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Jun 12

CURB CRUSHERS… “SLAPPY SUNDAY!”

Mad love & respects to Alyasha Moore & skate-crew at “CURB CRUSHERS” & “SLAPPY SUNDAY!” for the RAD club-patch and stickers!!  Going on three years now, SLAPPY SUNDAY is bringing skaters – old & new together for FUN and GOOD TIMES in various cities… Now go SLAP some curbs with your own crew & friends, continuing-on and establish’n a designated SLAPY SUNDAY! in your own block, hood, or city!!!

Alyasha – NYC “slappy” happy, circa 1990

CURB CRUSHERS, “Grand Order… ”

“SLAPPY SUNDAY!”… be there!!  Stay posted on the latest news & info by going to: http://curbcrushers.blogspot.com


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Jun 12

LAST SESSION AT GONZO’s / VENICE-FALL 2011

Bob Lake follow’s his instincts in the alley ways of Venice, “Seek and you shall find”…

Isaac Mckay-Randozzi was there to document this special occasion…

Created by ANTHONY POOLS…

Memorabilia from the Gonzales pool… i kept it!

Symbolic grooves… OLE, time to skate!!

Isaac, first in the pool and clearing the way for us…

Bob Lake riped hard with speed, style & insane lines…

J.H. frontside grind…

SOLITARY ARTS crew… giving thanks!!

Aaron Murray… COPING KILLER!!  Above and below, more fotos from the very last skate sesh at the Gonzales pool

Lance Mountain frontside grinding over the “Death Box”…

Jesse Martinez tail tapp’n the hip while Scotty Oster snaps a foto from deep…

VENICE O/G’s.  (About a week after this foto was shot, Jesse Martinez helped the new owner of the Gonzales pool property fill and bury the pool with dirt… the irony!?!?  At least someone from the “Hood” was there til’ the end… Thanks Jesse!)

Gonzales pool, classic & new… Wynn Miller’s classic shot of Tony Alva, one of my all time favorite fotos!

Recent shot of Arto Saari at the Gonzales pool… RAD!

From back in the day, my first ad riding for ALVA SKATES, I remember being super stoked that J. Grant Brittain captured this foto of me at the legendary Gonzales pool… GONZO’s R.I.P.!!


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May 12

HUCK & COLOR x SOLITARY ARTS

Check out the latest issue from HUCK(U.K.) & COLOR(Canada) mag… both featuring a nice little story on the SOLITARY ARTS skate road-trip & art installation and opening in Los Angeles.

Fellow Solitarian Bob Lake lay’n one down at Arto’s pool…

Jay & I at Arto’s, and a f/s hip grind @ da infamous Gonzales pool in Venice.  Special thanks to everyone who made this trip & story possible!


30
May 12

ALOHA FROM SHIMOKITA, JAHPAN…

Just received a care-package from my good bredren Masa at KITAZAWA SKATE SUPPY & SERVICE(PHI WI SPOT-TOKYO).  THANX Masa for the new BOARDKILL mags & skate-hardware!!!

For more info on KITAZAWA SKATE SUPPY please go to: www.phiwispot.com / EZ RYDER ORIGINALZ goods will soon be available in Japan thru PHIWISPOT-ZEN INTERNATIONAL’s distribution… a close network of families, friends, & 100% Skateboarders!!

From inside the pages of BOARDKILL mag from Japan…

Classic pic of Jay Boy on a ALVA skate @ CHOLO’s bowl on da North Shore…

Pool(vert) & Street well represented…

BOARDKILL product & review, i wish i could read Japanese… SICK lien grab ollie!!

New ASIAN WAVE SKATES ad, RAD!!  Check out all of the web-addy’s in this ad for radical skate designs, skate art, & traditional & new Japanese tattoo art by 100% Skateboarder Toshikazu Nozaka!  asianwaveskates.blogspot.com, asianwavetattoo.blogspot.com, and toshikazu-nozaka.com

T. Nozaka art for -CAREFREE- skateshop Japan…

Killer SKATER MADE ad, JESSE MARTINEZ blast’n a “Method” at the new VENICE SKATEPARK…

Mad props to Japan skate & surf homie “TA-Q”, MYT-A skate ad… foto from now defunct CHIBA SKATE HOTEL pool.


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May 12

“RIGHT-SIDE” UP… IN A UPSIDE-DOWN WORLD

The GONZ going against-da-grain in a ONE WAY world of BLVD’s & AVE’s…


15
May 12

FELLOW SOLITARIAN… / RAD FOTOS FROM BOB LAKE

Bob Lake, 100% Skateboarder & fellow soul-rider on SOLITARY ARTS…

THANKS Bob for the RAD pics & your INSPIRATION to keep on shredd’n and CREATING… SKATE4LIFE!!!


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May 12

STREET SOUL-JAH’z…

Received this cool foto today from our good homie Kevi-Kev in HONOZULU… MAHALO for your support & STAY ROLL’n da STREETS!!!  LIVE2RIDE, RIDE2LIVE!

(Pictured on a EZ RYDER ORIGINALZ / “TEAM PAIN”(7.75 x 30.125) limited edition “double-kicktail” skate complete)

More info by emailing Jef Hartsel at: info@ezroriginalz.com


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May 12

ITES GOLD & GREEN, APB love…

Stoked on these new APB shop stickerz.  I originally hand painted this on a round wood canvas for my fams at da shop several years back… I really like how it turned out!

I also just happen to find a small box full of these classic HARTSEL sticker packs in storage, SCORE!!


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May 12

L.A. / 80’s B&W…

Jay Boy(“zipper head” era) tail-tapp’n on a Murray deck at one of the many “wall” ramps in Venice beach… CLASSIC shot!!

The infamous CNA(Superior Court) BLDG. in downtown Los Angeles… J.H. frontside thruster on a Alva STREET FIRE deck.

Just unearthed a box full of classic & personal pics from the 70’s & 80’s.  I’ll post more soon!!


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May 12

F#!%’ing AWESOME!! / Jason Dill x EZR x moblow.com

PROPS to 100% Skateboarders Jason Dill & Mark Oblow… SKATE4LIFE!!!  Keep a look out for Jason Dill’s collection of killa’ tee’s & gear under his label, FUCKING AWESOME… and also peep more RAD photography by going to moblow.com.  Mad LOVE, RESPECT, & THANKS to both of these brothers for all of your suport!!!