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

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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.


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 to see the standings in each division.


  • 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

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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.

Recurring Events
  • Weekdays noon to 5pm at The Boardr HQ Tampa: Free skating in our private indoor warehouse.
  • Last Tuesday of Every Month 5pm to 9pm at The Boardr HQ Tampa: Frontside Grind Tuesdays, free skating for ages 30 and up.

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