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Skate the Cape Shred Festival held at state park

November 25, 2013
Judge and owner Rob Wheeler, right, and judge Austin Bouthillet give points in the Slalom. BY DENY HOWETH

The second annual Skate the Cape Shred Festival was hosted Nov. 9-10 by Faceplant Boardriders, which is owned by brothers Rick and Rob Wheeler from Middletown.

Faceplant Boardriders, a longboard company, and WheelRZ, a longboard wheel company, created the two-day event in Cape Henlopen State Park with day one an Enduro Push Race and a downhill race. Day two was a slalom race and then a slide competition. Liquid Board Shop and Red Bull were sponsors of the event.

Local winners were:

Max Bisaha, Lewes, Third Place AM Enduro Push Race.

Delaware winners were:

Jesse Wipf, Middletown - Second Place Slalom
Matt English, Newark - Third Place Slalom
Dylan Baist-Bliss, Newark - Third Place Open (pro) DH Race