Maloof Money Cup Narrows Field— 12 Skaters Advance to Battle for $160k at Pro Street Finals LIVE on FUEL TV at 4 p.m. EST Collin Provost, Ryan Decenzo and Greg Lutzka Claim Top Three in Semis
(New York – June 4, 2011) – The Maloof Money Cup New York presented by Vans – and airing live on FUEL TV – kicked off Saturday in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, with the Pro Street Qualifiers and Semi Finals. With every ticket sold out, close to 10,000 fans watched from the grandstands and the Festival Village where a Jumbotron aired the contest live for the overflow crowd. The webcast on maloofmoneycup.com broke records for live action sports webcasts with a stunning 747 hits per second. Celebrities including NY Jets Quarterback Mark Sanchez and U-CONN Point Guard Kemba Walker were on hand to catch all the action of the Semi Finals where Collin Provost, Ryan Decenzo and Greg Lutzka hyped the crowd and earned the top three spots. If you didn’t catch all the action Saturday, come out to the Festival Village Sunday. Tickets are still available for the Sunday Finals on site at the Festival Village entrance.
Semi Final Results (Top 12 skaters advance to Sunday’s Pro Street Finals): 1. Collin Provost 257.00 2. Ryan Decenzo 255.67 3. Greg Lutzka 255.00 4. Justin Figueroa 248.66 5. Nick Merlino 247.00 6. Jackson Curtin 245.00 7. Andrew Reynolds 243.00 8. Dennis Busenitz 238.67 9. Cory Kennedy 236.67 10. Sierra Fellers 236.33 11. Manny Santiago 235.34 12. Eli Reed 225.00
Sunday’s schedule includes the vitaminwater Am Open at 11 a.m., followed by the Pro Street Finals at 4 p.m., which will air LIVE on FUEL TV. Watch the live, HD webcast on www.maloofmoneycup.com. About The Maloof Money Cup Maloof Skateboarding (www.maloofskateboarding.com) produces the Maloof Money Cup. Presented by Vans, the Maloof Money Cup is the world’s greatest skateboarding event and the premiere showcase for amateur and professional skateboarding. In 2011, the Maloof Money Cup hosts three U.S. contests, returning to Queens, NY June 4-5 and Orange County, Calif. plus a new host city, Washington, D.C., on Labor Day weekend, September 3-MEDIA CONTACTS For MMC Brendi Rawlin Jennifer Chidester 619-549-3066 858-472-1952
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