2017 ROUND 4 RESULTS

October 7, 2017. Premises Park 526 E. 17th Street, Tucson, Arizona 85701. Round 4 of the 2017 series.

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Place Pro Class Series Points
1 James McGraw 1000
2 Austin Luberda 939
3 Bo Wade 897
4 Will Redd 865
5 Bill Nitschke 840
6 Bryan Huffman 817
7 Frank Rulz 796
8 Tyler Gilliard 778
9 Brian Gavagan 761
10 Todd Carter 745
11 Ryan Russell 728
Expert Class
1 Zunwu Zhou 1000
2 Ed Jolie 939
3 Matthew Hartley 897
4 Harb Lill 865
Old's Cool Class
1 Gary Knecht 1000
2 Sean Porter 939
3 Jody Settles 897
4 Lance Lyons 865
5 Dan Hill 840
Novice Class
1 Ken Kitley 1000
2 Jimmy Sanchez 939
3 Leland Lavender 897
4 Ava McGraw 865
5 Coda McGraw 840
6 Matthew Elrud 817

 

 

2017 Round 3 Results

July 1, 2017. St. Louis, IL. Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center. Round 3 of the 2017 series.

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Place Pro Class Series Points
1 Jean William Prevost 1000
2 James McGraw 939
3 Tyler Gilliard 897
4 Austin Luberda 865
5 Art Thomason 840
6 Will Redd 817
7 Joe Cicman 796
8 Bill Nitschke 778
9 Bryan Huffman 761
10 Todd Carter 745
11 Nikola Olic 728
Expert Class
1 Ron Monis 1000
2 Zunwu Zhou 939
3 Michael Shao 897
4 Ed Jodie 865
5 Trevor Watring 840
6 Mitchell Hall 817
Old's Cool Class
1 Mike Smick 1000
2 John Ustaszewski 939
3 Matt Thomas 897
Novice Class
1 Fernando Brenner 1000
2 Kim Klisiak 939
3 Mark Sprung 897
4 Ava McGraw 865
5 Coda McGraw 840

Dave Nourie Spotlight

BMX Freestyle is going to be in the 2020 Olympics. Let that sink in. Right now at this moment in time, you're witnessing your passion being elevated to - I mean --- the discus, man. The discus is epic. BMX Freestyle is on the level of the discus. If you ever wondered what it was like to be one of the first dudes to throw a stone frisbee back in the day, then you might also wonder what it was like to be one of the dudes to do a Miami Hopper back in the day. Oh - and that guy (Dave Nourie) is interviewed by one of the guys who basically invented 'Zines.  So like - enjoy your roots, bro.  Please enjoy.

2017 Year-End Standings

After 3 rounds, here's how things are shaping up

Year-End Standing Novice Class Round 1 Series Points Round 2 Series Points Round 3 Series Points Round 4 Series Points Round 5 Series Points Best 3 of 5
1 Ava McGraw 778 0 865 865 2508
2 Coda McGraw 778 0 840 840 2458
3 Fernando Brenner 840 0 1000 0 1840
4 Todd Shoemaker 865 897 0 0 1762
5 William Moses 1000 0 0 0 1000
5 John Killip 0 1000 0 0 1000
5 Ken Kitley 0 0 0 1000 1000
8 Dugal Cameron 939 0 0 0 939
8 Mason Krug 0 939 0 0 939
8 Kim Klisiak 0 0 939 0 939
8 Jimmy Sanchez 0 0 0 939 939
12 Randy Rainwater 897 0 0 0 897
12 Mark Sprung 0 0 897 0 897
12 Leland Lavender 0 0 0 897 897
15 Donovan Kelley 817 0 0 0 817
15 Matthew Elrud 0 0 0 817 817
17 Paul Newkirk 796 0 0 0 796
Expert Class
1 Mitchell Hall 1000 939 817 0 2756
2 Ron Monis 939 1000 0 1939
2 Zunwu Zhou 0 0 939 1000 1939
4 Ed Jodie 0 0 865 939 1804
5 Michael Shao 0 897 897 0 1794
6 Trevor Watring 897 0 840 0 1737
7 David McDuffie 817 796 0 0 1613
8 Chris Babin 0 1000 0 0 1000
9 Matthew Hartley 0 0 0 897 897
10 Craig Gaudet 865 0 0 0 865
10 Jim Hycon Park 0 865 0 0 865
10 Harb Lill 0 0 0 865 865
13 Marty Clark 840 0 0 0 840
13 Teak Gabriel 0 840 0 0 840
15 Mark Carlisi 0 817 0 0 817
16 Julio Cotto 0 796 0 0 796
Old’s Cool Class
1 John Ustaszewski 840 817 939 0 2596
2 Gary Knecht 0 840 0 1000 1840
3 Bertrand Williams 1000 0 0 0 1000
3 Kip Williamson 0 1000 0 0 1000
3 Mike Smick 0 0 1000 0 1000
6 Steve Dodson 939 0 0 0 939
6 Bob Walter 0 939 0 0 939
6 Sean Porter 0 0 0 939 939
9 Jon Fleming 897 0 0 0 897
9 Rob Nolli 0 897 0 0 897
9 Matt Thomas 0 0 897 0 897
9 Jody Settles 0 0 0 897 897
13 Karl Elsass 865 0 0 0 865
13 Carlos Toledo 0 865 0 0 865
15 Lance Lyons 0 0 0 865 865
16 Dan Hill 0 0 0 840 840
17 Pedro Antonio 796 0 0 0 796
18 Clint Majors 778 0 0 0 778
Pro Class
1 Jean-William Prevost 1000 1000 1000 0 3000
2 James McGraw 865 840 939 1000 2804
3 Tyler Gilliard 840 939 897 778 2676
4 Will Redd 897 865 817 865 2627
5 Austin Luberda 796 0 865 939 2600
6 Bill Nitschke 778 796 778 840 2414
7 Bryan Huffman 817 0 761 817 2395
8 Todd Carter 728 0 745 745 2218
9 Art Thomason 0 897 840 0 1737
10 Joe Cicman 745 0 796 0 1541
11 Dave Nourie 761 761 0 0 1522
12 Nikola Olic 0 778 728 0 1506
13 Dominik Nekolny 939 0 0 0 939
14 Bo Wade 0 0 0 897 897
15 Dax Wolford 0 817 0 0 817
16 Frank Rulz 0 0 0 796 796
17 Brian Gavagan 0 0 0 761 761
18 Ryan Russell 0 0 0 728 728

