The Salomon backyard bang rail jam announces it’s winners. For the complete story, click here. Photos courtesy of Matty Alberts.
Frank Bourgeis cut his way through the ranks of competitors at the 2nd Annual Salomon Backyard Bang Denver at The Art Institute of Colorado, landing first place and $1500 for overall consistency, smooth style and a bounty of landed tricks.
First placefor women and $1000 was awarded to Courtney Cox for an unmatched arsenal of tricks on all the rail jam features throughout the 30-minute finals.
The air was chilly and the sun was shining while Cole Linzmeyer grabbed the judges attention, earning 2nd place followed by Cody Boan, who according to Judge Ryan Thompson had the “best looking frontside lipslide and gap to down on the kink rail,” placing third overall.
The women’s competition was stacked with highlights including a Frontside 360 over the “Scion Deathgap” feature and tech tricks on the rails. Lynn Neil grabbed second place and crowd favorite Izzy Lalive came in third.