Burnout: Blockhead at 30
Thirty years of Blockhead. What better way to celebrate than a sesh at founder Dave Bergthold's latest version of the famous Blockhead Ramp?
Nestled deep within a secret O'Side canyon.
A work of art, really.
Session already heating up, Svitak style!
Dave B., master craftsman.
Rick J and Dan Rogers, always in the thick of things.
Kevin B, Svitak and Markovich.
Jim Gray, gorilla in the mist.
Do not adjust your time machine! That really is Chris Lambert!
Zack Grove, filling the gaps.
Wray bros. Things are about to get HEAVY.
Eye contact spine crossing. Kev's in the club.
Grove, controlled stare down.
Double concentration, Wray-wise.
Dropped down feebs from Owens. Worthy fuckin' adversary, that guy.
Dave looks like one of his graphics in this one!
Enough of that foolishness, we've got a real athlete here!
Lambert's board was 11 inches wide, inexplicably.
Markovich, dipping out. Nice to see you!
Never seen Laban rider before. Feeble dominance!
Who's this affectionate fella?
Wouldn't be a Blockhead reunion without Rickk!
Inadvertant coffin slam by the host!
He was fine. Can't fade Blockhead Dave.
Regular power team, these two.
Jim Gray's hair is skating better than ever!
Laban, traditional nosegrab blaster.
Cunningham barges the decks!
More Gray air time. Thought it was all layback lien to tail slides???
Diehl, tailgrabs dealt with.
Rogers storms twilight.
Tight bros from way back!
Sorry about all those Prong jokes.
Visual artist Ron Cameron mounts the ramp!
While Gray's airtime dominance continues.
Spine to bank Svitak attack!
What's cool? Spine plants, always.
Nothing is impossible in Cameron's world.
Group photo attempt number one!
Sometimes natural light is better.
Creeping in for a closer look. Can you name all these legends of Blockhead?
Yep, that's Paul Luna, alright. Steve Teague, too.
You're right. Partain IS missing. AND Omar.
The backbone of Blockhead.
While this is maybe more the Mt Rushmore …
Lots of heavies went through that camp.
Howard, Grove, Atwater. Wow!
Legends at dusk. This was right before the UFO.
The custom memorabilia was to die for.
'Did YOU steal my root beer?'
'Did my mustache show up?' Jonas foolishly inquired.
It was a Gray day, alright.
Tempted to grab one and run off into the woods!
Later, at the gallery show. Did you think it was just the BBQ ramp jam?
O'side or no side.
Frank to Wall. There it is!
So much amazing stuff!
Was this the first street board?
Tons of original artwork.
How sick is that pointy nose shape?
Made the paper!
If Rowan and his lady weren't born in the '90s, they would definitely have rode a Blockhead.
K Marks and The Professor!
Holy grail – original Nothing Is Cool art. Jeezus!
Dan loves his children almost as much as he loves physical fitness … and boardslides.
The Juice knows!
Sam Cunningham was there from beginning to end.
All the boards were up.
No way! Andy Brayman rode for Blockhead??
Weird times, the '90s.
Early feeble for JJ Rogers. Wow!
Never seen that middle Omar.
That skunk tho …
Shit got slick.
Hardtimes boards were a hit. If we only knew how low it would go.
Pretty epic spread! Dave B always does everything full blast. Thanks for the memories.
See you in 30 more!
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