February 8, 2017


In an effort to allow the passionate skater of all ages and any skill level the  opportunity to showcase their talent and dedication, Grind Time and Skate Kids combined forces to produce the the largest skate competition at El Dorado Skate Park, affectionately known as ‘The Doe’ in Long Beach, CA December 19th 2015.

There was no entry fee for participants in the five devisions for unsponsored skateboarders(8&under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15, 16-19) and one devision for AM/Sponsored Skateboarders (All Ages of Advanced Skill level). Over $5000 in prizes were Awarded to these deserving Athletes throughout the competition.

A panned of four judges, many of whose career started out at El Dorado skatepark were honored to share their time and expertise with over 120 competitors. The impressive judge panel included Chris Joslin, Scott Kane,Ben Fisher, and Mikey Haywood.

Grint Time and Skate Kids first Competition was well received by the competitors, their families and the local skate community! Grind Time and Skate Kids are excited to provide and experience to local skateboarders that will mature, inspire, and provide platform and additional opportunities to make their skate dreams come true. future events coming soon to southern California.  Amber Sandoval

check out excerpts from the comp by Clicking Link the Below


 Photo credit to Robb wilson 7 Ben Karpinski

 the park was packed with awesome skate kids 

Skate Kid Dynomite doing a boneless over the corner.

 Watching their competition  Skate Kids go Big

(8- Under) 1st Place – Aubrey Sayre

Top 3 in every division went home with a Trophy, Plaque and a Medal 

Top 10 in every division went home with Medals 

(9-10) Division

  • 1st – Noah Lusk
  • 2nd – Dynamite Wilson
  • 3rd – Jack Susak

 Long Beach skate Legend Rob Gonzalez showed up to peep the Comp out.  

(13-15) Division

Isaiah Jackson takes 3Rd place in the

 The higher skill levels were ripping so hard that day

 MC Ajax and Chris joslin for the photo

Chris Joslin doing some Autographs for the kids while he judged the comp 

Chris with a big ollie over the corner   Arron Kim with style and grace through the air 

 DJ and local Profession skateboarder Kevin Romar keep ing the kids hyped with some good music  Nose pic in to the big Quarter at the Doe was insane 

 Khris Mcnealty with a proper frontside flip to flat 

 (AM/ sponsored division) 2nd Place– Robert Neal


 (16_19 division) 1st Place– Jason Tobin happy to take the win

 Kurtis Colamonico Happy to hand over the $300 to  Kaya Winik for taking 1st –place in the AM/Sponsored division 


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