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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #30 on: June 21, 2021, 07:04:57 PM »
Fuck  :'(
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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #31 on: June 21, 2021, 07:27:07 PM »
Damn R.I.P Always loved his skating.

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #32 on: June 21, 2021, 07:29:10 PM »
Terrible news. Always loved his skating. R.I.P.

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #33 on: June 21, 2021, 07:38:44 PM »
Powerful skating. RIP Dave. This one stings.

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #34 on: June 21, 2021, 07:46:05 PM »
Holy shit this blows. Been a fave of Dave since way back. Dude was always so exciting to watch. Here my favorite parts of his. Anyone know what happened to him?
(my favorite clip of his, really have watched this one hundreds of times)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8Uoszcsr10
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsKJjs5_ZJA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5G48Lw76io



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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #35 on: June 21, 2021, 08:03:39 PM »
Damn, was really hoping for a better outcome. RIP Dave.

Also, that rock and roll part is so, so good.

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #36 on: June 21, 2021, 08:13:11 PM »
Wow awful news. Been watching his footage since yellow skateboards : / best hill clips, random hairball shit

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #37 on: June 21, 2021, 08:40:01 PM »
what the fuck, I have skated a handful of his scumco boards and always learned something new on one, this man has inspired me beyond belief...terrible terrible terrible news
I've had a better understanding of what is happening around me while smoking Salvia as a passenger in a moving vehicle than reading your post

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #38 on: June 21, 2021, 08:57:30 PM »
been a big fan since yellow. just when i thought this was worst week of my life and now this pops up. smfh.. i cant even


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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #40 on: June 21, 2021, 10:24:03 PM »
Just read this article and it has some beautiful lines in it.

https://www.toebock.com/videos/dave-abair-ft-miley/

As SF commuters reach their end of the line at Fort Miley, Abair rolls on at the concrete utopia. Both are covered in tattoos, both are a little weathered and beaten, and both have tackled the testament of time. There are many lessons we can learn from both Fort Miley and David Abair—hang in there—never give up—keep your dedication and your dreams close to a sleeve-worn heart. However, the most important lesson that we take away from Abair and the old artillery battery is that hard work is timeless, and with it, no trench is too deep.


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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #41 on: June 21, 2021, 11:42:36 PM »
This is so sad. I really enjoyed his skating since he came on the scene like ten years ago. What a raw skater. I hate that so many skaters die all the time way to early. We need to have discussion why so many skaters die way to early all the time and what we can do as a community to prevent this. It is almost like an epidemic of death in our community. I don't know any thing about his death though. I am heartbroken even though I don't know him personally. The statistics for the life span of a skater must be way lower then the national average, both where I live in the countries in Europe and in the US.

Rest easy - You made an impact on the scene with powerful raw street skating.

Thank you for posting some of his parts. I really loved that raw am independent part when it came out.

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #42 on: June 21, 2021, 11:43:38 PM »
Sorry if this is a sensitive question but what happened? RIP

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #43 on: June 22, 2021, 12:12:10 AM »
RIP

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #44 on: June 22, 2021, 12:50:29 AM »
this is so sad, i was a huge fan of his. RIP

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #45 on: June 22, 2021, 01:50:21 AM »
this is so sad, i was a huge fan of his. RIP

So sad, RIP. I just listened to him in that podcast and watched his latest part not long ago.

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #46 on: June 22, 2021, 03:37:15 AM »
fuck man. i used to kick it with dude anytime he was in NY back like 09-14 but havent spoken to him in a minute. damn dude this shits fuckin sad. thoughts go out to his mom and whatever other family. was dude even 30?

and i understand people naturally want answers but just an fyi: when the sources arent stating cause of death (i.e. hit by a car, freak accident, etc) its almost always out of respect for them. if it isnt being made public and youre not close enough to know, have some respect dont ask especially on myspace ig whatever. itll make its way into the public eventually.

rest in peace dave. well catch up soon enough









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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #47 on: June 22, 2021, 03:59:41 AM »
Rip

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #48 on: June 22, 2021, 05:21:52 AM »
RIP in peace, Dave
RIP C.J.
RIP Henry


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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #49 on: June 22, 2021, 05:47:06 AM »
Ahhh shit, really sad to read this. RIP

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #50 on: June 22, 2021, 05:57:17 AM »

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #51 on: June 22, 2021, 06:33:46 AM »
This is such a bummer.

I always got the feeling he never took what he had for granted just by watching his parts. He seemed very grateful for it all. That interview above confirms it.


https://www.thrashermagazine.com/articles/videos/scumco-sons-abair-part/

This part is incredible. Even has a trick from The Ledgend.


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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #53 on: June 22, 2021, 06:47:30 AM »
https://youtu.be/8UWlNevzt3Q

Was posted by @GardenSkater77 but never saw anyone rip so much ft miley this hard. I am a huge fan of his baggy skully & bald head era. I saw his thrasher part recently and wanted to see more but didn't do the work you guys did to see his other parts.

I read here he was spotted in the TL and was hoping (subconsciously praying) so much that he'd make it out. Im spending this morning watching his parts & remembering him. Yet another time when a guy I never met dies & it affects me more than the passing of some of my own family members.

Im sad for our loss & am thankful of the ones who shared personal accounts in here of interactions with him. RIP in paradise Dave Abair.


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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #54 on: June 22, 2021, 06:51:28 AM »
Interview from March, maybe his last

https://www.thrashermagazine.com/articles/the-follow-up-dave-abair/

fuck that’s a heavy read in retrospect. RIP dave.

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #55 on: June 22, 2021, 08:18:17 AM »
rest in power

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #56 on: June 22, 2021, 08:57:22 AM »
deep condolences to his friends and family, seemed like a nice person on top of being an amazing skater. hug your buddies.

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #57 on: June 22, 2021, 09:19:19 AM »
Going to hit the hills heavy today, in honor of Mr. Abair.
I have a couple memories of him, seeing him bomb past me on a hill as I drove the kids to school.
“There goes Dave Abair, kids.”
“Dada, who’s Dave Abair?”
“He’s that blur in a beanie that just sped past us kids.”
Ride on, Dave Abair.
Ride on, and rest easy.
You will for certain be missed around here.

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #58 on: June 22, 2021, 10:03:10 AM »
So I strangely think of him almost every morning WAYYYY before all this.

He had a day in the life video that shows him bombing hills in SF to get warmed up. It’s a small detail but he always got the ice water to go with his morning coffee and I’ve done that ever since seeing that!! Thanks for the constant stoke and reminder to stay hydrated Abair!!

RIP to a fellow New Englander, you’re a legend

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Re: Dave Abair missing!! SF Folks Keep an Eye Out!!
« Reply #59 on: June 22, 2021, 10:08:15 AM »
damn dude. rip. i was so hyped his most recent part
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