Shawn Barney Barron or 'Roid' in this picture here. I remember in middle school when @tighemyshoes and myself would watch 'Nuthin But Nuts' Mexico section over and over. You and @fleahab wore booties with boardshorts and we thought it was so cool. I pretended I was Flea & Tighe was you.
I got your autograph after a @surfingmagazine Airshow at the Lane when I was 12 and went on to creating a 'Barney' wall of photos in my room from all your mag photos & posters.
From your alter egos, Wolverine, Aquaman, art shows, backflips, Mavz tow sessions, handstands, and when Transworld published a 'How To Do a Barney Roll' everything you did was inspiring and so true to yourself.
I remember one day when we were doing tow-ats in Marina with @nellysmagicmoments & @buddylittles you showed up wearing a flip flop on one foot, a booty on the other, gardening gloves, a little shovel, and a construction orange vest... I was trippin when you whipped me in at 25mph+ on little one footers. Shit was hectic haha!
I just wanted to take this moment to thank you for being you! You didn't care what others thought. So genuine, so wild, artistic, and fun. Thanks for everything you did for the SC community! You made it so fun having idols/heroes to look up to while growing up.