On January 22nd, 2010, we partnered with 5Boro and first announced The Best Line In New York Clip Contest. A simple contest where kids can go out, film one line anywhere in New York and win $1,000, a year supply of éS sneakers, $500 worth of Volcom gear, $500 worth of 5Boro product and a year’s supply of Red Bull! We’re taking a look back at the contest and the lines that went down in the attempts to walk away the winner. A lot of really good lines were submitted but Nate Rojas put down a heavy line at the Brooklyn Banks to set himself apart from everyone else. Below is a little breakdown from the original post 7 years ago. 

Congratulations Nate Rojas!

Nate Rojas claimed The Best Line In New York Clip Contest with a line shot by Harry Corrigan down at the Brooklyn Banks. Nate’s line features a bs 5050 down the small banks 9 stair, chain ollie into street, kickflips out of street, 360 flips down the big banks 4 stair and then seals the deal with a perfect crookiemonster down the big banks 13 stair. Nate walks away with $1,000, a year’s supply of Red Bull, one year’s supply of éS sneakers, $500 worth of Volcom gear and $500 worth of 5Boro gear… not bad for 42 seconds of skating!

Steve Rodriguez (5Boro) presented the Best Line clips at the This Time Tomorrow NYC premiere (4/17/2010). The top five (Charles Lamb, Bill Pierce, Nate Rojas, Ryan Santiago & Scott Sutherland) all got VIP access to the event, including tickets to this year’s Maloof Money Cup plus some NY Skateboarding goodies.

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Congratulations Nate and thanks to all the rippers who entered. We also want to thank the sponsors (Volcom, Red Bull, éS, MetroPlus & 5Boro) for making this contest happen and thank YOU for tuning in!

Thanks Again!

to all the dudes who entered, each entry had an amazing line!

Thank you to all the sponsors: Volcom, Red Bull, éS, MetroPlus & 5Boro!

Especially thank you to everyone who helped put this together including:
Steve Rodriguez, Shawn Haarstick, Convoy Films, Chris Kent, Wendy Rodewald, EJ Spindler & Ben Weathers-Lowin!

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