After a long hot day of shredding in Los Angeles, a new king has been crowned. Hear ye, hear ye, all hail the new King Of L.A.: Nick Merlino. We’ve got loads of flicks, so check back tomorrow for our photo galleries and complete wrap-up.

2008 KING OF L.A.
Nick Merlino

Lockwood Ave Elementary (banks and street obstacles)
1st Place ($1,000) – Ray Maldonado
2nd Place ($500) – Kirk Rocha
3rd Place ($400) – Ricky Webb
4th Place ($300) – Billy Davenport
5th Place ($200) – Dwayne Fagundes
6th Place ($100) – Cesar Fernandez

Belmont High (big 9-stair and small 9-stair)
1st Place ($1,000) – Nick Merlino
2nd Place ($500) – Ricky Webb
3rd Place ($400) – Keelan Dadd
4th Place ($300) – Trevor McClung
5th Place ($200) – Kevin Romar
6th Place ($100) – Mikey Sanchez

Aaron Smith = 61 outta 64. Yeeeah booooyeee!!!