Needless to say, it was an absolute maniac of a night, with all of Melbourneâ€™s tribes coming out of the woodwork to lend us a hand. Star attraction was definitely Globeâ€™s most excellent mini-ramp. Freshly installed in its own room within their new warehouse complex, its â€˜100% radnessâ€™ was universally declared by Melbourneâ€™s skate illuminati, including Anthony Mapstone, Kerry Fisher, Jack Kirk and Corbin Harris. Luckily G-Shocks are made tough, as some of the messy spills and thrills had the medics on stand by!
The competitively deranged atmosphere on the ramp was pitch perfectly maintained by the Oakland fader himself, DJ Platurn, who kept the punters bop bopping along like a well tuned Monaro. Sneaker Freaker member Ncision also got the party started right! On top of all the stuff we had planned, a motley and well seasoned collection of hotrodded motor bikes, muscle cars and the obligatory fixie crew rocked up â€“ this was literally a heady mix of skaters, sneakerheads and wam-bammers from all four corners of the Burn!
With excellent fare from the Salford Lads Club and enough Carlton beer to sink the Belgrano, this was one night of cultural mayhem that set the bar 10 feet high for our next escapade.
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