TRA BMX 2014 Grindlab Jam and Contest Results

Camp Hill, PA (July 18, 2014) – The 2nd annual TRA Grindlab Jam was held Saturday, July 12th at the Grindlab Indoor/Outdoor Bike & Skatepark in Camp Hill, PA. With great prizes and support from Dan’s, S&M, Fit, Odyssey, Empire, Blackman’s Cycle, Dirtsculpt, Axlerad Screen Printing, SNAFU, Hyper, Soilworks, iON, Shadow, Subrosa, and Standard, the event was a one-of-a-kind amateur jam and comp for riders of all ages.

This year’s format featured 4 contests: Expert Park, Beginner Dirt, Expert Dirt, and 30 & Over Expert Dirt. Event Organizer, Mike Gentilcore explained “we‘ve had lots of requests since last year’s event to add a 30 & Over Expert class, so were psyched to add it to the contest. If the riders want it, we make it happen.“ This year‘s judges included trail staple Matt Stoner and one of Posh trails’ main caretakers, Brian Coleman. Each rider got 3 runs and highest combined score was used to determine the top three in each class. Can You Dig It was on hand to film the action along with Elevated Visuals‘ Troy Zeigler and ECD’s Nilo Hodge. A brief rainstorm passed through early in the day giving the dirt jumps a good wet down and bringing the crowd indoors to witness the action of Expert Park.

Expert Park was six man battle with tons of action that had the crowd cheering for more. 3rd place went to Jason Schmuck with big airs on the quarter pipe and multiple tire stall attempts on a window ledge 15 ft above the floor. After going down so close to pulling it a few times, Jason tried one more time after no believed he could get up and do it again – a man of pure determination for sure. 2nd place went to Todd Higer. With solid runs and a variety of tricks, Todd showed the judges why he deserved to be in the top three. 1st place went to Grindlab’s own Jordan Prince. Originally slated to judge, Jordan entered the contest and blew minds. With huge transfers over the center box combo, big airs and whips at height, plus lines that utilized the entire park, Jordan set the park on fire with unbelievable runs and a big smile.

After the rain passed the dirt jumps were untarped and ready for action. Beginner dirt had riders ages 5 through 12 throwing down on the Dirtsculpt-designed mini pump track. 10 year old Rider Delfino took 1st place by riding like the big guys, linking flowing airs though the rhythm and carving berms at speed. 2nd place went to 12 year old Sawyer Sorrells who served double duty helping TRA set up for the contest along with contest co-organizer and mom, Diane Sorrells. 3rd place went to 12 year old Nick Suhr who laid down some great runs to round out the podium. One of the highlights of the class was 5 year old Garrett Hawkins who rebel-ran the entire course backward every time.

The day ended with great action in both Expert and 30 and Over Expert Dirt. In 30 and Over Expert Dirt, Chuck Ware took top honors with solid runs and clicked turndowns that had the younger guys giving props. 2nd place went to 41 year old Jon Arrigoni with great moves like x-up one footers and no-BS trail style. Mike Brensinger finished out the top 3 with smooth tables and flowing, consistent runs.

In Expert Dirt, Jordan Prince blasted huge airs and an insane variety of tricks to add another win to his Expert Park win from earlier in the day. Jordan dropped jaws with smooth no handed 3’s, multiple tailwhips, and 360 tables so clicked and high that Brian Foster would have been proud. 2nd place went to last year‘s TRA Grindlab Jam double-winner, Evan Smedley. With smooth one footed tables and pure moto-whip trail style in every big air, Evan’s riding is always top notch and a pleasure to witness. 3rd place went to James Hawkins who edged out big brother Brad for a podium spot with tricks like x-up toboggans and clicked unturndowns. A big thanks goes out to 4th place rider Brad Hawkins who did and amazing job resurfacing both the jump line and pump loop before heading off to Colorado to join Grindlab course designer and builder, Dave King, and his Dirtsculpt team on their non-stop 2014 tour building courses for some of the world‘s largest BMX events.

For full event coverage check out on http://www.TRABMX.com and visit Grindlab skatepark at http://www.grindlabskatepark.com. You can also check out http://www.dirtsculpt.com for behind-the-scenes footage from Dave King the Dirtsculpt crew including the 2014 Austin X-games, Red Bull Dirt Conquers, Red Bull Berm Burners builds, and more.

