New blood for the win at Street League Chicago 2017
Street League stops in Chicago
This past weekend, the 2017 Street League Series touched down in Chicago, Illinois for the third stop of the year. In the end, upstart Dashawn Jordan grabbed the win, along with a Golden Ticket invite into the Super Crown. Here, XGames.com takes a look back at the action from Chi-Town.
The Chicago final was a true cliffhanger and definitely one for the books! Things got heated in the run section with each of the skaters rifling off hammers.
New to the Street League course in Chicago was a larger than expected transition, which Carlos Ribeiro had no problem adjusting to. Here, Ribeiro backside smiths with ease.
Hometown hero Chaz Ortiz didn't qualify into the finals, but he definitely put on a show for the hometown crowd. Here, Ortiz noseblunts with style on day 2 of Street League Chicago.
Rise to stardom
In only a year, Dashawn Jordan has gone from winning the 2016 Tampa Am, to earning a spot on the 2017 SLS World Tour, and now, taking home the Golden Ticket in what was a must-win scenario to secure Super Crown berth.
Stole the show
Dashawn Jordan stole the show. He handled a laser flip off the top of the hubba for a whopping 9.4 -- which was the highest score of the contest -- as well as 360 flip 50-50 down it.
Things are getting serious at Street League, just weeks before the Super Crown. And this is how Dashawn Jordan took home the win.
How good did Dashawn Jordan skate? Well, it looks like Guy Mariano wants an autograph, if that's any indication.
SLS favorite Evan Smith didn't make the finals, but he did wear two different shoes during qualifying.
If a skater jumps out of the course, how do the judges score it? Tune in on ESPN2 to find out about Evan Smith's forays into Street League course exploration.
Heading into the finals
The final eight.
SLS judges on the scene.
From X to SLS
X Games Minneapolis 2017 Skateboard Street gold medalist Kelvin Hoefler throws a kickflip backside tailslide in Chicago.
Malto is back
Sean Malto was back in action in Chicago, and made the finals with moves like this switch backside smith.
In the end, Torey Pudwill (left) took second, with Dashawn Jordan (center) taking first and Shane O'Neill (right) taking third. Tune in on Tuesday, August 15 at 11:30 p.m. on ESPN2 for the full replay of Street League Chicago, and in case you miss that, watch the hour recap on ABC's "World of X Games" on August 19 at 2 p.m. ET.