Burnout: Hot Doggin'

Elliot Sloan had a vert jam at his house in Vista because, as you know, Vista still rips. 

 

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If I started a bushing company, a killer ride would be #2 on the to-do list.  

 

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Ran into Ratt Black out front. There will be rock.  

 

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Almost named this post 'Kill the Cat' in honor of song 5. 

 

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Festival-like setting in Sloan's spacious backyard 

 

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Of course it was a pool party! 

 

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Ran into a couple of old roommates minus P-Stone (not pictured) 

 

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If screaming metal is your bag you could do worse 

 

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Whaaaaaaa!!!! 

 

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Alf's a fan 

 

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A lone rocker gets joined in the front row by Yung Juneau

 

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Then the floodgates opened 

 

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Omar the channel!

 

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Stale attack, effects pedals be damned! 

 

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That's why Ortiz comes out to these things – the spontaneity! 

 

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Alf on the lip 

 

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Then Omar's bluntslide fakie touches down with a splash 

 

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'Glurb'

 

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Gentry's backin' it 

 

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Bring your selfie, if you got one 

 

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Got a few H-Street twinges watching Rawls roll the mini, gotta admit 

 

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'Nah, what you're doing is a Willy grind. That's from Derek Williams, not Santos as you might suspect ... anyway like I was sayin' ...' 

 

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Perelson on vape, not the finals 

 

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You're pushin' it, dude 

 

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Free grub, everywhere! 

 

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Over to the big ramp. Yes Jimmy Wilkins, yes filter

 

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Staff and Pereleson on coaching duty 

 

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UK great Sam Beckett, fulltec 540

 

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The Mac was in his natural environment.  Wrong rail grab to pancake flip reentry. Goddamn right he rode away

 

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I mean, whoah!

 

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Wilkins, Boyle-lite to fakie 

 

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I always liked these kinds of photos where you can see all the people on the deck. That's Clay Kreiner the padless 540 kid from the Sweden contest. He's American, tho 

 

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Moto Shibata from Japan, over the shoulder 

 

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Tippy toes 

 

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Beckett's green claw defied local branding! There will be no prisoners in the energy drink wars!!! 

 

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Rony Gomes from Brazil flattening out the front 5

 

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Set up airs are easier to shoot than the big tricks sometimes 

 

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Sean Penn's derriere 

 

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See, skateboarding IS fun 

 

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The only photo I got of our host Elliot Sloan. Sorry homie. I'm sure the Juice dudes nailed it 

 

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PLR from the UK, mute turndown 

 

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Let's use this tailslide off the extension to let it be known that Jimmy Wilkins is probably the most exciting thing going on the big U these days, even if these particular photos don't really show it. Sorry hemmy

 

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Double-grab attack as time drains away.  Pretty nice little jam

 

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Some best-trick expression as the judges tabulate. Bucky's no comply is trippy! 

 

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Strange how much life this trick has, right? 

 

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I'm with the poodle, let's get outta here! 

 

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Q&A with the official press. 

 

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And then some familiar faces ... 

 

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Yeaghh! 

 

BURNOUT20160806 0051It's always kinda hard to know when exactly to leave these things, but an encounter with a giant hot dog seemed as good a sign as any. Thanks Sloan! Thanks Vista! 

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