Recap: GFL at Houston Presented by Marinela

Posted by Rob Meronek on Monday, April 23, 2018

Houston, Texas was our fourth stop of the year for the Grind for Life Series Presented by Marinela, an all ages skateboarding contest series in both bowl and street. We're doing 12 across the United States this year. Check the full results, rankings, and future stops at GFLSeries.com.

Good morning from Houston, Texas.
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Southside Skatepark looking good today.
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Kids having a good time over at the New Balance booth.
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Jake Malick with the back smith.
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Jcorleone Richards with a back 360.
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Judges using The Boardr Live.
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Corey and Jake all the way from Tampa.
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Max Neely has started to put a little more style on his front feebles over the past year.
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Kendra Long - 3 Flip
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Street 9 and Under.
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Street 10 to 12 with Jcorleone Richards in 1st.
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Street 13 to 15 with Blaze Helgerson.
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Street Women's, with Kendra Long in 1st.
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Mike getting ready for some raffles.
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Dwayne Phillips with the crook grind.
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Kid party in the parking lot.
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Checking out the competition.
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Jordan Miles and Jake Malick with some street doubles.
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Collin Graham cruising in to 1st place.
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Bowl 10 to 12 with Hagan Key in 1st.
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Bowl 13 to 39 with Austin Turgon in 1st.
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Bowl Women's with Jordan Santana in 1st.
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Bowl 40 to 49 Masters with Bret Johnston in 1st.
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Easy win for Mike Rogers in Bowl Grand Masters.
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Malcolm Dugar with the back lip.
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Justin on the job.
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Street 16 to 29 with Treveon Wade in 1st.
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Street 30 and Up with Shawn Sink in 1st.
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Street Sponsored with Jordan Miles in 1st.
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Hagan Key getting things going in the bowl.
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Kainalu Canubida blasting off with this stalefish
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Austin Turgon with the smith grind.
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Jordan Santana Getting it done.
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DOTD!
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MR taking home an easy win in the Bowl Grand Masters.
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Wyatt Moore taking home a hand full of Marinela snacks.
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Dustin Nichols slashing down in the deep end.
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Can't come to Texas and not shoot a Texas Plant.
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That's all from the Boardr Boys.
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Jesus Olmedo and the kids taking over the Marinela setup.
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Kendra Long kickflipping into a rock fakie.
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Kendra Long on a 50-50 across and down.
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Mike stacking raffle tickets for the Grind for Life Organization.
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Dwayne Phillips and his son Dylan were one of a few father/son pairs skating in the contest. Dwayne's last contest was Tampa Am like 20 years ago and he ended up having a good time today out there.
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I love seeing parents documenting their kids skating.
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Casey keeping them informed.
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Trap Nate and Chaz on lenswork.
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Corey Gonzalez on a noseslide in 30 and Up.
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Hagan Key going frontside over the hip.
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Wayne Domaschk, Kenny Anderson doppleganger, was also a father/son team in the contest.
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Kai Kai on a stale fish over the hip.
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I'm looking forward to seeing this crew grow up skating.
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Crew'd up in the bowl corner. Thanks to all of you for coming to another stop.
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