Austin's Aqua Olympics 2013
Fuf the Roof
Hoffman Bikes pro Jeremy Hrabal fufanus the back rail of the street course he helped build with Ryan Corrigan for the Fun Fun Fun Fest's Aqua Olympics. The annual event, held in Austin, Texas, mixes BMX riding with carnival games, Slip 'n Slide races and even a "Revenge of the Nerds" belching contest that encourages contestants to channels the film's beloved Ogre and Booger. Click through the gallery for highlights from the 2013 event.
Old-school 9th Street BMX/freestyle motocross double act Rob Danemarks and Patrick Maraquin get frontie and backie during Aqua Fest.
Whip It Good
Federal Bikes local ripper Josh Dissinger whips the A-frame box amidst a California-looking landscape of palm trees here in the Texas desert.
On The Mark
Four-year-old Austin Byus hits the bull's-eye, dunking an Austin Facial Hair Club member in the tub. Most likely a nice dip, considering the triple-digit weather Austin, Texas, has been having.
Three contestants race for their lives to win tickets to November's annual Fun Fun Fun Fest music festival, which features Slayer, Snoop Dogg, Mat Hoffman and Patton Oswalt, among others, this November.
If money could buy style, this would cost a fortune. Miguel Esparza and some high-zoot action aboard his silver dream machine.
Odyssey BMX team manager Walter Pieringer and team rider Aaron Ross attempt a backflip on a Fairdale tandem. Since you end up in the drink whether you land it or not, there are no fails.
James Stevens pays tribute to the king of the tabletop, Brian Foster, during the Aqua Fest lake jump.
Dog Is My Co-Pilot
Spectators take a break from fishing and cool down in Town Lake with their dogs at the bow of their boats during the 2013 Aqua Olympics.
Whatever floats your boat -- or skateboard, in this case. Better than a lost board in the lake, like last year!
Brittany Campbell walks back up the ramp after a refreshing splash in Lake Austin during the Fun Fun Fun Fest's Aqua Olympics. The "Ride the Plank" event was hosted by Project LOOP (Lessons On and Off the Pavement), a nonprofit organization that helps prepare kids for their future by teaching them leadership and teamwork skills.
A local ripper floats a Superman seat grab that would make Clark Kent proud.
Six Legs > One
The third-annual Aqua Olympics brought some old-school games to the mix this year, like the six-legged race.
Wisconsin transplant Ryan Peterson enjoys a summertime cliffhanger during the Aqua Olympics.
This year's tug-of-war across Lake Austin: Texas Rollergirls vs. Austin Facial Hair Club. And the winners are the beards!
Local artist Tim Kerr's spray-can art on the ramps at Aqua Olympics. The Fun Fun Fun Fest, which puts on the Olympics as well as a huge music festival in Austin in the fall, takes its name from a song by Kerr's band, The Big Boys.
Local skater Tyler Tutaj frontside flips the pyramid during warm-ups for the huge street course expected at the Fun Fun Fun Fest music festival later this fall.
Willy Wonka Taco Cannon
The grand finale of the Aqua Olympics is the famous taco cannon, which shoots delicious prizes into the hungry audience. Three sets of tickets to the Fun Fun Fun Fest music festival were wrapped into this year's tacos. The festival will be held on Auditorium Shores in Austin, Texas, Nov. 8-10, 2013.