TRA Grindlab Jam – July 12th, 2014 Results:

Expert Dirt:
1. Jordan Prince
2. Evan Smedley
3. James Hawkins
4. Brad Hawkins
5. Julius Greene

30 & Over Expert Dirt
1. Chuck Ware
2. John Arrigoni
3. Mike Brensinger
4. Brandon Rhoack
5. Jason Schmuck
6. Tony Slow

Expert Park:
1. Jordan Prince
2. Todd Higer
3. Jason Schmuck
4. Jeremy Smith
5. Tony Slow
6. Chuck Ware

Beginner Dirt:
1. Rider Delfino (10)
2. Sawyer Sorrells (12)
3. Nick Suhr (12)
4. Landon Rhoads (8)
5. Garret Hawkins (5)
6. Dale Suhr (10)
7. DJ Livingston (12)
8. Chase Delfino (6)
9. Rylee Sorrels (9)
10. Grant Brensinger (7)
11. Bennett Williams (8)
12. Henry Copeland (7)

Jordan Prince owned the 2014 TRA Grindlab Jam with big airs, huge transfers, and great moves like this 360 table for a double win in Expert Dirt and Expert Park.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Jordan Prince owned the 2014 TRA Grindlab Jam with big airs, huge transfers, and great moves like this 360 table for a double win in Expert Dirt and Expert Park. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Last year's double winner, Evan Smedley, took a strong 2nd in Expert Dirt with smooth runs and moves like this clicked one-footed table.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Last year’s double winner, Evan Smedley, took a strong 2nd in Expert Dirt with smooth runs and moves like this clicked one-footed table. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Expert Dirt Podium: 1st place Jordan Prince (middle), 2nd place Evan Smedley (left) and 3rd place James Hawkins (right).  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Expert Dirt Podium: 1st place Jordan Prince (middle), 2nd place Evan Smedley (left) and 3rd place James Hawkins (right). (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Blue skies and perfect weather after brief rainstorm made for a perfect day of riding at Grindlab.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Blue skies and perfect weather after brief rainstorm made for a perfect day of riding at Grindlab. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Can You Dig It was on hand to film the action including this no hander by Evan Smedley.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Can You Dig It was on hand to film the action including this no hander by Evan Smedley. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

 You can never have too many shots of Jordan Prince's 360 tables.  He had as many outfits for the contest as he did tricks including everything from no handed 360's to tailwhips.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

You can never have too many shots of Jordan Prince’s 360 tables. He had as many outfits for the contest as he did tricks including everything from no handed 360′s to tailwhips. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Chuck Ware ripped to 1st place in 30 & over Expert with solid runs and moves like this classic turndown.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Chuck Ware ripped to 1st place in 30 & over Expert with solid runs and moves like this classic turndown. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Expert Dirt and Park winner Jordan Prince with a no-handed 360.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Expert Dirt and Park winner Jordan Prince with a no-handed 360. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

James Hawkins edged out big brother Brad for a spot in the top 3 in Expert Dirt with moves like this x-up toboggan.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

James Hawkins edged out big brother Brad for a spot in the top 3 in Expert Dirt with moves like this x-up toboggan. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Evan Smedley with a big whip over the United banner.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Evan Smedley with a big whip over the United banner. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Expert Park Podium: 1st  place Jordan Prince (middle), 2nd place Todd Higer (left), and 3rd place Jason Schmuck (right).  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Expert Park Podium: 1st place Jordan Prince (middle), 2nd place Todd Higer (left), and 3rd place Jason Schmuck (right). (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Jason Schmuck, all crossed up with some classic trail style.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Jason Schmuck, all crossed up with some classic trail style. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Hanging out in the judges tower.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Hanging out in the judges tower. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

If you think this table by Brad Hawkins is smooth, you should've seen the smooth surface he created over the entire dirt park in preparation for the event.  Thanks Brad!  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

