Day of Familia

Hammeke went to Minneapolis and met up with some guys from Real and DC for Day of Familia celebrating 8 years of Steve Nesser’s skate shop.



Nesser greeted us in the parking lot.


Davis Torgerson with his DC Familia Tonik Colorway. So light he can’t keep his feet on the floor.


The Familia park was host to a free afternoon of skating with the pros


Minnesota native Jack Olson starts it off with a switch back 5-0


Robbie Brockel cab front board


Davis Torgerson nollie flip


Cyril Jackson back 360


Jake Donnelly switch flip


Josh Kalis finished it off with the impossible


The crew outside ready for an afternoon out on the streets.


Then to the Familia shop uptown for an art show

Featuring artwork from the one and only Todd Bratrud


Green Day Action’s Realized decks, of course Nesser’s got 'em


Then the art show crowd spilled out into the streets to head to the next party


Jake was really feeling it at this point


The dance floor at Hell’s Kitchen was going off


Cyril knows how to stay classy on a budget by filling his Martini glass with Pabst


Looks like Robbie won’t be skating tomorrow

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