Dustin Spengler is just as talented on wheels as he is behind the camera. You can only imagine how much great footage there was to capture after a two-month road trip from the east coast to the west coast and back, in a van loaded with 9 talented bladers. When we found out he was putting together a video about the whole trip, we asked Dustin to tell us a little bit about the tour. He wrote us back and sent us some of his photos, showing the wonderful places they’ve visited, accompanied by a few screen grabs to give you a feeling of what to expect.
Make sure to visit one of the various premieres around the US (The Blading Cup, in Atlanta or Dallas), get yourself a physical copy or download the whole thing for only 5$ once it drops around Halloween.
Text, photos & screen grabs: Dustin Spengler
I wont sit here and blab your ear off about what this tour represented, how its going to change blading, or make some played out point about some issue. The tour had its ups and downs like anything else in life, but boy those ups sure were nice. Two months on the road blading and exploring with 9 buds and and a pooch, doesn’t get any better.
19 things about the trip
1. I met 5 of the 8 people who were on the tour the day the tour started
2. “dont even think about living in your van on or anywhere near ocean ave!”
3. If you can find it on google, so can 14 billion other people
4. NO BOOZE IN THE VAN YOU FUCKS!
5. Are you a band? “no were rollerbladers”. “oh……”
6. AYE BAYBEE!!
7. Joey backed into a mini van
8. “what was it you guys said about her sucking your dick till it turned white?”
9. If there are signs that say “no fires” you probably shouldn’t have a fire.
10. Why shop at 5 or 6 stores when you can shop at just 1.
11. That grocery store worker that snatched a case of beer from Jarrod’s hands like a football
13. Local > Corporate
14. Wolf Pussy!
15. THE VAN HAD NO AC AND ONLY HAD ENOUGH SEATS FOR 5
16. I wore a bungee cord as a belt for half the trip
17. 9 animals and a dog
18. “after we have sex we smoke weed butt naked so tight man”