The winners' Podium at the 2016 Vans Pro Skate Park Series Qualifier at Huntington Beach, California: from the left - 3rd Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg, 1st Chris Russell & 2nd Ben Hatchell. Well done guys!
Image credit: / Vans Park Series/Anthony Acosta
All roads now lead to Malmö as the Vans Pro Skate
Park Series established the final field of contenders to compete in the
inaugural park terrain skateboarding World Championships to be held in Sweden
this August. The fourth and final Global Qualifier of the season saw more than
a hundred skaters in Huntington Beach, CA battle it out in one built-to-spec
custom designed park course for the chance to earn their spot on the Malmö
Park Series Select Pro Chris Russell claimed an exceptional first place victory in Huntington Beach today
to mark his second Vans Park Series Global Qualifier win of the season.
Sneaking in second place, Ben Hatchell executed
a stupefying final run with expert control, while Sweden’s Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg consistently delivered smooth and stylish lines to take third.
Led by Italy’s Ivan Federico, the Global Challenger
rankings are now secured and the top eight Challengers from around the world
will join the Vans Park Series Select Pros in Malmö, Sweden for the first-ever International Skateboard
Federation-sanctioned park terrain Vans Park Series World Championships this
Find out all you need to know about the 2016 Vans Pro Skate Park Series here.
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