2017 Round 2 Results

May 13, 2017. Lakeland, FL. Candyland Park. Round 2 of the 2017 series.

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Place Pro Class Series Points
1 Jean William Prevost 1000
2 Tyler Gilliard 939
3 Art Thomason 897
4 Will Redd 865
5 James McGraw 840
6 Dax Wolford 817
7 Bill Nitschke 796
8 Nikola Olic 778
9 Dave Nourie 761
Expert Class
1 Chris Babin 1000
2 Mitchell Hall 939
3 Michael Shao 897
4 Jim Hycon Park 865
5 Teak Gabriel 840
6 Mark Carlisi 817
7 Duffy McDuffie 796
7 Julio Cotto 796
Old's Cool Class
1 Kip Williamson 1000
2 Bob Walter 939
3 Rob Nolli 897
4 Carlos Toledo 865
5 Gary Knecht 840
6 John Ustaszewski 817
7 Pedro Antonio 796
8 Clint Majors 778
Novice Class
1 John Killip 1000
2 Mason Krug 939
3 Todd Shoemaker 897

2017 Round 1 Results

March 25, 2017. Detroit, MI. Modern Skate & Surf. Round 1 of the 2017 series.

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Place Novice Class Series Points
1 William Moses 1000
2 Dugal Cameron 939
3 Randy Rainwater 897
4 Todd Shoemaker 865
5 Fernando Brenner 840
6 Donovan Kelley 817
7 Paul Newkirk 796
8 Coda McGraw 778
8 Ava McGraw 778
Expert Class
1 Mitchell Hall 1000
2 Ron Monis 939
3 Trevor Watring 897
4 Craig Gaudet 865
5 Marty Clark 840
6 David McDuffie 817
Old's Cool Class
1 Bertrand Williams 1000
2 Steve Dodson 939
3 Jon Fleming 897
4 Karl Elsass 865
5 John Ustaszewski 840
Pro Class
1 Jean-William Prevost 1000
2 Dominik Nekolny 939
3 Will Redd 897
4 James McGraw 865
5 Tyler Gilliard 840
6 Bryan Huffman 817
7 Austin Luberda 796
8 Bill Nitschke 778
9 Dave Nourie 761
10 Joe Cicman 745
11 Todd Carter 728

Class Guidance

Pro:

You have many years of commitment to your craft. You know that without impossible resistance and obstacles, athletic excellence will not manifest. You remain committed to the path of athletic exceptionalism. You have a strong, well-reasoned point-of-view on your riding direction. You realize that you are The Vanguard of flatland and are committed to forging the path for others. You are highly supportive of all classes because you recognize the enjoyment they gain and the commitment they bring.

Expert:

You are committed to the athlete's life. You are committed to the progressive attitude and are honest with yourself about the next challenge to master. You consider feedback to be the life-blood of your progression. You make adjustments each time things don't go the way you want. You realize this is the rigor that's needed to advance your craft.

Old's Cool:

You have ridden for a lot of years. You have tricks, but you don't spend as much focused time as you'd like. You enjoy the ride, but are not currently committed to the path of the Elite Athlete.

Novice:

This is the first class you enter as you begin your journey. If you ride other disciplines, you can start here.

 

Our Position on Competitive Class:

Every rider in every class is there on a self-selected basis. The AFA does not recognize assertions of "class belonging" from people other than the riders themselves. An athlete's journey is her or his alone. It is an extraordinary personal struggle that leads to unimaginable growth. It is riddled with pain, frustration, and sobering choices. External input regarding an athlete's choice of class is not taken into consideration. The AFA supports the commitment, dream, and vision of athletes at all stages of their journey.