A record turnout of participants made ShredFest even more special Saturday, July 27.

There were 65 skateboarders, bikers and scooter riders in the contests at the Ramp Park and hundreds of spectators enjoying the show. There was also a demo of professional athletes.

A special award was given for sportsmanship to celebrate Hannibal’s Bicentennial. The Awesome Sportsmanship Awards went to: Shelby Meyer and Ayden Barker.

Paula Epker, Hannibal Ramp Park manager, said the award was very special. “We were looking for riders who always show good sportsmanship even under pressure to other riders, staff and the community. We wanted to honor riders who show integrity inside and outside the park and who present themselves well in our community. We chose riders who are good role models to others,” she said. The winners of the Awesome Sportsmanship Awards share several qualities: “Positive attitude, encouraging, helpful, has integrity, is respectful and is an all-round great role model for others.”

ShredFest was sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation.

Helmets were donated by CoolByke, Midwest Orthopedic and Heartland Auto Body & Towing.

The emcee was Casey Otto from P9 Entertainment.  Prizes were provided by Coolbyke Bicycle Shop and Pedal’rs Bicycle Shop. Mark Twain Dinette had a food truck at the park all weekend.

Tom and Becky, Jack Myers and Tallin Sims, helped distribute the helmets and awards.

The results of the contests follow:

Skateboard Advanced
1st: Alex Holts
Skateboard Advanced
2nd: Chase Phillips
3rd: Seth Taylor

BMX beginner
Tristan Prenger
BMX Beginner

BMX intermediate
1st: Shawn Smashey
2nd: Tarrence Smashey
3rd: Ryder Sims
4th: Jeremy Prenger

BMX advanced
1st: Shelby Meyer
BMX Advanced
2nd: Dustin Robbins
3rd: Timmy Meyer

Scooter Beginner
1st: Cameron Denk
Scooter Beginner
2nd: Drake Davis
3rd: Landon Rolf
4th: Reece Crane
5th: A.J. Kolb
6th: Corbin Fink

Scooter Intermediate
1st: Terrance Smashey
Scooter Intermediate
2nd: Kaiden Nichols
3rd: Jackson Curless
4th: Gavyn Poor
5th: Ryder Sims

Scooter Advanced
1st: Trenton Smashey
Scooter Advanced
2nd: Tristen Smashey

The professional athletes who showed off their skills in a demonstration were:  Tyler Peterson and Nicky Matveev, skateboarders; and Grant Meisenheimer and Hunter Wright, BMX riders.