Manny Santiago kills handrails. Here’s a solid collection of some of the insane skating he’s done.
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Manny Santiago is loving Moses! Check him out in Manny’s most recent ‘5 on Flat’ feature.
Manny Santiago’s weekend ‘SLAY SUNDAY’ features went out to Moses Adams. Nice Mosey!
South African skater, Moses Adams, has been staying with Manny Santiago for the last couple of weeks, filming and hanging out. This is Moses sessioning the Sixth & Mill park for the first time.
Switch hardflip. Switch Tré. Triple flip frontboard fakie. Insane.
Follow him on Instagram: @mosesgadams
Nyjah Huston wins the Street Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup World Championship of Skateboarding in Kimberley, South Africa. Trick highlights from Nyjah include: Backside 270 Lipslide and Backside 270 Noseblunt Slide, Nollie Heelflip Backside Lipslide and Switch Frontside Bluntslide down the 4-block handrail.
Felipe Gustavo switch bs tailslide and Nyjah Huston flip fs board
1st: Nyjah Huston
From: Huntington Beach, CA
2nd: Felipe Gustavo
3rd: Louie Lopez
From: Hawthorne CA
4th: Manny Santiago
From: Lowell MA
5th: Alec Majerus
From: Rochester MN
6th: Trevor Colden
From: Virginia Beach VA
7th: Matt Berger
From: BC Canada
8th: Ryan Decenzo
From: Vancouver B.C. Canada
9th: Micky Papa
From: Vancouver BC
10th: Evan Smith
From: Orlando FL
11th: Yuri Facchini
From: Parana Brazil
12th: Tommy Fynn
From: Brisbane Australia
Images courtesy of kimberleydiamondcup.com
Manny Santiago – 360 Shuvit Lipslide
Evan Smith – Fakie 360 Disaster
Girls Am Winners
Manny Santiago – Nollie Flip 50
Nyjah Huston – 360 Flip Lipslide
Nyjah Huston – Fakie 270 Nose Bluntslide
Nyjah Huston – Nollie Backside Flip
Nyjah Huston – Kickflip Backside 270 Lipslide
Nyjah Huston – Nollie Flip Backside Lipslide
Nyjah Huston – Switch Heelflip
SA Am Vert Winners
Vert Am Chilling After Comp
Dallas Oberholzer – Vert Am Winner
Photos by Grant Mclachlan / Monster Energy
Evan Smith, Manny Santiago, and Nyjah Huston warming up on Thursday evening at the Kimberley Diamond Cup. The level these guys are at is insane, and they’re just warming up.
Nyjah switch smith, switch front blunt, backside 360 lipslide… all first go. Seriously?!
Filmed and edited by Chinner.
With a High Adrenaline Head-to-Head Jam Format, Pros Get Ready to Battle for World Championship Title and $100,000 First Place Prize
(Sacramento, Calif. – Sept. 12, 2013) – The street lineup for the 2013 Kimberley Diamond Cup presented by Kumba Iron Ore was announced today. The best pro street skaters from around the world will battle it out in Kimberley, South Africa Sept. 27-29 for a world championship title and their share of a $500,000 prize purse, the largest single event prize purse in skateboarding. The winner of the Street Championships will receive a $100,000 cash prize.
The 2013 Kimberley Diamond Cup pro street competitors include:
Silas Baxter Neal
“This roster is insane,” said Pro Skater Greg Lutzka. “To bring all these guys together in South Africa, with a world championship title and a huge prize purse, it’s gonna be an intense contest. The head-to-head jam format means lots of action, and lots of crazy tricks are gonna get thrown. This is one contest where I almost wish I could just watch because I know it’s going to be insane. But that $100,000 prize is way too big to pass up, so I’ll definitely be hitting it hard and going all out.”
The Kimberley Diamond Cup Street Championships will take place in the Kumba Skate Plaza on a custom designed street course designed by California Skateparks, the global leader in skatepark design. The contest will be broadcast live in South Africa, and then around the world in 173 countries and 367 million homes.
“To see such a diverse group of skaters represented at a single event is pretty remarkable,” said Ryan Clements of CA PROductions, part of the event management team and one of the announcers of the Kimberley Diamond Cup. “The contest will be using a head-to head jam format, which is a great way to get the skaters to push their limits and literally battle it out, giving everything they’ve got. It’s going to be an incredible contest to watch with nonstop shredding from beginning to end. This is a huge prize in the skateboarding world, with $100,000 cash up for grabs, the skating is going to be insane. And to get to do it all in South Africa is just incredible. I can’t wait to see how it all goes down!”
The buildup to the Kimberley Diamond Cup will include two pro tours consisting of some of the top pros in the industry. One pro tour will start in Cape Town and one in Johannesburg and each tour will work its way to Kimberley, with the pros giving skate clinics, demos, autograph signings and building excitement for the world championships in the small townships along the way.
Kimberley Diamond Cup replaces the Maloof Money Cup world championships, which ended its run in South Africa last year. The new event, a partnership between the Northern Cape Provincial Government, World Skateboarding Grand Prix, and Kumba Iron Ore, was named in homage to the host city’s history as the location of South Africa’s first diamond mine and its distinction as “The Diamond City.”
“South Africa has experienced a skateboarding movement over the last few years and the Kimberley Diamond Cup is the most highly anticipated event of the year,” said John Block, MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism. “This year’s contest has the largest number of skaters and the biggest names of any skate event we’ve ever hosted. The hotels in Kimberley are already at capacity and the anticipation is growing every day. Luckily fans won’t have to wait much longer. We’re excited to host this incredible event and see history made.”
For the latest news and information, visit www.kimberleydiamondcup.com or follow KDC on Twitter and Facebook.
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