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Mike Vallely  Street Plant @streetplantbrand #SkateCreateEnjoy

This is Justin Blount @justinblount80 and his son Owen. Eight months ago their lives were greatly impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Their Home flooded and they have been displaced ever since. During these tough times, Skateboarding Together has been a Source of Great Happiness for them. When they heard about #BattalionFest2018 they felt it was an event they couldn’t miss, especially as it landed on Owen’s Birthday Weekend.
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When they got to Battalion Fest and saw all the T-Shirt Art that was available, they were overwhelmed with Stoke, but with finances being tight, they had a hard time deciding on just one Shirt for Owen’s Birthday. They decided to go with the Max Mueller @muellerstudios Dinosaur Design. They were able to meet Max, and watch with him, as their shirt was being screened. Max was Stoked! Justin was Stoked! Owen was Stoked!
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In buying the T-Shirt they were automatically entered into a raffle to win a @streetplantbrand Lance Plant Complete Set-Up w/ Art By @lancemountain and one of a kind Hand Painted Griptape Art By @mike_aches. Having to leave the event early they had no idea that they had actually won the raffle. When Josh Yelley @jyelley6 rang them up with the good news they couldn’t believe it, the Stoke of the weekend continued!!!!
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When I met Justin and Owen at Battalion Fest I was moved by Their Energy and Positivity. The Stoke they were Feeling, they were also Projecting, and it went through the room like Chain Lightning. When I heard that Justin and Owen won the raffle and then saw this pic that Josh Yelley posted, it truly made my Heart Smile!!!! What a Great Weekend in Houston! And the Ripples to continue to spread!
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Much Love to Justin, Owen and the Blount Family!!!! Your Strength and Faith through all you’ve been through over the past eight months or so is a True Inspiration!!!! Keep on Shining my Friends!!!!!
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Thankful for what was.
Embracing what is.
Manifesting what will be.
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Today w/ Chad Muska @themuska at @primewood.la. Much Love and Respect Chad! Always!!!!
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Photo: @robxwallace
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Demo Days.
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From DRIVE Season 1, Episode 5 (2005).
Now Available for Streaming and Download on Vimeo:
http://vimeo.com/ondemand/driveskateboarding
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@streetplantbrand Garageland Family Board w/ Art By, and Signed By Seven-Year-Old, #StreetPlantBattalion Artist, Stella Serafin, at Pier 62 Skatepark in NYC. Stella Created the Art for the Garageland Family Board while drawing one night before going to bed. The Art was shared with us by her Dad, Robert @robertcserafin, who also snapped this photo. Yep, that’s His Signed Stella Board! We knew immediately upon seeing this Art that we wanted to make it a Board Graphic. We felt that Stella Captured The Spirit of Street Plant in this bedtime drawing and we Believe that this is the type of Art that should be on Skateboards: Art with Heart and Soul that makes People Smile. As far as the Shape goes, we went with Stella’s Dad’s Favorite Street Plant Shape: The Vallely / World Snake Shape from 1990, with the addition of Wheel Wells (Robert’s request).
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9.875″ x 31.875″
Wheelbase: 14.625″
Nose: 6″
Tail: 7″
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Purple Bottom Veneer.
Pink Top Veneer.
Pink Center Core Veneer.
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Hand Crafted By Master Skateboard Craftsman @professorschmitt at #PSstix.
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This Board (as well as a Garageland Family Bundle — including Board, T-Shirt and Sticker) is Available Direct from Street Plant Here: streetplantbrand.com/shop
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Skate Shops Worldwide, Join The Armory, Email:
mike@streetplantbrand.com
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#WeaponsOfMassCreation
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#HappinessIsAModeOfTravel
#TheArtOfSkateboarding
#OneHundredPercentIndependentSkateboarding

Jamming w/ #TheTexasNewArms at @rockefellershouston Houston, TX for #BattalionFest2018.
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The Texas New Arms are: JP Rios @jaypeeiii (Guitar), Isaias Gil @isaiasgil (Drums), Tommy Luna @tommyluna001 (Bass), and Kevin Bernier @k__._b__._ (Guitar).
