Burnout: Potpourri


In the old days of TV, you could tell it was summer because there was nothing on but re-runs. In that tradition, let's call these photos pulled from the piles "classics," instead.


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Terry had bought his mama a place out in Victorville at one point, which meant if you needed photos of him you were driving to the desert and skating Donny's. Fakie 5-0.


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Maybe it was Corey's geometric outfits that inspired this new-wave composition. This was the same day he sacked that bank to bar. Backside flip.


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Rad Dads, ruling the wasteland.

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Chris Cole, twisted up like a svelte Bluto from Popeye.


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Lil' Fucky, backside noseblunting when such things were slightly more rare.


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The backbone of '90s vert. You guys should have a reunion or some shit.


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Making out with your friend maybe isn't the healthiest way to get attention, but there's no questioning its effectiveness.


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Look who got his John Hancock in there. Leo, you sly dog. 


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James Hardy, dressed in a psych-lite ensemble, switch back fifty.


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Probably seen this one before, but I keep it in the back of my mind as a cautionary tale. Slam, seizure and then we had to cut the fence open.


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Any time you can get a sailboat into your skate photo, your following the San Diego Code of Photo Excellence.


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Jimmy and Keegan, laugh riot.


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My first digital camera made the sky look like an Atari 2600. Leo, back tail, fedora-wise.


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Anybody remember Robert Lopez-Mont? Skate Life!!!


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Marius, one step ahead of the man.


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Two for one on this bump. Ollies are the most photographed skate move. Yeah, Shuriken!


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Before the ATL twins there were the Fredrickson twins from Denver. Less double teaming, but definitely more giant rail skating.


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Appleyard, in his rail days.


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Saw knows that if God gives you a back patch of hair, the last thing you wanna do is hide it. Give it a friend!


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Grosso, Steve and Jesse at Baldy.


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An outtake of Jim's cover. Maybe should have used this one.


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Poor translating is where 50% of our humor comes from.


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I always called this the BK air after Bryce Kanights, but I'm sure Daewon was inspired by a Z-Boy doing it off a launch ramp.


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You can never predict these moments, that's why you gotta have your camera ready at all times. Ralph and Omar - couples-only QP ride with bonus nipple tweak.


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When you're classicly trained, every transition is a vert ramp.


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Flip crew at Pizzey, three days before Shane died. Sad times.


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Omar's 540. I'm sure the Bird has done one there, but still.


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When it's time to show off for the crowd, it doesn't even matter if your trick makes sense.

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Gary Valentine, a once-talented vert skater, decided to jump the Varsity double set on rollerblades.


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I'm pretty sure he learned his lesson about all-nighters and bets among friends after this, but who knows.

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