About two years ago, I remember asking my friend Stoots, "Why don't you come out to Cali and try and skate?"
He was flow for Toy Machine at the time. He even had a secret nugget part in Suffer the Joy. But, when I asked, he looked at me with trepidation and said something to the effect of, "I don't know. I really like Denver and all my friends are there. I would rather try to make a scene there."
I think we both knew that it would be really hard to get noticed, but ...
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