Fallen's "Slash II" Release Party

Fallen and Deathwish combined forces for a new colorway of the Slash II shoe. So in celebration they decided to have a skate session with pizza and beer at the Baker Boys park. Words and Photos: Joe Hammeke



The Chief and Ed Dominick were the first to arrive.


Mama dog, Darling, Jon Dickson and Slash.  


A couple of Aussies were acting doormen. How’s professional life Brass?


A couple of feet ready for some new shoes.


And a couple of dogs ready for some pizza.


The skate session heated up quickly. Slash back nosegrind


The over to the hubba. Jon Dickson. front crook


Slash, back tail


Jamie lays down the back Smith


Slash, back lip


Over-rotated into a Smith


Dickson alley-oop nosegrind ala Schroeder


Then Darling brought over a shoe


Come here


Ok, gimme that


Obligatory product shot


Now back to the skating. Lizard with a ledge combo. What did he do?  Check @Jamiethomas on instagram for the follow footage


Chief takin' it back to 1989 with a crail snatcher


Lizard ollie one foot to back lip


Dickson switch frontside flip


Then Jamie started battling a 360 no-comply


Tumbling


A little help from Lizard


Just put some passion on it baby


Footy check means it’s a make


Thanks for showing up.

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