The Boardr Am: Skateboarding Articles and Event Coverage

The Boardr Am Season Finals and X Games Austin

Monday, June 6, 2016

The full crew of #BoardrBoys, both the Road Crew in the #BoardrBus and the Flight Crew in the air, descended upon Austin, Texas for the week of X Games where The Boardr Am Finals were going down. We're also running the Pro Street and Park events. Seven winners from all the stops of each of The Boardr Am Series were flown in to join five other specially invited ams. The Boardr staff photographer Chaz has a recap in photos for you.

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The #BoardrBus Road to X Games for The Boardr Am Series Finals

Thursday, June 2, 2016

The morning after the last stop in The Boardr Am Series at Tampa, we threw Marcos Montoya in the #BoardrBus and headed to Texas. Marcos won it in Tampa and was the last one from the season to get into the Finals. Staff photographer Chaz has a few snaps here from the trip.

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Recap: The Boardr Am at Tampa

Monday, May 30, 2016

At the 7th and final stop of The Boardr Am international amateur skateboarding series, Marcos Montoya put it together to get the top spot and earned himself a trip to X Games Austin with the #BoardrBoys Road Crew. They immediately hopped in The Boardr Bus and drove to Texas for The Boardr Am Finals. You're in for an amazing week, Marcos!

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Recap: The Boardr Am at New York City

Monday, May 23, 2016

Once again, it came down to the last runs in the Finals where Maurio McCoy was holding the lead. Jake Ilardi had the slight benefit of going last in the Finals from his clean sweep of the Semi-Finals and Qualifiers where he had just placed first in both. On Jake's third and final run, also the last run of the day, he put it down and edged out Maurio for the win at this stop.

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Season One of The Boardr Am, Our Full Length Show on ESPN World of X

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Check out our full length show for ESPN covering the first season of The Boardr Am, what goes into creating it, why, the experience all the winners had at X Games, and all that. This is HiDefJoe's hard work in documenting and telling the story of the rewarding work we get to do with these ams.

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Recap: The Boardr Am at Atlanta

Monday, May 9, 2016

Christian is the fifth winner of the 2015-2016 season who joins us at The Boardr Am Finals at X Games in Austin in June.

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Recap: Jagger Wins The Boardr Am at Phoenix

Monday, May 2, 2016

Jagger won it in his hometown and is now joining the #BoardrBoys at X Games for The Boardr Am Finals in June. Congrats! Full results and a recap are below.

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Recap: The Boardr Am at Vista

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Tyson won The Boardr Am at Vista today! In his third run Zion Wright was sitting in first place with an 88 until Tyson Bowerbank edged him out with a 91 to take the top spot. We'll see him again this year at X Games for The Boardr Am Finals. Next stop is Phoenix on April 30. Register now online. Congrats, Tyson!

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#BoardrBoys Episode 3: Montreal for The Boardr Am and Am Getting Paid

Friday, September 18, 2015

This one is from a few days in Montreal to run Am Getting Paid and The Boardr Am where JS Lapierre won $10,000, a trip to The Boardr Am Finals at X Games, and a trip to South Africa for the Kimberley Diamond Cup Street Skateboarding World Championships.

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Recap: Tyson Wins and Enzo Hardflips the Damn Roof!

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Six of them won their way in at one of The Boardr Am Qualifying stops in the US. The other six we invited to make 12 total top ams that set off an amazing weekend of shredding on the X Games course. Congrats Tyson Bowerbank who is biting into that X Games Gold Medal right now for winning The Boardr Am Series Finals at X Games. Congrats to Nyjah Huston for winning Men's Street, Curren Caples for winning Park, and Alexis Sabline for winning Women's. We've got some photos from the whole weekend below.

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The Boardr Am Series Finals at X Games Austin

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Check the segment on ABC where Clements and Jorge break it down for you on how this year's six stops all led to the Finals this weekend at X Games. Porpe's national TV debut! He officially goes by Jorge, Latin pronunciation for the boob tube. He's always gonna be Porpe in the homie circle. Don't forget the little guys, Jorge!

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Statistics from The Boardr Am, a National Top Amatuer Skateboarding Series

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Full stats from the first season of The Boardr Am. The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the Finals at X Games Austin to meet six other specially invited ams. A one hour show on ESPN's World of X produced by The Boardr will document the skaters' stories of the road to Austin, Texas.

