Billy Jam 2011 Wrap Up.
Here’s a pictorial show & VIDEO of what happened at this years High Roller Energy BillyJam. Enjoy!
The 2nd Annual Ess x High Roller Energy Billy Jam was held on Sat 21st of May on a glorious sunny day meant for snowboarding and skating With this years rail set being even bigger than the last including a extended quarter pipe/wall ride section. The good weather brought out over a thousand people for a family fun day out with sideshow attractions from RED/ANON with their unusual testing center which included Cream pies.
The amateur snowboarders kicked off in the early afternoon to a fresh delivery of snow which started the day off with a bang. The riders were competing for thousands of dollars in prizes including a snowboard set up from burton and outerwear from 3CS & bindings from flux to name a few. The competition had amazing standards and showcased the up and coming talent on the Australian shred scene. With the rad Throw-down award given to Hugh for his one footed Shenanigans.
1st Luke Sinclair
2nd Elliot Fielder
3rd Dane Sheriden
Throw-down award – Hugh (Lnp look alike)
Nikita Outerwear covered the girls comp with outerwear for first.
1st – Amber Arazny
2nd – Cyndi Barker (Ess Staff)
3rd – Zoe Gojnich
Meanwhile Monster skate park brought up their mobile street course to test the local skate crew with rad results. Bringing out some of the coasts best skaters out for the day, all 3 divisions were represented by under 13, under 16 and open pros. Anthony Bull taking out first in the opens and Sparksie from Analog skate adopted him for the weekend with the rest of the Analog Skate Team.
Pro Open skate Results
1st – Anthony Bull
2nd – Jason Vander
3rd – Adam Tabone (ess rider)
4th – Mortimer Gormsby (ess rider)
Once the sun went down and the lights came on it was time for the open snowboard division which included the likes of Pete Long, Lance Rees, Andy LLoyd, Lucas Mcgrath, Tom Pelley and Dane Tiene with a celebrity appearance from Etinne Gilbert (old school wildcat /Quebecois and currently riding YES boards). The opens threw down for an hour while judges Amine (Yes,Flux) Marcus stocker (gnu/lib) and Yes Rider Shaun Belmore picked the top eight.
While the finals were being organised Forum put together the Forum Double Dog Eating comp was one with the winner eating the most dogs covered in a nice hot chilli for a Forum snowboard.
The amount of spin on spin off combination’s was mind boggling with more than enough nose & tail presses, hand-plants and fast plants and one outstanding Tame dog. After all was said and done between stomps and slams, the crowd was screaming for more the comp was over.
2nd Annual Ess x high roller Energy Results
1st – Daniel “Harry” Crean
2nd – Dane Tiene
tie 3rd Tom Pelly & Etinne Gilbert
First was taking out by Daniel ” Harry ” Crean who brought not only a mobile party crowd but a ridiculous amount of tricks including f/s 360 on tail press clean.
Thanks again to everybody who shoveled, sweated, rode, slammed, cheered, skated, came and had a rad day. In The Memory of Our Good Friend Billy Reynolds…
A massive thanks to all our Sponsors for the 2011 Billy Jam,
A Massive thanks to: Todd Quigley, Dane Wise & Kiryn Clay for the pics from the day. Another big thanks to Mick Simpson for the video edit too.