Recap: Wheelie Dope Finals at Los Angeles

The best balancing acts this year were done by Sewa after another annual gathering of top manual technicians with tall snaps at the Los Angeles Courthouse Stage.

Recap: Wheelie Dope Finals at Los Angeles

Posted by Rob Meronek 4 years ago on October 2nd, 2017

The best balancing acts this year were done by Sewa after another annual gathering of top manual technicians with tall snaps at the Los Angeles Courthouse Stage. Paulo Macedo has photos from the day below.

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


Wheelie Dope 2017 - Play Before Work
Joey Brezinski Photo

Joey gets some in at the ledges before having to get to work.

Profile: Joey Brezinski
Wheelie Dope 2017 - Trophies

Freshly minted trophies.

Wheelie Dope 2017 - Tent City

Tent city is where all the work goes down.

Wheelie Dope 2017 - Pinata

Are there bearings in that pinata?

Wheelie Dope 2017 - Nose Manny

Balancing acts in the early morning rays.

Wheelie Dope 2017 - Green Pesos
Dylan Perry Photo

Dylan with the green pesos.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Logistics
Casey Wayne Photo

Casey on logistics.

Profile: Casey Wayne
Wheelie Dope 2017 - Joey and Steezus
Steezus Christ Photo

Stand up acts for the day are Joey and Steezus.

Profile: Steezus Christ
Wheelie Dope 2017 - Winner
Sewa Kroetkov Photo

Sewa shut it down.

Profile: Sewa Kroetkov
Wheelie Dope 2017 - Top Three
Sewa Kroetkov Photo

Top three with those green pesos: Sewa Kroetkov in 1st, Matt Chaffin in 2nd, and John Dilorenzo in 3rd.

Profile: Sewa Kroetkov
Wheelie Dope 2017 - DJ Romar
Kevin Romar Photo

Thanks Kevin for keeping the airwaves filled.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Smile
Steezus Christ Photo

Steezus with that contagious smile.

Profile: Steezus Christ
Wheelie Dope 2017 - Contest Director
Ryan Clements Photo

Ryan in his finest contest directing moment.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Judge Jeremy
Jeremy Wray Photo

Jeremy Wray joined the judging staff at this one.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Jeremy on the Stage
Jeremy Wray Photo

Jeremy up on stage before work.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Walker and Sebo
Sebo Walker Photo

Walker and Sebo.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Switch 360 Flip
Walker Ryan Photo

Walker with a switch 360 flip switch manny in.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - The Boardr Live
Steezus Christ Photo

Steezus keepin' up on The Boardr Live.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Switch Flip Manny
John Dilorenzo Photo

Dilo switch flipping into a switch manny.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Feelin' It Out
Sebo Walker Photo

Sebo feelin' it out.

Profile: Sebo Walker
Wheelie Dope 2017 - Switch Frontside Flip Manual
Carlos Iqui Photo

Carlos switch frontside flipping into a manual.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Nollie Flip Nose Manny
John Dilorenzo Photo

Dilo about to nollie flip out of his nose manual.

Profile: John Dilorenzo
Wheelie Dope 2017 - Filmer Credit

Give him the filmer credit.

Wheelie Dope 2017 - The Crowd

I wonder if anyone in the crowd has been to the courthouse not for skateboarding?

Wheelie Dope 2017 - Judge Kelly
Kelly Hart Photo

Thanks Kelly for stepping into judge.

Profile: Kelly Hart
Wheelie Dope 2017 - Logistics Face
Casey Wayne Photo

Casey's logistics face.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Switch Heel Manny
Sebo Walker Photo

Sebo with a switch heel switch manny.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Manny Kickflip to Nose Manny
Gonzalo Saravia Photo

Gonzalo Saravia kickflipping out of a manny into a nose manny.

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Wheelie Dope 2017 - Joey, Kelly, and James
Joey Brezinski Photo

They're judging you.

Profile: Joey Brezinski
Wheelie Dope 2017 - FS 180 Fakie Manny
John Dilorenzo Photo

Dilo with a frontside 180 fakie manny fakie flip out.

Profile: John Dilorenzo
Wheelie Dope 2017 - KF Manny 360 Flip
Sewa Kroetkov Photo

Sewa with a kickflip manny 360 flip out.

Profile: Sewa Kroetkov
Wheelie Dope 2017 - Business Chatter
Joey Brezinski Photo

Certainly some business talk going down.

Profile: Joey Brezinski
Wheelie Dope 2017 - Boardr Boys
Jeremy Wray Photo

Thanks for being part of The Boardr Boys this weekend, Jeremy.

Profile: Jeremy Wray

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