Burnout: New York Guts
We went out to New York to set up the second installment of the Love + Guts Thrasher art and photo show.
Like unloading the ark.
Dave's packing order was immaculate.
Then he really took charge.
The legends show up.
Laboring into the night.
Next day - the light at the end of the tunnel.
Some of Lance's new paintings for the show. Really nice.
Concrete sesh at the newish Chelsea Piers Park.
Over the hip, around the deep, no big deal.
I'm usually good at picking out obscure stars of yesteryear, but I was stumped with this air blaster.
Turns out it was Ryan Monihan.
Mike from Florida. He's everywhere.
Hatchell, bucking the 30-plus trend.
Ivory Serra, totally ripping.
Minds, generally blown.
Back to work.
This new piece by Neckface was the undisputed winner of the show.
I plan on stealing it at some point.
The heavies start to arrive. BK, for instance.
Dollin, also bat-like.
Sally points out some of her faves.
Yeah, that was a nice time.
Hammeke showed up with his sister.
Wore his nicest shorts for the occasion.
Delatorre and Crew.
Thirst and Dude.
That's more like it.
Mountain and Rhino, art enthusiasts.
Mickey made the wall, a couple times.
Like it was yesterday.
Big Apple Heavyweights: Armando, Ivory and Rodney.
Who knew Duane was ever a kid?
My old Colorado bro, Zickert and a local shredder.
The kids trip out on a young Mullen.
Hambone and Barndog, fresh off another Toy tour.
Ben and David Cross.
JK! It's Joe's buddy, Rob.
Of course he is.
Collin, riding high off that first-place qualifying.
Action News was there, thank God.
'Remember that time you were eating that banana?!!! That was awesome!!!!!!'
411 great, Evan Schiefelbine.
I reunited a couple of old friends.
Dave - a-shuckin' and a-jivin'.
And in the end, Daniel got himself a personal driver, too!
On a serious, non-piggy-back-ride note, a hardy Thrasher thanks to our generous benefactors, including Dylan and the art lovers at Oakley and Anne and her art-thirsty Red Bull gang, who gave us the beautiful space, talented assistants and brain-scrambling beverages. Y'all are the best.
2/18/2018Final session at Brighton’s ramp with the pros and bros gathering for a farewell schralp.
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2/18/2018The KC stop of the Vans Scorchin' Summer tour starts with a man down and ends with a lady in a tree.
2/18/2018Oklahoma City honored their favorite son by naming July 21, 2017 "Kyle Walker Day," just in time for the Scorchin' Summer tour to pull into town. G Herbo was there too!
2/18/2018The Vans x Thrasher tour rips into the Lone Star state, triple-digit temps be damned!
2/18/2018The 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!
2/18/2018We'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!
2/18/2018The SOTY Down Unda crew sparks a sesh at the infamous Five Docks park. Remember when street skaters could barely grind a bowl?
2/18/2018Unlike 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!