Recap: Dustin Blauvelt Wins The Boardr Am at Detroit

Recap: Dustin Blauvelt Wins The Boardr Am at Detroit

Posted by Rob Meronek on Wednesday, April 8, 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.

Photos

Nights in The Boardr Bus on the Road
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. Profile: Scotty Conley aka The Body
The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin and Family
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. Profile: Dustin Blauvelt
The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin Switch Heelflip Boardslide
Dustin Blauvelt - switch heelflip boardslide to forward. Profile: Dustin Blauvelt
The Boardr Am Detroit Alex Hardflip Back Lip
Alex Knox - hardflip backside lipslide. Profile: Alex Knox
The Boardr Am Detroit Jayden 360 Flip Lip
Jayden Bono - 360 flip lipslide. Profile: Jayden Ty Bono
The Boardr Am Detroit Jalen Tailslide
Jalen Oliver - frontside tailslide. Profile: Jalen Oliver
The Boardr Am Detroit Greyson BSTS
Greyson Beal - backside tailslide. Profile: Greyson Beal
The Boardr Am Detroit Derek Hardflip
Derek Acosta - hardflip. Profile: Derek Acosta
The Boardr Am Detroit Devon Switch Crook
Devon Bobalek - switch crooked grind. Profile: Devon Bobalek
The Boardr Am Detroit Tony Tailscrape
Tony Christopher - ollie over to nosegrab tailscrape. Profile: Tony Christopher
The Boardr Am Detroit Derek Front Blunt
Derek Acosta - frontside bluntslide. Profile: Derek Acosta
The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin 360 Flip
Dustin Blauvelt - 360 flip. Profile: Dustin Blauvelt
The Boardr Am Detroit Crowd
It was nice to see a lot of supportive families in the crowd. Profile:
The Boardr Am Detroit Ryo
Ryo Sejiri and his photographer came from Japan to skate this weekend. Profile: Ryo Sejiri
The Boardr Am Detroit Jayden Noseblunt Slide
Jayden Bono - frontside noseblunt slide. Profile: Jayden Ty Bono
The Boardr Am Detroit Jereme Fakie Flip
Jereme Knibbs - fakie flip. Profile: Jereme Knibbs
The Boardr Am Detroit Tim Interviews
Watch for Tim O'Connor's interviews in a separate video. I wonder what he's got for this kid. Profile: Tim O'Connor
The Boardr Am Detroit Female Skaters
Nice to see a fair share of female skateboarders out in Detroit, too. Profile:
The Boardr Am Detroit Gear Check With Nate
Pause for a gear check with Intern Nate Ilardi. Profile: Nate Ilardi aka Trap Nate
The Boardr Am Detroit Frankie Front Feeble
Frankie Spears - frontside feeble grind pop out. Profile: Frankie Spears
The Boardr Am Detroit Austin Kickflip
Austin Bland - kickflip. Profile: Austin Bland
The Boardr Am Detroit Ryo Switch FS Feeble
Ryo Sejiri - switch frontside feeble grind. Profile: Ryo Sejiri
The Boardr Am Detroit Jereme Kickflip
Jereme Knibbs - kickflip. Profile: Jereme Knibbs
The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin Gap Front Feeble
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. Profile: Dustin Blauvelt
The Boardr Am Detroit Casey Trophy
Casey does all the custom illustrations for The Boardr Am stops and trophies. Profile: Casey Wayne
The Boardr Am Detroit David Dixon Bluntslide
David Dixon - bluntslide. Profile: David Dixon
The Boardr Am Detroit High Fives
High fives all around in the crowd. Profile:
The Boardr Am Detroit Ryo Fans
Ryo made lots of new fans this weekend, us included. Profile: Ryo Sejiri
The Boardr Am Detroit Top Six
Your top six at The Boardr Am at Detroit stop. Profile: Dustin Blauvelt
The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin Wins
Congrats Dustin Blauvelt, we will see you at X Games! Profile: Dustin Blauvelt
The Boardr Am Detroit Body and Dustin
Body and Dustin are hyped to be in Austin together. Profile: Scotty Conley aka The Body
The Boardr Am Detroit Dustin and Silas
Dustin and his son Silas, who we will see in The Boardr Am in about 10 years for sure. Profile: Dustin Blauvelt
Detroit Tourism Eminem House
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. Profile: Ryan Clements
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. Profile:
Modern Skatepark Shop in Detroit
The shop at Modern. Profile:
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. Profile:
adidas Rollerskates
Speaking of rollerskates, we found this old adidas boot in his pile of 30+ years of stash. Profile:
Skateboarding Copers
Anyone even know what copers are? Profile:
Detroit Tourism Packard Factory
Now we're at the Packard factory for more tourist mission while the rain dumps. Profile: Joe Pelham aka HiDefJoe
Packard Factory Boardr Boys Album Cover
Pause for yet another Boardr Boys album cover shoot. Profile: Jereme Knibbs
Packard Factory Life Advice
There's endless life advice in graffiti. Profile:
Packard Factory Boardr Bus
The Boardr Bus doesn't quite fit in here. Profile:
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. Profile:
Detroit B Nektar Brewery Casey Tags
Casey tags up the wall. Profile: Casey Wayne
Detroit B Nektar Brewery Signs
And the sign says... Profile:
Detroit B Nektar Brewery Deep Dish
Deep dish delights with ripping brew can't be beat. Profile:
Detroit B Nektar Brewery Miranda and Body
Contest Announcer Scotty The Body Conley and Miranda from B. Nektar compare social media notes. Profile: Scotty Conley aka The Body
Detroit B Nektar Brewery Body Keg Stand
Just get a glass and some class, Scotty. Profile: Scotty Conley aka The Body
Detroit B Nektar Brewery Brad
Brad breaks down the passion turned to liquid behind the scenes. Profile:
Detroit B Nektar Brewery Experimental
Experimental sauce. Profile:
Detroit B Nektar Brewery Rob Body Joe
Me, Body, and Joe, fancy sippers of fine local sauce. Profile: Rob Meronek
Detroit B Nektar Brewery Staff
Mandatory crew photo with the B. Nektar staff. Profile:

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