Aaron Simone is here as alternate earning it from the Woodward stop, he may not get to compete, but he is enjoying the experience.
Maxime Charveron - Huge pocket from left to right
Alex Hiam - 360 Whip to Fakie
Alex Hiam - Alley-Oop Table
We are riding right on Huntington Beach! Australian Cody Pollard qualified from the Sydney stop. He broke his collorbone there and didn't ride for 3 months!
It was so hot today but Corey Walsh went fashion over function.
MC Darryl Nau is in the house and is cracking jokes already.
Dennis Enarson won practice today.
Switch air, switch double bar. The one and only Dennis Enarson
Jamie Cooper-Ellis rode Mexico and then the Woodward stop where he earned his spot to ride in HB
Kevin Peraza is fresh off a Gold Medal and feeling casual today in Slip-On's. Nothing casual about the way he rode though!
A few riders are getting into this move made popular by Kevin Peraza.
When the horns are a blazin, so is Larry Edgar
Blue Sky, blue water and a blue bike owned by Ryan Nyquist who qualified at the Sydney stop.
Sydney winner Sergio Layos with Malaga winner Chase Hawk.
Series points leader Sergio Layos
Previous High-Air champ Tom Dugan warming up the quarter.
8ft air eye-level view of the bowl with Tom Dugan
Trey Jones usually runs a pair of Slip-On's for a year or more but he said somebody vandalized his last night so he had to stop by the Vans US Open pop-up shop today and re-up.
The calm before the storm. The finals session before Friday's prelims.