Dan Lu Goes Pro!

Its graduation time! Toy Machine's ray of sunshine Daniel Lutheran put on his cap and gown last night at Ashley's Bar in Long Beach and made the transition from admirable amateur to applaudable pro.

Photos by Grant Hatfield. @insta_grant

Childhood photos were on site to amuse his peers

A skate shrine offering for the newly pro

Josh Harmony admires some early Lutheran launch ramp hang time

Local Cherry Park resident Matt Bennett and his lady friend Julia were there for support

SD Shep Dawgs and long hair lensmen made the commute

Sock talk with Kingman, Barnett, and Templeton

Signage for the hashtag generation

The Huntington Beach connection Ryan Spencer, Matt Bublitz, and Tom Karangelov

Dekline filmer Don Luong and waffle sole soldier Jamie Hart talk shop. "Yeah, but was it filmed in HD?"

The Grimes was there in true forum

Ed works on a new hashtag #prepubescentpros

Sinclair on the look out for Dan Lu. T-minus 30 seconds...


The ceremonial revealing of the board. The Tempster welcomes Daniel into the pro ranks.

Daniel takes a moment to drink it all in

Daniel's parents Chuck and Sharon flew out and surprised him for the party

Fellow new pro Dakota Servold shares the excitement with Dan Lu

Sinclair and Barnett breath a sigh of relief after another successful surprise

That golden Lutheran smile

The Toy boys embrace their newest pro

Baby Jamie extends it with two lady friends

The worlds nicest boy nabs himself a wall hanger

Daniel spies on the ever viral Johnny Layton...

…and he does not disappoint

This then prompted Templeton to go full Kiedis

Congratulations Daniel!

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