Josh Borden's Surprise Party

Josh Borden's Surprise Party

A heavy crew assembled at Omar Hassan's backyard bowl to surprise Josh Borden on Saturday. The bowl was shredded, cold ones were knocked back, Taco Dudes catered taco cart, friends, family and team mates, legends all showed up to congratulate Josh Borden on turning pro for Santa Cruz skateboards and to wish him a happy birthday all on the same day! Fuck yeah Josh!

Words and photos by Rhino.


Why is everyone staring at me?


Newest Santa Cruz pro, well deserved!


Josh's parents were stoked, now maybe he will move out of the house


A birthday cake


And a turning pro cake


The session was already heated before he showed up, Greyson locked in


Russell the Muscle, good buddy pre taco coma


Keep an eye out for this kid, Cedric Pabich slob plant


Cody Chapman tosses up a boneless in the deep


Long time Santa Cruz pro, Salba grabs slob over the box


Mason Merlino and Chris Russell


Santa Cruz brand manager, Andrew Cannon, and Shuriken  


Eric Dressen and Duncan


Dressen front double truck assault, all style


Grosso, Hewitt, and Omar checking the pool action


Taco Dudes nailed it with all of the tacos


Mason Merlino front blunt


Cedric boosts a frontside air


Cody over the hip with a nose grind tailgrab


Olson and Lance made it out


Tristan Rennie dropping the invert to fakie


Josh, listen to Omar and Salba, they will tell the secrets to maintaining a long skateboard career!

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