The World Skateboarding Rider Cup NYC kicked off today with the Manhattan qualifiers at Coleman/LES skate park. Four teams battled it out to see which two teams would qualify for the finals on August 16th, go home with the top spot and $2000 CASH!

Recap and photos via Steve Rodriguez/Sticks & Stones

Photo Recap:

The next World Skateboarding Rider Cup hits the Bronx this Saturday (7/19) starting around noon. You can sign up or get more info about the contest series at: http://www.worldskateboarding.com/ridercup/