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RESULTS | Stop #6 of Volcom PBRJ European Tour 2014 | Kitzsteinhorn, Austria

What a day! Last weekend, the PBRJ Austria went down at the Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun. Despite a shitty weather forecast, predicting heavy winds from midday onwards, the event was sun-drenched and only later on, as the tents were already packed, the wind kicked in.

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Volcom is a proud sponsor of the Kitzsteinhorn snowparks and this partnership allowed this years PBRJ to feature one of the most remarkable set ups.

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With a steep and fast “in run” riders had the choice whether to go straight on the stair set to hit the double kinked rail or make use of the two elbow rails positioned to the shoulders of the stair set.

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The riders could also just gap the first part of the elbow either straight onto the barrel or the down rail.

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The park also pulled a preregistration liftpass small price, 10€ only for the day on the hill! At the end of the day, many shred heads from all over Europe found their way to the glacier in order to rocket launch their tricks down the set.

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With a moderate participation in the under 15 category the decision was made that Martin Kikas deserves the first place, for Martin showed some serious commitment and rode almost every obstacle to the fullest. In the category 16-21 the Austrian Nitro Team Rider Dominik Sobe got his tricks together in the most fashionable way and therefore landed safe and sound on the first place. During the girls heat, judges were involuntarily bluffing their cheeks as the girls recklessly sticked their tricks on the double kinked rail. Sabrina Burnham from the Uk presented the most constant riding/best tricks and thus stepped in front when the first place was announced.

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The open division boosted the most riders by far and therefore two qualification heats were hold. All riders were highly motivated to give the judges a proper eyeball massage. Especially a small group of Dutch/Belgian riders emerged from their Snowhall breeding grounds in the lowlands and keenly waxed the rails with their boards. But also the local riders brought their bag of tricks to the PBRJ Austria and happily unfolded the treasures they had collected during their laps at the glacier. However, in the end no one else but the German chap Chris Böhnke (Nitro) cleared the roughest tricks in every area, and therefore was supplied with 250€ and the first place in the Open Division, Big props to Chris comboing 2 PBRJ titles and a 4 th place this season. Dylan Norder, won the best performance of the day and will fly to Mammoth Mountain for the 2014 PBRJ Championships. Meneer Norder is a Dutch ripper with a bag full of creative tricks that blew away the judges, he didn’t win the event but got rewarded the trip to Mammoth mountain.

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After a brief Monster “Cash For Tricks Session” at the double kinked rail, the happening was coming to end and the predicted winds finally picked up.

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It was a great day for everyone and the whole organisation on location was going super smooth.

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After the event, the riders were invited to join the premiere of the Volcom “True To This” Movie in the Greens XL in Zell am See, organized in cooperation with the local Snow & Skateshop La Resistance.

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The Afterparty was going straight through the roof and paid tribute to an awesome day and an epic movie.

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To sum it up the PBRJ Austria was a blast! Congrats to all the winners and all riders who had as much fun as we had. Many thanks go out to Christian Hörl and his shaper crew who created this massive set up and of course to every helping hand who participated in managing the contest with an massive afterparty.

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Last but not least a big shout out to our sponsors for their support:

Nitro Snowboards, Union Bindings and Monster Energy.

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Results:

Open Division:
1. Chris Boehnke   (ger)
2. Dylan Norder     (nl)
3. Kevin Trammer  (bel)
4. Lukas Szendröi  (aut)
5. Lorenz Vyslozil   (aut)

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Open division Winners

16-21:
1. Domink Sobe
2. Konrad Sonne
3. Philipp Jank
4. Korbi Meisetschläger

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16-21 division Winners

Girls:
1. Sabrina Burnham
2. Betty Wildauer
3. Tine Müller
4. Lisa Caserotti
5. Anette Hammerschmidt

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Girls division Winners

U-15:
1. Martin Kikas
2. Bene Hofer

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Under 15 division Winners

 

