Text, edit and images by Jeremy Stephenson

In Part 10, the guys are up at 4am again today for a bus ride to Babahoyo, Ecuador. In the heat of the day, they sweat through a session at the local skatepark while the equator furnace blazes down upon them. Fighting back with sunblock, fruit cups, plastic pouches of water, they still manage to rip the park. John decides it’s time to bring the Wild Gecko shorts into play, which marked a monumental milestone for this tour