Recap: Get Rad for Ray

Posted by Rob Meronek on Monday, June 20, 2016

Get Rad for Ray is hosted by the Tony Hawk Foundation and The Boardr to celebrate the life of Ray Underhill. This year, it went down in Atlanta at Kennesaw Skatepark.

You know the #BoardrBoys are first on site.
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Jasper Brock – guest MC.
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Scotty tests out the chili dogs wherever we go.
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Hustlin those raffle tickets.
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If you skated contests in the SE in the late 80’s and early 90’s, you know Fred Reeves.
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Epic judging staff: Thomas Taylor, Justin Brock, Jordan Smith.
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Lots of people are interested in seeing Birdman.
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This was a make. You should have seen it.
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Top three – 14 and Under.
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Is anyone not a photographer nowadays?
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Eli Reams fs 5-0 on the over-vert.
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Mike – 2. Cancer – 0.
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Top three – 15 to 35.
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Jake Wooten – body varial bs disaster.
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Pete Kelly is a grandfather. Amazing.
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David Malachi rips at 44.
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Top three – 36 and Up. Still killing it.
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Kevin Staab needs a cover of Frontside Gring Magazine.
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Lizzie Armanto – inverting.
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Mike McGill – better with age. Lien to tail.
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Eying up the make. Staab with a fs invert.
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Kerry Overman, Mayor Esterling, Steven Perelman – making things happen.
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Fred Reeves ain’t aged a bit.
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When Tony pays attention, we all pay attention.
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Possibly the feel-good event of the year.
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Ben Raybourn – the coffin roll-in was insane. Check the footy for proof.
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Tony knows how to tuck-knee invert.
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Tony Hawk – lipslide.
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Birdman may have invented the stalefish, but Jake Wooten can properly tuck it.
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How do you fs ollie higher than you stalefish?
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Second try doubles with Ben and Jaws. Tony actually invented the bs stale first. Then Gonz did it fs (I think).
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You know we made Tony do the 5.
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We accept all kinds (sorta).
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Next year I’m hiring someone to hold an umbrella for me at all times.
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Okay, this stale is pretty epic and higher than the last one.
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One-footed inverts are hard to come by.
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Damn that’s a good looking one, Ben.
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Fs ollie or fs air? No clue.
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WOW! Bs stale 540. Jaws rules.
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The Boardr loves MR.
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Brad McClain did the Longest Lip Trick.
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Lizzie Armanto did the Best Invert, a stale egg.
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Jaws did the Best Stalefish, that bs 540 one.
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Scotty is so much better than me at this.
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That’s pretty much how we roll.
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Clem giving unsolicited advice as usual.
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Kennesaw Skate Shop handled the clinics. Thanks, dudes!
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Those glasses doe.
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Father of Grant, Thomas. If my son was SOTY, my ego would be out of control.
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