PHOTOS: Luan Oliveira Edges Past Nyjah Huston at SLS Nike SB World Tour Stop 1: Los Angeles
The 2015 Street League Skateboarding Nike SB World Tour kicked off in Los Angeles, CA last Saturday. 25 of the top skateboarders in the world competed in front of a sold out Galen Center at the University of Southern California, and after 5 heats of intense prelims, 8 pros skated their way into the finals. Luan Oliveira came out swinging during his last round with a huge switch bigspin heelflip, edging him past Nyjah Huston, and crowning him the winner for Stop 1.
Check out the video of his final run from Fox Sports 1:
You won't want to miss the tour stop on August 23rd, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ! Get your tickets here or tune into Fox Sports 1 to catch the action!
Here are some photo highlights from the finals from Stop 1 in Los Angeles:
Nyjah Huston, Luan Oliveira, and Evan Smith
An emotional Luan Oliveira after his first Street League win