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Theres no exact science to turning pro within skateboarding. Ted Hendricks Jersey . Its not as easy as getting drafted to a pro team straight out of college. Quite the contrary, its a nebulous process that varies from skate brand to brand.Ryan Clements, founder of The Boardr and The Boardr Am series, knows a thing or two about the process. Yes, its a ton of hard work and commitment, but it also includes skating contests and getting noticed.Contest series like The Boardr Am actually help build value for younger skaters to ultimately go pro, says Clements.A founder of The Boardr alongside Rob Meronek, Clements started skateboarding in 1985 and eventually moved into a general manager position at the Skatepark of Tampa, longtime home of the Tampa Am and Tampa Pro series. Eventually, Clements expanded into athlete management and founded Excel Management before heading out on his own with Meronek to found The Boardr, which began their amateur series at the start of 2015.Along the way, Clements and The Boardr met a young teenager from Jacksonville, Florida named Paul Hart that was skating amateur contests and getting noticed. Not long after, Hart started receiving free decks from a French-based brand known as Cliché. After getting hooked up by the brand, he was asked to go on a team tour, but declined because of school, eventually deciding to drop out of high school and move to Anaheim, California. He was 17.And even at a young age, he knew what he needed to do for his skating to progress from amateur to pro. I respect the process, Hart told skate podcast The Nine Club last month. I was just some Floridian d**k dog, and I needed to keep doing what I was doing. Ive just gotta be myself and let it happen.Hart appeared in Cliché videos, went on trips, and remained easy to work with while progressing his skating. He skated The Boardr Am L.A. stop in 2015.Eventually, Hart was added to the amateur team in 2015, and not long after, Cliché asked him to start filming a new video part, a part that would eventually become his In Hart We Trust pro part for Thrasher Magazine. They just told me to start filming. About half a year went by and they told me that they want to turn me pro and that became my pro part, says Hart.The event was well timed. Alongside his new video release, Cliché debuted his pro board at a pro party for Hart, with interviews from Thrasher and The Nine Club not far behind. A signature pro wheel from Bones followed a week later, and last week, Hart headed out to China with the FP Insoles crew to film.Im just stoked to be in this vibe skating, says Hart. Im just blessed to be in this position.And yeah, maybe legit am contests helped Paul turn pro just a little bit, adds Clements.The Best of The Boardr Am 2016 premieres on Mon., Oct. 10 on XGames.com. Bruce Irvin Jersey . A big centre with all the tools to be an elite player, Johansen paced the Blue Jackets with a standout game Saturday night. He had a goal and two assists for a career-high three points as Columbus beat the New York Islanders 5-2 to snap a five-game losing streak. Giorgio Tavecchio Jersey . The judges scored it 48-47, 48-47, 49-46 for Jones (19-1). It was the champions closest call. Despite the loss, it was a remarkable show by the confident Swedish challenger, who had the best of the early rounds and then hung on in the fourth and fifth. http:///...e-nelson-jersey.html . Wall made the comment in a speech to a Regina business crowd that included Lesnar. The U.S. wrestler and retired mixed martial artist says he was visiting his brothers farm in Saskatchewan and decided he wanted to hear what the premier had to say. RICHMOND, Va. -- Mo Alie-Cox scored 15 points and Justin Tillman added 14 as Virginia Commonwealth beat UNC Asheville 80-65 in a season opener Friday night.Cox was 5 of 7 from the field and hit 5 of 7 free throws for the Rams. Tillman was 7 of 11 from the field. Each grabbed six rebounds and Cox had three steals. Doug Brooks added 12 points and Jonathan Williams and Samir Doughty had 10 apiece.JeQuan Lewis sank a 3-pointer with 1:14 left in the first half to give VCU a 36-300 advantage at the break. Amari Cooper Jersey. The Rams never trailed after that.Tillman drained a layup to put VCU up 47-35 early in the second period. UNC Asheville closed the gap to eight, 55-47, with 11:21 to play but could not get closer.Ahmad Thomas led the Bulldogs with 20 points. Will Weeks and Kevin Vannatta had 13 points and five rebounds apiece. Wholesale Authentic JerseysWholesale NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys AuthenticCheap Jerseys 2018Cheap Nike NFL JerseysWholesale Jerseys 2020Jerseys From China' ' '