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The Rumble in Ramona reminded us that vert is still skateboarding. All these dudes were there but Phillips, who would have won the fuckin' thing—RIP. Photos: Mofo

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Skate or bate? Well, at least they spelled Thrasher right. Lance, boosting.

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Jeff Grosso, still the same.

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Mike Youssefpour, tailgrab, 1990. He broke his arm last week at the Rumble.

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Lance with his last Powell deck. Tuck knee, proper control.

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He killed himself on Christmas day, but Jeff Phillips could do huge FSAs.