Burnout: Grosso's Shoe-B-Que

Grosso's Shoe-B-Que
Posted:September 16th, 2008

It’s a testament to the fickle hand of the skate biz that Jeff Grosso recently earned his first pro shoe from Vans - at the tender young age of 40. Totally fantastic.

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Artwork by Eric Magnussen.

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Donaldson was nice enough to lend his enclave for this gala event.

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Killer mini.

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Frontside grind party. First up: Big Jerry

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Riki Barnes

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Tom

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Mumma

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Jinx

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and the man of the hour himself!

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Nash mixes it up with a tail slide

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Moose

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Event organizer, Emag

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James

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Gagne

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Mountain and Eric Nash

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Lance tries to figure out exactly when I started to ruin the magazine

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the Big Jerrys

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Gagne means ‘to win’ in French

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Kill Grosso tat

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as well as a bonus

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Even the kids got ‘em

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Congrats, Jeff. You’re the best.

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