2012

Damn Am 2012: Woodward West – Practice, Semi-Finals and Finals!

Damn Am 2012: Woodward West – Practice, Semi-Finals and Finals!

The SPoT Crew headed way out west to the Tehachapi Mountains for Damn Am Woodward West, the last Damn Am of the year before Tampa Am. Great skateboarding with a lot of new faces went down on the street plaza, with Brazilian Picomano destroying the Skullcandy Best Trick. Anthony Anaya and PIP took 1st and 2nd in the Street and get spots right in the Semi-Finals at Tampa Am.

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Damn Am 2012: Canada – Practice, Semi-Finals and Finals!

Damn Am 2012: Canada – Practice, Semi-Finals and Finals!

Three weekends, three trips to Canada. Yep, for the third weekend in a row, the SPoT Crew took the trip over the northern border to visit their fair-skinned Canadian friends. Clem and Porpe host this episode of SPoT Life while avoiding rain for Damn Am Canada 2012. You know inclement weather can’t stop a Damn Am. Watch Matt Berger walk away with the win, while fighting off competition from TJ Rogers and Jon Cosentino.

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Damn Am 2012: Shanghai – Practice, Semi-Finals and Finals!

Damn Am 2012: Shanghai – Practice, Semi-Finals and Finals!

While Schaefer and Rob were in Montreal for Backyard Party, Porpe and Clem were on the other side of the world at the Nike Festival of Sports in China. Check out the SPoT Crew as they run both Damn Am Shanghai 2012 and Shanghai Pro 2012 at the crazy festival, skate the gigantic SMP Skate Park, and hit some great Shanghai marble along the way. Not only were superstar skateboarders like Koston and Theotis in attendance, but the likes of [...]

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Damn Am 2012: Huntington Beach – Finals!

Damn Am 2012: Huntington Beach – Finals!

Check out the Finals of the first Damn Am Huntington Beach followed by the Coastal Carnage Qualifiers. There's plenty of amazing skateboarding with all the contest staples: homies, high fives, ladies, laughs, and general ruckus.

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Damn Am 2012: Huntington Beach – Practice (Day 1)

Damn Am 2012: Huntington Beach – Practice (Day 1)

It’s been several years of the Coastal Carnage bowl contest during the US Open on Huntington Beach, but this year marks the first Damn Am in the sand. Schaefer, Clements, and Jorge take you around the scene on the beach, which includes local teeny boppers with X-rated Sharpie tags. From there it’s on to the Nike and Converse demo, where it was like an amazing practice session from a typical day you’d see at Tampa Pro. Paul Rodriguez, Sean [...]

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Damn Am 2012: Amsterdam – Finals and Best Trick

Damn Am 2012: Amsterdam – Finals and Best Trick

Going into the finals, we thought it would certainly be either Kyle Walker or Netherlands local Douwe Macare taking the win. But Youness Amrani was also coming in hot with the Golden Ticket from Saturday’s Qualifiers. Also, you can’t ever forget about Tim Zom. In the end, it was Axel Cruysberghs who put together not just a perfect run, but also a perfect run with no “safety” tricks. Damn, Axel, congrats on winning AmsterDamn Am 2012.

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Damn Am 2012: Atlanta – Semi-Finals, Finals and Best Trick

Damn Am 2012: Atlanta – Semi-Finals, Finals and Best Trick

Your host Brian Schaefer kicks it off for the Damn Am Atlanta Finals Presented by Nike SB. Top two from each Damn Am during the year go straight to the Semi-Finals for Tampa Am in December. So Auby Taylor and Dan Corrigan get to skip 240 qualifiers for the end of the year throwdown in our own backyard at SPoT.

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