The Johnny Romano Skate Jam benefitting the Make A Wish Foundation went down November 7 at the world famous Southside Skatepark in Houston, Texas. Pros from Fallen, Emerica, Adio, Real, World Industries, Famous and more came out to support. There were skate jams in the bowl, on the Zumiez marble ledge and down the Tranquility replica rail. Outside in the parking lot there were giveaways, autograph signings, and the famous dunk tank. Thanks to everyone that came out and raised money for a good cause.

Video skaters in order of appearance: Dennis Busenitz, Garrett Hill, Felix Arguelles, Chris Troy, Pete Eldridge, Jamie Thomas, James Hardy, Luis Tolentino, Raney Beres, Tony Cervantes, Donovan Rice, and Ben Hatchell.

Bowl Results
1. Ben Hatchell
2. Tony Cervantes
3. Raney Beres

Best Trick Zumiez Ledge
1. James Hardy – frontside 180 to switch backside five-0
2. Davis Torgerson – switch frontside 180 to crooked grind
3. Andrew Pott – hardflip backside nosegrind

Zumiez Destroyer Award
Luis Tolentino

Filmed by Marcus Buster & Jamey Stone

Photos by Blair Alley

Shaqueefa Body Powder

SPoT’s Scotty Conley and his Shaqueefa Baby Powder.

Drew & Figgy

Drew & Figgy signing at the Emerica booth.

Westgate & Spanky

Westgate and Spanky.

Cowboy Clem

Cowboy Clem and Vern having laughs on the mic.

Dude Ranch

A handsome local cowpoke.

Mar Dal

Marisa Dal Santo at the Fallen booth signing.

Husky Minute

Jamey Stone, Chris Ortiz, and Scotty the Body discussing the finer points of Texas BBQ.

Vern, Clem, & Bodini

Vern, Ryan Clements, and Jimbodini.


Jimmy Carlin greets his fans.


The Famous team signing.

Stone & Charlie

Stone and Charlie Thomas. Guess which one is vegan.


Cole annihilated the course.


the Tranquility replica.


Big ups to the Chief for bringing out a grip of riders and showing the Zero vid.