Skate Rock 2013: Chicago To St. Louis

In and out of Chicago; Raney put his touch on the C-Wall, we broke out of Asylum(skatepark), and Tsuchinoko played its first ever US show at the country’s oldest punk house in Carbondale, Illinois. The big question remains, True or False: Riley Hawk went to jail in St. Louis???

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Pretty much every morning looked something like this plus or minus 5-10 bros and a soccer ball…

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Had to take Ben to the Emergency Room and then to the airport before heading off to Chicago…

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Rough quick ride for Ben, but he’s a trooper and you know he’ll be back…

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The stitches were in place but the glasses still fucked…

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A little clean up for Ben and then we were ghost…

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Literally GHOST putos!!!

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Then it was time for the big dog to pull out the sketch pad while some went into sleeping on the run mode…

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Look at that facia…

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Quick stop in Gary Indiana to hang out with some tweekers…

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Fatty givin’ some love…

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And then a quick pick up of the goods…

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Then into Chi-town…

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Asylum skatepark in Lake Bluff got some Bad Shit headed their way…

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It’s on!!!

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Next morning, we took it to the C-Wall before headed to Carbondale…

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Saw this bro…

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Fatback held it down so tough. He and I manned the wheel the entire trip, thanks Joe!

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Tsuchinoko so ready for their first US show. Got denied in Lake Bluff, but nothing would stop them from playing Carbondale,IL…

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“Carbondale, Illinois WE ARE TSUCHINOKO!!!”

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SOTY and the RATT BLACK crew going solo mania…

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David shreds…

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Joseph kicks some serious ass on drums…

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All the way from Long Beach, it’s Shawn on bass!!!

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Always sick to look over and see Geoff Rowley…

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Then Figgy and Arctic…

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Even though Frecks is weak, he still held it down on drums uh, JUS KEEDIN!!!!

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You still playing bass, orrrrrrr????

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Bad Shit pretty much headlines almost every show, why wouldn’t they???

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Trixie con drums always killing it…

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Some new stand up techniques got introduced to the Carbondale crowd…

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Trixie rules!

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Game, set, match…

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Next day was May 5th Happy Cinco De Mayo putos!!!

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Then into St. Louis…

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And this fuckin’ thing…