Rock A Rail 2015 – Full Gallery

Check all of the shots from Rock a Rail 2015. This contest is officially THE SHIT!

The 2015 and 5th anniversary edition of Rock A Rail went down last weekend in The Hague and brought some of the sickest rail riders on the planet to a massive new setup, which they proceeded to rip to shreds.

Despite some crazy unpredictable weather, the crowds braved the storm and stuck it out to the bitter end – and we don’t blame them.

The level of riding was higher than it’s ever been, and going on previous Rock A Rails, that’s definitely saying something. Green-haired Jesse Paul walked away with top honours, stomping heavy tricks on every feature, including an insane front board through the waterfall rail feature. Belgian ripper Kevin Trammer pulled out all the stops, landing some ridiculously tech tricks, and deservedly came in 2nd. Zak Hale rounded out the top 3 with consistently burly riding.

Jesse Augustinus locks into a back blunt for his fellow countrymen. Photo: Sam Oetiker

Rachida Aoulad got it done in the ladies category, with some super tech switch front boards on the down rail.

Ethan Morgan and Cees Wille both rode creatively, and took home crowd pleaser awards, while Denis Leontyev walked away with the best trick prize for a 50-50 frontside 360 to 50-50 transfer from pole jam to down rail.

Scroll on for all the shots:

WATCH: 60 Seconds from Rock A Rail 2015

Belgian homie Kevin Trammer was one of the standout riders of the contest. This kind can do every trick in the book! Back lip. Photo: Sam Oetiker
Max Zebe does his best spiderman impression. Photo: Sam Oetiker
Ethan ‘AJ Freeman’ Morgan rode super well all evening and was getting the crowd suitably pleased with his big gaps and creative lines. Front lip through the kinks. Photo: Sam Oetiker
Simon Pircher hits rails faster than the speed of light! Photo: Sam Oetiker
Ludde Lejkner and Zak Hale waiting for their drop. Photo: Michiel Rotgans
Jesse Augustinus touching down on a front board. Photo: Sam Oetiker
Not sure what a textbook front board looks like? Zak Hale delivering the goods. Photo: Sam Oetiker
Russian homie Artem Smollin waiting to drop. Photo: Sam Oetiker
Zak Hale’s consistency on the night was only matched by the two riders who podiumed above him. Proper nosepress through the down-flat-down. Photo: Michiel Rotgans
Artem Smolin tweaks out a solid front blunt to regs. Photo: Sam Oetiker
Jesse Paul flew all the way over from the US to ride this contest and it was definitely worth the trip. Kid absolutely crushed it and walked away €1000 richer, taking the top spot. Front blunt. Photo: Sam Oetiker
Joshua Pires with a solid front board during his heat. Photo: Sam Oetiker
Another one of Joshua. Backside 180 on. Photo: Sam Oetiker
Champagne shower? Run away! (or not). The men’s podium, from left to right: Zak Hale, Jesse Paul and Kevin Trammer
This chap was hyped on his sceond place finish. Watch out for Kevin Trammer, kid’s a ripper!


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