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Austin Keen wins South Side Shoot Out

Jun 04, 2014
Photo by: Dan Cook Pro Austin Keen of Tybee Island, Ga., slams a wave and takes first place in the pro division of the 2014 South Side Shoot Out.

Austin Keen was the big winner in the annual South Side Shoot Out skimboarding competition at the Indian River Inlet May 31-June 1.

The Tybee Island, Ga., resident wowed judges in the professional division final to take top honors. Taking second place was Teddy Vlasis, with Shawn Kenney, Sam Stinnett and Blair Conklin rounded out the top 5.

Other division winners include:

Mini men

1. Linley Hill

2. Eric Sheckells

3. Maddox Gipko

Menehune

1. Blake Gipko

2. Aidan Stevenson

3. Eoin Lally

Junior girls

1. Sydney Pizza

2. Anneliese Hatfield

3. Sundene Lodge

Girls

1. Brice McInroy

2. Melanie Landry

3. Kate La Costa

Boys

1. Casey Ritzer

2. Carter Hill

3. Brendon Wick

Junior men

1. Max Wheeler

2. Patrick Monigle

3. Nick Baker

Men

1. Sam McCoy

2. Dylan Dobson

3. Lucas McCoy

Women

1. Alex Yokley

2. Kelsey Bloom

3. Sam Victor

Senior men

1. E.T. Baker

2. Tim Raimo

3. Kelly Sobol

Masters

1. Phil Covington

2. Matt Furey

3. Josh Olmstead

Grandmasters

1. Greg Catts

2. Corey Mahoney

3. Joe Ward

Senior Grandmasters

1. Mark Mills

2. Brice Roughton

3. Bobby Burnette

Semi-pro

1. Casey Ritzer

2. Sam McCoy

3. Max Wheeler

Women's pro

1. Brittany Osburn

2. Casey Kiernan

3. Libby Rendall

Austin Keen sprays front side that earned him first place in the 2014 South Side Shoot Out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Austin Keen wraps a wave and earned him first place in the 2014 South Side Shoot Out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Austin Keen shows his form that earned him first place in the 2014 South Side Shoot Out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Austin Keen shows a wrap that earned him first place in the 2014 South Side Shoot Out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Austin Keen shows his form that earned him first place in the 2014 South Side Shoot Out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Teddy Vlasis of Laguna Beach, Calif., takes second place in the pro division of the South Side Shoot Out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Teddy Vlasis gets some air and takes second place in the pro division of the South Side Shoot Out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Teddy Vlasis rides down the line and takes second place in the pro division of the South Side Shoot Out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Shawn Kenny of Kill Devil Hills, N.C., wraps and goes into a barrel to take third place in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Sam Stinnett of Laguna Beach, Calif., takes fourth place in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Dave Armstrong from Manasota Beach, Fla., gets some major air in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Dave Armstrong grabs for the board in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Alley Oop Skim Camp owner Jason Wilson performs a wrap in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Alley Oop Skim Camp owner Jason Wilson performs in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Local pro Dan McDonald shows his stuff in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Local pro Dan McDonald shows his stuff in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Local pro Dan McDonald rides down the line front side in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Jack Tenney of Indian Rocks Beach, Fla., placed sixth in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Jack Tenney wraps and placed sixth in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Jack Tenney placed sixth in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Perry Pruitt grabs his rail and gets covered up and made an impression in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Perry Pruitt made an impression in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cesar Caminero catches a wave in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Dave Armstrong performs an air reentry of a wave in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Johnny Salta makes a spray and gets covered up in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Blake Tyre pumps out of a wave in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Morgan Just shows a move in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Emcee Ed Hayden kept the excitement going during the South Side Shoot Out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Alex Yokley of Maryland cruises down the line and won the women's division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Alex Yokley of Maryland awaits the perfect ride in the women's division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Catherine Squillante performs in the women's division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Locals Matt McKaskill, top, and Luke Meacci almost collide on this wave. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Matt McKaskill gets big air in the junior men's division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Turner Tenney places fourth in the junior men's divison. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Ian Kenney shows his skill in the junior men's division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Ian Kenney shows his skill in the junior men's division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Patrick Monigle of Rehoboth Beach rides down the line front side and garnered second place in the junior men's division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Junior men's winner Patrick Monigle, right, avoids a dangerous crash with third-place winner Nick Baker. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Local Luke Meacci skims in the junior men's division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Alley Oop Skim Camp owners Jason Wilson, left, and Corey Mahoney tag teamed the emcee duties at the popular event. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Jason Wilson announces the next heat during the South Side Shoot Out. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Derek Shenton performs in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Tim Fulton grabs the rail in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Dave Scott goes for the cover up in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
John Joyce throws a back side spray in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Blair Conklin from Laguna Beach, California wraps and comes around front side and placed fifth in the pro division. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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