Burnout: Believe

Posted: January 30th, 2009

Alien Premier on the UCLA campus. With the brick buildings and so many familiar faces, it almost felt like a weird graduation.

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ESPN’s Josh Brooks, punctual as usual.

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Nick, David, Abdias and the Ghost of Sinclair

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Visual artists, Ed and Deanna Templeton

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The Sinner and Andre. It’s Andre, right? Am I fuckin’ this up already?

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Yeah, fool.

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‘Do you know if Thomas Morgan will have a part?’ all the kids want to know.

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Bearded burlers, Pensyl and Tempster

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Ronnie and a friend.

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Jet Ski and Heath talk VIP shit.

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Smyth and Smith

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Living legend, Heath Kirchart and SOTY 2009, Leo Romero

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Likely lads

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Mouly shares a bird of brotherly love with Bill Marks, friend of my dad.

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Master lensman, Cricket, with Baker’s Figgy

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The Kostons, looking like a million damn dollars!

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Geoff Rowley and a friend.

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‘I’d rather be board sliding,’ - Dan Rogers

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Ernie and Bert

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The Converse crew carbo-loads before the event.

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Syndrome magnate, Jason Maxwell. Yes, he’s still straight edge.

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Legends, Rogers, Ngoho and Oster

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Ewan and Ollie

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Everyone’s little brother, Omar Salazar. Nice skatin’, Omar!

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LA’s finest, Mountain and Dressen.

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Harry brought his appetite.

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Ed, Alex and Lance

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Jimmy Cao and a giant red friend.

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Long Beach smile squad, Tim Tim and Huang, with Dyson Ramones.

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Arcade alumns, Bucky Brezinsky and Casey Rigney.

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Scott Pommier and a friend. Antwuan was parking the car.

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‘Drink it dude! Drink it!’

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Beagle and Boosh, hella Joosed.

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DVS heads

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Mike Gilbert expects fireworks.

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Mike-in-Law

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Mister Cool, Mike Reno with The Boosh

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Bryan Herman, ladies for days.

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Brian Hansen

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You can’t deny the skillz - Emmers and Coulthard

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Nate Broussard and Palmer Brown. Palmer and I are friends from the dorms. Yes, he’s always looked that crazy.

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Ben Gilley.

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Coop, Alex and Haslam.

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Big Ern gives two thumbs up while Ewan gears up for some rasslin’. And Goemann, too.

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East Coast upstart, Jake Johson and a friend.

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ex-Skateboarders, Meza and Eisenhour

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‘What’s Bo Turner really like?’

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Griffin Collins and Josh Harmony

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Braydon and Kevin

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Finland’s Arto Saari. Wait ’till you see it!

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Meza and Malto talk Berrics

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Tight bros from way back - Jake Brown, the Ridge, Sean Sheffey and Lance Mountain

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Jeff Taylor and Roger Bagley, serious about stoke.

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Ex-teammates, bros for life, Beach and Mountain

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And so it begins….

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Floored by radical. I think you’re all gonna really like it.

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