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2011 AIL World Championships – Complete Official Results

Beginner: 1st – Danielle Montgomery, 2nd – James Whelan, 3rd – Mason Sieber

10-15 Intermediate: 1st Julian Budge, 2nd Ethan Quinn, 3rd Austin Montgomery

10-15 Advanced: 1st Johanny Velasquez, 2nd Parker Richardson, 3rd Troy Porretta

16 & Up Intermediate: 1st Nathan Genda, 2nd Robert Rohlf, 3rd Phil England

16 & Up Advanced (Turn AIL Elite)
1st – Brett Urbas – Detroit, Michigan
2nd – Kazuho Kumazawa – Japan
3rd – Daniel Gorman – Dublin, Ireland
4th – Rick Rodriguez – Northridge, California
5th – Tony Rivituso – Las Vegas, Nevada
6th – Damon Franklin – Tehachapi, California
7th – Chris Calkins – Venice Beach, California
8th – Carson Starnes – Atlanta, Georgia
9th – Chad Tannehill – Taft, California
10th – Chris Napoleon – Las Vegas, Nevada

Vert: 1st – Hiroshi Minami, 2nd – David Jones, 3rd – Brandon Davis

Female: 1st – Aarin Gates ($100), 2nd – Fallon Heffernan, 3rd – Rosie O’Donaghue

Elite – $1,200 Cash Presented by Intuition and AIL
1st – Chris Haffey – $1,000 – Fakie 360 disaster true porn, gap to roll in/gigantic 540
2nd – Dave Lang – $100 – Bio up/bio down the Waterfall
3rd – John Vossughi – $100 – Topsoul Monster Mash coping to soul guard rail

Rollerblading icon Arlo Eisenberg presented the following awards:
*Kato Mateu with the 2011 AIL industry Recognition Award for his work with the WRS.
*Brian Aragon received the 2011 AIL Skater Recognition Award for his positive contributions to rollerblading in addition to his talent on blades.
*Arlo then presented the 2011 AIL Hall of Fame Award to Brian Shima. Shima now joins the exclusive AIL Hall of Fame group that also includes Randy Spizer, Chris Edwards, Arlo Eisenberg, Jon Julio, and Dustin Latimer.

AIL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2010 Recap

AIL (Amateur Inline League) just wrapped up another successful weekend at Woodward West.

Over 130 athletes from across the world came together for the AIL Contest. Throughout Saturday, there were the beginner, intermediate, and advanced contests, divided up by age groups and Sunday was the pro/elite contests, where AIL was giving away over $1500 in prize money for the top athletes. After the contests on Saturday, there was the annual AIL banquet filled with awards, guitars, costumes, dinner, and most important, recognizing the ones who make a positive influence on the sport of rollerblading.

And to the RESULTS:
Beginner
1. Zane Salcido
2. Mason Sieber

10-15 Beginner
1. Ethan Quinn
2. Sam Wittert
3. Luca Canny

10-15 Inter
1. Johanny Velasquez
2. Macson McGuigan
3. Isaac Alvarado

10-15 Adv
1. David Jecman
2. Howie Curd
3. Troy Poretta

16 & up Inter
1. Xathan Stewart
2. Travis Richardson
3. Oscar Torrado

Females
1. Becky Wallace
2. Crissy Graessli
3. Hilda Roja

Vert Beg
1. Howie Curd
2. Cameron Davis
3. Macson McGguigan

Vert Adv
1. Nickolas Calderon
2. Shawn Martin
3. Jennifer Oura

AND THE TOP 10 ADVANCED turning AIL ELITE is…
1. Joe Atkinson
2. Diego Guilloud
3. Dave Lang
4. Jamie Stenner
5. Sam Tuffnell
6. Shawn Martin
7. Duran Bickmore
8. Taylor Monning
9. Eiji Sakihara
10. Yuta Yori (tie for 10)
10. Koichi Iguchi (tie for 10)

Also a huge highlight to the AIL is the additional awards presented at the AIl award banquet.

Recognition 2009 award-
LA ALL DAY… Tracy White & Carlos Kessel for keeping the love for our sport alive with the youth.

Skater of Year – Chris Haffey for his continued success, dedication, and love of our sport.

Team of Year- Intuition Skate Shop for their drive, commitment, and voice. They are always pushing the sport to a new level.

Hall of fame
2006 Arlo Eisenberg
2007 Chris Edwards
2008 Jon Julio
2009 Dustin Latimer
2010 is… Randy Spizer

AND… the Top 10 ELITE (if not qualified yet) making it into the WRS WORLD FINALS is…
1. Diego guilloud
2. Chris Haffey
3. Chad Hornish
4. Harbor Bickmore
5. Julian Bah
6. Dave Jones
7. Ian McLeod
8. Will Jamieson
9. Sean Cowen
10. Dave Lang

AIL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

AIL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
OCTOBER 22-24

Join us for the 2010 Amateur Inline World Championships event that will be held October 22-24 at the premier sports camp, WOODWARD WEST. It is going to be the highlight event of the year!

The event will begin on Friday evening and will conclude on Sunday afternoon with an ELITE Division where our top 10 amateurs (from the advanced division) will compete against the best Elites in our sport for a chance to qualify to the WRS CHAMPIONSHIPS!
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July 10th AIL recap at Woodward West

Summer heat brought lots of great rollerbladers out to Woodward West this past Saturday. The day started off with legendary Arlo Eisenberg signing his new art piece in the back of the art park at Woodward West.

Intuition Skate Shop’s very own, Matt Mickey, took charge of the microphone and kept the event running smooth. Matt is a huge supporter of our sport. Thanks Matt for doing all you do.

A huge thanks to some very special guests as well. Kato Mateo & Chris Haffey from REMZ, Jeff Stockwell with Shadow Skates, and Rachard Johnson of Razors.

Also a thank you to Tracy White for his continued support and for all he does for the kids who love to skate in Santa Monica. It was an overall GREAT event.

And now to the results……
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