Tampa, Florida, Wild in the Streets...

aka: Go Skateboarding Day. In the brutal Floridian heat.
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The Boss, Andrew Reynolds is a healthy food addict now, and was more than down to go to Whole Foods with me to do some shopping.
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I can't tell you how much respect I have for this guy.
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Keeping his body in tip-top shape for Stay Gold, yes, but mostly for himself. He loves skating and wants to do as long as he can, and to do that he knows you have to take care of your body. I wish all the skaters on Baker and Toy Machine followed his lead!
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He even got me doing some stretches...
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Looking up skate videos.
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This was the first kid I saw in Tampa on Go Skate Day. What a great start to the day!
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He's not messing around. I should do a board like this, no?
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The crowd was ready to shred the streets. It was only eight trillion degress outside.
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After the 5 mile skate that nearly ended my life, I sat with some fellow skaters who had made the trek also. This gal's favorite skater is Bucky Lasek, and she likes to skate vert. I think her and her friend watch a lot of Fuel TV.
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This is her buddy, he likes Rodney Mullen.
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The Bro Bowl in Tampa. Andrew ollied this much to the delight of the crowd.
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Then I ran into John Montessi. This guy was on New Deal in 1990, 91, just like me! He owns a skate shop now called WestSide. (check out their blog of the GSD event.)
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This was from the airport in Houston, TX where I had a layover today.
I didn't shoot much digital, so this is all I have right now from my Tampa adventure.

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Posted June 22nd, 2010 by the time has come to grow backwards
Didn't Reynolds quit smoking recently? And aren't those piss drunx guys sobering up? Anyway, it's pretty cool he's staying healthy. Reynolds is like how old and he's still skating like crazy. I've been feeling fat fom not being active at all.
Cute girl there.
5 miles? Hopefully you put some fat wheels on your board. Riding worn out bearing sized wheels would fuck you up. And when I skate I like to constantly push and go super fast and shit. Way more fun.
I guess I spent GSD at my grandma's funeral thing. She felt hard and like plastic.last time I touched her she was soft, warm,and malluable. Then she was all hard and preserved. It was weird having her laying there pumped with chemicals while people talked small talk and her corpse was just in the corner and most of us pretty much came out of her. Whatevs. I don't think I'll blog those photos.
Kevin's portfolio is looking good. I was clicking around and saw u bunch of staged photos on that site. Oh. And also they yearbook for my highschool had a student photography section. Nothing really tickled my fancy. Then I guess crude sexual and perverted photos aren't really meant to be mementos of your highschool experience.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on June 22nd, 2010 at 10:52PM PST
DevinBriggs.com
Posted By: Devin on June 23rd, 2010 at 12:39AM PST
the sect photo reminds me of that hard ass song from discharge by the name of the same tattoo idea.

i skated like any skater should've on go skateboarding day. spent some hours at an underground basement that has a mile of smooth surface and some banks along with some nice skateboarding gents and a pair of gals as an audience. good times indeed. we filmed some stuff too and israel (the guy in the sect costume from the TM sock team) was there as well

skate to a funeral next time, jgonz
and sorry about your abuelita, mate.
Posted By: fresh from mex on June 23rd, 2010 at 02:39AM PST
he has the best tattoo ever! x) thats awesome :)
Posted By: ashley on June 23rd, 2010 at 07:41AM PST
and yes that should be a board! :)
Posted By: ashley on June 23rd, 2010 at 07:48AM PST
http://yfrog.com/f/jl9sdmj/
Posted By: ed on June 23rd, 2010 at 10:32AM PST
http://espn.go.com/action/blog?post=4921832&sport=skate
Posted By: ed on June 23rd, 2010 at 10:36AM PST
Get the old wild ride book here:
http://www.tactics.com/emerica/ed-templeton-book?src=gglb
Posted By: ed on June 23rd, 2010 at 10:40AM PST
It was super hot here in Chicago. It was also supposed to storm all day, which it didn't. Typical Chicago weather... Anyways we hit up a ton of spots even with the heat being almost unbearable.
Posted By: The Odd-On Looker on June 23rd, 2010 at 11:22AM PST
http://www.delilahanaya.com
Posted By: delia on June 23rd, 2010 at 11:39AM PST
We know you got those black and whites nigggga


Load em up!
Posted By: Peep on June 23rd, 2010 at 12:08PM PST
Ed, you have no idea much respect we have for you and Reynolds.
Posted By: TurtlBoy'sTwin on June 23rd, 2010 at 01:16PM PST
My local skate park let everyone skate for free, it was extremely crowded. You couldn't even move. But there are no spots in my town, so it was that or flat ground. I chose flat ground.
Posted By: john on June 23rd, 2010 at 03:04PM PST
Congratulations on Deanna getting in Juxtapoz.

Wild in the Streets looks like a good time, minus the florida heat.

Are you going to be at the RVCA demo? Of course I want to see everyone on RVCA, but I'd be lying if I didn't say I want to see you there
Posted By: Mike on June 23rd, 2010 at 09:52PM PST
I'll be there.
Posted By: ed on June 24th, 2010 at 12:09AM PST
The See No Evil Hear No Evil Sect Board Would Be SICK!



Oh, And I Love The Boss.

Oh, And You Ed. ;)
Posted By: Scisssorhands on June 26th, 2010 at 09:44AM PST
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