Grind for Life Series Annual Awards Presented by adidas at The Boardr HQ

Grind for Life Series Annual Awards Presented by adidas at The Boardr HQ

December 6, 2015

Tampa, Florida

This Event Has Passed

Join us at The Boardr HQ for a recap of all the Grind for Life events, awards for overall winners in each division, a session in our facility, and more.

Location

The Boardr HQ, 4611 North Hale Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33614.
$10 donation at the door. 5 and under free.

Waiver to Skate

Save some time and get a waiver signed ahead of time online. You need one to skate. Thanks!

Special Guests

We've got special guests PLG, Jimmy Wilkins, Elliot Sloan, Andy Mac, and Alex Sorgente coming this year! Autographs and a nice mini-ramp session with some of your favorite vert pros will go down as we recognize the top participants and special awards for the year. I hope you can join us at our home base in Tampa for this one. Check the Divisions rankings for the year right here.

PLG, Jimmy Wilkins, Elliot Sloan, Andy Mac, and Alex Sorgente coming this year!

2015 Standings

Check TheBoardr.com/GFL to see the standings in each division.

Schedule

  • 10am: Doors Open
  • 11am: Meet & Greet/Autographs with Pierre Luc Gagnon, Andy MacDonald, Jimmy Wilkins, Elliot Sloan, and Alex Sorgente
  • 12pm: Contests begin
    • Game of SKATE
      • 12 and Under – limited to 32 entrants
      • 13 and Up – limited to 32 entrants
    • Grind for Life Raffle
    • Jump Ramp – five skater jams, three minutes each
      • 12 and Under
      • 13 and Up
  • 2:30pm: GFL Year End Video Recap
  • Awards Ceremony for 14 Divisions
  • Awards Ceremony for Special Awards
  • Grind for Life Raffle
  • Live Music with The Bell Ringers

Meet the Event Staff

The Boardr Staff has decades of experience in executing top quality large and small events in our industry. Introduce yourself and hit us up with any questions or help you need.

Jorge Angel aka Porpe from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Jorge Angel aka Porpe, Event Coordinator

Ryan Clements from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Ryan Clements, Event Coordinator

Chaz Miley from Columbus GA Skateboarder Profile

Chaz Miley, Photography

Justin Ryan from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Justin Ryan, The Boardr Store

Bob Freeman from Tampa FL Skateboarder Profile

Bob Freeman, The Boardr Store

Elliot Sloan from New York NY Skateboarder Profile

Elliot Sloan, Special Guest

Andy Macdonald from San Diego CA Skateboarder Profile

Andy Macdonald, Special Guest

Alex Sorgente from Lake Worth Florida Skateboarder Profile

Alex Sorgente, Special Guest

Jimmy Wilkins from Columbus OH Skateboarder Profile

Jimmy Wilkins, Special Guest

Casey Wayne from Pickens SC Skateboarder Profile

Casey Wayne, Logistics

Coverage of Grind for Life Series Annual Awards Presented by adidas at The Boardr HQ

The Boardr Events List

This is a list of events that The Boardr is associated with. To see our full industry events list, click here.

With headquarters in Tampa, Florida, The Boardr hosts worldwide, top quality skateboarding competitions and events. From coordinating top international contest series like the Vans Pro Skate Park Series, fun and ripping pro contests like Copenhagen Open, to plenty of local events like the Grind for Life Series in Florida (which recently expanded to national), you'll find us in your backyard soon no matter where on the globe you push your wood and wheels.

Upcoming Events

Join our mailing list and we'll keep you posted.

Upcoming Event Date Description
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at New Smyrna

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at New Smyrna

New Smyrna, Florida

February 8, 2020

2 Weeks Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

March 2, 2020

6 Weeks Away
Got a late flight out on Monday? Join us in the morning here at HQ where we'll be recovering from the weekend, skating, and talking about all the madness that went down at Tampa Am. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Zephyrhills

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Zephyrhills

Zephyrhills, Florida

March 14, 2020

7 Weeks Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details
Swampfest

Swampfest

Orlando, Florida

April 3 - 4, 2020

3 Months Away
A BMX event in a Florida swamp. Full Details
The Boardr Am at New York City

The Boardr Am at New York City

New York City, New York

June 6, 2020

5 Months Away
The Boardr Am is a top amateur skateboarding series. Winners at each stop are flown to the season finals at Empire Open where they're seeded in the Semi-Finals with a $20,000 prize purse. Full Details
Harold Hunter Day

Harold Hunter Day

New York City, New York

June 7, 2020

5 Months Away
A day of celebrating the life and times of the late, great Harold Hunter. Full Details
2nd Annual Johnny Strange Legacy Mini-Ramp Jam at the Malibu Chili Cook Off

2nd Annual Johnny Strange Legacy Mini-Ramp Jam at the Malibu Chili Cook Off

Malibu, California

September 5, 2020

8 Months Away
A mini-ramp jam in Malibu. Full Details
Empire Open

Empire Open

Montreal, Canada

September 4 - 5, 2020

8 Months Away
Each year Empire Open (formerly Am Getting Paid) hosts The Boardr Am Finals. Winners of each stop at The Boardr Am now get a trip to Montreal and a chance at the $20,000 prize purse here. Full Details
Exposure Skate

Exposure Skate

Encinitas, California

October 23 - 25, 2020

9 Months Away
This is the 9th Annual Exposure Skate event for women. Full Details
The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

The Boardr HQ Open House and Best Trick

Tampa, Florida

November 5, 2020

10 Months Away
Save the date for this open house at our private TF followed by our Annual Best Trick Contest. Full Details
Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Coffee and Donuts at The Boardr HQ

Tampa, Florida

November 9, 2020

10 Months Away
Got a late flight out on Monday? Join us in the morning here at HQ where we'll be recovering from the weekend, skating, and talking about all the madness that went down at Tampa Am. Full Details
Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela at Tampa - Contest and Annual Awards

Tampa, Florida

November 21, 2020

10 Months Away
The GFL Series is a national, all ages and skills series in both street and bowl benefiting the Grind for Life Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Full Details