Burnout: Machine Memories Part 4 - Eurasia
The 2008 Toy trip to Europe and Russia was probably the most action-packed trip I've ever been on.
Don't let this pedestrian team photo fool you, it was bonkers. In no particular order...
Demo in Russia
Ed may do a lot of nose blunts, but that's cuz he's really good at them. Over the box, off the hip.
Eastern Block beach bingo
Kids in Stoke, UK
Austin at a German spot built by elves.
Trapasso. Shock and awe.
Butch and Ed get some 'wheeeee!'s
Chicken wing in St. Petersburg
Bill flip, taken from a sequence
Russia was a vegan's chamber of horrors.
Harmony, fakie 50-50.
Kevin disobeys rule #1 of Gypsy engagement: do not engage the Gypsies.
Kids at a Moscow sticker toss
No way, is that a Matix belt?
Hot metal ramps and barefeet will make your little sister cry.
On the edge of an International Incident.
official Baltic bikini inspector.
Nick fell in love in Russia.
These kids were so excited to finally meet an American to insult.
Way too much weird and amazing stuff to try to organize blog-wise. Some of it seems like something I saw in a movie.
7/22/2017The Vans x Thrasher tour rips into the Lone Star state, triple-digit temps be damned!
7/22/2017The Vans x Thrasher Scorchin' Summer is living up to it's name with 100-degree days on its first stop in weirdly-kept Austin, Texas. Total blazing session!
7/22/2017We've dreamed of doing a Bust or Bail at the Atlanta 5 block for years. Watch the video five times and then relive it again… in photo form!
7/22/2017The SOTY Down Unda crew sparks a sesh at the infamous Five Docks park. Remember when street skaters could barely grind a bowl?
7/22/2017Unlike in the USA, downtown is still a go on the Lord's day Down Under. Pilz, Louie, Chima, Ishod, Na-kel and the boys take full advantage. Amen!
7/22/2017The SOTY Down Unda crew hits the downtown Sydney streets, ending with an epic sesh/dance party at good ol' Martin Place.
7/22/2017Teammates, legends and bros converge at the local ramp to surprise Lizzie Armanto with her spankin' new Thrasher cover and first Birdhouse pro model. How sweet it is!
7/22/2017The SOTY Down Unda crew fires it up, only to get stymied by a human skatestopper. Ishod skids big and Kwalks snags the cover.
7/22/2017Legends, tykes and lurkers alike – who doesn't love an '80s sized vert ramp?
7/22/2017Vans' surprise end-of-the-year video "No Other Way" starring Kyle Walker, Elijah Berle and the rest of the Waffle Squad premiered at Black Hollywood Wednesday – the perfect Turkey Day pre-party.