Vans Girls Combi - What You Need To Know.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Photo Joanne Barratt


Vans Girls Combi is coming up quick!  The contest date is this coming Saturday, January 21 at Vans Skate Park in Orange. The girls have been flying in and practicing since early December, as this is one of THE biggest all-female skate contests of the year.

With the Combi being the pool that most skaters have a "love/hate" relationship with, this event is always exciting and full of surprises, and the prize purse ($22,000 total) for Pros and AMs is pretty sweet.

This is a Private event and as of this time no live web feed has been announced - but we will be posting live on Facebook and Instagram with updates and have a full report on the site soon after.

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We have been fielding questions right and left, so here are all the details you need to know about this Saturdays big contest.


What & When: 

The Vans Girls Combi Pool Classic,  this Saturday, January 21, 2017

Where:

The Vans Skatepark in Orange, CA

Prize Purse: 

The Vans 6th annual Girls Combi Pool Classic again has a $22,000 prize purse - awesome!!

Can anyone enter to skate?

Not this one, this is an  invitational event - girls from all over are invited, based on their rankings

Is it a Pro or AM contest?

 It's both! All the top ranked bowl skaters in both Pro and AM  will be there competing

Can I come watch my favorite girls shred?    

 Unfortunately no, this is a private contest and not open to the public. Sorry!

So how do we get to see the action?

Vans will be posting a highlight video on their site after contest.

We will be posting here on our site, as will WCS, and other sites.

What about during the contest

Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word will of course be posting on  instagram with visual updates throughout the day.

Nicole Noller  will have a LIVE Facebook feed going so check out her page!

Also, make sure you keep up with World Cup of Skateboarding for results and more information.



Yndiara Asp / Photo Joanne Barratt from 2016 Girls Combi





What is the schedule for girls competing?


Amateur 14 & Under:  20 minute warm up. (3) 40 second runs, best run. Results are final

Heat1:    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Heat 2:   10:45 AM – 11:30 AM


Open AM :   20 minute warm up. (3) 40 second runs, best run. Results are final

Heat 1:   11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Heat 2:   12:15 PM – 1:00 PM


Pros:  20 minute warm up.   (3) 40 second runs, best run - top 8 advance plus last year's champion - Poppy Starr Olsen and Nicole Hause WCS #1 for 2016

Heat1:     1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Heat 2:    1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Heat 3:    2:30 PM – 3:15 PM


3:30 PM  - Pro Finals – best of 4 runs

4:15 PM - Awards




Photo Joanne Barratt / 2016 Girls Combi



Who has been invited to compete?


PRO Skaters

    Nicole Hause,
    Arianna Carmona
    Hunter Long        
    Brighton Zeuner       
    Autumn Tust
    Nora Vasconcellos
    Amelia Brodka          
    Julz Lynn
    Bryce Wettstein   
    Poppy Starr Olsen   
    Jordyn Barratt
    Hanna Zanzi             
    Bia Sodre
    Kisa Nakamura         
    Allysha Le                      
    Lea Taylor           
    Maddie Collins        
    Amar Hadid
    Katherine Folsom

    Not Confirmed:
      Alana Smith
      Hillary Flowers
      Sarah Thompson
      Lizzie Armanto

      AM 15 and Over:

      Dora Varella
      Gracie Earl
      Leah Ho
      Sakura Yosozumi
      Michelle Barnett
      Olivia Black
      Gabrielle Brownfield
      Kihana Ogawa
      Nicole Noller
      Jessie Kudin
      Paige LaBare
      Leticia Congalves

      Not Confirmed:

      Alisha Stevens
      Marie Baeta

      AM 14 and Under

      Minna Stess
      Rella Murphy
      Isadore Pachero
      Karen Muto
      Bella Kenworthy
      Grace Marhoefer
      Asiya  Mercado
      Halle Gonzalles
      MIchelle Yoon
      Charity Tahoe Smith
      Jordan Santana
      Spencer Breaux
      Sky Brown -  UPDATE:  can't make it due to travel plans falling through

      For more info please check out World Cup Skateboarding



      1 comment :

      1. Lame. I can't believe it isn't open to the public for viewing. And no live webcast? I'm sure you're doing your best, but what a missed opportunity for the sport and it's fans.

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