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Congratulations to Will Gomez from Miami, Florida, for winning this year’s Transworld 50/50 video contest presented by Zumiez! Our six regional finalists all came through with bangers this year making the final round extremely close. But just like last year, the 2016 winner was determined by an audience vote and Will came out on top as the fan favorite. From not even thinking he’d make it to the finals to taking the entire contest, you killed it Will! Congrats.
Will and a friend will be attending the World Premiere of our 28th video, Riddles in Mathematics, he’ll get a Check Out in an upcoming issue of TWS, a $500 Zumiez shopping spree, Gear for a Year from our sponsors (Independent Trucks, Bones Wheels, Plan B, Matix, and DC Shoes), and will receive tons of coverage and exposure over the next few months. He’ll also be tasked to film a new video part for us that will release on twskate.com in 2017!
Side note: Will was also our 2nd Place winner at this year’s NYC C.U.T. stop at McCarren Skatepark.
Thanks to everyone who participated in the contest, voted, shared, commented, hated—whatever! We’ll see you all in 2017. Get caught up to speed with everything right here #TWS5050.
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Read more at http://skateboarding.transworld.net/features/transworld-5050-grand-prize-winner-will-gomez-florida/#W2tXYfvCuZPpJJTe.99
For the 10 year anniversary of Zumiez Best Foot Forward, Finals was held here in our own backyard at the Museum of Flight. Check out part 2 as our 37 contestants threw down in an epic venue with a killer custom course, made by our friends at CA RampWorks.
Before Finals took place, our 37 contestants got to cruise around Seattle with Kenny Anderson, Vern Laird and more. Marginal Way, All Together & Cloverdale Skatepark are a few of the many stops they made throughout the city. Check it out and stay tuned for Part 2!
We couldn't have had a better time celebrating our 10th year anniversary of Zumiez Best Foot Forward. Thanks again to everyone who came out and big ups to all of our 2016 Finalists! Keep an eye out for some edits from the winners' trip!
Photos above by Arel Watson
|Photos above by Erik Knudsen|
|Photos above by Jedd Rockwell, you can also follow him at @wckdwrld|
The tour comes to an end as we make our way through Portland, Vancouver, and Seattle. Watch as we meet up with Jamie Thomas, Caswell Berry, Cairo Foster and more right before we head to Finals.