SOTY Video Premiere

We all saw the SOTY article in the April issue of the mag, but it goes without saying that a heavy video must follow. Long Beach got a sneak peak Tuesday night to see what Jamie and the boys were able to handle while Down Under, accompanied by a photo show from Burnett and free beers to juice up the crowd. Keep your eyeballs peeled for the video hitting the site soon. You don’t want to miss this one! —Alex Papke

 

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Early-bird special. Burndog would say the fish was finger licking good 

 

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Sneak peek before the crowd arrives—showing off some of our favorite images from Down under

 

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Ish on the court goes down as one of my personal faves 

 

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Merch table won’t last long

 

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Miner made his way out to the party, equipped with his own beer that he brought from home

 

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Slowly but surely everyone started making their way in

 

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“Switch Japan—sickest shit I’ve ever seen” 

 

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Party favors always get the crowd stoked

 

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Joey Ragali and Ethan Loy—guess whose scar is whose! 

 

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The grill ended up going for longer than expected. Good looks, Cole 

 

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Best get the free beverages while you can 

 

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Not sure what photo it was, but it definitely got Mason a little bit excited

 

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“He did what?!”

 

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The smokers' corner out back. Kirby eagerly waits for the video to start

 

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Florida’s finest made their way out to support another SOTY from their home state

 

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Blake found a good deal on the way over that he couldn’t pass up 

 

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Bottoms up

 

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J-Lay was on dad duty for the night

 

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Jamie had to hit Ish with the sticker-on-the-back trick. Classic move

 

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Ish was too hyped to notice anyway

 

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Passing the torch

 

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Tyson knows that babes are a must for the party

 

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Ish eventually moved the sticker to his chest while Tyson struggled to finish what’s left of his shot

 

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Christian Henry knows leopard print is in right now

 

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Ish and K-Walks blown away that the DJ table had an AUX cord. Expect to hear Ish’s mixtape coming soon

 

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One more cheers to get the night going

 

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Cody Long looking dapper as always

 

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Beagle showed up, dog in lap

 

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Our host for the evening, John Bradford, coming fully prepared with enough paper towels to clean up any mess

 

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Thrashermasterlensmen Dan Stolling and Matt Bublitz do a quick handoff before the crowd moves inside

 

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Baca himself! 

 

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T-Puds was greeted with open arms

 

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By none other than John Dilo

 

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Dakota Hunt came to show off his new beard while Ducky came to show off that great smile

 

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Red plaid is so in right now

 

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Two times!

 

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40oz does it. Wait, is that a quart?

 

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The Worble Crew made their way out, but most wouldn’t recognize Man Ramp without the hardhat

 

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Leo popped his head in just in time to see the video and give a quick hello to Cody

 

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“You seem warm, bud”

 

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Time to get things going already

 

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Gotta get enough to last the whole video

 

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Anticipation was high as the crowd set in

 

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A good speech really gets the stoke high

 

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The verdict is in: these boys handled business Down Under! 

 

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Hugs all around 

 

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Everyone was in arms after watching it

 

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With these dudes behind it, how couldn’t you be stoked?

 

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Once the crowd found out the prints were up for grabs it was full mayhem. 

 

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Dilo was stoked to take home his piece of the pie. 

 

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As was Mason

 

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Goes without saying that Torey had to get his

 

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One hell of a Smith grind 

 

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Who was more stoked, Brownie on the print or Tyson on his spliff?

 

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A small sampling of the huge Florida crew that came out to support their boy 

 

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Not a bad look

 

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Geoff knows a SOTY when he sees one

 

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Only thing we’re missing is a camo jacket for Murdy 

 

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Takes two to tango

 

62 FoyPARTY photoPAPKE“This still up for grabs?” 

 

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Florida pride

 

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Thrasher Dan hyped on Bublitz’s edit

 

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The babes started to come out of their shells

 

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“Oh my God, you were in the video? I have to get your number”

 

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And just like that, Ish has two ladies. Three if you include the one in the print

 

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“One handed isn’t gonna work…”

 

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“Here, someone hold my laptop”

 

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Last but not least

 

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Tyson and Ish were hyped on the new wall piece for the crib. Thanks for the fun night, SOTY crew. Keep your eyes peeled for the video hitting the site soon! 

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