Ben Karpinski went out to Kansas City over the weekend to check out Malto's shoe release.
Words & photos by Ben Karpinski
The now defunct “Malto Gap”
Quick sesh at the slabs
J-Lo gets weird at Energy Park
Sean got a back tail
Etnies rented everyone bikes to get around town the night of the party...
...which turned out to be a pretty good idea
Hit some spots on the way
Jose got an ollie
Made it to Gates BBQ
Miss Williams came up $100 for drinking a bottle of the extra-hot
Drinking games with Don Brown
Newly-appointed Etnies TM Paul Sharpe
Don Brown wasn’t the only freestyler in the building
Needless to say, the event was heavily blogged
Next day went to the Lawrence park
Rojo backside flip
K.O.B, Justin Malto
MikeMo, kicikflip indy
“Next time ya’ll come through you think you could call ahead?” – Taco John’s
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8/25/2016By now you must have seen New Balance’s Divide and Conquer article in the new mag, so you know that the team split in two to fully take advantage of every spot Spain had to offer. With half the team not knowing what the other half did, the powers that be invited everyone to the office for the very first screening. —Ben Karpinski