Winners of the women's street division Jenna Hirt, Natalie Bramley and Boipelo Awuahh at 2016 KDC's Midway Mayhem, Kimberly.
Image credit: / Kimberly Diamond Cup/Martin Kotze
the weather was a little cold and the rain was a factor to fight against, the
skateboarding was amazing as expected. With skaters coming from as far as
Botswana to make the mission, everyone was super hyped to be a part of the weekend together and
enjoy one of the best skateparks on the continent, hassle free.
As a regional qualifier event for the Kimberley Diamond
Cup main event in October, wildcard entries were awarded to the top 5
previously unqualified skaters in each the TopGrom (13-) and Open Div. (14+)
categories and the top Rider Cup team advanced to the Rider Cup Championships.
As skaters from all over the country are hungry to compete at the main event in
October, many skaters have spent 12 hours on a bus to Kimberley in hopes of
In the end, German transplant Tabo Lochelt took the top
spot in the Open Division while Durbanite Jamie De Villiers ended up winning
the TopGrom division. Damian Bramley took his second consecutive Midway Mayhem
Vert win and American visitor Jenna Hirt wound up with 1st in Women's Street.
Cape Town boys Team 20SK8 qualified in the Rider Cup division and Bradley Henry
took the cash for best trick with a 360 flip to 5050 down the 4 stair hubba
Thanks to everyone who made the weekend possible:
Northern Cape Tourism, Kumba Iron Ore, RedBull, DC Shoes, Pragmatics, and Old
Open Div. (14+)
1. Tabo Lochelt
2. Allan Adams
3. Khule Ngubane
1. Jamie De
2. Enrique Ortell
3. Michael Stylianou.
2. Graham Denoon
3. Werner Du Plessis
1. Jenna Hirt
2. Natalie Bramley
3. Boipelo Awuah
Bradley Henry, 360 flip to 5050 grind down hubba
To see what else is going on at Kimberly Diamond Cup visit their website here or Facebook here.
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