If you think this table by Brad Hawkins is smooth, you should’ve seen the smooth surface he created over the entire dirt park in preparation for the event. Thanks Brad! (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Blasting big air - another killer 360 no hander by Expert Dirt winner Jordan Prince.   (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Blasting big air – another killer 360 no hander by Expert Dirt winner Jordan Prince. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Contest judge and Posh Caretaker Brian Coleman takes a break from judging to catch some air.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Contest judge and Posh Caretaker Brian Coleman takes a break from judging to catch some air. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Evan Smedley with a clicked turndown over the second set.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Evan Smedley with a clicked turndown over the second set. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Matt Stoner takes a break from judging for a tie-dyed table.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Matt Stoner takes a break from judging for a tie-dyed table. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Todd Higer gets some airtime on the dirt jumps after placing 2nd in the Expert Park comp.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Todd Higer gets some airtime on the dirt jumps after placing 2nd in the Expert Park comp. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Big bikes, little bikes, the TRA Grindlab Jam has something to ride for everybody.

Big bikes, little bikes, the TRA Grindlab Jam has something to ride for everybody.

TRA owner and contest organizer, Mike Gentilcore, announced the action for the day.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

TRA owner and contest organizer, Mike Gentilcore, announced the action for the day. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Now this is a jam session.

Now this is a jam session.

Jason Schmuck came so close to pulling this back flip attempt and he kept going for it until he hit the ground.  Add this to multiple window sill tire stall attempts at 15ft in Expert Park and he may very well be the most determined rider of the day.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Jason Schmuck came so close to pulling this back flip attempt and he kept going for it until he hit the ground. Add this to multiple window sill tire stall attempts at 15ft in Expert Park and he may very well be the most determined rider of the day. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Mike Brensinger lays down a table for 3rd place in 30 & Over Expert Dirt.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Mike Brensinger lays down a table for 3rd place in 30 & Over Expert Dirt. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

James Hawkins, unturndown.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

James Hawkins, unturndown. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

41 year old Jon Arrigoni with an x-up one footer on his way to a 2nd in 30 & Over Expert Dirt.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

41 year old Jon Arrigoni with an x-up one footer on his way to a 2nd in 30 & Over Expert Dirt. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

30 & Over Expert winner Chuck Ware throws down a crossed up one-footer for the cameras.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

30 & Over Expert winner Chuck Ware throws down a crossed up one-footer for the cameras. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

At 14 years old, Julius Greene showed he could hang in Expert Dirt with moves like this nac nac.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

At 14 years old, Julius Greene showed he could hang in Expert Dirt with moves like this nac nac. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

30 & Over Expert Dirt Podium:  1st Place Chuck Ware (Middle), 2nd Place Jon Arrigoni (right), and 3rd place Mike Brensinger (left).  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

30 & Over Expert Dirt Podium: 1st Place Chuck Ware (Middle), 2nd Place Jon Arrigoni (right), and 3rd place Mike Brensinger (left). (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

10 year old Rider Delfino layed down some smooth runs for 1st place in Beginner Dirt.  He even carves berms like the big guys.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

10 year old Rider Delfino layed down some smooth runs for 1st place in Beginner Dirt. He even carves berms like the big guys. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Beginner Dirt Podium: 1st place Rider Delfino (center), 2nd place Sawyer Sorrells (right) and 3rd place Nick Suhr (left).  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Beginner Dirt Podium: 1st place Rider Delfino (center), 2nd place Sawyer Sorrells (right) and 3rd place Nick Suhr (left). (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Dirtlab's Sawyer Sorrells rode to a strong 2nd in Beginner Dirt after helping the TRA team set up banners all morning.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Dirtlab’s Sawyer Sorrells rode to a strong 2nd in Beginner Dirt after helping the TRA team set up banners all morning. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Rylee Sorrells looked stylish as usual in her pink and black gear.  Never mind that she was the only girl in the comp, she'll throw down anywhere there are jumps in front of her.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Rylee Sorrells looked stylish as usual in her pink and black gear. Never mind that she was the only girl in the comp, she’ll throw down anywhere there are jumps in front of her. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

5 year old Garrett Hawkins was the youngest competitor of the day.  He got everyone in the rebel mood with backward runs, on purpose, every time!  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

