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Zoo York's AM Getting Paid July 18-19-20th 2008   


The Zoo York Institute, in association with Monster Energy, Fallen Footwear, Underworld Skateshop, and SBC Media, is proud to announcethe fourth installment of Zoo York's AM Getting Paid contest will be held at South Parc Skatepark in Montréal, Canada (Quebec) was a success.

Over 100 skaters particopated in this years contest.

THE TOP 20 RESULTS

Antoine Asselin, Ryan Decenzo, Chazz Ortiz

1 Antoine Asselin ($5,000)
2 Ryan Decenzo ($2,000)
3 Chazz Ortiz ($1,000)
4 Andrew Langi
5 Dustin Blauvelt
6 Ron Deily
7 Spencer Hamilton
8 Steven Reeves
9 Magnus Hanson
10 Micky Papa
11 J-S Lapierre
12 Willy Marshall
13 Lee Yankou
14 Anthony Shetler
15 Mitch Barette
16 Walker Ryan
17 Vincent Alvarez
18 Hugo Balek
19 Tj Rogers
20 Riley Boland

 

More video on 411VM click here: http://www.skateboard.com/articles/article/news/20080720/am_getting_paid_08_results-15387.html

Click Here (Transworld)

BEST TRICK CONTEST

Pro Tec presented a mini contest on the 2 block where randomly choosen skaters would have to perform tricks from a list. The team with the most tricks completed wins. Ryan Decenzo, Chazz Ortiz, Tj Rogers,
& Mikael O'maera split the $1,000 prize.

Pro Tec Best Trick

As well, there was a best trick on 5 different spots, where skaters would win cash in hand prizes.

Click Here (Transworld)

PHOTO GALLERY

Many tricks went down over the weekend. Take a quick peep at some of the tricks that our photographer Felix Faucher snapped.

Ron DeilyLee Yankou

Paul TrepSteven Reeves

For more photos visit online: Photo Gallery

VIDEO GALLERY

If you weren't lucky enough to get your trick photographed, you might find yourself caught on video. Watch below for the video highlights from Day 1

YOUTUBE

For more videos subscribe to our YouTube

AFTER PARTYS

Every night there was an after party to attend.

Thursday, July 17
10 Deep presents Black Palms @ House Nightclub

10 Deep Party

Friday, July 18
Vestal presents Thunderheist @ Foufounes

Vestal

Saturday, July 19
AM Getting Paid After Party with DJ Nu-Mark @ Coda Bar

AM Getting Laid

Sunday, July 20
Underworld & Transworld presents video premiere "And Now" @ Salon Officiel

MTL "NOW" Premiere

AGP PRODUCT

If you would like to get yourself a souvenir of this year's AM Getting Paid contest, we have abunch of goodies still available, like decks, shirts, fitted hats, DVDs & backpacks.

AGP Backpack

ORDER NOW !!!

SPECIAL THANKS

We would like to thank everyone involved to make this year's contest successful. Big thanks to our title sponsors Zoo York, Monster energy drink, Fallen footwear, Underworld shop, SBC skateboard magazine for all their support. As well, thanks to Vestal, New Era, Protec, Dakine, Silver, 411vm, TWS & Dose. The entire staff at South Parc, the judges, hosts Cyrus Thedeke & Nic Coté, Felix Faucher, Fred Dorais, Jarvis, UW staff and a thanks to all the participating skaters that traveled to Montréal.

Start planning for next year's Zoo York's AM Getting Paid 2009.

Look out for the AGP podcast coming in August 2008 and stay updated.

Remember to visit us online: amgettingpaid.com

 

AM Getting Paid will be webcast this Sunday July 20th at www.amgettingpaid.com Check out the final and best trick contest live from noon until 6pm. Watch the contest from the comfort of your home if you can’t make it to Montreal this week end.…..

 

More info just below:

Coors LightMonsterZooUWSBCFallen

The Zoo York Institute, in association with Monster Energy, Fallen Footwear, Underworld Skateshop, and SBC Media, is proud to announce that from July 18-20, 2008, the fourth installment of Zoo York's AM Getting Paid contest will be held at South Parc Skatepark in Montréal, Canada (Quebec).  Widely recognized as one of today’s most prestigious international skateboarding competitions for amateurs only, this year’s contest carries a hefty prize purse of $10,000 USD.

Registration is now open for AM Getting Paid 2008.  With only 150 spots available, competitors are strongly encouraged to sign up as soon as possible at www.amgettingpaid.com.
(The first 100 pre-registered riders will receive a Dakine backpack)

When you attend this year's contest here are some of the people you will likely meet:

EVENT HOSTS

Cyrus

Cyrus Thiedeke
Vancouver, BC

Cyrus has the voice of the new skateboard generation. His salty sarcasm mixed with his vast skateboard knowledge makes him a pleasure to listen to. Cyrus will either make you laugh or cry depending which side of the joke you are on.

