Category: Burnout

Rate this item
(0 votes)
Raven Rules

Warm up day.

Posted: June 26, 2011

That is, if your idea of a warm-up is a padless corner ollie.

Sam Beckett, from the UK.

Miller, padded up.

Raven's been working on his table-topped backside airs.

Mathias - all the egg variations.

Not in the comp, but still in the air.

Pedro, in the power corner.

A cautionary tale for not looking through the viewfinder, but I kind of like it.

On to the ring of fire. SOTYs, everywhere.

Lil' stale, not bad.

Kickflip. Cole is the king of good sports.

You know Grant likes fire.

Meanwhile, in the cradle, Beckett gets into it.

Then shit got weird.

Contest day, Miller lofts lakadasically.

Langi steps up ...

and off.

Everyone keeps pointing out the cradle to Miller.

As if he'd missed it.

Ollie grind.

Big-Air Pedro.

Breaking down the finer points for the street dogs.

No, take your time. Really.

First up - the wee-bowl comp.


Stratt-O caffeinates the children.

Spokesmodels, ready.

Lensmen, ready.

And begin. Miller seemed stymied by the bowl's smaller dimensions.


Raven went straight to work. Feeble the seat.


Taylor Bingaman.

Scando legend - Nicky Guerrero.

Rune had no problems blasting.

Grant - hip mastery.

Choppy O!

Finally, the main event.

Rune skies it - injured knee, deep in administrative duties, blasting nevertheless.

Oop cab 5-0.

Totally missed Pedro's cradle attack. Check the vid.

Body jar.

And then just as things were getting good, a driving rain.

Look! A rainbow!

Intermission.

Glimpses of Penny.

 

Dutchmen, everywhere.

These dudes would decide the winner.

Game on.

The Manwich on the hip.




Taylor has an oop frontside invert.



Indy 540 attempt. Next time.



Many were puzzled by Alex's 4th place finish - what with those NBD cradle moves and face-high indy 360s. Fuck it, dude.


Miller, preparing for blast-off. 

 



Fuckin' A.


Raven, high speed oop 5-0. Once he got the fakie ollie corner nosegrind he had it in the bag.


Totally going for it.



Runes tosses the obligatory 540 attempts for the crowd. No dice, but a great showing. 


Waiting for results. The anticipation was maddening.


Yep. Raven rules. Thanks, Copenhagen.

Last modified on Sunday, 26 June 2011 11:03
Dirty Fences Tour Europe May 24
Respect Your Roots San Francisco, CA May 30
Spring Break Yo Self Saugerties, NY May 30
Stay Flared USA May 31
740TH1213PC1.jpgIn This Issue
Daniel Lutheran gaps out to the June '15 cover with a dead-eye over-the-back 50-50 down a 20 set. And there's plenty more Propeller partying inside, including full-length Dan-Lu and Elijah Berle interviews. Hockey homies John Fitzgerald and Donovon Piscopo throw down off the ice. Corey Glick demonstrates his Lunatic flick. Volcom hits the highway en route to Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest. Josh Borden talks about his am-to-pro bump; the Bones Swiss team (well, not all of them) set their sights on the motherland and a full recap of this year's Thrasher/Converse Death Match at SXSW.
Add this one to your collection.