Tampa Am 2016: Friday Open Qualifiers - SPoT Life

The new format at Tampa Am this year had 161 amateurs from around the world skating in the Open Qualifier, each of them gunning for just 10 spots into the official Tampa Am Qualifier. That’s a harsh cut, especially when EVERYbody kills it, check the edit, you’ll see.

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Tampa Am 2016: Friday Open Qualifiers Coverage

Since we changed up the format for Tampa Am this year, today will be the official day of Qualifiers. Yesterday was more of a Pre-Qualifier into Tampa Am for the skaters that didn't place high from Damn Am, or get a chance to show off their skills all year. Congrats to Myles Willard on getting a Straight Shot ticket into the Semis tomorrow. Check out Bart's photos from Friday and stay tuned for the SPoT Life edit coming later.

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Tampa Am 2016: Practice - SPoT Life

OSkaters from Uruguay, Japan, Iceland, Brazil, Portugal, Australia, Norway, and everywhere else in the world descend on Skatepark of Tampa for the 23rd Annual Tampa Am. Sure it looks like the Finals, but really it’s just 250 of the worlds best ams trying to get in some quality practice.

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Tampa Am 2016: Thursday Practice Coverage

Over 200 Ams from all over the world made their way down to Florida this weekend to skate the 23rd Annual Tampa Am and show off their skills. Yesterday was practice all day, but the skating was so good, you'd think it was the Finals. Check out a photo recap and stay tuned for the SPoT Life edit coming later today.

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TBT - How Aurelien Giraud Won Tampa Am 2015

This week, we're throwing it back to last year's Tampa Am and the kid who won: Aurelien Giraud from France. Unfortunately, Aurelien won't be here for this year's event, but we can still check out his winning run from 2015.

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