Transworld CUT in Austin, Texas

This past weekend I was in Austin for 36 hours for the second stop of Transworld's Come Up Tour. I was surprised with how much I was able to do in Austin in the day and a half I was there.

Transworld CUT in Austin, Texas

Posted by Jorge Angel aka Porpe 8 years ago on April 3rd, 2014
This past weekend I was in Austin for 36 hours for the second stop of Transworld's Come Up Tour. I was surprised with how much I was able to do in Austin in the day and a half I was there. Looking forward to coming back for X Games and adidas Skate Copa. Here are some photos from my quick trip.

TWS CUT Footage

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TWS Cut Austin, My Office

Not a bad view for a day in the office.

TWS CUT House Skatepark in Austin

This section of House Park I could skate for hours. This is the skatepark where we will be hosting Mid-South Regionals of adidas Skate Copa.

TWS CUT Austin Local Scene

It was nice to see the local scene come out and support TWS CUT.

TWS CUT Austin Kechaud Johnson
Ke'Chaud Johnson Photo

Kechaud Johnson with a backtail on the big rail as the crowd looks on. He skated the contest for fun since he has had a Check Out in Transworld.

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TWS CUT Genesis Delagarza BSTS
Genesis Delagarza Photo

Genesis Delagarza has the backtail to fakie on the small rail. He hasn't had a Check Out in Transworld and was able to squeeze into the Finals.

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TWS CUT Devin White Laserflip
Devin White Photo

Devin White with the laser flip down the set. He also did the laser flip down the big set during an impromptu best trick at the end of the day.

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TWS CUT Austin Judges
Mike Fitzgerald Photo

Our guest judge, Scott Sullivan, was casually judging the contest along with the TWS crew of Mike Fitzgerald, and Brady Ferdig.

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TWS CUT Austin Elias Bingham No Comply
Elias Bingham Photo

Elias Bingham holds down No Comply skate shop in Austin, TX. Thanks for the good times! See you in a few weeks.

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TWS CUT Kyle Stone Austin
Kyle Stone Photo

Kyle Stone with a proper backside over crook down the hubba.

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TWS CUT Tommy Wilkinson Austin
Tommy Wilkinson Photo

Tommy Wilkinson with a backside smith down the big rail.

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TWS CUT Austin Will from Official

Will from Official is part of the crew that is driving around in the Official Sprinter Van to each stop of the Come Up Tour. In between heats he was giving away Official hats with impromptu contest.

TWS CUT Austin Impromptu Skateboard Contest

One of the impromptu contests was first to early grab down the stairs. The winner got an Official hat. Who Dat had it first try.

TWS CUT Austin Deer Damage

On long road trips across the country, mishaps are bound to happen. The Official sprinter van had a run in with a deer.

TWS CUT Austin Mikey Whitehouse
Mikey Whitehouse Photo

Mikey Whitehouse with a backside over crook down the big rail.

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TWS CUT Austin Colton Swim
Colton Swim Photo

Colton Swim - frontside flip.

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TWS CUT Austin Drake Flores
Drake Flores Photo

Drake Flores - kickflip.

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TWS CUT Austin Jonathan Bastian
Jonathan Bastian Photo

Jonathan Bastian put on a clinic on this handrail. This frontside feeble is one of the many tricks he did down the big rail.

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TWS CUT Austin Jonathan Bastian Evan Smith
Jonathan Bastian Photo

Jonathan Bastian looking like Evan Smith with this backside 360 nose grab.

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TWS CUT Austin Carsten Boyer
Carsten Boyer Photo

Carsten Boyer with a bluntslide down the hubba.

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TWS CUT Austin Garrett Young
Garrett Young Photo

Garrett Young - noseblunt.

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TWS CUT Austin Camera Drone

I can't wait to see how many drones will be on the X Games course. There was one flying around during the contest

TWS CUT Austin Justin Williamson
Justin Williamson Photo

A little over a year ago Justin Williamson and his girlfriend were stepping out of a public bus and got hit by a car. The hit and run was fatal, and his girlfriend passed away from the accident. He suffered a broken back. He is back on his board frontside flipping down the stairs.

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TWS CUT Austin Jonathan Bastian Prime Cut
Jonathan Bastian Photo

Jonathan Bastian got the TWS Prime Cut award.

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TWS CUT Austin Winners
Justin Williamson Photo

Justin Williamson won the contest, Colton Swim got 2nd Place, and Carsten Boyer got third place. For the rest of the Finals Results go here.

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TWS CUT Austin Barton Springs

After the contest we went to Barton Springs. It was very refreshing after a long day in the sun.

TWS CUT Austin Oscar Selfies
Jorge Angel aka Porpe Photo

I've been having fun taking Oscar selfies with the fisheye. The first two stops with the TWS crew has been solid. Looking forward to Minneapolis stop this weekend.

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TWS CUT Austin No Comply Shop

Later on we ended up at No Comply for a photo show. The local skateboard scene is tight in Austin.

TWS CUT Austin No Comply Shop Kechaud
Ke'Chaud Johnson Photo

Scott, Carsten, and Kechaud chillen at No Comply.

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TWS CUT Austin No Comply Hat Wall
Robert Homyak Photo

Robert Homyak chilling with his homies in front of the largest hat wall I have ever seen.

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TWS CUT Austin Short Bus
Josh Johnson aka Shortbus Photo

I haven't seen shortbus in a minute. I forgot to ask him, but I heard he was Riff Raff a.k.a Jody Highroller's cousin.

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TWS CUT Austin Liberty Bar

After the photo show at No Comply we headed off to Liberty Bar. At the back of the bar is an outside area where a East Side Kind Food Truck is obviously very popular.

TWS CUT Austin Motorcycle Show

Down the street from Liberty Bar there was a motorcycle show. I never seen so many vintage bikes in one building.

TWS CUT Austin Motorcycle Show Wallride

The highlight of the weekend was watching this 60 something year old dude ride a motorcycle on a vertical wall and grab my dollar.

TWS CUT Austin Hotel Vegas

The night wasn't quite over yet. We had one last stop to make. You can' go to Austin without enjoying some local music. Next stop was Hotel Vegas to watch a metal band. After a few tracks from Ditch Witch we called it night. Until next time Austin...

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