Bailgun Magazine issue #10

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ISSUE-10-Summer 2009


EDITORIAL Issue #10 - The Bergfest - 20th anniversary session at the Monster Bowl - Flashback - 20 years of the Monster Bowl, Photography by Lui Aundrup - Live on stage with the Adolescents, SNFU, the Dickies at the ZAKK Club - MalmĂś Ulta Bowl 2009 - Spotcheck: Falkenberg - Sweden - Spotcheck: Hamburg Fruchtallee

Right: Delano, Jack, 1914-, photographer. Apparatus used at the laboratory at the C & NW RR‘s 40th Street yards for analysing solutions of metals used in locomotives and the railroad plant, in general, Chicago, Ill. 1942 Dec. 1 transparency : color. Photo: 1a34611u Notes: Identification of 40th Street shops confirmed by the source: Flickr Commons project, 2008. Removed notes about Proviso Yards and Melrose Park. Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. Format: Transparencies--Color Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-1 (DLC) 93845501 General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at loc.pnp/pp.fsac Persistent URL: Call Number: LC-USW36-517


The Berg fest - 200

09 Anders Tellen with a big bs air to fakie that takes him over the channel

Quotes: Anders Tellen: „ was great..would of stayed longer but Kiana wanted to go...“ Björn Klotz: „It was the best and funniest contest since a long time! Thanks for inviting me!“ Kevin Wenzke: „Eeeeeey man, Saturday just topped contest! Thanks!“ Christian Krause: „It was mad! I loved it! Hope it takes place again next year.“ Karsten Feyler: „Hey thilo, it was great, loads of fun...“

Daniel Krasse: „The kids and I had lots of fun. Thanks! We are looking forward to the next eve Thanks and catch you soon!Krasse and

Kevin Wenzke - lien air over the main hip in the snake run

John Magnusson (Malmö): “I saw that Bergfest was a success.... Looking forward to have you in Malmo.” DJ Palärmo Chris: „A perfect day, everything was just right and I can‘t wait for the next time..the Berg (mountain) is calling! All the best,Chris“

Jochen Bertenhoff: „Did I already tell you that the Bergfest is THE coolest skate contest/ jam that I‘ve ever been to? Liked it a lot more than the COS Cup and other events...just a relaxed and chilled out atmosphere“

ent which will go off the scale! d his kids, Luca and Lennard“

Ingo Naschold: „It was awesome! Great party!“

The „Bergfest“ at the Berg Fidel in Münster, Germany could not have been any better. 27 degrees celsius, blue skies, sunshine and around 800 visitors were all there on Saturday, June 13th 2009 for the first „Bergfest“. As if everybody had been waiting just for this the event the amount of people wanting to watch and participate in the bowl, pool and street contest was incredible. Just over 50 skaters were at the start as everybody agreed that this skateboard contest at the Berg Fidel was long overdue.

Only the amount of beer consumed during the day could match the number of different tricks that could seen. Bowls, beer and rock n roll was the theme of the day. And there was a major reason to enjoy the day - the deepest hole in Münster just turned 20 years old and you have to raise your glas of whatever you‘re drinking to that! And even better: put the just-turned-40 year old Anders Tellen in there for the pool best trick contest, let him show you how to do a frontside tailslide transfer over the channel to revert and then you know the crowd is going wild. The atmosphere was just mad with the crowd pushing in close around the Monster Bowl to catch a piece of the action. Scenes like this were last seen back in the good old days during the Münster Monster Masterships. Filip Labovic knew how to entertain the crowd as well by winning the Battle of the Bergrail contest with a FS Heelflip over the rail. He happily took away the two crates of beer for his first place. The Bowl Junior Cup started up early in morning and ran in two heats and a final deathmatch. A travel coupon from U-Travel worth 200 Euros and loads of prizes from Bones and TSG (sponsored by 24/7 Distribution) were up for grabs. Tom Schulze from Münster stole away first place in this group by convincing the judges with nice airwalks and stylish nosegrabs. The King of the Bowl contest offered a trophy plus six crates of beer which really attracted the skaters attention as the weather was hot and making them thirsty. And the end it was a tie for first between Thilo Nawrocki and Kevin Wenzke with great skateboarding being shown from both. And to round it all of the musical side of the weekend was represented in the typical Thrasher style with skate rock from Ramming Speed out of Boston, playing live at the bowl with fast metal riffs all in 80s style which also got the crowd jumping around with three other bands supporting. The whole event was a fantastic skateboard party which will definitely take place next year as well. Check out:

Bjรถrn Klotz - lipslide over the channel

Dietsches and Mhueller stay cool with some brews.

get some sleep while you can, the rule of the road. maddin and fynn, sleeping away.

