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Jimmy Wilkins Lands His 5th Straight Win for X Games Skateboard Vert



Jimmy Wilkins again won the Men’s Skateboard Vert Competition in the 2022 Summer X Games. This is now his 5th straight win for the X Games Vert Category making him the record holder for having the most consecutive gold medal.

Brazilian skateboarder Guy Khuri finished second in this category and also placed second in the Vert Best Trick category.

Mitchie Brusco came in at the third spot. He previously won gold for the Best Trick in X Games Chiba 2022 and the X Games Minneapolis 2018 Big Air Finals.

2022 Summer X Games Debuts First-ever Mega Park Discipline

Edouard Damestoy of France won the first-ever skate Mega Park discipline which debuted in this year’s Summer X Games. This is his first X Games gold. He previously won the 2021 Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert and World Skate Vert Championship.

Coming in 2nd place is Elliot Sloan who owns the SloanYard Facility where the Mega Park competition took place. Italo Penarrubia from Brazil landed in the third spot.

Elliot may not have won the gold in the Mega Park but he took the top spot for the Skateboard Vert Best Trick. This is his 6th X Games gold medal overall.

Elliot Sloan for the Best Vert Trick. Photo courtesy of Monster Energy

More X Games Skate Events this Weekend

Summer X Games is not over yet. The Women’s Skateboard Park, Men’s Skateboard Street, and Skateboard Street Best Trick will be held this Saturday, July 23 at the CATF in Vista CA. Women Skateboard Street and Men’s Skateboard Park will be on Sunday at the same venue. Go to this page for the full schedule.

Aside from skateboard events, X Games also features Moto X and BMX competitions.

The events are not open to the public but you can watch the full coverage live via ESPN+ in the United States. Recaps will be available on X Games YouTube Channel 24 hours after the live broadcast. Check out the details here.

Watch the Summer X Games 2022 Day 1 recap below.

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Watch How Yuto Horigome Won the Tampa Pro 2023 and Other Highlights



Watch the winning run of Yuto Horigome in the recently concluded Tampa Pro 2023 below.

Meanwhile, here’s what went down in the Independent Best Trick Contest, one of the side events of the Tampa Pro.

Watch the highlights of the Cariuma Concrete Jam during the Tampa Pro below.

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Red Bull Boarding Pass Next Stop: Georgia



Invited regional shop teams and crews will battle it out on March 11 in a squad versus squad event. The winning team will be earning an all-expense-paid trip to the Red Bull Terminal Takeover in New Orleans.

The event happening in Newnan Skatepark, Newnan, GA is just one of the pre-qualifying events for the Red Bull Terminal Take Over.

The Texas leg was held last February 25 at the Southside Skatepark, South Houston, TX.

The Terminal Take Over is an annual event sponsored by Red Bull that transforms the Old MSY Airport in New Orleans into a massive skatepark where invited top skaters and skate shop crews come together for the ultimate skate jam.

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Yuto Horigome Wins Tampa Pro 2023



Japanese skateboarder Yuto Horigome wins Tampa Pro 2023. This is the Tokyo Olympics gold medalist’s first Tampa Pro win.

Horigome started strong in the prelims and semis and eventually bested Giovanni Vianna and Chris Joslin who came in at second and third respectively in the finals.

Established in 1995 by the Skatepark of Tampa, Tampa Pro is one of the most prestigious skateboarding events.

Here are the winners of the Tampa Pro side events and awards.

Mob-G for Effort – Vincent Milou
Bronson Speed Killer – Eli Williams
Zumies Destroyer – Andy Anderson
Skater XL Trick of the Weekend – Jack Olson
Independent Best Trick – JP Souza
Cariuma Concrete Jam – Jake Yanko
TM Industry Contest – Robby Hargreaves

Watch the finals 29th Annual Tampa Pro Finals below.

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