Congrats Ben Hatchell for Winning Empire Backyard Party 2013

This was the sixth year of the Empire Backyard Party in Montreal, where some of the best bowl skaters are invited for a backyard party style event that's getting better and better every year. I've got some photos and full results for you here along with the video recap from Empire.

Congrats Ben Hatchell for Winning Empire Backyard Party 2013

Posted by Rob Meronek 8 years ago on September 0th, 2013
This was the sixth year of the Empire Backyard Party in Montreal, where some of the best bowl skaters are invited for a backyard party style event that's getting better and better every year. This year was the best one yet after they moved it to the ,and double bowl at Le Taz. I've got some photos and full results for you here along with the video recap from Empire. Porpe also has some sequences and photos he added from Best Trick.

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Direct links to all the images in this set are below.


Empire Backyard Party Judging Perch

The judging perch brought to you by Vans was like you're in the crow's nest of a ship.

Jayden Ty Bono Meron Grab
Jayden Bono Photo

Jayden Ty Bono has my move down the way I wish I could do them.

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The Boardr Live and Parce Que Films

This weekend was the first event that The Boardr Live powered behind the scenes for registration, announcing, scoring, publishing, and general administration. The web production crew from Parce Que Films was a pleasure to work with.

Porpe Gets Asked for Autographs
Jorge Angel aka Porpe Photo

Porpe is a Ride Channel star.

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Jon Cosentino Frontside Air
Jon Cosentino Photo

Jon Cosentino has it in the streets and the bowl. That's a frontside air over the diving board.

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Chad Bartie Frontside 270 Nosepick
Chad Bartie Photo

Chad Bartie showed his veteran skills in the way he skated it. That's a frontside 270 to backside nosepick.

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Zack Ferguson Backside Nosepick
Zack Ferguson Photo

Zack Ferguson coming in from a backside nosepick on the extension for the crowd.

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Paul Zitzer and Neal Hendrix Webcast
Paul Zitzer Photo

Paul Zitzer and Neal Hendrix had entertaining commentary for the webcast viewers.

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Riley Boland Nosepick
Riley Boland Photo

Riley Boland - boneless in from the top deck.

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Jon Cosentino Hardflip Into a Bowl
Jon Cosentino Photo

Check the sequence of Jon Cosentino hardflipping into the bowl. That's a crazy one.

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Jon Cosentino Nollie Bigspin Back Tail
Jon Cosentino Photo

Jon Cosentino - nollie bigspin back tail revert.

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The Crowd at Empire Backyard Party Nightclub Style

By the time the event started, it was so full that they had to stop the line. It became a situation where people could only come in if some went out like a packed nightclub.

Ben Nordberg Backside Noseblunt
Ben Nordberg Photo

Before Ben Nordberg had a bad shoulder check and head smack, he was flowing smooth and layback style on everything like this effortless backside noseblunt.

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Ryan Clements on the Mic at Backyard Party
Ryan Clements Photo

Ryan Clements ran the mic for the English portion of the announcing.

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Ben Hatchell Backside Boneless
Ben Hatchell Photo

Ben Hatchell did everything in the bowl for 1st place. This backside boneless over the diving board was one of many tricks over it.

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Ben Hatchell Body Jar
Ben Hatchell Photo

Ben's got a body jar over the diving board here.

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Jayden Ty Bono Frontside Flip
Jayden Bono Photo

Jayden Ty Bono catches a frontside flip.

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Hugo Balek Spine Nollie
Hugo Balek Photo

Hugo Balek knows how to skate a spine. This is a straight nollie over it. He was also doing straight no complys over it. Crazy.

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Pat Tremblay Over the Spine
Pat Tremblay Photo

People do some funny things with their legs when airing over the spine. That's Pat Tremblay.

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Empire Backyard Party Gear Check

Of course, pause for a gear check.

Torey Pudwill at Empire Backyard Party
Torey Pudwill Photo

Torey Pudwill happened to be in town and stopped by for some games of SKATE with the locals.

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Torey Pudwill Autographs at Empire Backyard Party
Torey Pudwill Photo

So many autographs in between giving all these kids letters.

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Louie Lopez Frontside Ollie
Louie Lopez Photo

Louie Lopez - frontside ollie over the diving board.

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Curren Caples Frontside Flip at Empire BYP
Curren Caples Photo

Only two out of three Monster girls care about Curren Caples frontside flipping the diving board.

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Philip and Ryan at Empire BYP
Ryan Clements Photo

Thanks Philip and Ryan for the microphone technique and thanks Monster Girls for the looks.

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Ben Hatchell Wins Empire Backyard Party 2013
Ben Hatchell Photo

Congrats Ben Hatchell on the win here this weekend.

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The Monster Girls at BYP

One more look at the Monster Girls.

The Monster Girls at BYP Again

Okay, one more look at the Monster Girls.

The Monster Girls at BYP Stunna Pose

Okay, one stunna pose with the Monster Girls. Thanks Eric for having The Boardr crew up for your event.

Porpe Sucks at Dice
Jorge Angel aka Porpe Photo

It is possible to suck at a game of chance? Yep, Porpe sucks at dice. Eric rolled a 4-5-6 on him everywhere from here on the flat bottom to late night at the after-party.

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Ben Hatchell Half Cab Front Blunt BYP
Ben Hatchell Photo

This is one of the many tricks Ben Hatchell did during Best Trick. Here he is doing a half-cab front blunt.

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Shawn Hale Peter Blunt Grind BYP
Shawn Hale Photo

Shawn Hale got 4th Place in Best Trick with this Peter Blunt Grind.

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Ben Hatchell Blunt Kickflip Out BYP
Ben Hatchell Photo

Ben Hatchell catching the kickflip out of the blunt on the Creature Best Trick obstacle. This was the winning trick.

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Riley Boland Nosegrind BYP
Riley Boland Photo

Riley Boland pop out of this nosegrind is so good. He took second place with this trick in the Creature Best Trick Contest at the BYP.

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Ben Hatcell Wins Best Trick at BYP 2013
Ben Hatchell Photo

Ben Hatchell with the sweep this year at the BYP winning both Best Trick and Bowl Contest.

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Jason Rothmeyer Parties With Water
Jason Rothmeyer Photo

One quick stop in the Monster Party Bus to take a shot of that syrup there. Jason Rothmeyer, however, parties with water.

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