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Recap: Enzo Cautela Wins The Boardr Am Las Vegas

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Congrats, Enzo! He's going to The Boardr Am Series Finals at X Games in Austin to join winners from the five other stops. We've got an AirBnB there where everyone is staying and filming for the World of X Show on ESPN featuring all the skaters on the road to the Finals at X Games.

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Recap: Yoshi Tanenbaum Wins The Boardr Am at NYC

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Congrats Yoshi Tanenbaum for winning the NYC stop of The Boardr Am today. Yoshi joins Jon Cosentino (LA), Jagger Eaton (Houston), Jamie Foy (Tampa), and Dustin Blauvelt (Detroit) as the fifth person to shred their way into a spot at The Boardr Am Series Finals on the course at @XGames Austin this summer. The next stop is Las Vegas for the last chance for you to get your spot and be the first amateur skateboarding holding an X Games Gold Medal when the dust settles in June. Thanks everyone who skated today. See you there next year.

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Tim O'Connor Chats with Dustin Blauvelt after Winning The Boardr Am Detroit

Friday, April 17, 2015

Dustin Blauvelt won the Detroit stop of The Boardr Am, earning himself an all expenses paid spot in The Boardr Am Finals at X Games Austin to join a short list of just 12 elite top amateur skateboarders, one of which will be holding an X Games Gold Medal after the Texas dust settles. The next stop of The Boardr Am is in New York City on May 2.

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Recap: Dustin Blauvelt Wins The Boardr Am at Detroit

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Congrats, Dustin! And little Silas Blauvelt! After the second of three runs in the Finals, Jereme was in first and Dustin knew he had to step it up. He stepped for sure and now Dustin is joining us at X Games Austin where The Boardr Am Finals are going down. Thanks everyone and Modern Skatepark for hosting.

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Jamie Foy Chats with Chris Nieratko After Winning The Boardr Am at Tampa Bay

Monday, March 16, 2015

Jamie is nice to talk to and a rad, down to earth dude as you can see in this interview with Chris Nieratko after The Boardr Am at Tampa Bay. Jamie won this stop and gets all expenses paid to X Games Austin where he'll join the list of just 12 ripping top ams to skate in The Boardr Am Finals.

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An Interview Jagger Eaton After Winning The Boardr Am at Houston

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Tim O'Connor caught up with Jagger Eaton right after he won The Boardr Am at Houston stop. Now he's on his way to X Games in Austin.

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Recap: Jamie Foy Wins The Boardr Am at Tampa Bay

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Marcos Montoya had the Qualifiers and Semi-Finals on lock, but when the format switched to Runs for the Finals, it was Jamie Foy who ended up putting the best line of tricks together. Jamie will join Jon Cos and Jagger Eaton at The Boardr Am Series Finals at X Games in Austin. Congrats Baby Body! Thanks to everyone who was here today.

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Tim O'Connor Chats with You at The Boardr Am at Houston

Thursday, February 19, 2015

I wish we could show you the full uncensored version, but we had to scale it back to plain old PG-13. Thanks to everyone that stopped to have a chat with Tim about everything from this super fun skateboard shindig to who is looking for a girlfriend on Valentine's Day.

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Recap: Jagger Eaton Wins The Boardr Am at Houston!

Friday, February 13, 2015

Jagger put together three solid ones to win the Qualifiers, Semi-Finals AND Finals here at Houston's stop of The Boardr Am. He joins Jon Cos as the second spot of just 12 at The Boardr Am Series Finals at X Games in Austin. Congrats, Jagger! The next stop is in Florida!

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Chris Nieratko Chats with You at The Boardr Am

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Chris Nieratko made the rounds with ams, pros, moms and more asking the hard hitting questions you need answers for at your typical skateboarding shindig.

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Recap: Jon Cos Wins The Boardr Am at Los Angeles

Friday, January 30, 2015

Jon wins a personal red carpet laid out by Porpe for The Boardr Am Finals at X Games Austin. Porpe will be taking care of his flight, hotel, local travel, chow downs, and might even give him a foot massage. Yep, Jon gets all expenses paid for destroying it today at Stoner Skate Plaza. Check out full results and a recap.

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Coolest Guy in Skateboarding, Austyn Gillette, Tells Us What to Do in 2015

Monday, November 24, 2014

We did a lot of events for 2014 and now that the year has wrapped up, we need ideas for 2015. Who better to ask than the coolest guy in skateboarding?

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