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Game Day
Posted: June 11th, 2009

After months of hype, the big day finally arrived.

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Nordberg was ready.

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Hager twins!

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Dan Z

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A rare tender moment.

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Catfish !

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Doug Shoemaker came to settle a score.

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The Robertsons.

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Master ladder lensman, David Broach.

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Early Ernies.

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Schmitty and P-Stone.

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City boys, Joey and Jim.

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Upstarts, Karpinski and Cromer.

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Kelch

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Ramp crew.

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Fernandez and a friend with a very exciting haircut.

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‘You know anywhere they sell hair dye around here?’

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Top she-boarders.

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The kids.

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Bean plant warm up.

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Greg Myers ponder the s/s b/s kf.

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Brook

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Bad Shit’s Tony Trujillo

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Boulder bros

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Flip van

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Thought Mike Mo didn’t make it?

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Romar !

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Ryan Decenzo

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Aldrin Garcia of Powell ‘Fun’ fame.

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Bill Marks, friend of Freddy Kreuger

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Jimmy Carlin got whiplash dancing in the van and couldn’t compete.

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Dane Burman and James Brockman.

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Alabama’s Wiggins and Bama.

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Berrics bros, Billy and Jeron.

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Almost there ….

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For life !

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The girls’ event begins.

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Marissa was incredible. Really, really awesome.

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In the end, she had to throw in the towel.

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It was an excellent attempt.

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In a rare moment of restraint, Reda resists the urge to shove his little camera in her face.

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Now the main event.

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Delighted to see me !

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The titans of the skate media lined the stairs …

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Nandez spoils my exclusive photo of Moose and Cole squashing the beef, while managing editor, Ryan Henry, makes a rare blog appearance. He’s either the guy in the SF hat or the blond dreads dude.

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Clusterfuck on the roll-in.

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Cardiel keeps a watchful eye towards the action.

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It was super hectic on the stairs. Dudes flying everywhere.

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Merlino with the switch heel.

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P-Stone’s buddy from Israel tried the late shove it a hundred times, but no dice.

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Cole’s 360 was such a surprise that this was all I got of it.

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I hate when people call this trick an Ollie North. Lizard, backside one foot. Yeah!

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Despite his faults, you can’t say that Jake’s not enthusiastic.

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Heading for a fire cracker.

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If you lose two shoes on your attempt, you may need to tighten those laces.

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Crockett’s nollie attempt.

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Too close.

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The switch frontside flip sealed the deal. Cole is the gnarliest skater on Earth right now.

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A few more bonus tries and it was all over.

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Pfanner and Willow - Euro shocked !

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Japan’s Goto-san was blown away.

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Dean, JT, Ed and Jake crunch the numbers.

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David and Gilbert, peaceful shaka.

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Australia’s Duncombe gives it two thumbs up, as is his style.

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Marissa got the golden shovel for best digger. Digger is an old-fashioned word for slam.

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I don’t know who that guy with the beard is, but he’s awesome.

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Hoffart.

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Lindsey’s trick was beyond perfect.

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Lizard got the most tricks of the day, even though one was a scarewalk. Totally radical.

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It was a day to remember. Thanks, Cole.

Last modified on Monday, February 08 2010
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