Spectacular Ending for Relentless Boardmasters 2009
Written by: Press Release
Submitted: 9 August 2009
The Relentless Boardmasters in association with Vans 2009 finished today to a packed beach graced with sunshine yet again.
Relentless Boardmasters 2009
The Relentless Aerial Assault final took place in 2 to 3ft conditions this afternoon, amongst the competitors were Englishmen, Oli Adams, Alan Stokes, Reubyn Ash, Joss Ash and Nathan Phillips stepping up to the challenge of performing aerial manoeuvres dictated by the Relentless wheel of fortune. Reubyn Ash was wowing the crowd with his trademark aerial 360 and Oli Adams pulled off a couple of near perfect air reverses.
Micah Lester progressed into the final against Reubyn Ash, it was a tough final with the results being a point apart in the last minutes. But Micah had a little more air in his manoeuvres and went onto clinch the title and be the 2009 winner, taking home the £1000 prize.
Vert Skate 2009
The Trade Village saw its busiest day yet with beach goers making the most of the final day of trading. The Lynx and Aero stands were giveaway happy, with goodies being snapped up by people on their way into the trade village.
The Vans Summer Sessions Vert Skate final concluded the skating today with a battle of the Nations. American shredders Alex Perelson and Neal Hendrix showed their skills, with Perelson attempting a 900 which has never been done on English soil. Young guns Sam Beckett and Cornish boy Sam Bosworth were flying the flag for the English competitors, and showed the emerging talent coming out of the country. Boardmasters regular, Frenchman Terence Bougdour stepped up to the challenge as did fellow Frenchman Joris Brichet.
The final saw all of the skaters on top form, with Alex Perelson becoming Relentless Boardmasters in association with Vans Vert skate champion 2009.
The Relentless Boardmasters in association with Vans music festival also ended last night to a jam packed, sun kissed crowd.
With over 100 bands playing across the 4 stages it cemented the festival as the biggest and best line up in the 5 years the Watergate Bay music festival has been running. On the Vans stage Pulled Apart by Horses rocked hard as the crowd turned into a frenzied mosh pit. The main stage was graced with music legends Super Furry Animals and headliners Cypress Hill who gave an outstanding performance of some of there infamous tunes.
The Pendulum Dj set closed the night on the Relentless stage and was jam packed with drum and bass fanatics.
The beach clean will be from 8 to 10am tomorrow morning, with the volunteer cleaners earning themselves free weekend tickets to Boardmasters 2010.
For more information regarding the event please contact Sportsvision on: 02073485200