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Finals Day Highlights - 2017 Volcom Pipe Pro
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Soli Bailey dropped a huge 8.17 score near the five-minute mark, and in the dying seconds of the heat, Griffin Colapinto found a clean Backdoor barrel, barely sneaking out the doggy dog, to earn a 7.37, securing his spot in the finals. Semifinal 2 competitors picked up the heat and competition went fierce. An in-rhythm Bruce Irons wowed the fans with a 6.77 barrel, and David do Carmo dropped two solid turns on a Backdoor set wave to receive a 5.83. While Aritz Aranburu and David do Carmo were able to get some solid scores, it was Adriano De Souza who advanced to the Finals, along with Bruce Irons who managed to drop a near-perfect 8.93 score. THE FINALS With the resurgence of Bruce, the competitive spirit of Adriano, the rookie-hunger of Griffin, and the underdog-hopes of Soli, the final was truly exciting to watch. It started off with a strong paddle battle between Bruce and Adriano for priority, then saw Soli snag a mid-range 5.67 Backdoor tube. 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Looks like someone is about to make the call! photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo Miguel Tudela. photo: Lugo Miguel Tudela + Mitch Coleborn. Bros. photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo Bruce Irons. photo: Lugo John John Florence. photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo Mitch Coleborn at the media table stealing Lugo's seat. photo: Lugo photo: Lugo Adriano de Souza John John! 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Adriano de Souza, Griffin Colapinto, Soli Bailey, Bruce Irons. photo: Brian Bielmann Volcom's VP of Surf, Brad Dougherty, presenting a check to the Sion Milosky Memorial Fund. photo: Brian Bielmann Seth Moniz won the Todd Chesser award. photo: Brian Bielmann The Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii was presented with a $60K check from proceeds from Volcom's Give Back Program. photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann Volcom CEO, Todd Hymel, gave a few words! photo: Brian Bielmann Volcom EVP of Marketing, Ryan Immegart, sharing his thoughts on the event. photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey Watch Day 3 Highlights Watch Day 2 Highlights Watch Day 1 Highlights
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Day 3 Highlights - 2017 Volcom Pipe Pro
Day 3 at the 2017 Volcom Pipe Pro went down in the books! It was a day of heavy upsets and flawless conditions which concluded with Heat 14 of Round 3. Kelly Slater went down to an in-form Bruce Irons and young gun Seth Moniz, while Jack Robinson, who was a standout at last year's Volcom Pipe Pro, ended up losing priority and searching for a score in the dying minutes of his heat, but luck didn't deliver. Another story from today was a collision in Heat 6 by Bino Lopes and Joshua Burke who mistakenly tried crossing each other on their ways to Pipe and Backdoor. As the day progressed, the sun came out, things started heating up (no pun intended), and the highlight clips were served. John John exercised his home base knowledge and bagged a couple huge scores in typical JJ fashion, Makuakai Rothman got blown out of a flawless Backdoor barrel, Miguel Tudela snagged a textbook Pipe gem, and of course, there were some classic Pipeline wipeouts. Be sure to catch the recap video above for all of today's highlights and action! Check back with us tomorrow morning @ 9am PT at redbull.tv/volcompipepro to see if the final day of surfing will get underway! You can also watch on the Red Bull TV app on mobile phones, tablets, consoles, OTT devices, and Smart TVs! DAY 3 RESULTS Round of 64, 1st and 2nd advance, 3rd = 33rd place, 4th = 49th place H1: (1) Nathan Florence, (2) Kiron Jabour, (3) Dean Bowen, (4) Taichi Wakita H2: (1) Griffin Colapinto, (2) Jeronimo Vargas, (3) Kai Mana Henry, (4) Manuel Selman H3: (1) Soli Bailey, (2) Leandro Usuna, (3) Joshua Moniz, (4) Wyatt McHale H4: (1) Brian Toth, (2) Billy Kemper, (3) Luis Diaz, (4) Kaimana Jaquias H5: (1) Tom Whitaker, (2) Koa Rothman, (3) Olamana Eleogram, (4) Jack Robinson H6: (1) Koa Smith, (2) Hank Gaskell, (3) Joshua Burke, (4) Bino Lopes