Jimmy Wilkins Wins 2014 Vert World Championships!

Vert skaters from all over the world traveled to Kimberley, South Africa to compete in the Kimberley Diamond Cup 2014 Vert Skateboarding World Championships and a shot at their share at the $83,000 prize purse. In the end, Jimmy Wilkins of Columbus, Ohio ended up taking the top spot and the $35,000 grand prize! Some of Jimmy’s tricks that worked as leverage to towards his win were huge frontside ollies, bs 540 ollies, kickflip lien melon, alley oop tailgrab 540, and more. Peep the results below and stay tuned for more from the KDC Vert World Championships soon!

Jimmy Wilkins
Age 21 from Columbus OH
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Green Issue Skateboards, Vox (flow)
Sandro Dias
Age 39 from Sao Paulo Brazil
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Red Bull, HD, Freedom Fog, Positiv Skateboards
Elliot Sloan
Age 26 from New York NY
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Rockstar, Birdhouse, Globe, Trip…
Andy MacDonald
Age 41 from San Diego CA
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Airwalk, Positiv, MovieTickets.c…
Pierre Luc Gagnon AKA PLG
Age 34 from Carlsbad Canada
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Darkstar, Osiris, Monster Energy…
Rony Gomes
Age 22 from Sao Paulo Brazili
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Santa Cruz, TNT Energy Drink, Oa…
Jono Schwan
Age 17 from Colorado Springs CO
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Nike, TSG, sk8-Strong, Theeve, D…
Italo Penarrubia
Age 23 from San Paulo Brazil
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Urgh, SA, VSB
Clay Kreiner
Age 17 from Simpsonville SC
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Osiris, Index Ink, Woodward, 187…
Sam Beckett
Age 22 from Norfolk England
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Vans, Monster, Oakley, Dickies, …
Mitch Brusco
Age 17 from Kirkland WA
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Underarmor, Rock Star, Almost, T…
Marcelo Bastos
Age 27 from Sao Paolo Brazil
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Element, Boneless, Guayaky
Trey Wood
Age 14 from Queen Creek AZ
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Blind, Monster, Triple 8, SoCal …
Edgard Vovo Perier
Age 32 from San Bernardo dos Campo Brazil
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Reef, Tent Beach, Stand Up, Cone…