Cali Am Jam prompotes youth invovlement, displays local talent.
At only 7-years-old, Minna Stess performs an air out of the bowl, finishing third in the 9-and-under category and first-place in the girls division.---Courtesy Photo by Andrew Stess
Finnley Stess, 10, performs a kick-flip off the ledge, finishing second in the contest this past weekend, despite skating with an injured foot amongst roughly 100 competitors. ---Courtesy Photo by Andrew Stess
Patterson resident Case Escatoro, 12, took first-place in the 10-to13-year-old age group. Escatoro's score was closely followed by Livermore native Noah Elam for second-place. Patterson resident Gabe Maciel took third in the same category.
The Cali Am Jam competition returned to the Patterson Skate Park Saturday, Sept. 28, prompting local skaters and daredevils throughout the country to partake in their own type of "board" meeting. Giveaways included boards, equipment and tee shirts.