As the ominous clouds parted, blue skies opened up and a day of pure awesomeness rained down on the fine folks of Asheville, NC. Flicks from Joe Brook adorned the walls of PUSH Skateshop and appearances from Tum Yeto’s roster kept the hype levels high. The show along with the demo were here to benefit the local scene and DIY spot, which they certainly did. Scroll through to see the good times. —Rob Sebrell

Photos by Joe Brook, Tim Aguilar and Matt Pendry

1 DSC3087Sparking the night’s festivities, Thrasher’s own Joe Brook and the Toy Machine team pop into PUSH Skateshop in Asheville, NC

2 IMG 6888 1Some of the many prints for DIY Foundation auction (not the Super Company)

3 DSC9768Dakota Servold and Bobby Boyd’s dog Amos broing down

4 Daiki Dolan AguilarDaiki Ikeda approves Dolan Stearns’ photo

5 Joe.Leo Push AguilarJoe Brook and Leo Romero reminiscing about past Emerica trips

6 IMG 6891 2Janoski was hanging out too

7 DSC9849The Foundation, check it out

8 DSC9801The Tempster inked up this Toy Machine board to raise some cash for concrete

9 DSC9838The DIY was made with blood sweat and beer. Here’s a small sample of the mixture

10 DSC9865EMT on duty with blades, who would have thought?

11 DSC9878On the wheels of steel, DJ Mad Mike and DJ Ek Balam

12 DSC3436Cloud porn for the sneakerheads out there

13 DSC0008Beau, you skate?

14 DSC9965“Check the steez, fool!”

15 DSC0029New Belgium’s marketing wizard Sypniewski chops it up with Daniel Lutheran

16 DSC9816Dylan Ward in the hi-viz zone with NC royalty Luda Crooks

20 Daiki Hardflip AguilarAnd it’s demo time! Canyon Basar breaks the ice with a benihana in Daniel’s blindspot

18 DSC3163Watch out, Primo and Diane, it’s the Brooklyn and Leo Show

19 DSC3184Front blunts are another part of the act

20 Daiki Hardflip AguilarDaiki hardflips fatty to flatty

21 DSC3297Dakota Servold flips out of a front blunt

22 MylesW BStail AguilarMyles Willard drops a heavy back tail

23 DSC3396And over in the bowl, Emmit Mulig airs over the homie Mike Holmes. Doesn’t get any better than this

24 IMG 7297 14Pole jam from style master of the Southwest

25 DSC9828Needless to say, the locals were fired up

26 DSC0036Brook wasn’t the only camera guru on site. Matt Pendry, Adam Robo and Tim Aguilar

27 DSC3336Tim Aguilar pulls double duty, setting down his camera to sweep the deck

28 DSC0099Nolan Rogers aka Nolaroid captures it all on some nickname-appropriate stock

29 DSC3261No days off

30 DSC0085Blake Carpenter and select loyal pawns

31 DSC0115Dakota Servold and local lensman Jevans

32 DSC3342Cold drinks and an icy ankle means a demo well done, Blake Carpenter and Dan Lu know

33 DSC3141Thanks to everyone for coming out and to the people at New Belgium for supporting the Foundation (again, not the Super Company)

34 IMG 8138 40One more rip for the road, Cruysberghs closes the curtains with a hip-to-hip nosegrind

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