CALGARY (Sunday, August 27th,2006) – Karen Jones of Brazil parlayed a complete sweep of six first-place scores to capture top honours in the Women’s Vert finals at the $100,000 Slam City Jam North American skateboard championships today at the Round Up Centre at Stampede Park.
Jones edged out Holly Lyons of the U.S., who was ranked No. 2 across the board by the World Cup of Skateboarding judges panel. Third-place went to Vanessa Torres of Modesto, Ca.
Jones and Lyons were third and fifth, respectively, at X Games 12 held earlier this month in Los Angeles.
The lone Canadian in the Women’s Vert final, Alison Nugget Matasi of Vancouver, finished sixth.
$100,000 USD Slam City Jam pro skateboard championships
(Lowest points total wins)
1. Karen Jones, Brazil (6);
2. Holly Lyons, U.S. (12);
3. Torres (18);
4. Caron (26);
5. Alison Nugget Matasi, Vancouver(28).
Author: Slam City Jam