Handplants and Channel Blasters


Words & photos: Rhino

Down south has a ton of spots to skate. Ronnie Sandoval and Chris Russell came down form the south bay to hook up with Tom Remillard and Willis Kimbel.  They tapped into some of the spots - skateparks, ditchs, backyard bowls, and mini-ramps and ended the mission at the Birdman’s facility. Not bad for the weatherman claiming two days of rain.



Ronnie Sandoval, frontside air over the channel


Willis Kimbel going fishing


Chris Russell tail grabbing


Tom Remillard taking it way back to the late ‘70s


Willis goes Andrecht on a sidewalk surfing relic


Chris Russell, lipslide revert


Taking it East County, Chris lien to tail


Tom floats one on the sidewall


Tom and Ronnie doubles


Front rock on a Vista barrier


 

Chris Russell surfboard roll in slam


Mandatory Instagram posts

Ronnie stylish front board


Chris Russell, noseblunt drop-in


This DIY bowl is not easy to skate, eggplant


Over to the Birdman’s V Pipe for some heavy action, boneless


Willis points an Indy air

Ronnie plants a frontside invert before heading back to Pedro


Willis Kimbel, Gary Coleman
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