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Jimmy Wilkins, Lilly Stoephasius win Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert 2022

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Jimmy Wilkins is on a roll after winning Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert 2022.

Wilkins recently earned his 5th consecutive X Games Vert medal. He placed second in last year’s Vert Alert.

Mitchie Brusco and Moto Shibata joined him on the podium for second and third place respectively.

Last year’s Vert Alert Winner Edouard Damestoy won the Men’s Best Trick. He also recently won the first-ever Mega Park discipline for this year’s X Games.

Fifteen-year-old Lilly Stoephasius won the Women’s division. Bryce Wettstein came in at second place while Arisa Trew finished third. At nine years old, Reese Nelson, the youngest competitor, won the Women’s best trick contest.

Watch the full coverage of Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert 2022 below.

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Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert is Back

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Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert is back for this year. The event will be on August 26-27, 2022 at Utah State Fairpark, Salt Lake City, Utah.

2021 Vert Alert winner Edouard Damestoy and second placer Jimmy Wilkins will be back to compete in the men’s division this year. Jordyn Barrat, Jordan Santana, Allyshe Le, and others will compete in the women’s division.

Like the last year’s event, there will be a Legends Demo. This year’s lineup includes Tony Hawk, Christian Hosoi, Lizzie Armanto, and more.

The Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert is free to the public. Go watch it in person if you are anywhere in Salt Lake City that weekend. Go here for the full schedule.

You can watch the live stream for the Legends Demo here and for the Men’s and Women’s finals and Best Trick here.

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Get to Know the Red Bull Manny Mania Winners

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John Dilo and Breana Geering are the overall winners of the Red Bull Manny Mania Digital Contest. They will be taking home $10,000 each.

For the best trick award, Sewa Kroetkov and Margielyn Didal got the judges’ nod. Kroetkov also took the People’s Choice award together with Victoria Mendonça.

If you hadn’t seen all the 18 entries, you can watch them here.

Aside from the Digital Contest, the Red Bull Manny Mania will return to New York City and will open its doors to amateur local skaters on September 17.

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Yuto Horigome, Rayssa Leal Win SLS Seattle

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Yuto Horigome and Rayssa Leal made their second straight win in the Street League Skateboarding. The SLS second stop was held on August 13-14 at the Angel of the Winds Arena, Seattle, WA.

Horigome is a Tokyo Olympics gold medalist, and a two-time X Games Men’s Street gold medalist (Chiba and Minneapolis). He also won the World Skate title in 2021.

Leal placed second in the Street League Super Crown Women’s Finals in 2021. She also won the silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Street making her the youngest Brazilian Olympic medalist.

Vincent Milou and Chris Joslin came in at second and third in Men’s Street.

Former Street League Super Crown Winner Pamela Rosa placed second in the Women’s Street. Olympic gold medalist Momiji Nishiya finished third in the event.

The third stop of the 2022 SLS Tour will be in Las Vegas, NV on October 8-9. This event will be invite-only, but you can get a chance to win a trip and watch it in person by registering here.

Based on the cumulative tour points of the three stops, the top four skaters will automatically qualify for the SLS Super Crown Championship. The rest of the competitors will battle it out for the other four slots in the Championship Finals.

The Super Crown Championship will be held on November 5-6 at the Arena Carioca 1, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tickets will be available starting on September 5.

If you are in the United States, you can watch the SLS events live via ESPN+ and ESPN 2. MCS Extreme will have exclusive live coverage in France, Belgium, and Luxemburg. You can watch the events live via YouTube if you live outside the countries mentioned. Go here for more information on how to watch the SLS series.

Watch the full coverage of the 2022 SLS Seattle Women’s and Men’s Finals below.

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