Jimmy Wilkins Wins 2014 Vert World Championships!

Vert skaters from all over the world traveled to Kimberley, South Africa to compete in the Kimberley Diamond Cup 2014 Vert Skateboarding World Championships and a shot at their share at the $83,000 prize purse. In the end, Jimmy Wilkins of Columbus, Ohio ended up taking the top spot and the $35,000 grand prize! Some of Jimmy’s tricks that worked as leverage to towards his win were huge frontside ollies, bs 540 ollies, kickflip lien melon, alley oop tailgrab 540, and more. Peep the results below and stay tuned for more from the KDC Vert World Championships soon!

Jimmy Wilkins

1Jimmy WilkinsAge 21 from Columbus OHSPONSORS & SHOUTSGreen Issue Skateboards, Vox (flow)

Sandro Dias

2Sandro DiasAge 39 from Sao Paulo BrazilSPONSORS & SHOUTSRed Bull, HD, Freedom Fog, Positiv Skateboards

Elliot Sloan

3Elliot SloanAge 26 from New York NYSPONSORS & SHOUTSRockstar, Birdhouse, Globe, Trip…

Andy MacDonald

4Andy MacDonaldAge 41 from San Diego CASPONSORS & SHOUTSAirwalk, Positiv, MovieTickets.c…

Pierre Luc Gagnon AKA PLG

5Pierre Luc Gagnon AKA PLGAge 34 from Carlsbad CanadaSPONSORS & SHOUTSDarkstar, Osiris, Monster Energy…

Rony Gomes

6Rony GomesAge 22 from Sao Paulo BraziliSPONSORS & SHOUTSSanta Cruz, TNT Energy Drink, Oa…

Jono Schwan

7Jono SchwanAge 17 from Colorado Springs COSPONSORS & SHOUTSNike, TSG, sk8-Strong, Theeve, D…

Italo Penarrubia

8Italo PenarrubiaAge 23 from San Paulo BrazilSPONSORS & SHOUTSUrgh, SA, VSB

Clay Kreiner

9Clay KreinerAge 17 from Simpsonville SCSPONSORS & SHOUTSOsiris, Index Ink, Woodward, 187…

Sam Beckett

10Sam BeckettAge 22 from Norfolk EnglandSPONSORS & SHOUTSVans, Monster, Oakley, Dickies,

Mitch Brusco

11Mitch BruscoAge 17 from Kirkland WASPONSORS & SHOUTSUnderarmor, Rock Star, Almost, T…

Marcelo Bastos

12Marcelo BastosAge 27 from Sao Paolo BrazilSPONSORS & SHOUTSElement, Boneless, Guayaky

Trey Wood

13Trey WoodAge 14 from Queen Creek AZSPONSORS & SHOUTSBlind, Monster, Triple 8, SoCal

Edgard Vovo Perier

14Edgard Vovo PerierAge 32 from San Bernardo dos Campo BrazilSPONSORS & SHOUTSReef, Tent Beach, Stand Up, Cone…