H7: (1) O’Neill Massin, (2) Mitch Coleborn, (3) Kaito Ohashi, (4) Nomme Mignot H8: (1) John John Florence, (2) Balaram Stack, (3) Kaito Kino, (4) Ezra Sitt H9: (1) Seth Moniz, (2) Bruce Irons, (3) Kelly Slater, (4) Imaikalani deVault H10: (1) Mason Ho, (2) Yago Dora, (3) Maxine Huscenot, (4) Cody Young H11: (1) Aritz Aranburu, (2) David do Carmo, (3) Reo Inaba, (4) Taumata Puhetini H12: (1) Makuakai Rothman, (2) Miguel Tudela, (3) Jesse Mendes, (4) Carlos Munoz H13: (1) Marco Giorgi (URY), (2) Wiggolly Dantas, (3) Shayden Pacarro, (4) Kekoa Cazimero H14: (1) Lucas Silveira, (2) Makai McNamara, (3) Gatien Delahaye, (4) Torrey Meister Watch Day 2 Highlights Watch Day 1 Highlights photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann  Enter Volcom Pipe Pro Sweepstakes Shop Volcom Pipe Pro Collection
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Day 2 Highlights - 2017 Volcom Pipe Pro
Epic surf turned up for Day 2 at the 2017 Volcom Pipe Pro where we saw tons of high scoring waves and even a perfect 10-point ride! Once again the waves at Backdoor prevailed with cleaner conditions and higher stoke providing the competitors with an even playing field and many scoring opportunities. Standouts included Bruce Irons, Makuakai Rothman, and Mason Ho, who pumped his way through a long Backdoor barrel earning himself a well-deserved 9-point ride. The wind switched slightly towards the end of the day, but high scores were still being delivered as we ran through Round 2 and completed the first two heats of Round 3. Check back with us tomorrow morning @ 9am PT at redbull.tv/volcompipepro to see if Day 3 will get underway! You can also watch on the Red Bull TV app on mobile phones, tablets, consoles, OTT devices, and Smart TVs! DAY 2 RESULTS Round of 64, 1st and 2nd advance, 3rd = 33rd place, 4th = 49th place H1: (1) Nathan Florence, (2) Kiron Jabour, (3) Dean Bowen, (4) Taichi Wakita H2: (1) Griffin Colapinto, (2) Jeronimo Vargas, (3) Kai Mana Henry, (4) Manuel Selman Round of 96, 1st and 2nd advance, 3rd = 65th place, 4th = 81st place H1: (1) Nathan Florence, (2) Manuel Selman, (3) Eli Olson, (4) Noa Mizuno H2: (1) Kai Mana Henry, (2) Dean Bowen, (3) Mikey Bruneau, (4) Nic Von Rupp H3: (1) Wyatt McHale, (2) Brian Toth, (3) Jordy Collins, (4) Tomas Tudela H4: (1) Kaimana Jaquias, (2) Leandro Usuna, (3) Flavio Nakagima, (4) Gregg Nakamura H5: (1) Olamana Eleogram, (2) Hank Gaskell, (3) Ian Walsh, (4) Keoni Yan H6: (1) Joshua Burke, (2) Koa Rothman, (3) Guillermo Satt, (4) Jared Hickel H7: (1) Nomme Mignot, (2) Ezra Sitt, (3) Miguel Blanco, (4) Yuri Gonsalves H8: (1) Kaito Kino, (2) Kaito Ohashi, (3) Alonso Correa, (4) Dylan Goodale H9: (1) Seth Moniz, (2) Cody Young, (3) Jamie O’Brien, (4) Shane Holmes H10: (1) Mason Ho, (2) Bruce Irons, (3) Tim Reyes, (4) Danny Fuller H11: (1) Taumata Puhetini, (2) Makuakai Rothman, (3) Turo Ariitu, (4) Shun Murakami H12: (1) Miguel Tudela, (2) Reo Inaba, (3) Eala Stewart, (4) Chris Foster H13: (1) Kekoa Cazimero, (2) Makai McNamara, (3) Tyler Newton, (4) Andy Criere H14: (1) Gatien Delahaye, (2) Shayden Pacarro, (3) Elijah Gates, (4) Masatoshi Ohno H15: (1) Benji Brand, (2) Luke Shepardson, (3) Cory Arrambide, (4) Tanner Hendrickson H16: (1) Parker Coffin, (2) Lucca Mesinas Novaro, (3) Charly Quivront, (4) Ulualoha Napeahi Watch Day 1 Highlights! photo: Lugo photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Chase Newsom photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey photo: Tom Carey Win Custom Surfboard + $500 Shop Volcom Pipe Pro Collection
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Day 1 Highlights - 2017 Volcom Pipe Pro
