More BMX Bowl Photos from the US Open of Surfing

Check out photos from the Van Doren Invitational in Huntington Beach.
By Blake Cable

Friday and Saturday at the US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach brought some of the world's best BMX riders together for the Van Doren Invitational bowl contest, and they put on an amazing show in the cement bowl based on the legendary Skatepark du Prado bowl in Marseilles, France.

Friday's prelim round cut the field to the ten riders who attacked the bowl in Saturday's final, with the newest member of the Red Bull BMX family, Daniel Sandoval, wrapping up a well-deserved win. Check below for photos and results.

Results:
1. Daniel Sandoval
2. Dennis Enarson
3. Chase Hawk (also won Best Line)
4. Corey Bohan
5. Brian Foster (also won Best Trick with a 270 transfer)
6. Sergio Layos
7. Dan Foley
8. Rob Darden
9. Geoff Slattery
10. Tom Dugan

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AJ Anaya stretches a superman seatgrab air
BMX rider AJ Anaya at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
AJ Anaya stretches a superman seatgrab air © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Corey Bohan cannonballs over the spine
BMX rider Corey Bohan at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Corey Bohan cannonballs over the spine Bohan, whose 'Hanging Foul' YouTube series debuted the week of the event (check it out at youtube.com/redbull), slayed the bowl in H.B. and just missed the podium, finishing in fourth. © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Daniel Sandoval downside whip
BMX rider Daniel Sandoval at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Daniel Sandoval downside whip Sandoval, who is accustomed to riding southern California concrete, turned in complete runs packed with tricks to take the top spot in Huntington Beach. © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
BMX legend Brian Blyther
BMX rider Brian Blyther at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
BMX legend Brian Blyther The Van Doren Invitational included a King of the Skateparks Tribute Jam as a nod to some amazing riders who helped pioneer BMX freestyle back in the day. Few riders from the '80s possessed the style that Blyther had, and he's still rocking today. © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Daniel Sandoval with a sample of his winning moves
BMX rider Daniel Sandoval at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Daniel Sandoval with a sample of his winning moves A casual toss of the bars in the middle of a flair. © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Daniel Dhers with a double tailwhip 360
BMX rider Daniel Dhers at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Daniel Dhers with a double tailwhip 360 © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Dennis Enarson shoots a flip whip over the spine
BMX rider Dennis Enarson at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Dennis Enarson shoots a flip whip over the spine Enarson gave Sandoval a run for his money in H.B., finishing just behind him in second. © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Gary Young with a seatgrab one-footed tabletop
BMX rider Gary Young at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Gary Young with a seatgrab one-footed tabletop Despite the fact that he's still not fully recovered from a broken wrist, Gary couldn't turn down the opportunity to ride a killer bowl on the beach. © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Geoff Slattery blasting the deep bowl
BMX rider Geoff Slattery at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Geoff Slattery blasting the deep bowl © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Mike 'Hucker' Clark with a bar ride between runs
BMX rider Mike 'Hucker' Clark at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Mike 'Hucker' Clark with a bar ride between runs Hucker is always down to entertain, and had no problem knocking out a bar ride for his hometown crowd. © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Massive pocket transfer from Morgan Wade
BMX rider Morgan Wade at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Massive pocket transfer from Morgan Wade © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Picture-perfect lookback from Spain’s Sergio Layos
BMX rider Sergio Layos at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Picture-perfect lookback from Spain’s Sergio Layos © Justin Kosman/Red Bull
Enarson, Sandoval and Hawk on the podium
BMX riders Dennis Enarson, Daniel Sandoval and Chase Hawk at the Vans bowl contest at the 2013 US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach
Enarson, Sandoval and Hawk on the podium Dennis Enarson (second), Daniel Sandoval (first) and Chase Hawk (third) earned the top spots at the Van Doren Invitational. © Justin Kosman/Red Bull