Recap: The Boardr Am and CPH OPEN

Posted by Rob Meronek on Friday, July 17, 2015

It's a full week of ripping skateboarding, top pros and ams, parties, and the nicest and most fun crew of people we get the pleasure of hanging out with in all our skateboarding travels every year. We'll be stacking all the coverage here as it comes through. Get full results from the weekend as they come in here.

Friday at the Park and Death Races

Saturday at Tivoli and Triangle

CPH OPEN DAY ONE

The Boardr Am at Copenhagen

Prize Purse

Luan Oliveira Switch Heelflip Sequence at Copenhagen Open
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Luan has been killing it at every spot of course. This switch heel is at the Copenhagen Skatepark.
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The official shades of Copenhagen Open make you want to party. James, Gabe, and Mathieu need to judge The Boardr Am before partying, though.
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Petter Brunvatne on a no comply disaster.
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Martin Pek on a freshly dressed switch bluntslide.
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Martin Pek on a freshly dressed nosegrind.
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Heitor Eugenio Mesquita da Silva on a back smith.
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Itamar Kessler on a backside noseblunt.
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Ville Wester on a bluntslide.
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Hermann Stene on a backside noseblunt.
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Andreas Leaustsen on a 360 flip.
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This dude has some crazy tattoos.
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Thanks to everyone in this crowd for watching The Boardr Am.
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Clements and Vern on the mic all week starting with The Boardr Am today.
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Alex Mizurov won it with big snaps like this frontside flip over the trash can.
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Jereme Knibbs made the trip with us this year. That's a backside flip.
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Judging supplies.
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Jared Cleland on a front blunt.
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Yoshi can laserflip anything.
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Alex won The Boardr Am and gets a trip to X Games for The Boardr Am Finals in June 2016 in Austin, Texas. He's never been to Texas and is in for a fun week.
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Congrats to the top 6 in The Boardr Am at Copenhagen.
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Congrats again, Alex.
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We have some time for a bit of tourist mission here. This lady asked if her baby could use a board. She's willing him to be goofy footed. That's what I do to my kid, too.
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How does a classic Caddy like this end up here?
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Keld took us to a new spot with a rare 'No Skateboarding' sign on it.
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They know how to do leisure here in Copenhagen.
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We stopped by the CPH Skatepark to check out the beer and fancy new floors.
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Another vert ramp bit the dust this year after the revamp at CPH Skatepark.
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Clive was in town for a Birdhouse demo that went down earlier in the week.
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David Loy, Steven Perelman, and Ryan Clements at the Birdhouse demo.
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Back on a city lurk leisure mission, shooting photos with the chill cam. It's about 10:30pm and still light out as Jereme snaps off this little bank.
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The crowd at the Bowl Jam was big and rowdy.
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Following the Bowl Jam was a new and improved ring of fire.
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Bikes get us around the city. We ran into Tim Zom.
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Before work the next day, William filled us up at the local sushi joint. I need chicken, though.
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Now we're at the first stop of three real street spots today, White Banks. It's crazy they didn't intend this spot for skateboarding.
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The good weather brings out the skin.
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Jereme on a backside flip.
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Yoshi on a backside flip.
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William and family enjoying the ripping.
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Judges and announcers mixed right in with the crowd at this super fun and casual session of shred.
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Rune and Arto getting Instas.
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It was nice seeing Hjalte Halberg skate in person. That's a backside flip.
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The scene at White Banks.
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Nassim on a frontside 360.
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Now we're at the SEB Bank spot, a big four where Arto is properly posted up in the safe spot.
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Always nice to run into the ripping ginger.
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A legit futbol mullet, complete with the adidas three stripes.
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How can I get a ride like this?
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It's a king sized big four with a bank to mellow it out a bit. Diego goes in with a kickflip.
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Social media explosions.
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More social media explosions.
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Even grandma blows up the feed.
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Make your own grandstands.
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Pause for a gear check with Jared.
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The atmosphere.
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The last stop for today is the Meat Packing district where Jason let us all know he's the curb cut champ.
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I have to fan out on BA every time I see him.
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Ben and Vern looking good.
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Bobby on a noseblunt slide.
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Carlos had some crazy ones on this bench. This is a frontside 180 fakie 5-0 back to forward.
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Bobby on a switch backside noseblunt slide.
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Kevin jumps in on DJ for a bit.
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The crowd at Meat Packing was huge.
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Karsten Kleppan on a frontside slappy.
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Jason's front feeble slappies looked so good.
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The atmosphere.
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Clements after work.
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Deluxe TM John Alden on a BSTS at CPH Skatepark.
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The Death Races at the park are always good entertainment. Wes and Marius drop in while hugged up.
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Daan and Stefan Janoski in the Death Race.
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When would you ever expect to see Kevin Bradley and Braydon paired up for anything?
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Brophy and Kevin in the Death Race.
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Kevin Bradley leads the trip threat Death Race bracket.
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Now we're at the Tivoli double set where no one was sure anything would go down. We were wrong to doubt. Alex frontside flipped it with ease.
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Jonas kickflipped it.
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Master Fatman kicked it off and DJ'd for us.
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Ishod noseslid it.
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Luan switch frontside flipped it.
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Alec warmed up on the rail with a 5-0.
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Then he frontside feeble grinded it first try!
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Alec throws in a backside tailslide since he's got plenty of time to spare.
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This is the entrance to Tivoli, the world's oldest amusement park.
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Out front, these dudes are running the super Euro skateboard shoestring man purse carrier style.
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The run up to the double set.
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How did they get Tivoli staff to back this skateboarding so hard? The guards get in on the waxing here.
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Behind us is a nice scene.
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Now we're back on bikes where James has it hooked up.
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We're about to hop on a boat ride to the next spot, but not before a fancy fill up with Rose. Wow, can this get any more amazing? Cheers, William. Thanks again for having us be a part of this week.
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Not sure if he stole that tuba or what.
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Our big ass boat raises the drawbridge.
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I wonder if all the original band members got jumped by these dudes who took over for a free boat ride?
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Gabe and Vern on a boat.
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The boat drops us off at The Triangle where proper service by the youngsters is had.
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Arto kickflips the gap.
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Kevin Bradley's got a level kickflip.
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Kevin 360 Flip at Copenhagen Open 2015
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Kevin Bradley, 360 flip.
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The whole crowd made it all the way out to The Triangle, too.
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Thanks Monster for bringing the male and female teams.
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Felipe on a kickflip backside noseblunt slide.
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Tommy Fynn on a backside nosegrind with nice BGP's.
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Karsten on a 360 flip fakie over the gap.
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Bobby on a kickflip.
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Raven picking up a nice Insta.
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Ryan, Evan, and James at one of many bonfires of the week.
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Evan's vag bag.
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Evan's got a nice story about his white high tops.
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High five, Gravette.
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The only time it felt like uptight America is when the fire department showed up to put the fire out. They were super nice, though.
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Pause for a selfie with Tommy Fynn.
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Carlos and Louie destroyed The Triangle on the last day.
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And yet another bonfire rages at The Triangle.
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Clements and Marius after work.
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Doodles on the Levi's bus ceiling.
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Joe, Jereme, and I went and ran the dance floor for a bit.
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The good new homie, Euro Yonnie got down with us.
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What a week! Thanks Copenhagen crew for another over the top week of skateboard madness that can't be duplicated anywhere.
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