Recap: Grind for Life Series at Houston Presented by Marinela

Posted by Rob Meronek on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Grind for Life Series expands across the country this year. Houston at Southside was our first stop ever in Texas. Chaz and Nate got the recap in photos and video below. Check GFLSeries.com for all the details and schedule for the rest of the year.

Good morning, Texas.
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Stickers and banners going up. Thanks to adidas for the additional support at GFL Series. Every time there's a GFL Series, all adidas are 15% off in The Boardr Store.
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It's a beautiful day in Texas.
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Big E hooked it up with some morning coffee.
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Our boy Jorge with the board slide.
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Young buck Ethan Manahan with the back 50-50.
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Jorge helping out as head judge.
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Carlos's Puigdollers with the crook.
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Let's get it.
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Board slide from Kendra Long.
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Griffin Landry, crook.
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11 year old kids didn't have front feebles when I was a kid, but Max Neely has a proper one.
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Jay Corleone with the stylish kick flip.
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I found someone's Marinela stash.
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Frankie Tambrella, Kaleb Tittelbach, and Riley Schloesser took home the top 3 spots for Street 9 and Under.
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Jay Corleone, Carlos Puigdollers, and Griffin Landry took home the top 3 for Street 10 to 12.
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Hunter Harlan, Hayden Harlan, and Brooks Wood took home the top 3 spots for Street 13 to 15.
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Kendra Long and Raina Saenz took home the top 3 spots for Street Girls.
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Garrett Simich with the back tail.
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Jordan Miles leaning back on the back smith.
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Lofty frontside flip from Jonathan Bastian.
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Brandon D Baker, 360 flip.
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We had people signing up all day. You can register online ahead of time to save some time, too.
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Jason Bastian with the roll in nose blunt pop in.
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Nathan Pacheco with a proper nollie flip.
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Jonathan Bastian, nose blunt.
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Garrett Simich, Brandon D Baker, and Joseph Reed took home the top 3 spots for Street 16 to 29.
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Mike Rogers, Shawn Sink, and Dustin Nichols took home the top 3 spots for Street 30 and Up.
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Nathan Pacheco, Jonathan Bastian, and Jordan Miles took home the top 3 spots for Street Sponsored.
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Jordan Santana with the first try raffle win.
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Even the old dudes like the Marinela.
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Frontside air over the hip.
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Quite the battle between these two girls right now. Jordan Santana with the smith grind.
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Sejo Alvarez, smith grind.
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MIke Rogers with the front rock.
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Ryan Crane, ollie.
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Jonathan Bastian blasting over the hip.
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Mr. Style AKA Hollywood going front side over the hip.
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Hollywood with the invert to end his run.
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Hagan Key, Kaleb Tittelbach, and Wyatt Moore took home top three in Bowl 9 and Under.
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Ethan Manahan, Asa Garcia, and Xzavier Rocha took home the top three spots for Bowl 10 to 12.
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Miguel Castillo, Austin Quiroga, and Tyler Watts, took home the top three spots for Bowl Intermediate.
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Jordan Santana, Raina Saenz, and Anna-Claire Davidson took home the top three spots for Bowl Girls.
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Ryan Crane, Sejo Alvarez, and Mike Rogers took home the top three spots for Bowl Masters.
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Hollywood taking home the MovieTickets.com Clip of the Day.
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Zach Castillo, Martin HollyWood Martinez, and Max Peterson took home the top three spots for Bowl Sponsored.
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Thanks for coming out, Dustin Nichols.
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Thanks for the good times, Texas and Southside. Hope everyone had as much fun as this little dude.
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