Monday Madness (Oct 3)

Santa Cruz Skateboards is proud to announce the addition of Tommy Fynn to the Am Team.

Tommy has been filming since the day he arrived from New Zealand for his part in the new Santa Cruz Video, “Out There… scheduled to be released in November. He’ll be living the California lifestyle for the next 3 months, filming, shooting photos and trying to satisfy the demands of all of his newly acquired sponsors which include Krux Trucks (flow), Ricta (flow) and Globe (New Zealand).

Check Tommy’s Bio on the new Santa Cruz Skateboards website santacruzskateboards.com and peep the trailer for “Out There… while you’re at it.

Bueno

Stacy Lowery and Michael Sieben are heading up a new skateboard company through Giant Skateboard Distribution called Bueno. Stacy will have a board and manage the team while Sieben will be the creative director. The rest of the team is Shiloh Greathouse, Nate Broussard, and Mark Gutterman.

WEST 49 CANADIAN OPEN PRESENTED BY X-BOX

Greg Lutzka and Ryan Sheckler took home first and second place honors, respectively, in the final day of action at the West 49 Canadian Open. This weekend marked the fourth year for the world skateboarding tour stop at Mississauga’s Hershey centre and close to 15,000 fans took in the action. Amy Caron won the women’s competition and ten year old Nyja Huston was the best amateur skater of the weekend. Over $75,000 was awarded throughout the weekend including $20,000 for the Battle of the Brands, a competition deciding who had the best team in Shoes, Apparel, Decks, Trucks and Wheels.

Men’s Street

1. Greg Lutza $7,000
2. Ryan Sheckler $4,000
3. Jereme Rogers $2,500
4. Nyja Huston $500

Women’s Street

1. Amy Caron $1,400
2. Vanessa Torres $900
3. Lyn-Z-Adams Hawkins $600

Battle of the Brands

Shoes Etnies $5,000
Apparel Billabong $5,000
Decks Girl $5,000
Trucks Tensor $2,500
Wheels Bones $2,500

For more information, please visit canadianopenskateboard.com