EDITORIAL Willkommen zu einem kleinen Rückblick auf die Highlights des letztjährigen Bergfestes 2011, mit Top skatern aus Europa und den USA, legendären Skate-, Punkbands und einer riesen Menge an Zuschauern. Wir freuen uns schon auf den 21.07.2012 und ne geile Session. Bis dahin viel Spaß mit erstklassingen Bildern von Gerd Rieger und Ludger Aundrup, die Tricks und Stimmung vom letzten Jahr super eingefangen haben. Welcome to a small review of the highlights of last year’s Bergfest 2011, with top skaters from Europe and the United States, legendary skate-punk bands and a huge amount of spectators. We´re looking forward to the 21/07/2012 for this years Bergfest and a cool session. Until then, have fun with some great pictures by Gerd Rieger and Ludger Aundrup, that capture the tricks and mood from last years Bergfest.
contents COVER Mattihas Nylen - smith grind Photo. aundrup.de Page:
04 - 5 - Bergfest 2011 impressions
he 3rd annual Bergfest was bigger and better than
the previous two contests. The Monster bowl had gotten
a major facelift last fall and that gives the park endless new lines and speed to go from pool to bowl and back. This was also the first year with some major sponsors that helped make this great contest happen and bring some international skaters to the Bergfest to battle for some serious prize money. Thanks go out to Volcom, Circa, Globe and Pavel.
The young guns started the day with some good shredding. Nathan Kopp age 7 ollies with style. The youngest contestant was 4 years old!!!
After the junior class the unsponsored riders took over the bowl to show their talent.
Tom - lien desaster
Fabian Wenzel - bs air in the deep end - 2nd place
Christian Allen - fs air into 6th place
Lucas Axmann speeding through the death race course
Lester Kasai travels from shallow to deepen with this fronside air Antwerp overview Matt Grabowski built this place and it showed in his lines and tricks - 4th place masters
Photo: gerdrieger.com Jason Parkes high speed attack on every wall of the park - 3rd place masters
Anders Tellen shredding into 1st place masters
Thilo Nawrocky and a switch nosegrind revert - 2nd place masters
Ben Hatchell - stalefish and 1st place pro
Bjรถrn Klotz with a proper frontside air and NOT a frontside indy Photo: gerdrieger.com
Ben Hatchell - Mc Twist
Photo: gerdrieger.com Robin Menturp - Claus to tail - 2nd place pro
fter a rainy week it finaly clear up on Friday and some rad skating was underway till the sun set with locals and guests like Robbie Brockel, Ben Hattchel, Emmanuel Guzman and many more. Saturday started early with the junior class that showed some really good talent that makes look forward to the future. Next up was the unsponsored division, Lucas Axmann from Konztanz showed some speedy lines and skated faster that the rest. Local Fabian Wenzel took over the deep end with some nice backside airs. The masters followed and showed their experience. Anders Tellen had rad lines with inverts in the deep end, smith grinds, 5-0 fakies...., Jason Parkes attacked the park with speed and threw tricks in every possible spot. Thilo Nawrocki did big judo airs over the hip, switch nose grinds revert and more blunt variations that you can think of. Matt Grabowski built this park and it showed in his lines. He had speedy back and front tailslides, backside airs and some good stay on runs.
Bjรถrn Klotz - bs boneless
The pros were the highlight of the day: Ben Hattchel did front blunts, blunt flip fakies, frontside hurricanes, stalefish airs and a 540 in the deepend. Local Robin Mentrup went high speed and did some long stand up grinds in the deepend, indy airs and high fingerflip lien to tails. Robbi Bockel smith grinded and bs aired the deepend, did egg plants and some nice ollies. After a hot day of skating the clouds got a bit to heavy and let some rain pour down but this didnÂ´t bother the bands Mc Rad and Duane Peters and the Bombs that played rad sets to end the day at the Berg Fidel.
Ben Hatchell - fs air from deep to shallowend
Tim Bijsterveld - fs invert
Joke Olsson did the highest bs airs and slaped some serious body jars but was also treating the poolcoping with some smith grinds. Robbie Brockel - throws an egg to 3rd place pro
Photo:- lipslide gerdrieger.com Lenard
Filip Labovich - impossible tailgrab
Photo: aundrup.de Benji Galloway - high speed tailslide
Handprinted Bergfest shirts by Volcom
Sasha Steinhorst took some time from judging the pros Ben Hatchell - 1st palce Photo: aundrup.de for some high speed ollie into the extention
Results Volcom Bergfest 2011, presented by C1RCA. A-Division/Pros 1. Ben Hatchell (21) Manassas, USA 2. Robin Mentrup (18) Münster, GER 3. Robbie Brockel (21) Phoenix, USA 4. Jarne Verbrüggen (18) Mechelen, BEL 5. Lennart Efsing (23) Düsseldorf, GER 6. Julius Dittmann (28) Münster, GER
Masters/35+ 1. Anders Tellen (42) Dortmund, GER 2. Thilo Nawrocki (38) Düsseldorf, GER 3. Jason Parkes (41) Kehl, GER 4. Matt Grabowski (35) Zadrau, GER 5. Tobias Springborn (37) Castrop, GER 6. Dave Toms (43) Malmö, SWE
Youth Division/under 16
1. Lucas Axmann (24) Konstanz, GER
1. Johannes Haist (14) Karlsruhe, GER
2. Fabian Wenzel (17) Münster, GER
2. Sergej Udarcev (15) Münster, GER
3. Oliver Häfner (22) Krefeld, GER
3. Mathis Wenner (15) Münster, GER
4. Florian Dittrich (21) Weimar, GER
4. Nathan Kopp (9) Essen, GER
5. Sebastian Nienhaus (22) Münster GER
5. Christopher Koop (14) Münster, GER
6. Christian Allen (27) Münster, GER
6. Leon Mogharbel (14) Münster, GER
Death Race 1. Christian Krause (22) Münster, GER
Chuck Treece played with McRad
Duane Peters an the U.S.Bombs
Duane Peters an the U.S.Bombs
GroĂ&#x;er Dank an alle Sponsoren: Volcom, Circa, Globe, Pavel Skateboards, Red Bull fĂźr den Support des Bergfestes.
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A review of the Bergfest 2011 contest at the Monster Bowl in Münster.