Pro 2005 Sunday

by Rob on Monday, March 14, 2005
Some interesting and not so interesting things about Sunday at Tampa Pro...

Tampa Pro 2005 World Industries Moat Race

by Rob on Monday, March 14, 2005
Get tarred in sewage for free skate stuff...

Tampa Pro 2005 Awards

by Rob on Monday, March 14, 2005
Photos from the awards at Tampa Pro 2005...

Chill Time at Tampa Pro 2005

by Rob on Sunday, March 13, 2005
Random lurkers at Tampa Pro 2005...

Tampa Pro 2005 Saturday Practice

by Rob on Saturday, March 12, 2005
Greg Lutzka and Dennis Busenitz got today's golden tickets and go straight to the Finals on Sunday...

Tampa Pro 2005 Vert

by Rob on Saturday, March 12, 2005
Neal Hendrix has been to every Tampa Pro Vert Contest. His runs during the jam put him ahead of PLG who was also ripping as usual...

Tampa Pro 2005 Heats

by Rob on Saturday, March 12, 2005
The heats show which skaters are skating and in what order...

Tampa Pro 2005 Team Manager/Industry VIP Contest

by Rob on Friday, March 11, 2005
I swear, this isn't rigged...

Tampa Pro 2005 Friday Practice

by Rob on Friday, March 11, 2005
It was another pretty mellow day today. I think I spent more time skating than I did taking photos....

Tampa Pro 2005 Thursday Night

by Rob on Thursday, March 10, 2005
I think Thursday night is one of the best nights of the contest...

Tampa Pro 2005 Thursday Practice

by Rob on Thursday, March 10, 2005
As usual, today was pretty mellow. The park was just about empty with only about 20 or 30 pros getting here early...

Tampa Pro Tampa Pro 2004 Video Premiere at Masquerade in Ybor City

by Rob on Monday, May 24, 2004
Party photos from the Tampa Pro 2004 Video Premiere

Tampa Pro 2004 Day 5: Sunday, March 15, 2004

by Rob on Monday, March 15, 2004
The skating on Sunday was amazing. Bastien had the place in an uproar during every run...

Tampa Pro 2004 Awards

by Rob on Monday, March 15, 2004
There is not enough time and not enough awards to give one to every single person that deserves one...

Tampa Pro 2004 Contest After Party

by Rob on Monday, March 15, 2004
It was nice to see everyone out at the Green Room after the Contest. I guess these photos might be a little dull if you weren't there, but oh well.

Tampa Pro 2004 Saturday Nightlife

by Rob on Sunday, March 14, 2004
More good times, everyone out late, and it's all going down again tonight after we see one of the best Semi-Finals we've had in a long time...

Tampa Pro 2004 World Industries Moat Race

by Rob on Saturday, March 13, 2004
Kids will do anything for product, including having a race in sketchy sewage running through a moat going around the Park. Check out the antics here.

Tampa Pro 2004 Vert Contest

by Rob on Saturday, March 13, 2004
Everyone in the Vert Contest ripped so hard they all made it to the Finals. Well, maybe it was because there was only 15 of them. Here are some photos from the contest...

Tampa Pro 2004 Day 4: Saturday Street Qualifiers

by Rob on Saturday, March 13, 2004
It seems like it was definitely harder to make the cut today that it was yesterday. The computer's random sort landed a ton of rippers in todays heats...

Tampa Pro 2004 Day 3: Friday Nightlife

by Rob on Saturday, March 13, 2004
The same old fun times with great friends never gets old...

Tampa Pro 2004 Friday Street Qualifiers

by Rob on Friday, March 12, 2004
Photos from Friday's Street Qualifiers

Tampa Pro 2004 Team Manager and Industry VIP Contest

by Rob on Friday, March 12, 2004
Ryan Clements wins it...

Tampa Pro 2004 Day 2: Thursday Nightlife

by Rob on Friday, March 12, 2004
Man that Red Bull art party thing last night in the Transitions Art Gallery here was pretty fun...

Tampa Pro 2004 Day 2: Thursday

by Rob on Thursday, March 11, 2004
Chris Cole is definitely going to be in the Finals if he keeps skating like he did yesterday. Perfect switch 360 flips and high speed kickflip backside tail slides are a few things he's consistently throwing down out there...

Tampa Pro 2004 Day 1: Wednesday

by Rob on Wednesday, March 10, 2004
There's nothing much going on today. A few pros have shown up early, but as usual, it's nowhere near the amount of skaters as we see during the Tampa Am week...

Day By Day At Tampa Pro 2003 - Sunday March 16

by Rob on Sunday, March 16, 2003
Continued daily coverage of what's going down at Tampa Pro 2003.

Day By Day At Tampa Pro 2003 - Saturday March 15

by Rob on Saturday, March 15, 2003
Continued daily coverage of what's going down at Tampa Pro 2003.

Day By Day At Tampa Pro 2003 - Friday March 14

by Rob on Friday, March 14, 2003
Continued daily coverage of what's going down at Tampa Pro 2003.

Day By Day At Tampa Pro 2003 - Thursday March 13

by Rob on Thursday, March 13, 2003
Continued daily coverage of what's going down at Tampa Pro 2003.

Day By Day At Tampa Pro 2003 - Wednesday March 12

by Rob on Wednesday, March 12, 2003
Continued daily coverage of what's going down at Tampa Pro 2003.

Day By Day At Tampa Pro 2003 - Tuesday March 11

by Rob on Tuesday, March 11, 2003
Tuesday during the Pro Contest week is not nearly as busy as Tuesday during the Am Contest week. Pro's are still getting out of bed and rolling into town this week.

Day by Day at Tampa Pro 2002 Part Two

by Rob on Wednesday, March 13, 2002
Daily events as seen through my eyes during Tampa Pro 2002 - PART TWO

Day by Day at Tampa Pro 2002

by Rob on Wednesday, March 06, 2002
Daily events as seen through my eyes during Tampa Pro 2002 - PART ONE