Guy Mariano Pro Truck Release Party Photos


Whenever someone comes out with a new signature truck, it’s safe to say a party is in order. When it’s someone as legendary as Guy Mariano, you best be sure it’s going to be a night to remember. Thunder hosted a private, invite-only skate jam at Guy’s park in North Hollywood with all the top rippers, ice cold drinks and a taco truck to keep the hungry happy. Not to mention, it also happened to be Dan Plunkett’s birthday, so you know there was cake. Thanks for the fun night, Thunder! —Alex Papke 

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 1First ones in the house, no one seemed to be ready for photos yet

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 2Tancowny only came for the free pool

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 3Tyson putting those Thunders to good use. Also pictured here: Christian Henry, Ish Cepeda and Ethan DeMoulin 

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 4Don’t leave hungry! Pop-up tacos courtesy of 100 Tacos

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 5Carlos Ribeiro had to get his fixings, accompanied here by the one and only Ryan Flynn

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 6Back inside, Tyson Peterson puts his Thunders to a better use with a back tail on the pool coping

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 7David Reyes breaks in the new snake rail with a fakie 5-0 from rattle to forked-tongue

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 8Two generations of tech, Blake Carpenter and Paul Rodriguez 

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 9Recent Am Scrambler, Myles Willard takes a backlip through my personal favorite, low-impact obstacle in the park 

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 10All the low-cal drinks you could ever dream of…

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 11Kept on ice by my pick for TMOTY, Nate Alton 

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 12Foy popped his head in and went straight for the front feeble on the snake. Sorry, Jamie, I didn't wanna tell you but Ant Travis handled the front crook before you showed up 

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 13The LA Boy himself, Paulo Diaz, came out swinging with this early grab method over the hip. Doesn’t get much better than this 

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 14Legends circuit: AVE, P-Rod and Guy

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 15Straight to it, P-Rod handled this frontside flip at least five times without missing one

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 16GOATs in stereo, Ishod Wair, promptly gets his back

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 17Bottoms up for the boys

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 18Who do you think’s more stoked to be here, Ant or Jamie?

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 19Wouldn’t be a proper blog post without at least one shotgun photo. Thanks, Tyson

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 20Tancowny’s puts down a David-Reyes-approved shotgun before heading out

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 21Flynn trying to give Blake a little motivation to actually pick up his board for a change

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 22Paulo Diaz didn’t show any signs of slowing down and kept it going with the grabs all night

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 23Plunkett’s expression says it all while Jeremy Wray covers the madness, iPhone style

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 24Someone had to go upside down, so it might as well be Chris Colbourn 

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 25Foy had to take a time out to indulge in that nights Lakers game. Long live Mamba!

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 26Long Beachers Christian Dufrene, Blake Carpenter, Ronnie Kessner and David Stoessel, made the nearly two-hour bumper-to-bumper drive up for this thing

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 27Events like this wouldn’t be possible without dudes like Nate Alton, pictured here with REAL’s newest am Gage Boyle 

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 28Did we mention it was Plunkett’s birthday?

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 29Let’s be honest, he didn’t stand a chance against that cake 

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 30Even Plunkett knows it still tastes good.

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 31And believe it or not, some still went in for slices. Happy Birthday, Dan!

THUNDERxGUY photoPAPKE 32That’s gonna be a wrap! Thanks to everyone that made their way out for Guy and his new pro Thunder truck. Make sure to hit your local skate shop to cop a pair—you won’t be bummed.

 

 

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