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Monday, May 2, 2011
Face Time: Kurt Wastell at the Van Memorial


We visited snowboard legend Kurt Wastell at the 3rd annual Van Jam in Arvada, Colo. The Van Jam is an annual memorial for Kurt's younger brother, Van Wastell, who passed away a few years ago that takes place every year at Dave Tuck's backyard pool.

Van was a pro skater for Mark Gonzales' company, Krooked. He was also a talented musician and an amazing skateboarder. People from all over come to honor Van, drink and skate. The featured music is from Kurt and Van's older brother Jeff Wastell's band, THE BEER BOYS, who topped the night off with epic old school skate jams and all out chaos.

Kurt also talks about his recent trip to Switzerland with the Bluebird crew and how to keep the stoke alive through the hardest of times.