5 year old Garrett Hawkins was the youngest competitor of the day. He got everyone in the rebel mood with backward runs, on purpose, every time! (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Big air from 8 year old Landon Rhoads.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Big air from 8 year old Landon Rhoads. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

6 year old Chase Delfino is right on big brother Chase's heals.  Another Foster brothers in the making?  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

6 year old Chase Delfino is right on big brother Chase’s heals. Another Foster brothers in the making? (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Nick Suhr threw some manuals in between his airs to a 3rd in Beginner Dirt.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

Nick Suhr threw some manuals in between his airs to a 3rd in Beginner Dirt. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

All the kids in the Beginner Dirt comp enjoyed prizes from the event sponsors including Dan’s, S&M, Fit, Odyssey, Empire, Blackman’s Cycle, Dirtsculpt, Axlerad Screen Printing, SNAFU, Hyper, Soilworks, iON, Shadow, Subrosa, and Standard.  (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

All the kids in the Beginner Dirt comp enjoyed prizes from the event sponsors including Dan’s, S&M, Fit, Odyssey, Empire, Blackman’s Cycle, Dirtsculpt, Axlerad Screen Printing, SNAFU, Hyper, Soilworks, iON, Shadow, Subrosa, and Standard. (Photo: Nilo Hodge / ECD)

The TRA Grindlab Jam is more than just comps and 20 inchers - Erik Williams enjoys some air time on the big bike during the jam.  (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

The TRA Grindlab Jam is more than just comps and 20 inchers – Erik Williams enjoys some air time on the big bike during the jam. (Photo: Troy Zeigler / Elevated Visuals)

Grindlab Skatepark in Camp Hill, PA is an awesome place to ride any time of year for both indoor and outdoor action.  Owners Jami and Ken Braafhart are super cool.  Be sure to check it out at www.grindlabskatepark.com.

Grindlab Skatepark in Camp Hill, PA is an awesome place to ride any time of year for both indoor and outdoor action. Owners Jami and Ken Braafhart are super cool. Be sure to check it out at http://www.grindlabskatepark.com.

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TRA 2nd Annual GRINDlab Jam Video

Big thanks to Troy Zeigler at Elevated Visuals for this edit of the TRA 2nd Annual GRINDlab Jam, sponsored by Dan’s Comp, S&M, FIT, iON, Doublecross, Empire, Odyssey, Shadow, Soilworks, Standard, Subrosa, United, Hyper, SNAFU, Blackman’s Cycle, Dirtsculpt, and AxleRad Screen Printing.

You can check out additional great stuff by Elevated Visuals at:

http://YouTube.com/ElevatedVisuals

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http://twitter.com/ElevatedVisuals

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TRA Grindlab Jam 2014

The 2nd annual TRA Grindlab Jam will go down July 12, 2014 in Camp Hill, PA. The jam has something for riders of all ages and skill levels, as well as Beginner and Expert comps for Dirt and Park. Grindlab features an outdoor pump track and jump line as well as a full indoor skatepark. With jumps by Dirtsculpt, support from Posh and Catty trails, and cool prizes from event sponsors including Dan’s Comp, S&M, FIT, iON, Doublecross, Empire, Odyssey, Shadow, Soilworks, Standard, Subrosa, United, Hyper, SNAFU, and Blackman’s Cycle, it’s going to be some fun BMX times. Last year’s event featured over 150 participants and some great BMX action, so come on out and ride, compete, or just hang out. For more info, check out http://www.TRABMX.com and http://www.GrindlabSkatepark.com.

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Red Bull Trail Loop by Dirtsculpt

Trail Loop Web PhotoDirtsculpt’s Dave King built the Red Bull Trail Loop in TRA founder Mike Gentilcore’s back yard. Check it out in the Start section of the Transworld Ride BMX Jan/Feb 2014 issue. Good times were had watching Mike Hucker Clark pull amazing runs including this back flip in to front flip out.

Check out the official footage at http://www.redbull.com/us/en/bike/events/1331621458440/red-bull-trail-loop and behind the scenes photos on http://www.dirtsculpt.com.

