Recap: GFL Series at West Melbourne

It was our first stop at West Melbourne with 160 entries. Thanks to everyone who came through, pushed through the heat, and had a good time with us. See you in Fort Lauderdale at the next one.

Recap: GFL Series at West Melbourne

Posted by Rob Meronek 3 months ago on June 5th, 2021

It was our first stop at West Melbourne with 160 entries. Thanks to everyone who came through, pushed through the heat, and had a good time with us. See you in Fort Lauderdale at the next one.

Photography

GFL West Melbourne - Red Bull Start
Stiv Markovich Photo

Stiv kicks the morning off with Red Bull.

Profile: Stiv Markovich
GFL West Melbourne - GFL Tent

Thanks for supporting the Grind for Life Organization's mission to help cancer patients with travel expenses for treatment.

GFL West Melbourne - Plank

Quite a plank you got there.

GFL West Melbourne - Longboard
Ethan Campos Photo

if your board comes up to your chest, does that make it a longboard?

Profile: Ethan Campos
GFL West Melbourne - Family Forts

Family forts in the tree shade.

GFL West Melbourne - Lipslide
Shea Edwards Photo

A lipslide on the bump to ledge.

Profile: Shea Edwards
GFL West Melbourne - Pop Shuv
Ethan Campos Photo

The tiniest pop shuv I ever did see.

Profile: Ethan Campos
GFL West Melbourne - Schedule

Ryan Clements keeps us on schedule.

GFL West Melbourne - Dan

Dan, thanks for having us.

GFL West Melbourne - Ollie Down Five

Crackin' an ollie down the five.

GFL West Melbourne - Boardslide
Shiloh Catori Photo

Shiloh with the boardslide.

Profile: Shiloh Catori
GFL West Melbourne - Judges
Meagan Guy Photo

Andy, Meagan, and Justin debate scores.

Profile: Meagan Guy
GFL West Melbourne - Street Mens 9 and Under
Delbie Jager Photo

Street Mens 9 and Under winners.

Profile: Delbie Jager
GFL West Melbourne - Street Mens 10 to 12
Shea Edwards Photo

Street Mens 10 to 12 winners.

Profile: Shea Edwards
GFL West Melbourne - Street Womens
Autumn Tust Photo

Street Womens winners.

Profile: Autumn Tust
GFL West Melbourne - Passing Down the Stoke
Omar Delgado Photo

Passing down the stoke.

Profile: Omar Delgado
GFL West Melbourne - Backside Ollie
Delbie Jager Photo

Backside over the hip.

Profile: Delbie Jager
GFL West Melbourne - Scumline
Ethan Campos Photo

Slashing around the scumline right now, but going to the coping in no time.

Profile: Ethan Campos
GFL West Melbourne - Lunchbreak
Rob Meronek Photo

Staff lunchbreak.

Profile: Rob Meronek
GFL West Melbourne - Chess Break
Alvis Meronek Photo

Alvis and pops take a chess break.

Profile: Alvis Meronek
GFL West Melbourne - Deep End Stand Up
Kayo Martin Photo

Standing straight up in the deep end.

Profile: Kayo Martin
GFL West Melbourne - Overheating
Justin Ryan Photo

Both the iPads and the judges are overheating.

Profile: Justin Ryan
GFL West Melbourne - Tat Battle
Ryan Clements Photo

Pause for an ink battle. We need to add Nyjah's butt.

Profile: Ryan Clements
GFL West Melbourne - Frontside Air
Harlow Johnsey Photo

Proper frontside air.

Profile: Harlow Johnsey
GFL West Melbourne - Bowl Mens 9 and Under
Sebastian Dradrach Photo

Bowl Mens 9 and Under winners.

Profile: Sebastian Dradrach
GFL West Melbourne - Bowl Mens 10 to 12
Mason Rasely Photo

Bowl Mens 10 to 12 winners.

Profile: Mason Rasely
GFL West Melbourne - Bowl Womens
Ruby Lilley Photo

Bowl Womens winners.

Profile: Ruby Lilley
GFL West Melbourne - Backside Air
Quinn Harbin Photo

Backside over the hip.

Profile: Quinn Harbin
GFL West Melbourne - Front Rock
Mike Rogers Photo

A front rock from Mike.

Profile: Mike Rogers
GFL West Melbourne - Bowl Mens 13 to 29
Creighton Cummings Photo

Bowl Mens 13 to 29 winners.

Profile: Creighton Cummings
GFL West Melbourne - Bowl Mens 30 and Up
Rodney Mead Photo

Bowl Mens 30 and Up winners.

Profile: Rodney Mead
GFL West Melbourne - Red Bull Pause
Jorge Angel aka Porpe Photo

Pause for a can in hand.

Profile: Jorge Angel aka Porpe
GFL West Melbourne - Crooked Grind

Back over to the street course with a crooked grind.

GFL West Melbourne - KFFSBS
Camden Mashore Photo

A kickflip front board on the rail.

Profile: Camden Mashore
GFL West Melbourne - Front Feeble
Hunter George Photo

Keeping all that white clean with a frontside feeble.

Profile: Hunter George
GFL West Melbourne - Back 50
Josh Tancos Photo

Back 50 down the hubba.

Profile: Josh Tancos
GFL West Melbourne - Hot Foot

When the hot foot needs a cool down.

GFL West Melbourne - Rain Delays

Ugh, rain delays.

GFL West Melbourne - Rain Delays Dry Up

We need to run the reverse irrigation on this rain delay. When it's time for real irrigation, hit up Jain.

GFL West Melbourne - Ryan Mic
Ryan Clements Photo

When we're short staffed, Ryan steps in on the mic.

Profile: Ryan Clements
GFL West Melbourne - Healed Up
Jake Yanko Photo

Healed up and ripping.

Profile: Jake Yanko
GFL West Melbourne - Corey and Brandon
Brandon White Photo

Corey and Brandon, thanks for skating all these GFL's with us.

Profile: Brandon White
GFL West Melbourne - Smith
J T Photo

Dipping a smith.

Profile: J T
GFL West Melbourne - Tail Smack
Nash Barfield Photo

Closing in on a tail smack.

Profile: Nash Barfield
GFL West Melbourne - Frontside
Connor Lerian Photo

A big ol' frontside corner air.

Profile: Connor Lerian
GFL West Melbourne - Frontside Blaster
Kollin Schanley Photo

Frontside blaster.

Profile: Kollin Schanley
GFL West Melbourne - Merle
Dog of the Day Photo

Merle wants to be an inside dog on hot days like this.

Profile: Dog of the Day
GFL West Melbourne - Street Mens 13 to 15
Noah Strockbine Photo

Street Mens 13 to 15 winners.

Profile: Noah Strockbine
GFL West Melbourne - Street Mens 30 and Up
Brandon White Photo

Street Mens 30 and Up winners.

Profile: Brandon White
GFL West Melbourne - Bowl Mens Advanced
Jake Yanko Photo

Bowl Mens Advanced winners.

Profile: Jake Yanko

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