Rider Cup NYC Manhattan Qualifiers Photos

The Rider Cup NYC qualifiers kicked off in Manhattan at LES Skatepark on July 12th, 2014 and welcomed in 4 teams of the city’s hardest rippers to skate for a chance at $2000 cash and one of two slots in the Rider Cup NYC finals for a chance to skate in the Rider Cup World Championships this October 3-5th at Kimberley Diamond Cup. In the end, it was LES Bomb Squad 1 and  LES Bomb Squad 2 that made it to the finals and secured their spots in the Rider Cup NYC Finals. LES reigned victorious and came out with the top spot and the cash. Big thanks to everyone who helped out with the event: World Skateboarding Grand Prix, Volcom, Labor Skateshop, Sticks & Stones Inc, Amy Gunther, Steve Rodriguez, Tombo Collabro, Jay Maldonado, Dan Pensyl, Rob Campbell, Joe Tookmanian, and everyone else! Below are results from the contest accompanied by some photos from throughout the day. We’ll see you on July 19th for the Bronx qualifier at River Ave Skatepark!


1. LES Bomb Squad 1 (339)

Jamel Marshall

Joseph Gil

Carlo Carezzano

Ryan Santiago

2. LES Bomb Squad 2 (295)

Brandon Johnson

Israel Adonis

Isaac Jaquez

Joel Jones

3. Street Kings (281)

Diego Fuentes

Dyshawn Taylor

Jonathon Lewison

Christian Gonzales

4. Stoops Crew (268)

Chris Herity

Joseph Rivera

Andy Baumgartner

Mike Powley