Recent Photos Posted at skateparkoftampa.com

Recent Photos Posted at skateparkoftampa.com

winning run toa

By ms, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

winning run toa

winning run niko

By ms, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

winning run niko

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Toa's mom getting the photo in front of the squad. How embarrassing!!
Skater Profile: Toa Sasaki

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Chris Blake was biting Daiki's style!
Skater Profile: Daiki Ikeda

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Luca and Toa hugging it out for first and second place!
Skater Profile: Toa Sasaki

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Congratulations to Damn Am Japan winner Toa Sasaki
Skater Profile: Toa Sasaki

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Niko Sugimoto the second she realized she won the Women's Division
Skater Profile: Niko Sugimoto

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Girl's finals squad!
Skater Profile: Niko Sugimoto

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Daiki didn't make the finals but he didn't leave empty handed. After winning in LA and the Netherlands he left with 2022 Damn Am of the Year
Skater Profile: Daiki Ikeda

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Thank you Daisuke for giving us rides in the van, helping us get our visas, and EVERYTHING you do for SPoT!
Skater Profile: Daisuke Hayakawa

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Ayumu Hirano is a Japanese Olympic gold medalist in snowboarding and happened to be the dude that helped get the park built. Thank you Ayumu!
Skater Profile: Ayumu Hirano

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Thank you to the Murakami City Skatepark staff for being so kind and helpful.
Skater Profile: Murakami Skatepark

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Homie had a dusted arm so we hooked him up with a deck for whenever he returns to skateboarding. Bless up

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Chris Blake tried to get in on the product toss. These kids booted him!
Skater Profile: Chris Blake

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Zitzer presenting the gift of skateboarding to a local
Skater Profile: Paul Zitzer

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Give me dat hat!

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Paul has to take a photo of the results and enlarge them so his little eyes can read them.
Skater Profile: Paul Zitzer

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Toshi before he started playing rock, paper, scissors with kids for product.
Skater Profile: Toshi Iida

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Toshi's Dad Akio helped us out all week with food, travel, and contest assist. He's a legend!
Skater Profile: Toshi Iida

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

If you won Damn Am you got my signature. It's not worth anything but you've got it!
Skater Profile: Matt Shail

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

I love this angle of the a-frame rail. It's always cool to get the judge's reaction in the background. Kairi kickflip back lip for 'em
Skater Profile: Kairi Matsumoto

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Kairi was showing off on the hubba. Hardflip back 50!
Skater Profile: Kairi Matsumoto

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Another kickflip back lip for the judges. This time from Toa
Skater Profile: Toa Sasaki

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Miyuu and Aoi anxious in the stands while they wait for the women's results.
Skater Profile: Miyuu Ito

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Toa with the poker face on the sidelines.
Skater Profile: Toa Sasaki

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Poker face followed by a cab back noseblunt. I with I could just regular back noseblunt!
Skater Profile: Toa Sasaki

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Sena and the boys were hyped!
Skater Profile: Sena Watanabe

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Taiga brought the bigspin blunt to the finals!
Skater Profile: Taiga Nagai

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Followed by a Darrell Stanton style noseblunt down the hubba.
Skater Profile: Ren Suematsu

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Ren keeping the hype going with a backside flip nosegrind on the bump to ledge
Skater Profile: Ren Suematsu

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

I still can't believe this run. Toa Sasaki 360 kickflip lipslide TO START HIS RUN
Skater Profile: Toa Sasaki

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

followed by a kickflip back noseblunt in the middle of it. This dude is already pro!
Skater Profile: Toa Sasaki

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

this is one of those runs where you know immediately that the skater won. Everyone knew - including his friends
Skater Profile: Toa Sasaki

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Everyone was doing hardflip backlip, not Kairi. He went hardflip front board which seems way scarier.
Skater Profile: Kairi Matsumoto

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

boards, boards, boards!
Skater Profile: Murakami Skatepark

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Filmer of the year, Hideki, with the unreleased SPoT Bucket Hat
Skater Profile: Murakami Skatepark

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Sena's heelflip front blunt out the gate in the finals. He tried back smith varial heel out during Best Trick but didn't get it. I was bummed!
Skater Profile: Sena Watanabe

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Next time Toa skates a contest I want to hear Ironman by Black Sabbath playing
Skater Profile: Toa Sasaki

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Angle of Kairi's kickflip back tail from the top of the warehouse.
Skater Profile: Kairi Matsumoto

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Momohei what's up!
Skater Profile: Momohei Yabushita

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Kairi Matsumoto picture perfect tre flip on the bump to bump
Skater Profile: Kairi Matsumoto

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Paul kept saying Momohei Momobye on the mic. Just thought you should know that. Kickflip backlip
Skater Profile: Momohei Yabushita

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Junnosuke bump to bar kickflip backlip
Skater Profile: Junnosuke Hasegawa

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Another angle of Junnosuke's frontside flip. Breaking the fourth wall showing the flashes off in this one.
Skater Profile: Junnosuke Hasegawa

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

it's my favorite skater Joetaro back again, this time around with a backside flip
Skater Profile: Joetaro Saito

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Caught this dude passed out on the ground flat on his back. If I did that at my age I'd have to go to the hospital when i woke up.

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Not many kids were throwing down the set but Miyuu Ito was. Hardflip
Skater Profile: Miyuu Ito

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Daiki chillin in the stands was an odd site to see. See you at Tampa Am!
Skater Profile: Daiki Ikeda

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Front 50 on the a-frame from Aoi
Skater Profile: Aoi Fukuda

Damn Am Japan 2022: Finals Photos

By Matt Shail, Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

then over to the rail for a crook!
Skater Profile: Aoi Fukuda