Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs Wins 2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

Paint Slinger Shootout Winner: Scott Holbrook Awards Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs

After months of work, hours of taping and many late nights, Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs came away with the win of the 2017 Paint Slinger Shootout Award.

The Stanford, Kentucky native made it to the “TOP 5” and then Scott Holbrook from Simpson Helmets selected Elkins for the win because of his clean and innovative design.

Paint Slinger Shootout Winner: Scott Holbrook Awarded Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs

Shane & Scott of Simpson Select Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs

The TOP 5 competitors include:

Simpson Helmets will work with Elkins to create custom lid design that will become a limited edition run of 400 helmets.

To kick off the party, Simpson provided (20) M30 helmets to be painted up by artists from across the country. They were featured at the OC BIKEFEST and Cherokee Blue Ridge Run before entering the crucible of the Championship of the Americas show area.

The TOP 5 SIMPSON M30 LIDS

The TOP 5 SIMPSON M30 LIDS

A VIP panel of judges as well as People’s Choice votes cut the field down to the TOP 5. Simpson then selected their winning artist from the best-of-the-best. Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs recieves:

  • $1,000 award
  • 6 Lids with his design
  • A trip to Born Free to autograph his helmet

“We worked with painters from across the country and are excited about the reception of the helmets at each stop of the custom shows”, said Jeff Najar, Biker Pros Partner. “We assembled a group of creative artists that really delivered designs off-the-chain.”

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

Killer Lid by Gilby Street Dept.

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

All 20 Lids on display

Rod Pond’s Yen Yang is cool

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

Love Rodney’s Monster

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

Atomic Bob Makes the TOP 5

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

Ron Harris Nails It

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

Outstanding design

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

Bombshell Deluxe

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

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