Red Bull Mississippi Grind 2011 is the outcome of a cashed up mega company investing in a whack idea that a small town skate crew had of floating a skatepark down the largest river in the US.

During the 2,743km Huckleberry Finn-style journey from Minneapolis to New Orleans, the barge hooks up with special guests and select competitors at four ports (St. Paul, Quad Cities, St. Louis and New Orleans) along the Mighty Mississippi.