After many intense lei days on the North Shore of waiting for better weather conditions and optimal swell, the 2017 Volcom Pipe Pro finally kicked off in fun, wedgy conditions with Round 1 surfing. The stormy weather circulating the North Shore the past week moved around the sand at Pipeline which caused the surfers to sit down the beach towards Backdoor and even Off The Wall. There were some insane waves ridden today, heavy wipeouts, and a handful of high scores. Tyler Newton snagged a clean 9-point ride in the Volcom Last Chance Qualifier heat to earn himself a spot into Round 2, and 15-year-old Pipe charger Wyatt McHale secured an equally impressive, and deep, 8.5 earning him a huge applause from the beach. Check back with us tomorrow morning @ 9am PT at redbull.tv/volcompipepro to see if Day 2 will get underway! You can also watch on the Red Bull TV app on mobile phones, tablets, consoles, OTT devices, and Smart TVs! RESULTS Volcom Last Chance Qualifier 1st – Tyler Newton Round of 112, 1st and 2nd advance, 3rd = 97th place, 4th = 105th place H1: (1) Nathan Florence, (2) Mikey Bruneau, (3) Kai Lenny, (4) Jason Shibata H2: (1) Wyatt McHale, (2) Gregg Nakamura, (3) Kelson Lau, (4) Noah Beschen H3: (1) Hank Gaskell, (2) Koa Rothman, (3) Alex Pendleton, (4) Myles Padaca H4: (1) Ezra Sitt, (2) Dylan Goodale, (3) Landon McNamara, (4) Evan Valiere H5: (1) Seth Moniz, (2) Danny Fuller, (3) Braiden Maither, (4) Kevin Sullivan H6: (1) Turo Ariitu, (2) Chris Foster, (3) Sheldon Paishon, (4) Kekoa Bacalso H7: (1) Kekoa Cazimero, (2) Shayden Pacarro, (3) Lance Gruver, (4) Tereva David H8: (1) Luke Shepardson, (2) Ulualoha Napeahi, (3) Takayuki Wakita, (4) Logan Bediamol photo: Lugo photo: Lugo photo: Tom Carey photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Tom Carey photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Tom Carey photo: Brian Bielmann photo: Tom Carey photo: Brian Bielmann Win Custom Surfboard + $500 Shop Volcom Pipe Pro Collection
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Daan van der Linden 2017 European Skater of the Year
It's been one crazy year for Daan van der Linden and to top it all of he was awarded with not only 'Video Part of the Year' for his part in Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening , but he was also crowned 'European Skater of the Year' for the SECOND year in a row at the Bright European Skateboard Awards in Berlin, Germany! Let's take a brief look at what Daan has accomplished in the past year below. After last years announcement that Daan was crowned 2015's 'European Skater of the Year' we added him to the global skate team, Vans and Anti-Hero also followed suit. To recap his 2015 we put together 'Volcom Presents: Real Life Happening - Daan van der Linden' which was a compilation of all his best clips of the year. Daan Backside Noseblunt on the July issue of Thrasher, came with a FREE poster and sticker too! Photo: Keppens Prior to the release of our latest full length video Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening , Daan landed himself on the cover of Thrasher Magazine's July issue with a NBD noseblunt in San Francisco that ended his part in the video. Daan making it look way too easy on this cobblestone tight tranny transfer in Chinatown, NYC Photo: Saari Many were amazed at Daan's part in Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening , Vans and Anti-Hero also put Daan on their global teams which led to more trips and footage. After Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening's release in Los Angeles, we took Daan on the road for the premiere tour from SF to NYC and around the world. Check out the afternoon we spent in NYC the day before the New York City premiere! In his Thrasher interview, Daan was asked which trip he enjoyed the most while filming for Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening . His response was the one we went on to Australia & New Zealand with Thrasher to visit our friend Lee Ralph. With a heavy crew and great spots, Thrasher filmer P-Stone had to make 3 edits with all the footage, not to mention that New Zealand also had an entire section in Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening . Speaking of excess footage, we can't forget Daan's 'Over Stokes' and footage in the Euro Stokes edit too! In July we headed back to NYC for the Volcom X Anti Hero collection video that turned into Thrasher Magazine's The Vickie Report In August Anti Hero surprised Daan in Copenhagen by turning him PRO. Thrasher Magazine's P-Stone was along for the ride to capture it all. Lastly, Daan hopped in the van with us in Austin, Texas to head out to Sound on Sound Music Festival. After Kyle Walker won Skater of the Year he met up with us in San Francisco for the party and is currently back in Australia with Kyle Walker on his Skater of the Year trip! Two SOTY's in the same year on the same team!