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The Second Event Of The 2007 SeasonCLEVELAND, Ohio. - Ryan Sheckler and Ryan Nyquist continued their domination on the AST Dew Tour collecting their second consecutive event titles in Skateboard Park and BMX Dirt competition on Friday, July 20 at the Right Guard Open, the second event on the 2007 AST Dew Tour at Cleveland's North Coast Harbor.
Sheckler, 17, of San Clemente, Calif., distanced himself from the rest of the Skateboard Park field with an average score of 94.00. A duo of Brazilian skaters rounded out the top three with Rodolfo Ramos scoring an 87.92 and Carlos De Andrade earning an 86.17. After two events, Sheckler leads the Skateboard Park tour standings with 200 points, followed by Ramos at 130 and De Andrade in third at 126.
"It feels great to have won two in a row," said Sheckler, the back-to-back Dew Tour champion. "I'm trying to win every event this season, I keep telling people that. I just give thanks to God for keeping me healthy and on the top of my game. I'm looking forward to the next three stops, and hopefully I can win those too. I'm on a mission."
Nyquist of Los Gatos, Calif., completed a flawless final run to overtake Corey Bohan and Luke Parslow of Australia to capture his second event title in as many events. Nyquist finished with a final score of 91.08. Bohan followed close behind at 90.42 and Parslow at 89.67. After two events, Nyquist leads the BMX Dirt tour standings with 200 points, followed by Cameron White at 130 and Bohan in third at 124.
"I'm definitely off to a great start," said Nyquist. "I'm definitely happy. I had kind of a scare in the second run and knew the 720 was a risky move, but I'm glad I was able to pull it off. It was a great competition and we've had some amazing runs this season."
Nyquist noted that he would donate his winnings, $15,000, to the Stephen Murray Recovery Fund to help Murray, who suffered a career-ending injury at the Panasonic Open last month.
The four-day competition is the second of five events of the AST Dew Tour that features skateboarding, BMX and freestyle motocross. Saturday's action features BMX Park and Skateboard Vert finals, while the Sunday schedule includes Freestyle Motocross and BMX Vert finals.
Final AST Dew Tour Results
AST Dew Tour-Right Guard Open Results
Friday, July 20, 2007
North Coast Harbor - Cleveland, Ohio
Skateboard Park Final Results
1. Ryan Sheckler, San Clemente, Calif, 94.00. 2. Rodolfo Ramos, Brazil, 87.92. 3. Carlos De Andrade, Brazil, 86.17. 4. Kurtis Colamonico, Long Beach, Calif., 85.67. 5. Austen Seaholm, Anaheim, Calif., 83.25. 6. Mike Peterson, Jacksonville, Fla., 79.08. * 7. Greg Lutzka, Milwaukee, Wis., 83.75. 8. Jereme Rogers, Boston, Mass., 79.50. 9. Rodney Jones, Baltimore, Md., 79.00. 10. Dayne Brummet, Lake Zurich, Ill., 77.50. 11. Chris Cudlipp, Kihei, Hawaii, 75.00. 12. Jason Barr, Rice Lake, Wis., 74.25.
* Did Not Qualify For Jam Session
BMX Dirt Final Results
1. Ryan Nyquist, Greenville, N.C., 91.08. 2. Corey Bohan, Australia, 90.42. 3. Luke Parslow, Australia, 89.67. 4. Cameron White, Australia, 88.92. 5. Anthony Napolitan, Youngstown, Ohio, 88.58. 6. Allan Cooke, Greenville, N.C., 87.00. 7. James Foster, Redlands, Calif., 86.75. 8. Diogo Canina, Brazil, 86.67. 9. Cory Nastazio, Flushing, N.Y., 85.59. 10. Joey Marks, Ft. Wayne, Ind., 85.42. 11. Ryan Guettler, Australia, 83.25. 12. TJ Ellis, Moreno Valley, Calif., 82.25
AST Dew Tour Skateboard Park Points Standings
1. Ryan Sheckler, 200. 2. Rodolfo Ramos, 130. 3. Carlos De Andrade, 126. 4. Greg Lutzka, 118. 5. Kurtis Colamonico, 98. 6. Austen Seaholm, 95. 7. Mike Peterson, 84. 8. Dayne Brummet, 76. 9. Jereme Rogers, 73. 10. Fabrizio Santos, 63. 11. Mathieu Therres, 59. 12. Rodney Jones, 55.
AST Dew Tour BMX Dirt Current Points Standings
1. Ryan Nyquist, 200. 2. Cameron White, 130. 3. Corey Bohan, 124. 4. Luke Parslow, 99. 5. Allan Cooke, 86. 6. James Foster, 86. 7. Chris Doyle, 66. 8. Diogo Canina, 63. 9. Dave Dillewaard, 63. 10. Ryan Guettler, 63. 11. Colin Mackay, 62. 12. Rob Darden, 59.