Recap: Dustin Blauvelt Wins The Boardr Am at Detroit

Congrats, Dustin! And little Silas Blauvelt! After the second of three runs in the Finals, Jereme was in first and Dustin knew he had to step it up. He stepped for sure and now Dustin is joining us at X Games Austin where The Boardr Am Finals are going down. Thanks everyone and Modern Skatepark for hosting.

Recap: Dustin Blauvelt Wins The Boardr Am at Detroit

Posted by Rob Meronek 7 years ago on April 3rd, 2015

Congrats, Dustin! After the second of three runs in the Finals, Jereme was in first and Dustin knew he had to step it up. He stepped for sure and now Dustin is joining us at X Games Austin where The Boardr Am Finals are going down. Thanks everyone and Modern Skatepark for hosting.

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


Nights in The Boardr Bus on the Road
Scotty Conley aka The Body Photo

Half of The Boardr Boys crew goes road trip, the other half goes by air. The road trips involved a lot of scenes like this.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin and Family
Dustin Blauvelt Photo

Over on site at the Contest, we ran into Detroit local ripper Dustin Blauvelt with his son Silas and father Tom that we've know for years from them coming to all our events.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin Switch Heelflip Boardslide
Dustin Blauvelt Photo

Dustin Blauvelt - switch heelflip boardslide to forward.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Alex Hardflip Back Lip
Alex Knox Photo

Alex Knox - hardflip backside lipslide.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Jayden 360 Flip Lip
Jayden Bono Photo

Jayden Bono - 360 flip lipslide.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Jalen Tailslide
Jalen Oliver Photo

Jalen Oliver - frontside tailslide.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Greyson BSTS
Greyson Beal Photo

Greyson Beal - backside tailslide.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Derek Hardflip
Derek Acosta Photo

Derek Acosta - hardflip.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Devon Switch Crook
Devon Bobalek Photo

Devon Bobalek - switch crooked grind.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Tony Tailscrape
Tony Christopher Photo

Tony Christopher - ollie over to nosegrab tailscrape.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Derek Front Blunt
Derek Acosta Photo

Derek Acosta - frontside bluntslide.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin 360 Flip
Dustin Blauvelt Photo

Dustin Blauvelt - 360 flip.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Crowd

It was nice to see a lot of supportive families in the crowd.

The Boardr Am Detroit Ryo
Ryo Sejiri Photo

Ryo Sejiri and his photographer came from Japan to skate this weekend.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Jayden Noseblunt Slide
Jayden Bono Photo

Jayden Bono - frontside noseblunt slide.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Jereme Fakie Flip
Jereme Knibbs Photo

Jereme Knibbs - fakie flip.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Tim Interviews
Tim O'Connor Photo

Watch for Tim O'Connor's interviews in a separate video. I wonder what he's got for this kid.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Female Skaters

Nice to see a fair share of female skateboarders out in Detroit, too.

The Boardr Am Detroit Gear Check With Nate
Nate Ilardi aka Trap Nate Photo

Pause for a gear check with Intern Nate Ilardi.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Frankie Front Feeble
Frankie Spears Photo

Frankie Spears - frontside feeble grind pop out.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Austin Kickflip
Austin Bland Photo

Austin Bland - kickflip.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Ryo Switch FS Feeble
Ryo Sejiri Photo

Ryo Sejiri - switch frontside feeble grind.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Jereme Kickflip
Jereme Knibbs Photo

Jereme Knibbs - kickflip.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin Gap Front Feeble
Dustin Blauvelt Photo

Dustin Blauvelt needed to step it up to get back into first in the final runs, so he started gapping into everything, like this gap to frontside feeble.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Casey Trophy
Casey Wayne Photo

Casey does all the custom illustrations for The Boardr Am stops and trophies.

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The Boardr Am Detroit David Dixon Bluntslide
David Dixon Photo

David Dixon - bluntslide.

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The Boardr Am Detroit High Fives

High fives all around in the crowd.

The Boardr Am Detroit Ryo Fans
Ryo Sejiri Photo

Ryo made lots of new fans this weekend, us included.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Top Six
Dustin Blauvelt Photo

Your top six at The Boardr Am at Detroit stop.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin Wins
Dustin Blauvelt Photo

Congrats Dustin Blauvelt, we will see you at X Games!

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The Boardr Am Detroit Body and Dustin
Scotty Conley aka The Body Photo

Body and Dustin are hyped to be in Austin together.

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The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin and Silas
Dustin Blauvelt Photo

Dustin and his son Silas, who we will see in The Boardr Am in about 10 years for sure.

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Detroit Tourism Eminem House
Ryan Clements Photo

We landed in Detroit early, but a rainy day had us lost without skating. So, we went into tourist mode and went to Eminem's house he grew up in, now torn down after a recent fire. People take bark from the tree out front as souvenirs.

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George at Modern Skatepark in Detroit

George has owned Modern Skatepark since long before we were all rolling. We're hyped to meet him and get the tour of the place prior to the Contest.

Modern Skatepark Shop in Detroit

The shop at Modern.

Independent Rollerskate Trucks

George has a stockpile of old skate stuff, including this Indy Rollerskate Truck. Wow, I keep forgetting skateboarding roots are in rollerskating.

adidas Rollerskates

Speaking of rollerskates, we found this old adidas boot in his pile of 30+ years of stash.

Skateboarding Copers

Anyone even know what copers are?

Detroit Tourism Packard Factory
Joe Pelham aka HiDefJoe Photo

Now we're at the Packard factory for more tourist mission while the rain dumps.

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Packard Factory Boardr Boys Album Cover
Jereme Knibbs Photo

Pause for yet another Boardr Boys album cover shoot.

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Packard Factory Life Advice

There's endless life advice in graffiti.

Packard Factory Boardr Bus
Boardr Bus Photo

The Boardr Bus doesn't quite fit in here.

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Detroit B Nektar Brewery

Now we're at local B. Nektar Meadery where they mix up tasty sudsy brew and were kind enough to invite the whole crew over for dinner and a facility tour.

Detroit B Nektar Brewery Casey Tags
Casey Wayne Photo

Casey tags up the wall.

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Detroit B Nektar Brewery Signs

And the sign says...

Detroit B Nektar Brewery Deep Dish

Deep dish delights with ripping brew can't be beat.

Detroit B Nektar Brewery Miranda and Body
Scotty Conley aka The Body Photo

Contest Announcer Scotty The Body Conley and Miranda from B. Nektar compare social media notes.

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Detroit B Nektar Brewery Body Keg Stand
Scotty Conley aka The Body Photo

Just get a glass and some class, Scotty.

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Detroit B Nektar Brewery Brad

Brad breaks down the passion turned to liquid behind the scenes.

Detroit B Nektar Brewery Experimental

Experimental sauce.

Detroit B Nektar Brewery Rob Body Joe
Rob Meronek Photo

Me, Body, and Joe, fancy sippers of fine local sauce.

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Detroit B Nektar Brewery Staff

Mandatory crew photo with the B. Nektar staff.

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