éS Game of SKATE St. Louis, Missouri Report

Posted August 28, 2006 by éS

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The éS Game of SKATE at SOKA in Manchester, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, was held on Friday, July 7, 2006 in the parking lot outside the store. Our crew pulled up to find more than 150 kids ready to go, and it turned out to be a fun day. When there is a lot of amazing skating, it makes the Games go fast, and this was a good one.

With Thug Nasty and his pal Arthur Dachiardi, who made the trip from Kansas City, and Pepito Galindo and local ripper Corey Hendricks all looking strong, we all had our guesses about who would win.

Thug Nasty took out Pepito and then his friend Arthur to make it to the Finals, along with John Welch, Corey, JR Richardson, Scott Laird and Nick Bernardi. In the end, Nick took the top spot, with a huge bag of tricks, including the old silly ones that people just don’t think about. Nick had no thoughts of winning, and was truly surprised, which was pretty refreshing.

Despite some teasing about his steez, Nick was a graceful winner and it’ll be interesting to see how he fares in San Diego. SOKA was a great host and our thanks go out to Mark and Frank and the crew. On this trip, I finally learned what SOKA stands for, and I like them even more now: Sick of Kissing Ass. Perfect.--Mark Waters


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There's 12 responses to "éS Game of SKATE St. Louis, Missouri Report "

  1. i so know a kid from missouri.....completely irrelivent to the blog

    sk8s_in_montucky Posted: 8 years ago
  2. I know Mark Waters.

    Josh P. Posted: 8 years ago
  3. haha 150 kids wait till u guys put up the new york one that shyt was fun

    jaxterx10 Posted: 8 years ago
  4. I know Josh P.

    garry Posted: 8 years ago
  5. i know noone ;((

    jaxterx10 Posted: 8 years ago
  6. I know your mom.

    Wes H. Posted: 8 years ago
  7. ha

    tim Posted: 8 years ago
  8. basically i won by pure luck

    nubtump Posted: 8 years ago
  9. hi

    matt skate Posted: 8 years ago
  10. I know corey hendricks hes really good

    ryanishh Posted: 6 years ago
  11. man this was insane, the lil rails and boxes right there was a good idea. they were pretty crowded though

    reese kempter Posted: 6 years ago
  12. howzit...looking for mark waters old friend from hometown san jose .one of the guys from raging waters.....can you pass this on to mark trying to get a hold of him...myspace//artworkbymichaeldelo@hotmail.com

    DELO Posted: 5 years ago

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