CCS Sponsors Twelve New Ams Discovered Through The Am Project
(New York) – CCS announces the winners of The Am Project, an ambitious initiative the retailer launched to discover the skate world’s most promising and gifted amateur skateboarders. CCS launched a 60-day, nationwide search accepting video submissions from hundreds of today’s rising talent.
After reviewing hours upon hours of footage the top candidates were carefully selected and the public had a chance to vote for the two winners. A final ten were chosen by CCS’ pro skate team riders including Torey Pudwill, Ryan Sheckler, Mark Appleyard, Theotis Beasley and Lizard King.
CCS Am Project video montage showcasing select tricks of all 12 up-and-coming ams
The top two chosen through online votes:
Trent Hazelwood – Mechanicsville, VA
Mikey Whitehouse – Edinburg, TX
The CCS pro team select winners:
Mike Piwowar – Chicago, IL
Sammy Montano – Fullerton, CA
Nolan Reardon -Culver City, CA
Matt Fisher – American Fork, UT
Matt Lemond – Santa Monica, CA
Major Jones – Oakland, CA
Vinnie Thomas – Houston, TX
Gary Bolos – Shallotte, NC
Jonathon Yanez – Rivera, CA
Clay Kosh – College Station, TX
The AM Project was made possible by brand partnerships with DGK, adidas, LRG, Girl, Nike, Krew, Emerica, Independent, Volcom, Ricta, Bones wheels, Theeve, Venture, Element and Lakai. In its third year, The Am Project strives to identify and support the most promising upcoming skateboarders around the country, putting them well on the path to pro. The 12 winners will receive a year sponsorship including cash, travel, product and well-deserved exposure.
Congratulations to the well deserved winners of an amazing chance to show the world their stuff. One of the biggest challenges in the skateboarding is getting in front of companies when you are looking for sponsorship and this project is tremendous for newly discovered talent. How stoked would you be if Torey Pudwill, Ryan Sheckler, Mark Appleyard, Theotis Beasley and Lizard King approved your skating and picked you for the team?
Stay tuned to CCS.com for extensive coverage of all the winners.
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