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TRA BMX Grindlab Jam Video 2013

TRA BMX Grindlab Jam 2013, Sponsored by Shadow, Subrosa, iON, and Dirtsculpt. Video by Doug Foulke. Check out the contest results on http://www.TRABMX.com or visit the park at http://www.grindlabskatepark.com.

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Can You Dig It – TRA Grindlab Jam Footage

Big thanks to the crew at Can You Dig It for this great coverage of the TRA Grindlab Jam: http://canyoudigitbmx.com/exclusive-video-tra-grindlab-jam/

Check out all the Can You Dig It trail coverage at http://canyoudigitbmx.com/

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TRA BMX 2013 Grindlab Jam and Contest Results

Bethlehem, PA (August 8, 2013) – TRA’s first event went down Saturday, August 3rd at the Grindlab Indoor/Outdoor Bike & Skatepark in Camp Hill, PA. Featuring an outdoor pump track with a jump line as well a full indoor skatepark, the event was a fun, action-packed day for riders of all ages and skill levels. With great prizes from iON, Shadow, and Subrosa, the jam had something to ride for everyone and attracted over 150 riders and spectators from several surrounding states.

Dave King’s Dirstsculpt-designed course featured two separate pump track areas and a jump line laid out so that riders could share the entire loop even when the contests were running. Add in the indoor/outdoor setup and everyone had plenty of room to ride. TRA founder and event organizer, Mike Gentilcore explained, “We accomplished what we set out to do with this event – there was something for everyone and you could ride all day and have fun with a relaxed vibe. We had hardcore trail riders sessioning the same venue with 40 year old dads and their 8 year old kids and everybody was cheering each other on. And a bunch of young riders who’ve never competed before got a chance to rip it up. It was really cool to see.”

While the morning rain storm may have kept a good number of riders from attending, the sun came out and the weather turned out perfect for riding. The course was untarped and some great action went down.

There were four contests: Beginner Park, Expert Park, Beginner Dirt, and Expert Dirt. The panel of judges included Catty Trails’ / Axelrad’s Matt Trieval, Catty’s Kyle “Abe” Abraham, and Posh trails’ main caretaker and Red Bull Stomping Grounds / Dreamline contest judge, Jay “J Bone” Lonergan. Each rider got 3 runs and highest average score was used to determine the top three in each class. Mike Gentilcore announced the action with 70’s and 80’s metal blasting over the PA while Jami Braafheart, Grindlab owner and all-around good soul, served up the grill and kept everyone full of tasty goodness. iON was on site to demo their HD Sports camera line and iON’s Alaine Gordon presented a brand new HD camera to first place Expert Dirt. TRA VP, Dave King added that “My iON camera works awesome and gives a clearer picture than other cameras I’ve tried. I’ve used mine at Catty for a while now and it rules. We’re psyched to have one as a prize for this contest.”

Beginner Park had the crowd cheering when 4 year old Loukas Slattery took to the course for 2nd place with an ear to ear grin. He used age to his advantage as he inched out his 8 year old older brother Brandan who took third with some nice lines of his own over the box hip. First place went to 13 year old Xavier Dellinger who launched big airs to flat off the edge of the wedge ramp.

Expert Park was a throwdown with 11 riders and 11 distinctly different riding styles. Matt Stampski took third after the judges had to decide a tie-breaker over the solid runs of Dan Depre. Don Pirwitz blasted some big airs out of the quarter for a strong 2nd. 1st place went to Grindlab’s own Evan Smedley who had the park wired with high speed lines and big tire slides over the top of the vert wall. Some big moves went down, including Jeremy Smith’s picnic-bench handplant attempts into the mini that had the crowd on its feet.

In Beginner Dirt it was a refreshing site to see boys and girls from ages 8 to 14 competing in their own dirt comp. 12 year old Nicholas Suhr took the first place spot with clean flowing lines in the table rhythm while Anthony LaCroix (11) and Sawyer Sorrells (11) took the 2nd and 3rd place spots, resulting in a clean sweep for team Dirtlab. Special mentions include 8 year old Rylee Sorrels as TRA’s first female competitor and 14 year old Steven Dates who proved that Autism is no match for his passion for BMX.

