Recap: Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale Presented by Marinela

The Grind for Life Series is a national series of contests for all ages and skills levels in both street and bowl. This was the fourth stop of the year at Fort Lauderdale. Next one is June 10 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Recap: Grind for Life Series at Fort Lauderdale Presented by Marinela

Posted by Rob Meronek 4 years ago on May 1st, 2017

The Grind for Life Series is a national series of contests for all ages and skills levels in both street and bowl. This was the fourth stop of the year at Fort Lauderdale. Next one is June 10 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Sign up, check results and rankings, and get the full season schedule at GFLSeries.com

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


GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Setup

The #BoardrBoays on the scene a day early to get things set up.

GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Banners

Banner up!

GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Meeting
Ryan Clements Photo

Early morning meeting with the crew.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Who is Sam Gordon
Sam Gordon Photo

Watch and learn, young Sam.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Fire Hazard

Ready to rip.

GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Jack Back Lip
Jake Malick Photo

Jake Malick with the back lip.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Invert
Mark Carpenter Photo

Mark Carpenter getting warmed up on the vert.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Nash Ollie
Nash Barfield Photo

Nash Barfield, ollie down the 8 set.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Marinela World
Jake Ilardi Photo

Jake holding down the Marinela booth.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Warm Ups
Justin Massey Photo

Justin Massey getting in a little session outside before his run.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Back 50
Noah Pollard Photo

Noah Pollard, back 50-50.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - 360 Flip
Victor Veloz Photo

Victor Veloz with a proper 3 flip.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Killing It
Aaronn Depaulis Photo

Aaronn Depaulis has been killing the 13 to 15 Division. Might be time to upgrade to Sponsored. Do that at the beginning of the year next year, Aaronn.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Street 9 and Under
Nash Barfield Photo

Nash Barfield, Tyler Loftus, and John Buda took home the top 3 spots for Street 9 and Under.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Street 10 to 12
Jonah Clark Photo

Jonah Clark, Noah Pollard, and Noah Nagaro, took home the top 3 for Street 10 to 12.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Street 13 to 15
Aaronn Depaulis Photo

Aaronn Depaulis, Elijah Allred, and Mason Putzig took home the top 3 spots for Street 13 to 15.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Street Girls
Autumn Tust Photo

Autumn Tust, Emily Headson, and Carlin Makibbin took home the top 3 spots for Street Girls.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Raffles

Everyone wants to get in on the raffles.

GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Dog of the Day
Dog of the Day Photo

Dog of the day goes to this cutie again.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Football

Looks like a couple of football players got lost or maybe they heard about the Marinela snacks.

GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - FS 180
Beau Haines Photo

Beau with the 180 switch 50-50.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Distance
Jake Yanko Photo

Jake Yanko taking it the distance.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Front Crook
Malique Simpson Photo

Maligue Simpson with the front krook.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - MR
Mike Rogers Photo

The Man himself.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - First
Dillon Brown Photo

Dillon Brown taking home 1st in Street Sponsored with this flick front board.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Back 5
Roman Hager Photo

Roman Hager, back 5-0.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Roman Run
Roman Hager Photo

Everyone was stoked on Romans run.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Rad Dads
Zion Wright Photo

Rad dad alert. Marcos' and Zion's pops were here to support.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Street 16 to 29
Jake Yanko Photo

Jake Yanko, Malique Simpson, and Mike Post took home the top 3 spots for Street 16 to 29.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Street 30 and Up
Omar Delgado Photo

Omar Delgado, Nick Alfala, and Mike Rogers took home the top 3 spots for Street 30 and Up.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Street Sponsored
Dillon Brown Photo

Dillon Brown, Roman Hager, and Tyson Zane took home the top 3 spots for Street Sponsored.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Rock Fakie
Jonny Rips Photo

Jonny Moening new to the rock to fakie. They'll be decked before you know it.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Ollie
Aiden Collins Photo

Aiden Collins, ollie in the deep end.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Thanks
Jordan Santana Photo

Jordan Santana is always killing in the bowl. Thanks for making the trips to all the GFL stops!

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Announcing
Jorge Angel aka Porpe Photo

Our boy Jorge holding down the announcing all day here in Fort Lauderdale.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Slasher
Mike Rogers Photo

Mike Rogers slashing into 1st place.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Bolts
Tab Textor Photo

Tab skated the whole contest with a total of four bolts. They were all borrowed from other people.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - No Bolts
Tab Textor Photo

Check out all those missing bolts on Tabs board. He can't even land bolts.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Blaster
Tyson Zane Photo

Tyson Zane knows how to blast.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Madonna
Steven Herman Photo

Steven Herman showing us a proper madonna.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Judo
Jake Yanko Photo

Jake Yanko with the judo air.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - FS
Dante Tonella Photo

Dante Tonella with the stylish FS air.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Bowl 9 and Under
Nash Barfield Photo

Nash Barfield, Phoenix Sinnerton, and Elijah Wolcott took home the top 3 spots for Bowl 9 and Under.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Bowl 10 to 12
Reef Orlando Photo

Reef Orlando, Gavin Liller, and Brandon Delgado took home the top 3 spots for Bowl 10 to 12.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Bowl Intermediate
Austin Schneider Photo

Austin Schneider, Roman Desmond, and Kainalu Canubida took home the top 3 spots for Bowl Intermediate.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Bowl Girls
Autumn Tust Photo

Autumn Tust, Jordan Santana, and Emily Headson took home the top 3 spots for Bowl Girls.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Bowl Masters
Pat Dewitte Photo

Pat Dewitte, Omar Delgado, and Michael Early Grab Cabot took home the top 3 spots for Bowl Masters.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Bowl Grand Masters
Mike Rogers Photo

Mike Rogers, Mark Carpenter, and Tab Textor took home the top 3 spots for Bowl Grand Masters.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Bowl Sponsored
Jake Yanko Photo

Jake Yanko, Marcos Montoya, and Tyson Zane took home the top 3 spots for Bowl Sponsored.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Sad

Everyone is a little sad when the Contest is over.

GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Salsa
Will Cox Photo

Party with Will Cox and his GFL Award winning chips and salsa.

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GFL Fort Lauderdale 2017 - Truck Stop
Abdias Rivera Photo

One last truck stop with Abdias before heading home.

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