Tongue Slips In For the Win

All photos: Provocaretina

USA Oregon Native Alex Tongue beat out opponents Brazilian Jonas Ritcher, American James Kelly and Brazilian Max Ballesteros to win the 2013 Festival de la Bajada in Bogota, Colombia. Kelly led into the crowd corner when Max hit James' hand while attempting an inside pass. Both crashed, allowing Alex and Jonas to cruise to the finish.

Canadian Elena Corrigall won the Women's beating out Brazilian Georgia Bontorin, Amanda Powell and Colombian Jenny Salazar.

Mexican Daniel Caro beat out Peruivan Gonzalo Brandon, David Suarez and Nicholas Moreno in Junior.

Leo Adriano Borton wins in Streetluge and Classic Luge

Results

Final results for all disciplines are here. Below are links to the brackets for each race.

Open Skateboard https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ajr35V94yXHCdDI1SHFuaFhENWFxUzZoTTFFb0JqMGc&usp=drive_web#gid=5

Women's Skateboard https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ajr35V94yXHCdDI1SHFuaFhENWFxUzZoTTFFb0JqMGc&usp=drive_web#gid=5

Juniors Skateboard https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ajr35V94yXHCdDI1SHFuaFhENWFxUzZoTTFFb0JqMGc&usp=drive_web#gid=5

Other Notes

Local hero Camilo Cespedes crashed out in the semi final after an impressive weekend of all round skateboarding. After careful video review there was an unsuccessful protest by Dillon Stephens against James Kelly in the semi final.

Videos

The crash in the final between James Kelly and Max Ballesteros

The Open Semi Finals (shows the entire race, from start to finish)