Thrasher Magazine just dropped a solid 12 minutes of footage from the greatest skate competition on earth, the Vans x Dime Glory Challenge! With 8 different events each as unconventional as the last and a list of competitors hand picked by the guys over at Dime this years comp was set to be the best one yet!
The 8 events are:
- Speed challenge – Best flat land trick at high speed (speed glasses mandatory)
- Foam pit challenge – Best trick into the foam
- Valdez challenge – Jump the gap to the skinny ledge then grind the bar, ride away clean (Gap increases every round)
- Gangster challenge – Best trick on ledge and bump to bar (points awarded for most gangster style and body language)
- Sword challenge – Best trick on the sword shaped rail (rail increases in height every round)
- World Championship game of S.K.A.T.E – Wade Desarmo defends his title against Jamal Smith
- Josh Kasper challenge – Best trick over the gap to rail to over the DJ!
- Gladiator challenge – Sumo wrestling rules but on a skateboard, last one in the ring wins