How I Spank’d My Summer Photo Contest
Remember when you’d go back to elementary school in the fall and your teachers would have you make a “How I Spent My Summer” project in class? Well that's exactly what we asked of you for a chance to win this Spank Spoon One2One dirt jump bike.
During the course of the contest, Vital's resident dirt jump and skatepark destroyer, Andy Holloway, took a few days to get acquainted with the bike and see what it's capable of. Check out his review of this custom Spank build here.
Without further ado, the top eight finalists from nearly 300 entries are listed below, in no particular order. The ultimate winner was chosen by Spank Signature Series rider Darren Berrecloth.
Top Eight Finalists
These photos stood out for various reasons, including the story they told and just overall awesomeness. Each of the finalists shown here will receive a Spank Bikes swag pack!
10-year-old Seth Sherlock droppin' in by Matt Domanski
Martin Söderström launching into orbit at the Åre Bike Park by Johan Gustavsson
Chris Calleros ripping turns in Big Bear, CA by Dan Severson
Alvino Garcia getting all kinds of sideways by Matt Edwards
Chris Kawula killing it in the forest by Adam Klimek
Kevin Rauhauser enjoying a summer sunset at Valmont Bike Park by Gwyneth Glissmann
Chad Wallin riding through the rays in Park City, UT by Daniel Riley
Luca Lucas avoiding the SoCal heat with some night ride blasting by Cade VanHeel
Who stood out the most? We asked Darren Berrecloth to make the final call. Drum roll please! The winner of the decked out, highly shreddable Spank Spoon One2One dirt jumper is...
Here's what the Claw had to say about his choice: "I'm going to go with the shot of Alvino Garcia by Matt Edwards. The exposure is even, the scenery is rad and the style is sick, too. Who doesn't love a good whip photo?! My only critique is that the action is in the middle of the frame."
Nice going, Alvino and Matt. Congrats on the win! Your summer snap just won you an amazing build that rides incredibly well. You're going to love the new ride...
Be sure to check out www.Spank-Ind.com for all the details on the One2One and the Spank parts rounding it out. Also, big thanks to the companies that helped piece together this ride, includingManitou, Hayes, Token, and AtomLab.