IPhlow 2 (2014) – Event Recap
The IPHLOW2 event presented by Silverback Bboy Events & sanctioned by UDEF took place at the 5STAR CUTS BARBERSHOP West Kendall Miami, Florida on Saturday, August 23 2014 as part of the Pro Breaking Tour, Challenger Series. The event organized by Mario Toledo featured a 2-on-2 bboy battle for $1,950.
Crews came from all over to compete for the 1st place prize of $1,200. A mix of Miami natives and bboys from the northern U.S. and France. This second annual installment of the event saw many more bboys than last year coming out with hopes to continue that trend into next year. Notable names in the breaking/graffiti scene who came out to support include Bboy “BraveMonk” Phaze2 Crew from Chicago, Bboy “BooRoc” Ground Zero Crew Miami, Bboy “Lego” Flipside Kings Miami, Bboy “Stripes” Flipside Kings Miami, Bboy “Kid Freeze” Dynamic Rockers/ StreetMasters New York among others. IPHLOW2 was an outdoor event with free entry along with food and giveaways for all who were there to support. The event ran 5pm to 1am with the police even showing up to support and record the final battle.
Under the cover of night, the final battle came down to Flipside Kings (Stripes & Lego) vs RawMeatCrew (Zao & Fantum) with the smooth styles of Flipside edging out RawMeat for the win. Stripes & Lego went home with $1200 for first place while Zao & Fantum split $500 for second.
IPHLOW2 was a great experience for the bboys with joy and raw love shown from all who came out. Keep your eyes peeled for IPHLOW3 next year.
Final Battle: Flipside Kings vs RawMeatCrew