 

Nic Coté

Nic Coté (Co-Host)
Montreal, QC

Nic has been holding down the MTL skate scene for a long time now. He knows all the skateheads and knows all their tricks. Nic will be spitting out tricks and jokes for all you francophones.

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JUDGES

Eric Blaie

Eric Blaie (head Judge)
Montreal, QC

Eric has been involved with skating for more than 10 years and has seen the Montreal skate scene expand. He knows what tricks to look out for.

 

Donny Barley

Donny Barley
Groton, CT

You can’t forget this legend. He even a had a trick named after him, “Barley Grind.” Having Donny behind the score sheet will benefit everyone. Donny has competed in many pro contests and he knows what a winning line looks like.

 

Justin Williams

Justin "Ears" Williams
San Francisco, CA

IIf you want to impress Justin, make sure you got some style to your swagger. Justin is a SF local and has been pushing for years. He can separate the bull from the bullshit, so get your ‘A’ game on.

 

Oliver

Olivier
Montreal, QC

He is down with skateboarding and other skaters are down with him.

 

Ryan Bonnell

Ryan Bonnell
Vancouver, BC

Ryan is a fresh face in this skateboard game. He knows what tricks are hot and what’s collecting cowebs in today’s skateboarding. Ryan appreciates original style, so you better have some spice to your tricks or you’ll find yourself flipping burgers instead of boards.

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EVENT ORGANIZER

Alex Bastide

Alex Bastide
Montreal, QC

Alex continues to bring excitement to the Canadian skateboard scene. He is the one that makes it all happen. He has the biggest job of us all, yet he is the smallest. Alex is the man.

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OFFICIAL FILMERS

Jarvis

Jarvis Nigelsky
Vancouver, BC

Always behind the scenes, Jarvis makes sure he gets the shot. He will poach your trick from across the course and then reappear in a cloud of smoke with his fisheye awaiting your trick. Jarvis has been involved in countless videos,such as “Yesterday’s Future.” Make sure Jarvis records your tricks.

 

Greg Burger

Greg Burger
Montreal, QC

Greg will be capturing all those great moments on his video camera. He’ll be lurking at each obstacle, awaiting your trick. Make sure that Greg gets your tricks on video. Greg has been involed in the making of “Illustrated,” (re)Public, “Floorworks” and too many to name.

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OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER

Felix Faucher

Felix Faucher
Montreal, QC

Felix has a keen eye for photography. He sees things differently from everyone else and lucky for us he has a fast finger to instantly capture that moment in time. Felix has worked for all the Canadian skateboard publications and is main contributor to the Montreal skate scene.

MonsterZooUWSBCFallen

The Zoo York Institute, in association with Monster Energy, Fallen Footwear, Underworld Skateshop, and SBC Media, is proud to announce that from July 18-20, 2008, the fourth installment of Zoo York's AM Getting Paid contest will be held at South Parc Skatepark in Montréal, Canada (Quebec).  Widely recognized as one of today’s most prestigious international skateboarding competitions for amateurs only, this year’s contest carries a hefty prize purse of $10,000 USD.

Registration is now open for AM Getting Paid 2008.  With only 150 spots available, competitors are strongly encouraged to sign up as soon as possible at www.amgettingpaid.com.
(The first 100 pre-registered riders will receive a Dakine backpack)

WHO WILL WIN THIS YEAR?

CLICK TO PLAY

Already over 80 skaters are pre-registered for this year's contest.

Below are some of the skaters that are on the list:

Matt Miller - Bck 5

Matt Miller

Hometown: Pittsburg, PA

Sponsors: Ace Trucks, DC Shoes, FTC, Hubba Wheels, Zoo York Skateboards

(Read His Profile)

 

Jordan Hoffart - NoseSlider

Jordan Hoffart

Hometown: Maple Ridege, BC

Sponsors: Bones Swiss Bearings, Bones Wheels, Globe Shoes, Independent, Ogio, Powell Skateboards

(Read His Profile)

 

Chazz Ortiz - Orange Bck Smith

Chazz Ortiz

Hometown: Carpentersville, IL

Sponsors: Bones Wheels, Diamond Supply, éS Footwear, FKD Bearings, Force Trucks, Zoo York Skateboards

(Watch His AMGP 2006 Contest Run )

 

Ron Deily - Back Tail Slide

Ron Deily

Hometown: Allentown, NJ

Sponsors: Autobahn wheels, Red Bull, and Zoo York Skateboards

(Read His Profile)

 

FB gets Switched Feeble

Francis Bellefeuille

Hometown: Montreal, QC

Sponsors: DC Shoes, Artful Dodger, Underworld Shop

(Read His Interview)

 

Brandon Westgate - Frt 180 Heelflip

Brandon Westgate

Hometown: Wareham, MA

Sponsors: Bones Swiss Bearings, CCS, Emerica, Hubba Wheels, Mob Grip, Venture Trucks, Volcom, Zoo York Skateboards

(Read His Profile)

 

Will vs. Will

Will Marshall & Will Christofaro

MonsterZooUWSBCFallen

The Zoo York Institute, in association with Monster Energy, Fallen Footwear, Underworld Skateshop, and SBC Media, is proud to announce that from July 18-20, 2008, the fourth installment of Zoo York's AM Getting Paid contest will be held at South Parc Skatepark in Montréal, Canada (Quebec).  Widely recognized as one of today’s most prestigious international skateboarding competitions for amateurs only, this year’s contest carries a hefty prize purse of $10,000 USD.