At the end of the day,16 riders lined up to compete in Expert Dirt. After a last-minute watering, Ekim King guinea pigged the course for slick spots, the Motorhead was turned up, and the action was on. New York’s Andrew Fable ripped it up with solid runs including a one footed cross up 360 for 3rd. Maryland’s Dan Depre clicked turndowns at height and showed his own style with tricks like his tire grab whips for 2nd. But in the end it was a another win for Eric Smedley who took the iON HD camera first place prize with flowing big airs, tons of moto whips, and effortless tricks like his no footed toboggans. Two wins in one day was not bad for a guy who also shot photos, helped to promote the contest, and also maintained the jumps leading up to the event. Other notable mentions included a last minute entry by 45 year old Mike Gage who ripped it up after camping out in a tent Friday night and Jacob “Clipper” Pudlinger’s all-in riding style with a backflip over the last set that had many thinking he had a shot at the podium. At the end of the day, prizes were awarded and the top three riders received great prizes from iON, Shadow, and Subrosa that were presented by TRA’s Mike Gentilcore and iON’s Alaine Gordon.

The day ended with an all-age jam till sundown. With a great reception from the riders, spectators, and many good times going down, expect to see Grindlab on the TRA contest schedule again for 2014. See you there!

Keep an eye out for future events on http://www.TRABMX.com and http://www.Grindlabskatepark.com and be sure to visit the event sponsors at http://www.ioncamera.com, http://www.sparkysdistribution.com, http://www.theshadowconspiracy.com, and http://www.subrosabrand.com.

TRA Grindlab Jam – August 3rd, 2013 Results:

Expert Dirt:
1. Evan Smedley
2. Dan Depre
3. Andrew Fable
4. Chuck Weir
5. Jacob “Clipper” Pudlinger
6. Dan Pirwitz
7. Matt Maloney
8. Brian Coleman
9. Mike Gage
10. Ekim King
11. Mike Her
12. Brad Hawkins
13. Jon Arrigoni
14. Josh Noll
15. Mike Breinsiger
16. Eric Seifert

Expert Park:
1. Evan Smedley
2. Dan Pirwitz
3. Matt Stampski
4. Dan Depre
5. Jason Schmuck
6. Jon Arrigoni
7. Josh Stair
8. Josh Thomas
9. Jeremy Smith
10. Michael Mahin
11. Jeff Gentry

Beginner Dirt:
1. Nicholas Suhr (12)
2. Anthony LaCroix (11)
3. Sawyer Sorrells (11)
4. Dale Suhr (9)
5. Dominic LaCroix (9)
6. Jamie Gilbert (13)
7. Xavier Dellinger (13)
8. Zayn Dellinger (13)
9. Steven Dates (14)
10. Rylee Sorrells (8)
11. Grant Raum (13)

Beginner Park:
1. Xavier Dellinger (13)
2. Loukas Slattery (4)
3. Brandon Slattery (8)

Evan Smedley dominated TRA's 2013 Grindlab Jam with a double win in both Expert Park and Expert Dirt

Evan Smedley dominated TRA’s 2013 Grindlab Jam with a double win in both Expert Park and Expert Dirt.

Andrew Fable - tire grab over the first set.

Andrew Fable – tire grab over the first set.

Dan Depre - tire grab whip.

Dan Depre – tire grab whip.

Jeff Gentry sends a barspin over the hip in Expert Park.

Jeff Gentry sends a barspin over the hip in Expert Park.

The 2013 TRA Grindlab Jam contest judges: Catty's Matt Trieval, Posh's Jason Lonergan, and Catty's "Abe" Abraham do their jobs while iON's Alaine Gordon enjoys the view from the tower.

The 2013 TRA Grindlab Jam contest judges: Catty’s Matt Trieval, Posh’s Jason Lonergan, and Catty’s “Abe” Abraham do their jobs while iON’s Alaine Gordon enjoys the view from the tower.

Andrew Fable - cross up one footed 360 over the last set.

Andrew Fable – cross up one footed 360 over the last set.

Dan Pirwitz aired the back quarter for all it was worth.

Dan Pirwitz aired the back quarter for all it was worth.

The 2013 TRA Grindlab Jam was a good time for riders of all ages.

The 2013 TRA Grindlab Jam was a good time for riders of all ages.

