A Corn Fed Chill Cam Dump

Posted on Friday, June 6, 2008 by Rob

By Rob Meronek

Let me introduce you to the Skatepark of Tampa staff. I'm still blown away by how many people work here. The top photo is everyone and the bottom is all the Shop employees. Look at those headbangers on the right
So I walked into our regularly scheduled weekly sketchy skateboard industry bid'niss meeting to this double take. Clem is going on the Emerica Wild Ride with me next week. His method of motorcycle hair control is corn rows. Wow
You can find Dark Mark handling maintenance at the Park each day. Is that how your shirts end up looking like you got attacked by a tiger?
Alex, Mike Mo, and Sean are now pro for Girl. Everyone knows how Mike Mo loves a good text battle. I got some entertaining ones from him that you can see below. Apparently, he's a Sheckler fan
Upon landing in Minneapolis, we learned that the weather forecast includes rain, rain, rain, tornadoes, hail, earthquakes, locust storms, the plague, etc. We all had the classic travel disasters. Rerouted flights, lost luggage, delays, airport police nearly arresting us for a game of carpet SKATE, etc. Good times in MPLS have begun
Porpe and Dooner are media huslters for the weekend. Porpe has the new Gonzo Boccio CD and Dooner has the Cal Surf video, Midwest Marauders
When you come to Minnesota, you pay your taxes in the form of pull tab lotto tickets. We were not so lucky on ours. Porpe and Sierra paid their dues
Clements isn't with us right now. He's in Las Vegas at another skateboard bid'niss shindig involving those billionaire dudes that are attempting to throw a $400,000 skateboard shindig in July. This text message to Porpe's vintage phone sums up the night he's having over there
Some of us spent several hours in the airport. The airport Officer Doofies don't like you skating, taking photos of them, or asking for a ticket as a souvenier. That's DMFP in mid flick catch
Porpe found out the old condom on the head trick doesn't really work
Wow, check Hammeke's neck cheese out. Serious carpet neck going on. Hammeke's here to take photos for Thrasher
Yo Jamiel! He took all my ones and drink tickets on a bad game of dice. Thanks for keeping me sober
Find the only black dude on the crowd. Yep, that's the one that's going to be announcing your run tomorrow. Good luck
Lindsey Robertson always looks like he should be in the library or something. Thanks for hanging out at our skateboard shindig, Lindsey
Cesar Fernandez is originally from Orlando, now a Cali transplant. He's here to rip tomorrow. Porpe has had that plastic smile on his face ever since we landed in corn fed land
Mark, Mark, and Steve - these guys run 3rd Lair. Thanks for letting SPoTlight Productions and the Damn Am take over your building for the weekend. It's been a fun six years

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