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


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


Women's Skateboard Women

Juniors Skateboard Juniors

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.


The crash in the final between James Kelly and Max Ballesteros

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

All photos: Provocaretina

Mentioned riders

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Lee Cation

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A Downhill Skateboarder and Event Producer from Vancouver Canada, known for founding the Whistler Longboard Festival, The Britannia Classic, Skate Sun Peaks and the IDF.
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