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Kia Motors, official vehicle of the NBA, recently expressed fears over the current NBA lockout lasting into the 2011-2012 season. To minimize any loss in ad visibility (TNT is expected to renew a contract with Franklin & Bash producers to cover the Thursday night slot that would otherwise be reserved for basketball in November and December), Kia has streamlined it’s advertising budget into sponsoring non-unionized athletics.
Congratulations to Kia’s first teamrider, Torey Pudwill!
“…but when this dude applies himself to tricks like that bump-to-bar nosegrind and the backside smith grind through the blue kinker rail, if I was a cellar door searcher, I’d be glad Torey Pudwill’s not out there looking to eat my lunch the way it seems like he could really do on the energy-drink contest circuit if he had a good day.” — Boil the Ocean. All that needs to be said.
Someone is going to read this and post a comment saying, “DON’T YOU KNOW THAT SKATERS CAN’T ALWAYS PICK THEIR OWN SONGS?!?!?!?!!”
Well, if you can backside tailslide 270 backside bigspin heelflip the inside of a planter ledge or hardflip over a picnic table from flat, you should be able to pick your own song.
“People who could film a really good skate part in New York but probably never will” List:
1 – Daewon Song
2 – Torey Pudwill