Grind for Life Series at Ramp 48 in Fort Lauderdale

This past weekend was very eventful for the skateboarding world. Street League Pro Open went down in Los Angeles, most of The Boardr crew was in Las Vegas for the Zappos Rideshop and Mr. Grind for Life himself, Mike Rogers, was in Orange County, California for the Vans Pool Party. But the most important event of the weekend was the Grind for Life Series at Ramp 48 in Ft. Lauderdale. Here are the photos, videos, and results.

Grind for Life Series at Ramp 48 in Fort Lauderdale

Posted by Jorge Angel aka Porpe 7 years ago on May 1st, 2014

This past weekend was very eventful for the skateboarding world. Street League Pro Open went down in Los Angeles, most of The Boardr crew was in Las Vegas for the Zappos Rideshop, and Mr. Grind for Life himself, Mike Rogers, was in Orange County, California for the Vans Pool Party. But the most important event of the weekend was the Grind for Life Series at Ramp 48 in Ft. Lauderdale. Here are the photos, videos, and results.

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


Ramp 48 in Fort Lauderdale

This was my first time at Ramp 48. I have to say that the park is pretty fun. Looking forward to coming back.

Skateboarders Under 9 Years Old Grind for Life
Alex Loftus Photo

We got this started with the 9 and Under Division. Alex Loftus was ready to go.

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Nash Barfield in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Nash Barfield Photo

Nash Barfield with a solid ollie down the five stair.

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Brandon Delgado at GFL Rolling In
Brandon Delgado Photo

Brandon Delgado rolling in on the biggest roll-in I have ever seen.

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Kauan Freitas in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Kauan Freitas Photo

Kauan Freitas has solid form on the mongo push.

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Harry Fredlund in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Harry Fredlund Photo

Harry Fredlund with a solid ollie over the five stair rail.

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Roman Hager in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Roman Hager Photo

Roman Hager with a kickflip down the five stair. He ended up winning the 9 and Under Division.

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Keenan Lewis in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Keenan Lewis Photo

Keenan Lewis with a big smith grind. He ended up winning the 10 to 12 Division, which got him a free week at Woodward.

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Keenan Lewis FS Feeble in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Keenan Lewis Photo

Keenan Lewis - frontside feeble.

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Spectators in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale

We had a good group of spectators for the Contest. Thanks for coming out everyone!

Benihana in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Gregory Holt Photo

Benihana for the win? Yep! Gregory Holt took 1st Place in the 13 to 15 Division.

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Autumn Tust in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Autumn Tust Photo

Autumn Tust looking very graceful on this backside 180 down the five stair. Thanks for coming to every one of the GFL Contests, Autumn.

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Meagan Guy in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Meagan Guy Photo

Meagan Guy was skating pretty damn good and took the Girls Street Division. Here is a high speed backside 50-50.

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Meagan Guy Backside Flip in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Meagan Guy Photo

Meagan Guy - backside flip over the hip.

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Adam Kearley DJ in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Adam Kearley Photo

Adam Kearley is our go to DJ for the Grind for Life events, and now he will be joining us for a couple stops of the adidas Skate Copa. Always a good time working with this solid dude.

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Steven Szumal Z Flex Always Radical Award
Steven Szumal Photo

Steven Szumal was rad and that is why he won Z-Flex's Always Radical Award.

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David Leon in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
David Leon Photo

David Leon - kickflip backside 50-50.

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David Morefield in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale

Our filmer, HiDefJoe, was in Las Vegas for Zappos Rideshop. He can't be everywhere at the same time, so we hired David Morefield to provide the video documentation.

Elijah Odom in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Elijah Odom Photo

Elijah Odom was ripping. Here is a backside 270 lipslide.

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Elijah Odom 5050 Up in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Elijah Odom Photo

Elijah Odom - 50-50 up.

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Carlos Mendoza in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Carlos Mendoza Photo

Carlos Mendoza - lipslide.

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Carlos Mendoza KFFS 5050 in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Carlos Mendoza Photo

Carlos Mendoza won the 16 to 29 Street Division. He couldn't be denied with tricks like this kickflip 50-50.

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Jamie Foy in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Jamie Foy Photo

Jamie Foy is good. Here he is doing a fakie 5-0.

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Zion Wright in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Zion Wright Photo

Zion Wright - backside over crook.

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Zion Wright BS 270 Lip in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Zion Wright Photo

Zion Wright with a backside 270 lipslide down the handrail.

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Zion Wright Cab Back Lip in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Zion Wright Photo

Zion Wright is also really good. He ended up winning the Sponsored Street Division with tricks like this cab to backside lipslide.

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Marcos Montoya in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Marcos Montoya Photo

Marcos Montoya - backside tailslide.

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Kepa Mendia in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Kepa Mendia Photo

Kepa Mendia was patiently waiting for his run for the Bowl Contest.

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Kepa in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Kepa Mendia Photo

Kepa with an early grab frontside air in the deep end.

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Brandon Delgado in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Brandon Delgado Photo

Brandon Delgado with a proper boneless in the deep end, along with proper stickers on his board.

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Nash Barfield Grinding in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Nash Barfield Photo

Nash Barfield literally grinding for life.

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Titus Massinello in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Titus Massinello Photo

Lake Skateboards is popular among those who live in Ft. Lauderdale. I wonder if riding a Lake board could get me as high as Titus is getting right now.

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Steve Herman in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Steven Herman Photo

Steven Herman fulfilled Body's request from New Smyrna and showed up with his signature camo overalls on.

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Jake Illardi in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Jake Ilardi Photo

Jake Ilardi shutdown the Contest and ended it with this 540 in the deep end.

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Tab Textor in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Tab Textor Photo

Tab Textor was our Red Bull in a China Shop winner. If you can't tell from this photo, he fully deserved it.

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Bowl Sponsored in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Nick Wallace Photo

Nick Wallace with a three peat. Here are the winners from Sponsored Bowl Division.

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Body Flyout in Grind for Life Fort Lauderdale
Scotty Conley aka The Body Photo

I will end this group of photos with Body doing a flyout out of the bowl to wallride at Circus Bowl.

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