The Launch 2011 Bonus

Words: Pat Bridges
Video: Cole Taylor

So many shots and so few posts. This bonus Launch jib gallery is courtesy of Rob Mathis, Mike Yoshida and Sean K Sullivan.... as well as a video above from the Technine crew. It features the urban closeout section, the redirect wallride and the tree gap of doooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooom. Sorry about the last part. Keyboard must’ve gotten stuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck.

[caption id="attachment_45763" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Look at all those minors lined up to get a shot at the bar. A Utah bar even. p: Sean K Sullivan"]The Launch 1[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_45773" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="This is a Blackmon and white photo. r: Zander Blackmon p: Sean K Sullivan"]The Launch 2[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_45755" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="SNOWBOARDER goes to Jackson Hole a lot. Every time we go there we can’t help but wonder who is Jackson and where is this hole everyone keeps mentioning. r: Cameron Fitzpatrick p: Mike Yoshida"]The Launch 3[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_45775" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="It is pretty crazy how Zak dematerialized his board and then brought it back to being in a state of matter before grabbing. That is some new school trickery there. r: Zak hale p: Sean K Sullivan"]The Launch 4[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_45771" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="While this photo was being taken the country was in turmoil as the budget crisis threatened to shut down the government. While that calamity was averted few people realize that Sage Kotsenburg single handedly shut down this pole jam redirect to wall ride. r: Sage Kotsenberg p: Rob Mathis"]The Launch 5[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_45765" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Stalefishes are way cooler than radioactive fishes. You’d be dumb to argue with that statement. r: Andrew Tassel p: Sean K Sullivan"]The Launch 6[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_45757" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Cameron was the name of Ferris Bueller’s best friend. Guy was a real square. Probably went to college at like Northwestern, got a job on Wall Street and then bought a place at Deer Valley with all the money he made selling junk bonds. Man if we knew where he parked his dad’s Ferrari when he went skiing we’d totally slash his tires. r: Cameron Fitzpatrick p: Mike Yoshida"]The Launch 7[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_45769" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Would a roast beef grab be considered a lunchable? r: Redmond Gerard p: Sean K Sullivan"]The Launch 8[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_45767" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="We suppose that one way to make the street setup in a park seem more authentic is to include a Tech-Nine tag in the background. r: Nate Bozung p: Sean K Sullivan"]The Launch 9[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_45761" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Lumber Jack Herald grabbing tail as he navigates the tree gap. r: Jack Herald p: Mike Yoshida"]the Launch 11[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_45759" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="r: (From Left To Right) Ben Rafferty, Gabe Westberg, Ryan Davidson, Evan Brown, Chris Ingham, Andrew Tassell, Jake Kiejko, Tyson Goodrich, Alex Murray, Charlie Conde, Benji, Oppan, Jeremy Cooper. (Not Pictured Jordan O'brien.) p: Mike Yoshida"]The Launch 10[/caption]