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Photo: @robxwallace.
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Leland and Gigi and their Dad @scottyg1969 (not pictured), have been Supporters of @streetplantbrand Since Day One! In fact, that Elephant Mini that Leland is Holding in this photo was Designed specifically with Leland in mind (we simply needed to make a Board that Leland could Ride). It was Great Seeing and Spending Time with The Gallegos Family in Houston at #BattalionFest2018! Thanks Scotty, Leland and Gigi for making the trip, and for All The Positive Vibes, Always!!!! Much Love!!!!
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Photo: @robxwallace
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I’d been Dreaming about Skating this spot since the Mid-80’s. I’m glad it never happened until this past weekend at #BattalionFest2018. It was a Perfect Session, and Perfect Day with Friends! Thanks to Tommy Luna @tommyluna001 for letting me borrow Your Board!
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Fingerflip Handplant at EZ-7, Houston, TX.
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Filmed By: @ryan_losito
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Social Media Works!
What You Put into it, is You Get out of it!
The Connections we make Here, are Connections that lead to Real Friendships, to Time Spent Together!!!!
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A little over 2 Years ago, Josh Yelley @jyelley6, by way of Instagram, emailed me asking if I could promo out some @streetplantbrand Boards for an event he was putting on. I told him that as a small, Family owned business, we did not have a promo budget for these kind of things. He said — That’s cool, I’ll just buy the Boards and promo them out at the event anyway. I knew right then that we were dealing with a Righteous Person! From there, one thing lead to another, as it usually does when the Right Energy is put into things, and the next thing we know, Josh, along with Tommy Luna @tommyluna001, form the @streetscoundrelshouston, and from there, so many Friendships have been made, and The Ripple continues to Spread!
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Without an email from Josh, there is no Screen Print T-Shirt Art Show in 2017, and no #BattalionFest2018. Without an email from Josh, Yusuke Tsuge @yusuke_tsuge from Japan, Brad Kelly @b.radkay from Australia, and Kayne Hayes @kaynehayes from Illinois are not Spending Time Together in Houston, TX. Without an email from Josh, I don’t have the Friends I now I have in Houston, TX, Friends that I know will be a part of my Life, for the rest of my Life! — It All Starts with a Spark of Inspiration! Much Love and Thanks to Josh Yelley and the Worldwide @streetplantbattalion for All The Love and Support and for Stoking The Stoke!!!!
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Let’s Go!!!!
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Photo: @robxwallace
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Reunited last weekend at #BattalionFest2018 w/ The Texas New Arms to Kick Out The Jams!
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Much Love and Thanks to Isaias Gil @isaiasgil, Kevin Bernier @k__._b__._, Tommy Luna @tommyluna001, and JP Rios @jaypeeiii for The Fun, The Laughs, and The Music!!!!
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Photo: @radleyboo
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When I started Skateboarding and Listening to Punk Rock Music in 1984, Chuck Treece @chucktreece, was an early Hero in both mediums. He had been featured on the cover of Thrasher Magazine four months before I had even ever stepped on a Skateboard, and had already been Making Music with his Band, McRad, for two years. He Represented EVERYTHING I wanted out of my Life when I was 14: To Skate and Make Music!
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In the Summer 1985, my Friend Kevin and I went to see Chuck and Tom Groholski do a Demo at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ. That evening, Inspired by watching Tom and Chuck Ride, we Skated along the Seaside Heights Boardwalk, Kevin saying he was “Tom Groholski” and I was “Chuck Treece”.
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Over the past 3 weeks, and almost 34 Years after becoming aware of Chuck, I have had the Privilege of Sharing a stage with Chuck twice, Playing Music Together, first in Malmö, Sweden, and this past Saturday in Houston, Texas at #battalionfest2018. It’s a True Honor to Know Chuck and spend Time around Him, and I’m just as Inspired by Chuck Today as I was by Him as when I was 14! Much Love Chuck! See You Up the Road my Friend!!!!
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Photo: @robxwallace.
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