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The SOTY Naawwsty crew cannot stay off those streets!
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Exiting the island. Our daily route.


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Suburban bannister.


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Feelsies.


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Then the roof caved in ...


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Was it the aluminum pipe? Or that accursed grip tape?!!


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It was contagious.


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Later ...


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That's right, Pang! I've got your spots! All of 'em!!!


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Tattoo it on your forehead, sir.


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CK1 with fence assist.


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Donnie did this twice before we'd even hopped over. 'I'm just tryin' to skate!' he told me when I asked for a do-over. Magazine purchasers will know that this was just his gateway trick. (thanks you guys, by the way.)


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After landing it he went through all the classic stages - denial ...


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shock ...


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And finally ... acceptance.


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Goddamn right.


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This thing. Cromer throws it in reverse.


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He's pretty much So-Flo's best, we reckoned.


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Donnelly at the stadium. Cops a' comin'.


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Ended it on a high note. Time to celebrate.


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17 hours later ...

  • Burnout: Tha Docks

    Burnout: Tha Docks
    The SOTY Down Unda crew sparks a sesh at the infamous Five Docks park. Remember when street skaters could barely grind a bowl?
  • Burnout: Sydney Sunday

    Burnout: Sydney Sunday
    Unlike 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!
  • Burnout: Just There

    Burnout: Just There
    The SOTY Down Unda crew hits the downtown Sydney streets, ending with an epic sesh/dance party at good ol' Martin Place.
  • Burnout: Lizzie's Pro!

    Burnout: Lizzie's Pro!
    Teammates, 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!
  • Burnout: Pinch vs Wedge

    Burnout: Pinch vs Wedge
    The SOTY Down Unda crew fires it up, only to get stymied by a human skatestopper. Ishod skids big and Kwalks snags the cover.
  • Burnout: A Little Vert

    Burnout: A Little Vert
    Legends, tykes and lurkers alike – who doesn't love an '80s sized vert ramp?
  • Burnout: No Way!

    Burnout: No Way!
    Vans' 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. 
  • Burnout: No Bucks Given

    Burnout: No Bucks Given
    Chief and the boys premiered the latest installment of their popular No Cash Value series, this one starring Dane, Brockman and Windsor. 
  • Burnout: Hot Doggin'

    Burnout: Hot Doggin'
    Elliot Sloan had a vert jam at his house in Vista because, as you know, Vista still rips. 
  • Burnout: Beantown

    Burnout: Beantown
    Last stop for the Vans demo demolishers and Chima, Matt B, Dan Lu and the boys go out with a bang!