Dan Depre - wall slap in the back corner.  He took home a 2nd in Expert Dirt along with some cool prizes from Shadow and Subrosa.

Dan Depre – wall slap in the back corner. He took home a 2nd in Expert Dirt along with some cool prizes from Shadow and Subrosa.

Clipper backflips the last set.

Clipper backflips the last set.

Ekim King - bicycle motocross.

Ekim King – bicycle motocross.

TRA's youngest competitor, Loukas Slattery, is all smiles on his way to 2nd in Beginner Park.

TRA’s youngest competitor, Loukas Slattery, is all smiles on his way to 2nd in Beginner Park.

The jam felt like a good day at the trails...the way it should be.

The jam felt like a good day at the trails…the way it should be.

Expert Dirt winners Evan Smedley (1st), Dan Depre (2nd), and Andrew Fable (3rd).  iON's Alaine Gordon awarded Evan a brand new iON HD sports camera.

Expert Dirt winners Evan Smedley (1st), Dan Depre (2nd), and Andrew Fable (3rd). iON’s Alaine Gordon awarded Evan a brand new iON HD sports camera.

Jeremy Smith had the crowd cheering when he went for this handplant transfer into the mini.

Jeremy Smith had the crowd cheering when he went for this handplant transfer into the mini.

Matt Stampski - rail slide

Matt Stampski – rail slide

14 year old Steven Dates proved that Autism is no match for his passion for BMX when he competed in Beginner Dirt - Inspiration!

14 year old Steven Dates proved that Autism is no match for his passion for BMX when he competed in Beginner Dirt – Inspiration!

Jon Arrigoni was wearing the right T-shirt as the Expert Dirt comp rocked on to Motorhead's "Bomber"

Jon Arrigoni was wearing the right T-shirt as the Expert Dirt comp rocked on to Motorhead’s “Bomber” blasting over the PA

Brandon Slattery blasted airs over the box hip in Beginner Park.

Brandon Slattery blasted airs over the box hip in Beginner Park.

TRA founder and event organizer Mike Gentilcore announced all 4 contests and kept the crowd psyched on the action.

TRA founder and event organizer Mike Gentilcore announced all 4 contests and kept the crowd psyched on the action.

Josh Thomas - wallride over the rail box

Josh Thomas – wallride over the rail box

8 year old Rylee Sorrells will go down in history as TRA's first ever female dirt competitor.  The fact that she's showing off Carley Young's autograph makes this photo double cool.

8 year old Rylee Sorrells will go down in history as TRA’s first ever female dirt competitor. The fact that she’s showing off Carley Young’s autograph makes this photo double cool.

Mike Her flying free and brakeless in Expert Dirt.

Mike Her flying free and brakeless in Expert Dirt.

The King's brought their newborn son, Emerson, out for his first TRA event.  What a cutie....

The King’s brought their newborn son, Emerson, out for his first TRA event.

After taking 2nd in Expert Park, Dan Pirwitz boosted this tuck no hander at height in Expert Dirt.

After taking 2nd in Expert Park, Dan Pirwitz boosted this tuck no hander at height in Expert Dirt.

Dan Depre - fakie out of the corner pocket.

Dan Depre – fakie out of the corner pocket.

Evan Smedley - Tire slide over the vert wall to 1st place in Expert Park.

Evan Smedley – Tire slide over the vert wall to 1st place in Expert Park.

Brian Coleman took time out from all his hard work at Posh to rip it up in Expert Dirt.

Brian Coleman took time out from all his hard work at Posh to rip it up in Expert Dirt.

Jami and Ken Braafhart run Grindlab with a fun family vibe.

Jami and Ken Braafhart run Grindlab with a fun family vibe.

Nicholas Suhr (12),  Anthony LaCroix (11), and Sawyer Sorrells (11) took the top three spots in Beginner Dirt for Team Dirtlab.

Nicholas Suhr (12), Anthony LaCroix (11), and Sawyer Sorrells (11) took the top three spots in Beginner Dirt for Team Dirtlab.

Michael Mahin spins a three over the box hip in Expert Park.

Michael Mahin spins a three over the box hip in Expert Park.

Jason Schmuck was pulling slow manual lines whenever and wherever he pleased.

