Refuge puts on a skateboard contest every October that mimics Thrasher's King Of The Road. Teams are made of 5 skaters and 1 filmer (who can skate too) and the must film an edit of their exploits. There are challenges that teams can earn bonus points for completing. Budgets are smaller (or non-existent), so the only real limitation is that all the skateboarding must be filmed on Michigan Avenue which stretches from Detroit to the suburbs and beyond.
People didn't have an official team this year, but we had skaters who are on our skate team as members in crews.

The Team that had the most we have to offer was the Hot Boys / Good Do UP team. It was composed of Alec Ash, Cameron Carmichael, Brennan Richman, Dominic Palarchio (filmer), Tanner Swaggle and Brandon Ash.

Escape from Detroit 2014 from Dominic Palarchio on Vimeo.

So they Got second and they should be damn proud of that because the first place team (Team Garrett Blair) absolutely annihilated.

We really can't claim anyone except Jesse Strachan and Quinten Boyer (guest appearance), but they really killed it. Robert Gutowski filmed it. David Dixon takes MVP. Zach Horkan, Zach Miyamoto, and Josh Scribner held their own. Well deserved!

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