Highways and Byways


Posted: March 9th, 2010


Words & photos by Ben Karpinski

Van
Got to jump in the van and go up to Santa Barbara with the Habitat team on their "Highways and Byways" tour.

COS
Finally got to check out the Church of Skatan which is located in an actual old church.

Michael
Got the grand tour over at Powell. I managed to sneak off a few photos walking around.

Hand_Cut
They still cut all the bushing out by hand.

Thanks!
Thanks Michael!

Marius_FsWallride_SB
The dudes headed to the Santa Barbara park to shake some hands and kiss some babies.

Push_Thrasher
Push Skateshop has an archive

Man_Child
"My three goals in life are to sign the bricks at Push, win Tampa, and get SOTY." –Man Child


Austyn Gillete, nollie half-Cab 50-50

Santa_Monica_Museum
Skate Exhibit in Santa Monica

Marius
Again, had to sneak off the photos but they had some heavies on the wall and I couldn't help it.

Pushing_Priests
Pushing Priests

DGar_Gap_Nosegrind
D. Gar met up mid way into the trip


Daryl Angel, switch ollie up six

kook
What, you think they only show up at Baker demos?
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