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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

Posted: June 19, 2013


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...


"Ohhhhh!"


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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