Wakeman progressing in the O'Neil Evolution

Fri 04 January 08

Plymouth geezer Dan Wakeham qualifies to the semis of the Evolution in Davos in the halpipe.

Wakeman progressing in the O'Neil Evolution

Wakeman progressing in the O'Neil Evolution ©

Dan Wakeham, British World Cup Halfpipe Team member, kicked off his 2008 competition season in fine form on Tuesday 2nd January after qualifying in 3rd place to reach the Superpipe semi finals at the SIX(6)STAR TTR, O'Neill Evolution Event in Davos, Switzerland.

Dan will be joined by the likes of Halfpipe legend, Gian Simmen (who qualified in 4th place) and Mario Kappeli in the 16 man semi final today and his sights are already set on making it through to the final. Dan commented “It’s my first time here, I can’t believe it, the first two runs I was a bit nervous, but on the third I made it. Hopefully I can now make it to the finals.”

The Superpipe semi finals and final will take place today, Friday 5th January 2008 from 18.00. For more information regarding the event go to: www.oneilleurope.com and for regular team news updates subscribe for FREE to

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