This past Sunday in Encinitas, California, the mother of all grassroots skate contests took place in our man Bucky Lasek’s backyard. Now, for those of you who don’t know, Bucky has his own private pool/bowl built unto the top of his hill that he can session whenever he darn well pleases. Bucky’s bowl lies normally in a place where weeds would grow and the yearly maintenance to hire gardeners to keep the Fire Department off your back would be nothing short of a nuisance to the average homeowner.
Sometimes Bucky skates alone, sometimes he invites his friends…as was the case on Sunday for his annual Backyard Bowl-B-Q. About 150 of Buck’s closest friends and sponsors were on hand to check the action, mingle, drink Pabst and grub some good old fashioned backyard bbq. The only hindrance on this blissful day came in the form of torrential rainfall for about two straight hours all but almost cancelling the skate contest-either way we were gonna stay and party! Continue reading
Tag Archives: billabong
Wanna hang with some of the universes best Vert and Pool skaters? Get up close and personal with legends, champions and industry folk alike? Well then, have we got the chance of a lifetime for you! Enter now to win a ticket to Bucky Lasek's Bowl-B-Q 2011. Going down on November 6th in San Diego, this is going to be an action packed day chalk full of the world's best battling out in Bucky's backyard bowl for the ultimate prize of respect from your peers (and some cold hard cash too of course). The level of skating is going to be mind blowing, not to mention all of the cool things us various sponsors have lurking in the works so stop reading this post right now and enter!!! Continue reading