(Press Release from Monster)
Street League Skateboarding™ DC Pro Tour Fueled by Monster Energy finals featured the best seven street skateboarders in the world today in Ontario, CA. The all-new contest format and introduction of the Instant Scoring eXperience (ISE) allowed spectators to see exactly what the judges were reacting to in real time leaving fans on the edge of their seats for every trick.
Three of skateboarding’s youngest pros took the top three spots. Malto won $150,000 – the largest prize in skateboarding history – DC’s Ortiz took second and Huston third.
Monster Energy’s Chris Cole and Greg Lutzka impressed through finals with Cole taking the first spot in the Technical section and Lutzka earning the highest single score (6.6) in the Creative section for a respective fifth and seventh place amongst the top 24 street skateboarders in the world.
Today was second stop of Street League, a true street skateboarding contest envisioned by Monster’s Dyrdek that is changing contests as we know them. Make sure and check out the last stop on the Street League Skateboarding™ DC Pro Tour Fueled by Monster Energy on September 25th at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Don’t miss any action! Check out theberrics.com, The Skateboard Mag, and ESPN as the best street skateboarders in the world battle for the largest purse ever on the most legit street set-up and scoring system.
Tune in for the inaugural Street League Skateboarding™ Arizona event on ESPN2 on Wednesday, September 15 at 5 pm (PST).