Lui Aundrup h been documentim

Germnan and Eur skate scene since the mid 80´s and f issue he dug out s pics from his arcive to present y some rad action from the parks many sessio over the past 20 y

Check out:

20 Years of the Mo

John Cardiel ollie to 5050 over the channel - yeah

has mg the ropean efor this some you e ons years.

onster Bowl

Hosoi is in no hurry but carves at high speed anyway

Bob Burnquist with a frontal invert

Jeff Hedges flaps one of his many invert variations - 89 or so

Chet Thomas flipping in front of a huge crow at the snake run.

The Adolescents

The Dickies


Live at the ZAKK D端sseldorf.


The Picturebooks" on stage in Budw

nal budweiser-beer.... we needed it Tony Cadena


weis. Small Stage, great crowd! Thanx for Coffee and Pizza and of course the good origi-


Tony Cadena

The Dickies

we´re on the go...all the time! Leonard Graves Phillips

Greg Hanna and Little Dave Teague


MArc Belke

Mr. Chi Pig


Malmö Ultra Bowl conetst was a bit smaller than the past years Bowlrider contests due to the lack of big sponsors but smaller can be better or at least as good. One major change was that the contest took place in the kidney pool only. But with contestants from all over Europe and some from America heated sessions and rad skating were guaranteed. This year the weather wasn´t as good as the previous years but the rain showers weren´t lasting very long and with helping hands and some squeegees the pool was dry as quik as it got wet and the contest was on again. Thanks go out to John Magnusson and crew for organizing a fun contest and proving that you don´t need any major sponsors to do that although it might help. See you next year.

Photos by Gerd Rieger and Fred Ferand

Johnny Turgesen and Frank Faria checking out the action Lukas Weis, GER – Backflip

Anders Tellen with an extended invert - 3rd place

Photo: Fred Ferand

Nicky Guerrero sweeping the pool - 2nd place

Txus Dominguez lays back and takes 1st place

Hannes Ackermann, GER – Backflip

Hannes Ackermann, GER – Whip

All eyes on Tim Johnsons huge fs air

Hannes Ackermann, GER – Supermanflip

Kevin Wenzke styles a lien air

THE PICTUREBOOKS, budweis hostel, early in the morning

Stu Graham was busting some brutal straight leg fs airs

Benji Galloway about to smash his board on the coping with a lien desaster

Thilo Nawrocki had some gnarly moves like this switch nosegrind revert

Johnny Turgesen floating a fs ollie.

Tim Johnson blunt to fakie Fredrik Johansson, SWE – Backflip

Julien Benoliel ollie into nosegrind

Squeegeeing away some raindrops

Guilliaume Mocquin lien fingerlip

Steven Reeves grinding the shallow end stairs

Photo: Fred Ferand

Screech boneless

Results PRO 1. Benji Galloway - USA 2. Steven Reeves - USA 3. Stu Graham - SCO 4. Johnny Turgesen - USA 5. Kevin Wenzke - GER 6. Tim Johnson - USA Master 1. Txus Dominguez - ESP 2. Nicky Guerrero - DEN 3. Anders Tellen - GER 4. Mattias Svensson - SWE 5. Jan Loften - SWE 6. Mark Munson - UK

Women minirampjam 1. Lucy Adams - UK 2. Emma LIndgen - SWE 3. Kristina Westad - NOR 4. Anne Nytun - NOR 5. Vicky Malmgren - SWE

Check out:



Kevin Wenzke boneless boost into the sunset


alkenberg is a small beach town on Swedens west coast about 1 1/2 hous north of Malmö. Falkenberg had a vivid scene in the 80´s with a DIY Halfpipe and a old 70´s park that was good for some carve lines. After checking out that old 70´s park on our last trip to Göteborg we also stoped by the construction site to see what the park would look like. As Ben Schroeder and crew were in the early stages it was a little hard to imagine how the the finished park would look like. At the Malmö contest we heard that the park was finished and decided that Friday would be a good day to take a little journey to Falkenberg and check out the brand new park. Ben Schroeder did a really good job and put Falkenberg back on the skate map.

Check out:

Ben Schroeder left his footprint in Falkenberg

Peter Diepes backside Bertelman OMSA style



The Fruchtalle pool is one of Minus-Ramps newer projects and is a must skate if you´re in the Hamburg area and after skating here don´t miss the Rote Flora DIY spot with the new deep end. Make sure to visit the Minus-Ramps website for more info on their current projects. Check out:

Wollfgang snuck into this overview shot with a speedy carve over the stairs

Manuel locked in a perfect Smith grind Jack Rowe, USA – Tsunami Backflip

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