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matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« on: April 27, 2010, 10:00:48 AM »
just watched some little stereo news video, sparked me to start this. one of the smoothest and most original styles, lots of innovation, fast and loose! always wished he got more recognition. i don't want to be all back in the day, but matt's been killing it for so long. respect!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GFsg4AnX3Q

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WUaGEUGUKg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVKuD3biFy4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4w1fFCChANQ

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2010, 10:20:42 AM »
He is the reason I stopped riding tight trucks.

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2010, 10:35:06 AM »
Matt is tight! hella cool and its always nice to see him skating the B in Sac and with Matt Pailes working there its even better seeing them skate! always a good time..

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2010, 10:38:39 AM »
No brainer. Geezers good.
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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2010, 11:24:25 AM »
One of the first cats to do a lot of switch. He kills it. Good musician as well.

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2010, 11:39:57 AM »
hopefully we got some non-youtube appreciation coming through the pipe

huge fan, had his wall ride, power slide as an avatar and his tail slide line at easy 7. i actually tried that tails slide a few times, so hard to roll up on it right.

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2010, 12:18:34 PM »
super nice guy. mad respect to an og ripper still doin it.
enjoyed that new interview thing on the stereo website
http://www.stereosoundagency.com/galleries/video/965010296/310040114


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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2010, 12:26:04 PM »
i always thought it was rad how in the first stereo video he's fakie 5-0 guy...then in tin can...he's the hurricane guy...pretty much the same trick... just a bit more stoned...

probably the best hurricane guy ever....

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2010, 01:15:14 PM »


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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2010, 01:50:39 PM »
doing it for the right reasons. Happy B day Rude dog!

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2010, 02:33:41 PM »
absolutely the best hurricane guy ever....

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2010, 04:06:45 PM »
Matt is tight loose! hella cool and its always nice to see him skating the B in Sac and with Matt Pailes working there its even better seeing them skate! always a good time..
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Dude is sick. Always looks good, always does some crazy shit where its clear he is on his own trip. Really good too, not like Richie Jackson on his own trip, like shit other pros would do if they could think of it or had the skill to do it own trip
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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2010, 04:30:20 PM »
First deck i ever had was a Matt Rodriguez stereo of him playing the drums on paint cans.

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2010, 06:03:45 PM »
the deck im about to set up!!


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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #15 on: April 27, 2010, 06:53:17 PM »
doing it for the right reasons. Happy B day Rude dog!

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2010, 08:25:40 PM »
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absolutely the best hurricane guy ever....
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i know it's apples and oranges but tyler bledsoe rightfully has some crazy variations....

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2010, 08:31:12 PM »
the deck im about to set up!!



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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2010, 10:15:59 PM »
He is such an original, its humbling to watch any footage of him skate.

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #21 on: April 27, 2010, 11:22:52 PM »
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absolutely the best hurricane guy ever....
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i know it's apples and oranges but tyler bledsoe rightfully has some crazy variations....

Jimmy thinks Matt is fucking awesome.  That being said Jimmy thinks Natas was the king of Hurricanes.  Check out 2:55.
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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #22 on: April 28, 2010, 11:17:01 AM »
is it matt field who skates with his doggy or was it this guy (on transmission 7)
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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #23 on: April 28, 2010, 03:47:47 PM »
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absolutely the best hurricane guy ever....
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i know it's apples and oranges but tyler bledsoe rightfully has some crazy variations....

true. i'll give him that f/s hurricane kickflip transfer, that was ill.

as for natas, for sure, he did them great and looooong, but i think rodriguez did the most with them.

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #24 on: April 28, 2010, 04:00:20 PM »
Met this dude back in the day, super nice and super chill.
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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #25 on: April 28, 2010, 04:03:35 PM »
 hey mr. sunshine!
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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #26 on: April 28, 2010, 04:18:56 PM »
One of the most underrated of all time.

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #27 on: April 28, 2010, 08:11:35 PM »
hey mr. sunshine!
would still like an mp3 of this song.

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #28 on: April 28, 2010, 09:23:13 PM »
same here.

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Re: matt rodriguez appreciation thread
« Reply #29 on: April 28, 2010, 10:25:47 PM »
I love how this dude defies the hippy stereotype and skates fast as fuck. Didn't he used to skate with Cardiel a bunch? That would be a hell of a session to watch go down. I think if I saw that I'd never wash my eyes again.
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