My host brother Yuuta, just sent me through these images.
My last post was just days before the tragedy hit Japan. I wish all the best to everyone involved. Am sure anyone in Christchurch can relate to this as well.
Here is a link from the Ride Shakedown in Snoqualmie, just out of Seattle.
Photo: Mike Yoshida
I was stoked to Qualify in 2nd. Nick Brown qualified for the finals as well. It was so much fun. Good jump and a sick format! I ended up just out of the money in 4th place.
14 year old Japanese spinner, and almost winner, Yuuki Kadono came 2nd and is donating half his US$8000 winnings to the Tsunami relief fund.
14 Year Old Philanthropist Yuuki Kadono with Matts Kulisek and Tyler Flanagan.