It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Frank Branca captured the best moments of Tampa Pro, including the best tricks and the best runs from all of the best skaters, and boiled it all down into the best highlight show out.
The world’s best professional skateboarders descend on Skatepark of Tampa for the 26th Annual Tampa Pro, the most legendary contest in skateboarding. Nyjah Huston, Shane O’Neill, Ishod Wair, Yumeka Oda and so many more. But the Pro weekend is about a whole lot more than just a bunch of tricks and scores, it’s the celebration of skateboarding at its very best. Experience it all right here.
From his first time at the park and seeing all of the guys he’d watch in videos, to winning Tampa Pro, Paul Rodriguez reflects on it all, in this 2015 interview.
A trip to California isn’t complete without a little sightseeing. After setting SPoT’s sails for Damn Am Woodward West 2013, stops at Cherry, Stoner, and Westchester were definitely needed. Check out some footage from Uncle Sam, Dylan Perry, Sebastian Chande, Dakota Servold, Josh Love, Sewa Kroetkov, and more.
Legendary skate photographer Pete Thompson put together this short documentary about SPoT’s early days. It’s a video companion to his new photo book of the same name, and a look back at the roots of Tampa’s skateboarding scene in the 1990’s. Narrated by Josh Stewart.
Back in 2014, Lakai sent Sebo Walker and Daniel Espinoza out to the park for one of our all-ages contests. Of course, we hit the streets and gave them a session worth capturing. Check it all out, including contest footage of Zion Wright and Tyson Peterson crushing it as young guns in this SPoT Life throwback.
The women threw down at SPoT with wall to wall bangers and stoke at the first ever Women’s Open and kicked off what looks to be the start of a long and glorious tradition.
1. Hina Maeda
2. Yumeka Oda
3. Margielyn Arda Didal
4. Gabriela Mazetto
5. Ana Rendon
6. Samarria Brevard
Back in Florida for the 26th annual Tampa Pro and the Monster Energy skate team was firing!
1st place, Men’s Street: Nyjah Huston
2nd Place, Men’s Street: Shane O’Neill
3rd place, Men’s Street: Ishod Wair
Independent Best Trick: Nyjah Huston
Independent Best Trick is one of the greatest traditions of Tampa Pro, and this one kept the hype steady at 11. The Jah can’t be stopped!
If Mad Max rode a skateboard, it’s the Converse Concrete Jam!
As we reflect on the new memories made at this year’s Tampa Pro, Mike Vallely reflects on the very first one, dating all the way back to 1995. Originally aired in 2015 during SPoT’s 20th year of Pro, Mike touches on becoming the first winner, how it changed his career, and more.
Tampa Pro gives you what you came for every year. But this year? WAYYY MORE!