goin' back to cali... or maybe should i say drivin' way to much in cali. went out there for some x-games judges meeting.
i got in sunday morning via mai tai class upgrade, drove down to encinitas for a california burrito from juanitas. chilled with chris, and mike rooftop escamilla came by to get his twitter on.
chris came up to huntington with me to visit christian hosoi's sanctuary where we got to hear Jay Haizlip's sermon. fightin the good fight of faith.
then back down to san clemente to get our backyard surf encyclopedia knowledge on with chris moeller and melissa over some chilled beverages. back down to encinitas for another round of juanitas. back up to lax, trying to stay awake and already having to fill up the rental. the condor mat hoffman is cruzin up the the hotel too, just in time to pull up, pick me up and shoot up to the shamrock social club tattoo shop up in hollywood on sunset blvd. everyone was wrapping it up so we went to the rainbow room across the street where we ran into hoffman bikes team rider zack warden sitting there enjoying some tasty beverages. back to the hotel after a few, we get to the hotel lobby bar to see jimmy levan sitting there waiting for someone to drink a night cap with, we couldn't let him down. monday morning now, time for our meeting, which went by quick and with a lot of bad jokes, of course. it wouldn't be a bmx meeting of the minds without the bad jokes.
double double from in and out burger is what today is about. on to s and m bikes to pick up some samples of the soon to be released hawaii edition of the LTF. fuckin bad ass. june 11 we will have more details... get ready. sean mckinney! ran around more, stopped again for a double double. went to the hotel to pick up nate wessel and shot up to the roosevelt to hang pool side with rooftop and ryan dunn. next thing you know jason ellis, ken block, rob dyrdek, terry kennedy, Sal Masekela, and many others are pool side waiting for the rob dyrdek movie premier street dreams to show across the street at mann's chinese theater. i left to the shamrock to get tattooed. love it there.
thank you again danny romo, love my tattoo.
went back to pick up nate and we went to mels diner for a 3am meal. we got back to the hotel in time to shower, try not to wake anyone, gather my belongings and head to the airport.
back to hawaii. shoots, big.