Finally, the SOTY Nawwsty crew enters the vacation portion of the mission.
Wildlife and POV cameras, everywhere.
Master Cocksman, Scuba Steve.
Resort wear in full effect. You earned it, Ishod!
And when the sun dunks into the azure blue, time to head to the park.
Grant's got frequent flyer status at this thing.
Big Rig tries out the upstream.
Cory can't let a little Texas plant get in the way of his new look of leisure.
It's cool. That thing's only about ten feet deep.
Boards, flops aloft.
Skidding edger under harsh block.
The tenuous grasp of cotton on grip.
Tipped out in the vortex bowl.
While Donnie does his best Scott Oster.
Fire in the sky time.
Drunk on the moon.
After apologizing to the hotel manager.
Speaking of management, these guys exceeded all our wildest expectations. Nice work, boys.
Ishod, trying to steer the party back on dry land.
In my head, this group shot was going to be less awkward and more awesome.
Fuck it. Worth a shot.
Only 16 more swimming hours left.
Obscure lines are kind of Grant's thing.
Pay attention, kid.
Wonder what would happen if Cory went full-time tranny?
Grant hanging around in no-man's land. Jesus.
It's easy to get jaded in this line of work but seeing the SOTYs in action brings it all back home. Congrats, Ishod! Thanks for the trip, everybody. Same time next year!
9/27/2021Ernie Torres busted out of Oklahoma in the early 2000s, earning a seat in the REAL van with his heavy moves and wicked sense of humor. Thanks for the memories, Big Ern! As seen in our Aug. 2021 issue.
9/20/2021Long Beach's sloshiest rolled out hard to welcome Roman Pabich into the professional ranks. Clean rips, heavy revs and fun, fun, fun. Congrats, Ro-Ro!
8/10/2021Greg Hunt has a ripping legacy as a pro skater and he transitioned smoothly into one of the most respected videographers out there. And you know he's met characters along the way.
7/01/2021Fresh decks for Ishod, Busenitz, Mason and more REAL pros in the new drop. Check that Cairo reissue for a hit of nostalgia.
6/24/2021Ishod, GT, Fabi and the Monster team fire off massive airs and test out our new Hubba. We might need a new roof after this session.