Recap: GFL at Bradenton Presented by Marinela

The 9th stop of the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela is in the books. Trap Nate has the video recap and Chaz has photography.

Recap: GFL at Bradenton Presented by Marinela

Posted by Rob Meronek 4 years ago on October 2nd, 2017

The 9th stop of the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela is in the books. GFL is a national series of all ages contests in both bowl and street. At the end of the year, we recognize the top skaters in each category at the Annual Awards in Tampa. Check the Season Ranking's update here.Trap Nate has the video recap and Chaz has photography from this stop below.

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Photography: Direct Links

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


Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Up Before the Sun
Casey Wayne Photo

We're up and working before the sun comes up. Thanks to the brands you see on these banners for backing the cause and all the good things we're up to with Grind for Life.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Early Hurricane
Braden Stelma Photo

Braden with early morning hurricane.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Register Online

The registration line was shorter than ever at this stop? Why? Because most of you are signing up online now. That means you can completely skip this wait in line and go right to skating. You also save $5. Register online next time and make it easier on not just yourself, but the whole process in general. Thanks, y'all!

Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - 50-50 to 1st
Zion Effs Photo

Zion with the back 50-50 into another 1st place for him. Check his profile, he has stacks of 1's in there.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Snack Break

Snack break! Thanks, Marinela.

Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - 360 Flip
AJ Davis Photo

Adrian Davis, 360 flip.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Back 50-50
Noah Pollard Photo

Noah Pollard with back 50-50.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Shade

Lots of people catching the shade under the bridge today.

Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Noah Front Board
Noah Nagaro Photo

Noah Nagaro, front board.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Dog of the Day
Dog of the Day Photo

Dog of the Day goes to this cutie.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Proper Feeble
Jonah Clark Photo

Jonah Clark with a proper feeble grind.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Violet
Violet Boulter Photo

Violet has become one of our favorite skaters over the past year. She's got the most supportive dad, too.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Street 9 and Under
Zion Effs Photo

Street 9 and Under with Zion Effs, AJ Vargas, and PJ DeBlasi in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Street 10 to 12
Noah Pollard Photo

Street 10 to 12 with Noah Pollard, Myles Gentry, and Noah Nagaro in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Street 13 to 15
Blaze Helgerson Photo

Street 13 to 15 with Blaze Helgerson, Hunter Soechtig, and Santiago Flores in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Street Girls Division
Julie Zylis Photo

Julie Zylis and Violet Boulter in Street Girls.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Raffles
Mike Rogers Photo

Mike handing out the first of the raffles.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Smith from Above
Tim Fabry Photo

Tim Fabry, smith grind.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Back 50-50 Reese
Reese Watson Photo

Reese Watson, back 50-50.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Slob Fast Plant
Jake Yanko Photo

Jake Yanko with a slob fast plant on the big wall.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Jimmy
Jimmy Dennis Photo

Looked like Jimmy Dennis was having a good time ripping around.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Front Board
Tim Gasiorski Photo

Not too many dudes in the over 30 Division hitting this rail, but it helped Tim take home 1st.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Back Boneless
Nic Hamersly Photo

Nick lost the nose of his board somewhere.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Backflip

Backflips please the crowd, but not the critics.

Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - FSNG
Jordi Zapata Photo

Jordi with the nosegrind.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Street 16 to 29
Aaronn Depaulis Photo

Street 16 to 29 was Aaronn Depaulis, Jake Yanko, and Nathan Payne in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Street 30 and Up
Tim Gasiorski Photo

Street 30 and Up was Tim Gasiorski, Nic Hamersly, and Chad Slagle in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Street Sponsored
Jordi Zapata Photo

Street Sponsored was Jordi Zapata, Keenan Lewis, and Adam Tyler in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Frontside Air
Roman Desmond Photo

Roman Desmond, frontside air.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Layback Air
Andres Vega Photo

Andres Vega, layback air.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Aiden Frontside
Aiden Collins Photo

Aiden Collins, frontside ollie.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Skatetopia
Brewce Martin Photo

Brewce from Skatetopia stopped by for the day. He even skated the contest.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Rain Delay
Jimmy Marcus aka The Greek Photo

The Greek waiting out the rain.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Frontside Deep End Air
Robby Kohnen Photo

Robby Kohnen had the matching hat and board kit going.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Bowl Smith
Jordan Santana Photo

Smith grind from Jordan.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Frail
Jimmy Marcus aka The Greek Photo

Jimmy on a frail, which is a frontside air to lein to tail. Not many people know that one.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - 50-50 Pocket
Brewce Martin Photo

Brewce on a 50-50 through the tight corner.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - And That Is How You Do It
Mike Rogers Photo

And that's how you do it.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Windy
Nick Wallace Photo

It was so windy that my camera strap couldn’t sit still.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - ATV Braden
Braden Stelma Photo

Braden is an undercover ATV. Here's a lein to tail where he got 3rd in the Bowl Sponsored.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Frontside to 1st
Jake Yanko Photo

Jake Yanko flying into 1st.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Bowl 9 and Under
Elijah Wolcott Photo

Bowl 9 and Under was Elijah Wolcott, Hagan Key, and Jack Reed in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Bowl 10 to 12
Gavin Liller Photo

Bowl 10 to 12 was Gavin Liller, Aiden Collins, and Beck Erskine in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Bowl Intermediate
Kainalu Canubida aka Kai Kai Photo

Bowl Intermediate was Kainalu Canubida aka Kai Kai, Jacob Jensen, and Roman Desmond in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Bowl Girls
Jordan Santana Photo

Jodan and Violet in Bowl Girls.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Bowl Masters
Jimmy Marcus aka The Greek Photo

Bowl Masters was Jimmy Marcus aka The Greek, Ted Stracuzzi, and Pat Dewitte in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Bowl Grand Masters
Kevin Lee Shelton Photo

Grand Masters was Kevin Lee Shelton, Tommy Leggett, and Mike Rogers in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - Bowl Sponsored
Jake Yanko Photo

Bowl Sponsored was Jake Yanko, Steven McKaig, and Braden Stelma in top three.

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Grind for Life at Bradenton 2017 - MovieTicketscom Clip of the Day
Steven McKaig Photo

Steven Mckaig took home the MovieTickets.com Clip of the Day. And that's a wrap for Bradenton!

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Grind for Life at Bradenton - Bowl Crowd

The bowl crowd scattered quick when the rain hit, but they all came right back.

Grind for Life at Bradenton - Playing in Traffic
Chaz Miley Photo

Chaz playing in traffic on the bridge.

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