Phoenix Pro Scooters Flow team rider Paxton Swygard took 8th place in the Intermediate division at the Windells Comp ISA Qualifier in Sandy, OR on Saturday, May 10th, 2014. The videos of Paxton's runs can be found below. Fellow Phoenix Pro team members Dan Barrett and Stan Smirnoff were also on hand and both qualified for the ISA US finals in Escondido later this year.
Phoenix Pro Scooters Flow team rider Paxton Swygard took 2nd place at the D-Block Bowl Jam, presented by Lucky, at D-block Indoor Skate Park in Clackamas, OR on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013. Paxton rode a SESSION by Phoenix prototype scooter, which will be available from retailers in December for $249. Fellow Phoenix Pro team rider Dan Barrett (pictured, right) took 1st place in the Pro division as well.
On Sunday, August 19th, 2012, Paxton took 3rd place after a 2nd place tie-breaker with Joe Brumitt in the Intermediate division at the West Portland Skate Project SMX scooter competition in Beaverton, OR.
At the RDM Summer Classic scooter competition held in Redmond, OR on Saturday, August 4th, Paxton took 2nd place in the Intermediate division. This was the last competition for Paxton on the Lil' Lucky team; following his second run, Tom Floyd and Dan Barrett of Phoenix Pro Scooters selected him to become part of the Phoenix Flow team.
On Saturday, July 14th, Paxton competed in the Subway Washington Games in the 11 & 12 age group division at The Muk (Mukilteo YMCA) skate park in Mutilteo, WA. The competition consisted of two 60 second runs throughout the park. First place went to fellow Lil' Lucky/Mothership Distribution rider Brent Ikedah and third place went to fellow Lil' Lucky/TSI rider Aidan Poole! Yet another impressive showing for the Lil' Lucky team!
For full results, check out the Mothership Distribution events page: Washington Games results
In his first competition in the Intermediate division, Paxton took 3rd place at Cootercon 12 at Windells in Sandy, OR on Saturday, April 28, 2012.
On Saturday, July 16th, Paxton competed in the Subway Games beginner division at Skate Barn in Renton, WA. The competition was a spot jam format at 4 different obstacles in the park. First place went to fellow NW Scoot/Lil' Lucky rider Kaleb Kier and third place went to fellow NW Scoot/Lil' Lucky rider Aidan Poole! It was a clean sweep!
The first few tricks from the first spot are missing from the video, unfortunately.
On Sunday, June 26th, Paxton competed in the Lucky Scooter Parts / Impact Scooter News Epic Jam scooter competition at Epic Skatepark in Rocklin, CA. Paxton's extremely strong first run and decent second run help propel him to second place just 1/10th of a point behind NW Scoot/Lil' Lucky teammate Kaleb Kier who took first place! Congratulations to Kaleb on his spectacular win!
Here is the video of Paxton's runs from the competition.
Impact Scooter News' post-event report: http://www.impactscooternews.com/2011/06/epic-contest-results.html
This past weekend, CooterCon 11 was held on April 9th and 10th at Skate Barn in Renton, WA. Paxton competed in the Beginner 12 & Under division and won first place! You can see the video of his runs below. Thanks to NW Scoot and Lucky Scooter Parts for their support. Additionally, thanks to Victory Innovative Parts Scooters (VIP) for the free shirt!
Congratulations to Dylan Kier for a great runs, Kaleb Kier for landing a backflip and competing in the Amateur division for the first time, and Joe Brumitt for 5th place in the Beginner 13 & Older division at this first competition and first time riding Skate Barn.
Nate Grant even congratulated Paxton on Impact Scooter News:
"…we sat down to watch the beginners. These kids were there to destroy Skatebarn. They all showed amazing dedication and skill. A shoutout to Paxton Swygard, who won the beginner division."*
* That post previously commented that Paxton beat Nate in a game of scoot. 😉
On Saturday night, Paxton got to relax after the competition at dinner with Kaleb, Dylan, Joe, and Kody Geiger, including a surprise visit at the restaurant from Zig Short, who sat down for a while to enjoy the company. After dinner, they headed over to the Liberty Park Skate Park for a night session with some of the pros, including Kody, Alex Dorantes, Cooper Klaar, Heston and Fuzzy Gross, Kingsley Okocha. Even Phoenix Pro Scooters' own Tom Floyd showed up to watch the jam in the chilly night air under the lights!