Jason Schmuck was pulling slow manual lines whenever and wherever he pleased.

Xavier Dellinger - launch to flat to 1st place in beginner park.

Xavier Dellinger – launch to flat to 1st place in beginner park.

Brad Hawkins - classic moto style.

Brad Hawkins – classic moto style.

Josh Stair blasts the hip as the judges take notice.

Josh Stair blasts the hip as the judges take notice.

At TRA, we take our podium shots very seriously!

At TRA, we take our podium shots very, very seriously!

Henry Copelan (6) brought his Dad to watch the action in Expert Park.

Henry Copelan (6) brought his Dad to watch the action in Expert Park.

Bethlehem local, Kyle Keck getting rad over the last set

Bethlehem local, Kyle Keck getting rad over the last set

Mike Gentilcore and Dave King - riders, founders, and owners of TRA and Dirtsculpt.

Mike Gentilcore and Dave King – riders, founders, and owners of TRA and Dirtsculpt.

Chuck Weir with a superman seatgrab over the last set in Expert Dirt.

Chuck Weir with a superman seatgrab over the last set in Expert Dirt.

Mike Breinsinger: un-turndown with some rad style.

Mike Breinsinger: un-turndown with some rad style.

At 45 years young, Mike Gage was the oldest competitor in the comp.  Rad.

At 45 years young, Mike Gage was the oldest competitor in the comp. Rad.

Matt Maloney airs it out in Expert Dirt

Matt Maloney airs it out in Expert Dirt.

Knobbie tires and 4130 Chromoly - Jamie Gilbert (13) gets his BMX on in Beginner Dirt.

Knobbie tires and 4130 Chromoly – Jamie Gilbert (13) gets his BMX on in Beginner Dirt.

Chillin.

Chillin.

State College kiss - TRA CEO Mike Gentilcore started the State College trails circa 1987 along with a few other SC locals including Tom Worrick shown here.  Both have been in the sport since the 1970's.  State College trails, a.k.a."the field" R.I.P.!

State College kiss – TRA CEO Mike Gentilcore started the State College trails circa 1987 along with a few other SC locals including Tom Worrick shown here. Both have been in the sport since the 1970′s. State College trails, a.k.a.”the field” R.I.P.!

Dan Depre and Andrew Fable enjoy some cool prizes from Shadow and Subrosa for 2nd and 3rd in Expert Dirt.

Dan Depre and Andrew Fable enjoy some cool prizes from Shadow and Subrosa for 2nd and 3rd in Expert Dirt.

Expert Park winners:   Evan Smedley, Dan Pirwitz, and Matt Stampski with iON's Alaine Gordon and TRA's Mike Gentilcore.

Expert Park winners: Evan Smedley, Dan Pirwitz, and Matt Stampski with iON’s Alaine Gordon and TRA’s Mike Gentilcore.

Doug Foulke joined the TRA event team to film the action.

Doug Foulke joined the TRA event team to film the action.

Beginner Park winners:  Brothers Loukas (4) and Brandon Slattery (8) took 2nd and 3rd while Xavier Dellinger (13) took the win.

Beginner Park winners: Brothers Loukas (4) and Brandon Slattery (8) took 2nd and 3rd while Xavier Dellinger (13) took the win.

Josh Noll with a table one footer over the 2nd set.

Josh Noll with a table one footer over the 2nd set.

Dave King just had a baby boy, Emerson King, but it's gonna take a while till he loses all this pregnancy weight.

Dave King just had a baby boy, Emerson King, but it’s gonna take a while till he loses all this pregnancy weight.

Dave Best was a key volunteer and spent his time hanging banners, running supplies, and staying up late cutting up sticker packs.  Thanks Dave!

Dave Best was a key volunteer and spent his time hanging banners, running supplies, and staying up late cutting up sticker packs. Thanks Dave!

Beginner Dirt comp - THIS is BMX!

Beginner Dirt comp – THIS is BMX!

As the sun went down and the crowd cleared, Loukas Slattery (4), TRA’s youngest competitor, just kept on riding.

As the sun went down and the crowd cleared, Loukas Slattery (4), TRA’s youngest competitor, just kept on riding.

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