Burnout: Texas Tech


Finally made it to the Lone Star State. Pretty Sweet Tour 2013.

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Warming up in the motel parking lot with some of that tech shit.


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Burnout: Texas Tech

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I've heard they even have contests for this sort of thing. Can you imagine?

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Ok, now we're ready.


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Texas is famous for its sweet ditches and crushing heat. Got a taste of both.


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Vigilante tranny up top.


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Crankers was the only taker, as per usual.


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Flickin' trés, crazy Canadian style!


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Later, handrail logistics. That cabinet door would not be Street League approved, just sayin'.


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Yep.


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Side trip to the river (not shown.)


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We needed it though.

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Moment of reflection with Austin's elder statesmen. Thanks bros.


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On to the demo.


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Retirement zone.

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Yacht Clubbers, everywhere.

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Killer bowl, marred by aluminum coping.

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Not that the heavies noticed.


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Ol' Bashful over here.


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Real talk.


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Crank's showstopper on the lightning rod.


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Did you get it?


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Twang!!!


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Uhmm, why, hello Miss.


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There were babes everywhere at this stop ... wholesome sorority sisters ...


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as well as more aggressive GTWYC types.


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My original Texas skate buddy, Craig, even made an appearance. OG knows OG.


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The cult portion of the evening.


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I hope they all at least went home with a decal or two. I flew out the next day, leaving the boys with a ten-hour drive and in the competent hands of Hambone. Thanks Pretty Sweeters! Thanks kids! See you next summer everybody!

  • 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!