Emerica's "Green" Premiere Photos


Emerica fired up 2020 going full speed with their latest video installment, Green, which premiered this past Thursday in Long Beach. The night's event included heavy parts from Dakota Servold, Jon Dickson, a stacked team section and the release of the Dickson pro. Emerica proved they have no plans of slowing down going into the new decade. Not to mention, they brought back masterlensman Jon Miner to put the whole thing together, so you don’t want to miss this one. See who made it out and to celebrate some of the hardest working dudes out. 
 
Words and photos by Alex Papke

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 1No ticket? No luck!

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 2Starting the night off, we got to the fruit of Jon's labor 

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 3Onlookers slowly started peeking through the door

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 4Then they made their way in with Cody Longlens in the fold

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 5Our best dressed and co-star of the night, Dakota Servold, has you covered on tickets if you need 'em

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 6Upstream pioneer, Leo Romero, looking sharp as always

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 7If you’ve ever been to Black Bar in Long Beach, chances are you’ll recognize some of these friendly faces from behind the bar

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 8Camera man Bobby Bils, Gray Mesa and patchouli oil enthusiast Dylan Witkin 

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 9Same job and same birthday, Thrasher's own Dan Stolling and Tuan Nguyen are pretty much the same dude

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 10If it takes two to carry…

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 11Chances are it’s filled to the brim

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 12Our favorite Instagram personality, Nick Merlino

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 13Darien Brown pictured with the best heelflip and diet in the game, Neen Williams

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 14Oz's finest, Dane Burman, and the dude whose spot book you wish you had, Tom K

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 15Minor zipper incident in the parking lot for the Kirbys

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 16Who would have thought I had fans at this thing. Thanks for the board, Van

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 17Duffman hugs a lot of things

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 18Two-wheeler John Dilo

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 19Always a good time with Duffel and Ray

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 20Handrail assassins Patrick Praman and Gage Boyle

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 21Fastest flick in the game, Chris Wimer, with his valentine Kayla

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 22Quick Vans corpo meeting with Tyson Peterson and Tin Tran

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 23Double-fisting Dave Hoang has twice as much beer as Figgy

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 24Can’t wait to see what Collin, Rob Maatman and Kevin Baekkel have in store for us tonight

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 25Watch your backs out there. No one’s safe

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 26If you want to get in the front, you gotta get past Tim Cisilino and Don Brown

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 27Big hugs all around

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 28Everyone agrees, the Dickson pro goes!
 
EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 30
Not to mention it doubles for empties, if that’s what you’re into

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 29Slowly but surely, the team started to funnel in

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 31World's best selfie

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 32Skateboarding is in good hands

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 33Full lineup out front

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 34Your theater's on the left, enjoy the show

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 35Two of our favorite skate journalists, Burndog and Patrick O’Dell

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 36Come take a seat with Andrew Nguyen, Julian Davidson and Ethan Loy

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 37The only reason I’m going down to O-side, Lannie Rhoades and Jacob Nuñez

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 38Front row also goes!

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 39The back ain’t that bad either

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 40It's not a party until Matt B cracks a cold one

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 41We can’t have Jay miss his Instagram moment

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 42Solid skater and filmer combo, Jamie Foy and Kaylanne Diaz

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 43Of course, it’s a full house

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 44You know what time it is

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 45But not before a little surprise for Jon…

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 46That’s right, a gold-dipped Dickson pro. One of one!

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 47The moment everyone’s been waiting for...

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 48And by the looks of it, it’s a hit!

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 49Take it from Dan Lu, this one will get you hyped

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 50And it wouldn’t be possible without this guy. Thanks for everything you do, Miner

EmericaGreen photoPAPKE 51You know you’ve made it once you have a gold shoe. That’s gonna be a wrap, congrats to Dickson, Dakota and the rest of the Emerica squad on one hell of a video. It's fair to say, 2020 is off to a good start

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