Friday, August 22, 2008

Field Agent Puddin: On Baltimore Styles

Puddin sent me a few photos keeping me updated on what is going on in Charm City. This first photo is of and classic Baltimore hair-style gone... wrong? Or maybe dude asked for this cut? Not really sure. Just another hair cut that is keeping Baltimore trashy.

Then... this lady.

Passed out on a Baltimore city bench, her cane about to fall, front-butt folding over her lap, and an empty beer under her right hand. It was obviously a nice day to get drunk on the street. No problem for this lady... she looks like she's pro at being a pile daily.

Good work Puddin! We can't wait to see more.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

The Backyard

I was just home for a week in Waldorf, Maryland where I grew up. I spent more time at my mom's house then I have in the last 4 years for sure. We grilled out in the backyard almost every night. The weather was so nice we had to. While I was there, sitting in the backyard I couldn't help but think about all the days spent skating back there with SO many of my friends over the years. This is an old photo of what the yard once looked like.

Then.. to add to my nostalgia, I got a call from a local Maryland newspaper wanting to do an interview with me about my parents old backyard. He was contacted because of articles he had written lately about skateboarding in Maryland and was tipped off about our old yard being once called "the Waldorf Skatepark". Check it out HERE. I was asked about a lot of stuff that I hadn't thought about in a long time.

Monday, August 11, 2008

Austin Memories

I realized the other day I never posted any photos from my trip to Austin, TX for Toad & Salmon's Austin Chili Bowl cook off and skate contest. It was my first time in Austin and even Texas for that matter. Heres some photos I shot while on my week-long Austin hell ride.

The two in charge.

Grass Valley?

420 Gus!

It was SO dam HOT most of us spent much of the week in Ian and Heidi's pool.

Strubing gave it big ups.

Dude! party!

Pool time after-party.

Sandy and Skato... killing it.

It was so freakin HOT the day of the contest...

...Mumma crawled into a cooler filled with ice water.

Halsey, riverside.

and Toad, filming it.

This well known skate spot is just outside of Austin.

The Salmon crashed out after a long, long week.

Ps. Yesterday was my birthday. I'm pretty old now.