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Grind for Life Series Season Rankings

Each year, we hold the Annual Grind for Life Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa.

Rankings

The Boardr Global Rankings are the industry's most complete and current ranking system for professional and amateur skateboarding. These rankings are used to determine the rankings specific to GFL Series events. Current standings for GLF Series 2019 are below.

Street 9 and Under

  • Ian Mazer
    2nd: Ian Mazer

    225 Points
    Age at Awards Date: 9

Street 10 to 12

  • Zion Effs
    3rd: Zion Effs

    250 Points
    Age at Awards Date: 10

  • Ben Garry
    7th: Ben Garry

    100 Points
    Age at Awards Date: 12

Street 13 to 15

Street 16 to 29

Street 30 and Up

Street Sponsored

Street Women

Bowl 9 and Under

Bowl 10 to 12

  • Hagan Key
    4th: Hagan Key

    165 Points
    Age at Awards Date: 11

Bowl 13 to 39

Bowl 40 to 49

Bowl 50 and Up

  • Jay Smith
    3rd: Jay Smith

    100 Points
    Age at Awards Date: 56

  • Will Cox
    6th: Will Cox

    80 Points
    Age at Awards Date: 57

Bowl Sponsored

Bowl Women

  • Lady Meek
    4th: Lady Meek

    180 Points
    Age at Awards Date: 18

How It Works

The results for each category are calculated as follows:

All events you enter are assigned a point value in The Boardr Global Ranking System. The GFL Awards are calculated in a similar manner, but factor in only GFL events. For 2018, your best three placings for the year count towards calculating your GFL Season Ranking. Since the series expanded nationally in 2017, we are now only including your best three stops.

Your age as of the Awards date (November 23, 2019) is used for your age group category. This eliminates complexities with certain skaters advancing to a new age category within the year. All year long, you skate in the age division for the current age you're at, even if you move up in the middle of the year. Then at the end of the year, we use your current age as of November 23, 2019 and points to calculate the awards for each age division.

For anyone who enters a Sponsored or Girls Division during the year, they're separated and calculated as a group just for those divisions since there's no age breakdown. Basically, if you enter a Sponsored division at any time during the year, you're considered Sponsored for the entire year. Because of that, if you're thinking of moving up to a Sponsored Division, you should do it at the beginning of the year, not in the middle or the end.