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Wester Dominates Qualifying


Akron, Ohio, USA
- Kyle Wester from Boulder, Colorado dominated qualifying in the Open Downhill Skateboarding division for tomorrow's Rubber City Gravity Games Final eliminations.  Wester posted a time of 52.810 to lead the first round and then lowered his time even further to a 51:431 in the second round.

His time was more than a full second faster than Matthew English who qualified second with a time of 52.462.  Mike Jakubiec was third with a time of 53.114.  Luke Melo was fourth with a time of 53.178.  Quinn Finnochio rounded out the top five and also led the Jr II division with a time of 54.122.  Tomorrow's Final Eliminations will be shown live on the Rubber City Gravity Games Official Ustream channel with the action set to begin at 12:00 Noon Eastern Time.


Open Downhill Skateboarding
Top 10 Qualifiers

1. Kyle Wester, United States, 51.431
2. Matthew English, United States, 52.462
3. Mike Jakubiec, Canada, 53.114
4. Luke Melo, Canada, 53.178
5. Quinn Finnochio, Canada, 54.122
6. Craig Barnett, United States, 54.153
7. Max Vickers, United States, 54.693
8. Cam Brickenden, Canada, 54.887
9. Peter Croce, United States, 54.957
10. Curtis Onchi, Japan, 55.351

Crenshaw Paces the Street Luge Field

Luge Sat

Justin Crenshaw from Manassas, Virginia posted the fastest time after two rounds of Street Luge to lead the field for tomorrow\'s final. Crenshaw set a time of 56.141 on his first run and then watched as all the others tried in vain to beat his time.  Kolby Parks was second followed by Frank Williams in third.  Veteran racer Bob Swartz surprised many by setting the fourth fastest time.  William Condon was fifth.