Registration is now open for AM Getting Paid 2008.  With only 150 spots available, competitors are strongly encouraged to sign up as soon as possible at www.amgettingpaid.com.
(The first 100 pre-registered riders will receive a Dakine backpack)

WHO WILL WIN THIS YEAR?

AM GETTING PAID 2006 WINNER

RYAN DECENZO Ryan Decenzo

Ryan Decenzo claimed first place honors at AM Getting Paid 2006.  Ryan and his brother Scott are both highly skilled and have been blowing up in recent years.  Ryan won Tampa AM 2008 and has a great shot at winning Zoo York's AM Getting Paid 2008.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO

 

AM GETTING PAID 2005 WINNER

NYJAH HUSTON Nyjah Huston

Nyjah Huston came out of nowhere to win AM Getting Paid 2005.  Nowadays everyone knows his name as he continues to conquer the skateboarding world by pumping out amazing video parts and photos on the regular.  Never underestimate Nyjah because he has a deep bag of tricks and tons of style. .

CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO

 

AM GETTING PAID 2004 WINNER

ANTOINE ASSELIN Antoine Asselin

Montréal's Antoine Asselin won the first AM Getting Paid contest in 2004 at South Parc.  Antoine has been blooming over the years and making a name for himself.  Definitely keep an eye out for Antoine at AM Getting Paid 2008 because he's sure to make a run for the podium.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO

FREE TRIP TO MONTREAL

Dose wants one lucky skater and a friend to win a free trip to Zoo York’s AM Getting Paid 2008 in Montréal!  This exclusive prize package includes two round-trip tickets to Montréal, three nights in a hotel, two VIP passes to the event, gear from Zoo York, and a special AM Getting Paid prize pack. Click Here to enter online.

*Contest closes on June 20th, 2008

Zoo York is proud to announce the fourth installment of the most prestigious international amateur skateboard contest “Zoo York’s AM Getting Paid”. The contest’s focus is showcasing the very best in skateboarding on a scale no other amateur event can offer. This pro free event will happen again July 18th to 20th 2008 at South Parc in Montreal (Quebec). This years prize purse is $10 000 dollars.

This years contest will be held in the middle of the summer making it a great opportunity for skate companies to come to eastern Canada to promote their pro & amateur teams simultaneously. There is opportunity to organize demos, in store signings in, and/or to simply go out & get footage for upcoming videos. Montreal is close to Quebec city, Ottawa & Toronto. All of these cities are known for having some of the best street spots in North America*.

The event is brought to you by Zoo York & Underworld skate shop, in collaboration with SBC Media, Dakine,
Vestal watches, 33 mag, New Era, Transworld & more to be announce soon.

For three action packed days, the event will bring together some of the best international amateur skateboarding talents. The contest in the past has been a huge hit & has received national & international coverage on television, film & magazines. It was deemed one of the biggest contests of the year by SBC magazine. Past contest winners include Antoine Asselin, Nyjah Huston & Ryan Descenzo.

"The Best Trick is one of the most exciting parts of the contest and gives skaters a last chance to get some extra cash. The best trick contest will be right after the final. The cash will be handed out for every single banger that goes down on the selected BEST TRICK obstacles.

Zoo York's AM Getting Paid will be held at the South Parc. This awesome skate parc designed by Dan Vezina and will please any skateboarder from across the world. South Parc is located at 8100 Taschereau. For more information call 450-672-4884 or visit www.south-parc.com

Zoo York’s AM Getting Paid registration fee is $100 USD which includes entry for the contest & best trick contest, a 1 year subscription to
SBC magazine & for the first 100 pre-registered riders a Dakine backpack.

With various magazine ads, over 50,000 flyers, 10,000 posters & 10,000 stickers going out to better skateboard shops & distributors around the world, this contest will quickly attract the worlds best. We will also be seen across North America at events like San Diego’s ASR trade show, Know Show in Vancouver & Montreal. Show in early January or February. This is a very special event & history in the making! Be there!

The Zoo York's AM Getting Paid contest is meant to support and stimulate the growth of future professional skateboarders as well as promote the skateboard industry. Last year's Zoo York’s AM Getting Paid DVD is available! Contact us to get a copy www.amgettingpaid.com

*More about Montreal: Montreal is known for its European flavor, it’s five thousand plus; bars, night clubs and restaurants, it’s relatively young drinking age (18yrs old), it’s relatively late “last call” 3am, it’s beautiful women, hot summer’s & great street skate spots.

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