2012

Best Foot Forward 2012: Chicago, IL – Finals!

Best Foot Forward 2012: Chicago, IL

The 2012 Zumiez Best Foot Forward amateur skate contest finals in Chicago was a great event and we saw a lot of awesome skaters tearing it up. It was the biggest spectator audience we had seen yet and the passion from the crowd was unbelievable.

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Best Foot Forward 2012: West Nyack, NY

Best Foot Forward 2012: West Nyack, NY

On the West Nyack stop of the 2012 Zumiez Best Foot Forward amateur skate contest, participants were skating against the elements. With a heat index over 100 degrees, skaters battled dehydration and boards were breaking left and right. Skater after skater powered through the heat and brought some gnarly moves to the competition.

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Best Foot Forward 2012: Baltimore, MD

Best Foot Forward 2012: Baltimore, MD

Rain or shine was the motto of the day as the 2012 Zumiez Couch Tour stop in Baltimore wouldn't let a few drops of precipitation ruin the good times. As the tarps were pulled off the course, skaters of all ages were chomping at the bit to get a taste of this Best Foot Forward craziness.

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Best Foot Forward 2012: Houston, TX

Best Foot Forward 2012: Houston, TX

In this video, the 2012 Zumiez Best Foot Forward crew rolls up to the Houston, TX stop of the Zumiez Couch Tour during an intense summer heat wave. Like the calm before a storm, the preliminary rounds in this skate competition gave spectators a taste of the madness about to ensue.

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Best Foot Forward 2012: Denver, CO

Best Foot Forward 2012: Denver, CO

The 2012 Zumiez Best Foot Forward amateur skateboarding contest slammed into Denver, Colorado with the force of an avalanche. A crowd of hundreds snowballed onto the Zumiez Couch Tour grounds at Denver’s Flatiron Crossing. Despite thin air from the high elevation and temperatures soaring to 103 degrees, we saw plenty of dudes killing it out there.

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Best Foot Forward 2012: Salt Lake City, UT

Best Foot Forward 2012: Salt Lake City, UT

At the Salt Lake City stop of the Zumiez Best Foot Forward skateboarding tour 2012, the weather was perfect for skating at a mild 70 degrees. During the event, the level of difficulty turned up to 11, and the skaters were busting harder and faster with more and more consistency.

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