News From July 2011

RVCA Tour!

Scope it.
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Posted July 28th, 2011 by Jimmy WIll Kick Your Ass If Your Don't Go
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Flip Tricks

The boys go Mary-Lou.
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Inspired by Charms, Leo took to flipping flatground style.
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Just like in skating, Leo likes getting on them bars.
Posted July 27th, 2011 by Bela Karolyi
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Mega Time

The biggest slide in the world.
Posted July 26th, 2011 by D Way Was Ashamed of Us
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Toy Machine X Val-Surf Demo

The one you missed with weak excuses like "I don't live there."
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Leo's plan was to drive straight from Woodward West to the Pedlow Park on his motorbike.
Speaking of skateparks, watch J-Lay and Dan-Lu fuck one up. <-----
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Start off the day early with a breakfast of champions.
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Dan-Lu missed breakfast.
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Prepping for battle with bugs.
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Time to load up the pick-up and get down to LA.
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We got there at the same time as the Tempsters, in shorts, and sieg heiling, er, hi-fiving everyone.
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The demo started without fanfare. It was 100+ degrees out there. I was talking with the guys, and we all thought that normally this place would be great, good bowls, fun street obstacles. Go check it out if you are in the area. I don't know about the pad situation, it is a fenced-off park.
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Ed kept trying impossible nose bash on this tranny thing...
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Leo (and Collin too) were gapping up to this 50-50 thing, that you had to gap-out of over a small two-block to land.
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Josh was there and happy!
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Need some water bro? Sinclair was on the team manager tip, taking photos and getting waters keeping the demo flowing like a well-oiled machine.
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I didn't even see this go down, but knowing Leo this was an ollie from flat to front blunt.
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The Grif Dog was there, check him on Instagram...
See Collin and J-Lay in 5 sequences at Thrasher.com
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Who let their dad onto the course? Oh, that's Ed on trick two of his combo line.
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J Harms blazed back lips across this whole block at break-neck speeds.
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Collin Provost front blunts and Leo is in the background back tailing, and even further back, kids are not watching.
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Matt B gets warpy, back 180 nosegrind across and into the bank...
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You had to stop and hydrate every once in a while, yeah, that's Billy Marks.
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Billy wondering where he can do a kickflip Roast Beef, Grant about to unleash his fury on the course, and J-Lay getting some much needed hydration.
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Your guess is as good as mine.
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Your Minister of Propaganda, Kevin Barnett.
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J-Lay was doing manual tricks on the top block, totally disregarding the fact that he had to ollie over a long block and gap out over one to do it.
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Billy signs for a fan.
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"Sinclair, I need some privacy out here in public please."
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The Tempster shut down the demo (mostly because everyone was already done, and Ed took too long to pull this) with a over the hip to nose blunt slide.
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The kids were semi-impressed.
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The new faces of Toy Machine, Lutheran and Provost, handling it.
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Ed announced that there would be a board toss, two get thrown into the pit to be fought over like wild animals, and two get given to the kids with the worst looking boards. We all get to see the carnage of a board toss, and we also get to give some boards out fairly to the most needy. A win-win situation.
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A Loyal Pawn who wasn't afraid to drive to see his Overlord.
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Josh, Ed, and Matt took care of the product distro.
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The pit of carnage.
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If you were at the demo, write a comment below and let us know how you liked it.
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Another satisfied customer.
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Product toss winners!
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The general milieu after the demo.
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Josh gives his blessing to a child's board.
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J-Lay tries to mack on an 8 year old girl.
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A Toy Tat!
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I didn't get the homie's name.
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Board toss survivor gets his booty signed.
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Yet another satisfied customer.
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Turtle-boys get drawn on green shirts.
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"Are you sure she was 21?"
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Leo got him one last time...
Posted July 24th, 2011 by Billy Marks was there, he gets married soon.
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TOY MACHINE DEMO TOMORROW!

Yeah, I said TOY MACHINE DEMO TOMORROW!
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Directions <-----------------------------
More info at Val-surf.com <--------------
Be there, or have a really good excuse for not being there.

Post your excuses below.
Posted July 22nd, 2011
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LOYAL PAWNS: A Call To Action!

VOTE for BILLY MARKS in X-Games Real Street.  Finals.
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Let's win this shit.
Posted July 19th, 2011 by It's Not Whether You Win Or Lose But...
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Into the Friscalating Dusk-light...

Race the sun.
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Random East LA baby flat gap session before enveloped by darkness.
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Sometimes you wind up in the gutter.
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I think this photo just solved the world's problems...
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Matt doesn't think so.
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Grif tried to make some suggestions.
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"Heh?"
Posted July 18th, 2011 by The Local Gang Was Down...
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Vintage Insta

Finally the blog is passe'.
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While hand-smithing a 26, Dan vaguely recalls the days of yore, pre-Instagram.
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Even Harmony has become engulfed by the photo-twittering of Insta.
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It is unclear where Griffin stands on the subject.
Posted July 14th, 2011 by Finally Embraced As Another Mainstay Nonsense Radiator
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New VideoDrone!

The burnt ends of the sessions get their due with Dan Lu, Collin, Matt and JLay.

Loyal Pawns this is a call to action!

VOTE for BILLY MARKS in X-Games Real Street, Click here and vote now!

And watch an interview too...



Win a signed by Daniel Lutheran Toy Machine board. Watch the video and comment after clicking here
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Posted July 8th, 2011 by Those Headphones Had It Coming
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Diego Reports from Barcy

He was simply surveying his Old World kingdom.
Posted July 5th, 2011 by Mabel Was Keeping It Real
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