Don’t miss the Monster Army Recon BMX Tour at Windells!

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Even though it’s down to the last session on snow, things at Windells are slowing down quite yet. On August 17th, during our Session 8, Windells is hosting the Monster Army Recon BMX tour. Windells will be the last all-ages west coast stop! Get in on the action.

This year the Recon Tour is highlighting the 10 best parks in the country – 5 on the east coast, and 5 on the west coast. As the final stop for the west coast, the Windells campus is stoked to get in on the fun! We will have Monster Energy’s BMX Pro rider Mike Spinner here to host the competition, and the division winner from each stop will receive an all expenses paid trip to Spinner’s very own private backyard compound for the Recon Finals. Nearly $100,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs!

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To register for the competition, head over to www.therecontour.com. If you haven’t already signed up for BMX camp for Session 7 or 8 you can still sign up! Recon Tour competitors can save $150 on Session 8 BMX Camp!  Register Today with discount code: BMXNW

If you want to check out a live view of our Concrete Jungle to see what the set up is going to look like, check out our webcams – you can catch a full glimpse of our campus and see what’s happening!

 

Narly by Nature: Windells Camp 1st Annual Open Skate Contest

 

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Nestled in the heart of Oregon’s wilderness lies Windells Camp, home to the infamous Concrete Jungle skatepark. For the first time since it’s debut, the Jungle will set the stage for an entirely open skate contest hosted by Windells Camp. On top of a cash purse for the pros and tons of prizes for the ams, donations will be going towards the Powell Blvd Skatepark fundraiser, helping to bring another amazing park to the Northwest. Get ready for Narly by Nature, it’s going to be one for the books.

Saturday August 10th, 2013
3-5pm Registration
5-8pm Contest
8-9pm Awards

$10 Cash registration fee for all competitors

Contest will be broken into four groups: Pros, 15+ Ams, 14- Ams, Girls

Come help raise money for a new Portland skatepark and enjoy live music, food carts, product giveaways, and a skate contest like none other. We hope to see you here!

Sponsored by: Ipath Footwear, Gatorade, Usurper Skateboards, Slow Death Distribution, Volcom, INI Cooperative, and Windells Camp.

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B.O.B. Construction Update! Comment to win

In case you missed the news, we are adding a brand new indoor street course to the Windells campus! Yup, you heard it right. B.O.B. (the building out back) is getting a makeover just in time for Summer 2013. Scott Everly and his crew of builders have been working every single day to bring you guys an incredible park. Thanks to the insanely fast work of these seasoned veterans, we are bringing you a sneak peak of the rebuild. Stay tuned for more photo leaks as we get closer to opening day of the new park!

CONTEST ALERT:

Comment on this blog and let us know why you should be one of the first campers to skate the new park. One lucky winner will receive $150 off Session 1 Skateboard Camp. Submit your entry by Monday May 13th for a chance to win.

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Register for camp today and come skate the new park! Spaces are limited –> Sign up here.

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Register for Session 1 with Gnarly and Win Gear!

Want to win awesome gear from Gnarly, Electric Visual, and adidas Snowboarding? Register for Session 1 by May 10th and be entered into the drawing. That’s right, we have extended the May 1st deadline just for this contest. So don’t miss out on our generosity! Forest Bailey will choose the winners during the session!

Join the Gnarly crew for Session 1 and ride with Keegan Valaika, Forest Bailey, Alex Stathis, Danimals, and Justin Fronius all week!

Register today! Space is limited https://secure.windells.com/dates_and_prices
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*Campers already registered for Session 1 will be automatically entered into the drawing. Don’t worry.

Windells design a tee contest winners!

Windells launched the “design a tee” contest last week. Designs have been rolling in via instagram and e-mail and we are stoked on all of the submissions! One winner has a chance for their design to be featured in Windells’ Summer 2013 product line.

We’re ready to announce our 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners!

3rd Place: @sir__vincent Thanks for tagging #windellsdesigncontest!

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2nd Place Winner: @gfraser26 Very creative!

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1st Place Winner: Myles Cameron e-mailed us this design and we like it!

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Check out @windellscamp on instagram and get registered for your session at the “funnest” place on earth! We are taking registrations for Snowboard, Ski, Skate and BMX Summer Camp. Save your spot before they’re gone!

 

 

USASA Nationals 2013 with Windells Camp

Another great season with the USASA Hood series is in the books. We made our annual trek to Copper Mountain, CO to hang out at the USASA Nationals, dish out a ton of free gear, and raise money for the scholarship program. Man, what a fun week it has been. Check out all the festivities right here!

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Design a tee shirt for Windells contest!

Being sketchy is usually discouraged. We’re here to tell you that it’s ok to be sketchy. Being sketchy might just get your design featured in the Summer 2013 line! Create an original design and tag it #windellsdesigncontest on instagram. Your design could be the next big thing in Dex’s Shop!

Tag your entries before Friday, April 5th and follow @windellscamp! The winner will also receive a Windells prize pack with a collection of official camp gear.

 
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Head Counselor Cody Lee Wins TransAm Finals!

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For the second year in a row Head Counselor Cody Lee has taken home the 1st Place Title at the TransAm Finals in Park City. We are so happy to see Cody standing tall with arms full of gear. Congratulations to the very deserving, very hard working, very talented, CODY LEEEEE!!

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Watch the full recap here and make sure to hang with Cody and the whole Windells Crew this summer at camp. Register today while spaces last!

Nick Goepper wins 2013 Austrian Open!

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Congratulations to Windells Academy alum Nick Goepper on another amazing win for this 2012-2013 season. Nick been traveling the world in search of new adventures, and exciting competitions, making all of us here at Windells proud supporters of his success. Good work Nick. We are so stoked for you!

2013 Austrian Freeski Open Results

Men’s Top 10:

  1. Nick Goepper
  2. James Woods
  3. McRae Williams
  4. Andreas Hatveit
  5. Gus Kenworthy
  6. Charles Gagnier
  7. Vincent Gagnier
  8. Felix Stridsberg-Usterud
  9. Elias Ambuhl
  10.  Antti Ollila

Women’s Top 10:

  1. Lisa Zimmermann
  2. Katie Summerhayes
  3. Kelly Sildaru
  4. Sarah Poppel
  5. Maude Raymond
  6. Anna Vincenti
  7. Camillia Berra
  8. Regina Rathgeb
  9. Philo Bair
  10. Wilma Lofgren

Nick Goepper wins the Austrian Freeski Open | Photo: Austrian Freeski Open/ Matthias Rhomeberg

 

Backyard Park Contest Results!

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Nick Goepper’s latest trip home to Indiana inspired this week’s Backyard Park Contest. Taking some tips from our summer park, you guys are setting up some awesome yard creations. As we expected, we got some amazing entries. It definitely seems like you guys have been busy out there! Maybe our summer park has inspired all of you to get a piece of the action. Without further delay, let’s take a look at some of our favorite entries and (drum roll please) announce our contest winner!

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