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Pete Eldridge

Photograph By Ryan Gee

Whereas Brian Wenning was on the low-impact, finesse side of the coin, Cliché Skateboards' Pete Eldridge showed the world just how big and burly the other side was. Handrails that many struggled to get on, Eldridge annihilated switch (his switch 50-50 down a 16 stair rail on the June 2006 cover of Slap Magazine instantly comes to mind.) Eldridge will go down in the skateboarding hall of fame as a game-changer for New Jersey.