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Florida sucks and you know it.

YEAH, THAT'S RIGHT, another Florida article--seems like a lot of skate trips have been hitting it up as of late. The Tampa Pro and Am contest brings a lot of skaters to the Dead End state. This isn't going to be an article that starts off with "I woke up at 6:00am and drove to the airport, my flight sucked Blah, blah, blah." You know how the rest goes; you've read them before. Everybody goes through the same shit when traveling, no need to keep bringing it up. It's not about how you got to the airport, the shitty food you ate, and how much of a bitch you are to travel with! Yes, I was only kidding about the whole Florida Sucks thing. I really don't want to go there next year and get a beat down from my friends' wives who grew up there. Florida is a great time, lots of different places to skate like concrete skate parks, backyard pools, and of course street stuff. Oh yeah, and the titty bars rule too! Skateboarders there love to drink beer and the southern hospitality is in full effect. If you think it sucks, you're hanging with the wrong people and in the wrong places! Just look at the skate talent that's come out of Florida over the years. There's something in the water for sure.

Mike Peterson, lien air, Kona

Florida Fun Fact #1: Bike Week in Daytona Beach--David Allen Coe plays for free every night at the Iron Horse Saloon


Rodney Jones, noseblunt nollie flip

Florida Fun Fact #2: Flamingos get their color from how much shrimp they eat--the more shrimp, the deeper the color


Peter Hewitt, feeble to fakie

Florida Fun Fact #3: On Thursdays in Florida it is illegal to fart in a public place after 6:00pm


Steve Brandi, pop shove-it

Florida Fun Fact #4: Miami installed the first bank ATM, designed especially for the local fruitbooters


Jordan Hoffart, nosebone

Florida Fun Fact #7: There are a ton of hot chicks that like to drink in Tallahassee


Graham Bickerstaff, 360 flip

Florida Fun Fact #8: Beer of choice with the bowl trolls: Old Milwaukee (not Budwiser)


Tyler Hansen, back lipper

Florida Fun Fact #9: 367 death row inmates waiting for execution


Cab, back Smith stall

Florida Fun Fact #10: More golf courses than any other state


Jimmy Lannon, ollie

Florida Fun Fact #11: You will still see people wearing neon beachwear, just like in the '80s


Kyle Berard, Cab backside disaster revert

Florida Fun Fact #12: Chuck Dinkins still Has a pro model out

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Date:Aug 1, 2005
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