Vans Park Series 2017 – Kroksbäck Skatepark, Hyllie, Sweden

Vans Park Series congratulates Alex Sorgente for a remarkable first place performance at the VPS Sweden men’s Pro Tour event last weekend. As the current World Champion, Sorgente’s victory marks his second time claiming glory at Kroksbäck Skatepark, after dominating the built-to-spec park terrain course at the VPS World Championships last year.

Tour Challenger Tom Schaar’s precision and trick variety landed him in 2nd place, further securing his Challenger rankings lead and earning him his second podium appearance in the season after winning in Australia in March.

Finally, it was no surprise that the capacity Malmö crowds went wild for local boy Karl Berglind, whose seamless runs and creative combinations in the semi’s and finals put him in 3rd place, securing his first podium placement in the series so far. An honorable mention also goes out to fellow Malmö native Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg, after executing an outstanding miracle run in the Semi’s to send the Sweden audience roaring.

VPS Sweden Men’s Pro Tour – Final Results

1. Alex Sorgente
2. Tom Schaar
3. Karl Berglind
4. Cory Juneau
5. Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg
6. Roman Pabich
7. Pedro Barros
8. Ben Hatchell

VPS European Continental Champions

Rune Glifberg (DEN)
Amelia Brodka (POL)

The third stop on the 2017 VPS Men’s Pro Tour returned to the Kroksbäck Skatepark, the world’s first VPS-certified permanent park terrain competition course, donated in 2016 by the Vans Park Series to the community of Malmö, Sweden on the occasion of the inaugural park terrain skateboarding VPS World Championships for leading the world with their progressive support of the city’s youth through public skateboard programming and initiatives.

CJ Collins – frontside ollie – photo CJ
Cody Lockwood – noseblunt – photo CJ
Chloe Bernard – barefoot backside grind – photo CJ

Daan Van Der Linden – frontside crooked to fakie – photo CJ
Josh ‘Manhead’ Young – backside smithgrind – photo CJ
Raven Tershy – backside tailslide – photo CJ
CJ Collins – down but not out – photo CJ
Oski Rozenberg – no comply tailslide – photo CJ
Kevin Kowalski – Judo – photo CJ
Pedro Barros – tuck knee – photo CJ
Cory Juneau – nosegrind transfer – photo CJ
Grant Taylor – frontside boneless – photo CJ
Rune Glifberg – frontside air – photo CJ
Tristan Rennie – frontside feeble – photo CJ
Willy Lara – stalefish – photo CJ
Karl Berglind – backside 360 nosegrab – photo CJ
Ishod Wair – backside air – photo CJ
Tom Schaar – frontside nosegrind – photo CJ








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