Photograph By Brian Shamanski
This week, skateboarding royalty meets surfing's finest in Huntington Beach California at the 2014 U.S. Open of Surfing. Held in conjunction with the surf competition is a skateboarding competition thrown by Vans known as the Van Doren Invitational, and the first competitors to hit the bowl was the women's division. What follows is a shot of the action earlier this week, followed by more throughout the weekend. Here, Alana Smith blunt fakies the deep end of the bowl.