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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #30 on: August 22, 2022, 01:39:17 PM »
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Aside from horrendous sponsor choices at the end of his career, how come this dude never really blew up? He was early with the tats and skated tv contests, but didn’t have one “legit” sponsor m. Always figured he must have been a kook or something but apperently he was the homie. So what’s his story.
Rest In Peace regardless


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Forgot who told the story, but somebody on Real was trying to get him on, he went on a tour with everybody and apparently just didn't fit. I kind of liked him being a weird fringe industry guy that ripped. Rest in peace.

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #31 on: August 22, 2022, 02:06:57 PM »
Varial flip nosegrind from one step beyond montage stands out. Great to see how much he was loved and respected. Rip kc

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #32 on: August 22, 2022, 03:07:19 PM »
Damn, just scanned his Who's Hot yesterday, too. RIP.


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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #33 on: August 22, 2022, 03:33:07 PM »
RIP Kurtis.

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #34 on: August 22, 2022, 06:01:41 PM »
Good guy, met him when he was an up and coming kid in LBC and was getting hooked up by Girl. RIP

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #35 on: August 22, 2022, 06:20:46 PM »
Around 2000ish, when I was 16 or so, I half ass made friends with the owner of the Warp skatepark in northern Illinois. He’d let me and the homies show up at close on the weekends and skate for free after hours, as well as drink and smoke weed in the park.
For some reason he had flown Kurtis out to stay with him and skate the park. He was relatively unknown at the time. The owner wanted us to show Kurtis a good time,ie smoke him out at the park. He was super chill and humble and rifling off tricks down the 7(?) stair and hubba. After a couple hours he was running out of tricks and asked me what to try. I suggested an inward heel since he hadn’t done one. He responded “nah, that trick is fuckin ugly.”

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #36 on: August 22, 2022, 07:13:52 PM »
Saw him do the front blunt bs flip out down a handrail in a billabong ad and it blew my fucking mind. Rest in peace to the dude.

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #37 on: August 22, 2022, 08:01:42 PM »
RIP

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #38 on: August 22, 2022, 08:30:13 PM »
Rest In Paradise
Kurtis Colamonico
Condolences to family and friends

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #39 on: August 23, 2022, 03:20:30 AM »
RIP and condolences to friends and fam

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #40 on: August 23, 2022, 10:27:04 AM »
RIP to the homie.


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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #41 on: August 24, 2022, 06:19:13 AM »
RIP

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #42 on: August 24, 2022, 04:25:02 PM »
In the very early 2000's I went to Kurtis's house to meet up and go shoot some photos. I didn't really know him but he was Grant Patterson's homie so I was down to roll. His mom met me at the door and invited me in. Within minutes of being there he got in a huge fight with her and dipped out of the house slamming the door behind him and leaving me sitting on the couch. I stayed for about twenty minutes until it was just too awkward and then went home.

He was a super nice kid and I'm sad to hear of his passing.

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #43 on: August 26, 2022, 11:20:11 AM »
They're holding a celebration of life at eldo skatepark on 9/11 @ 10am

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #44 on: August 27, 2022, 11:08:44 AM »
Always felt like Kurtis was slightly ahead of the curve of the pros of the time, never fully getting the shine he deserved based on his incredible skill level. To this day, I don't think I've seen another varial flip nosegrind 180 out (not that maybe it should be done), but nonetheless an insane trick, especially for the early 2000's. He took the blunt kickflip out on handrails to new heights, which in the context of the period, the only other person putting that down was Reynolds and a testament to where he was at that time.

RIP to another one, I really hate getting older sometimes...
Bring back Child of the Ghetto

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #45 on: August 28, 2022, 08:00:38 PM »
RIP. He was definitely ahead of the curve, feel like if he had been 5 years earlier or later he would’ve blown up if that makes sense. Sounds like he was well liked in the LBC community as well. Hope his family gets through this.




Him ah fall off building an bumboclot him legs

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #46 on: August 31, 2022, 09:01:02 PM »
RIP, condolences to his family and friends.

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Re: r.i.p. kurtis colamonico
« Reply #47 on: September 03, 2022, 09:14:21 AM »
Although his sponsor choices were not the best I kinda liked the dude.

RIP Kurtis Colamonico