On Sunday May 20th, skateboarders from all over Western Pennsylvania united for the most anticipated amateur skate contest of the year, Red Bull Manny Mania. The event gathered 58 of the region’s top amateur skateboarders, all with hopes of winning the event and advancing to the U.S. National Finals held at Woodward in July.
Over 500 skaters and spectators were on site and watched the skaters throw down in amazement while hype man and Red Bull skateboard athlete Ron Deily amped up the crowed on the mic.
After five qualifying heats, two semifinals and one six-man final, the top three skaters were picked. Once the awards were over, the rest of the crowd got a solid dose of free product and swag from the gracious sponsors of the event.
1st: Trent McConville
2nd: OJ Hayes
3rd: Jaime Ferson
- More info at the Red Bull Manny Mania site
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