The first beer-sponsored skate team in Canada heads South for some Arizona heat and a few cold ones.
“On the last day of our trip to Arizona, the Cariboo team woke up in a battlefield—Corey Klim’s clothing torn from the previous night’s drunken shenanigans, the sounds of beer pong and wrestling still echoing off the walls. Through a haze of smoke and settling debris, Nick Moore was found barely hanging on by a thread. Somewhere in this house was the rest of the team (Sheldon Meleshinski, Mike Shulze, Kyu Tae Kim, Arte Lew, Dakota Allison), a couple of friends who’d made the trip with us (Jordan Repin and Dustin Locke) and a handful of local college girls who’d stayed the night. Somehow I had to get everyone but the girls onto a plane back to Canada in just a few hours. Problem was, the landlord who rented us the place had left me specific instructions about how the house needed to look before we left. We did what we could, but in the end, perhaps not enough. I received an email from the landlord that read: “If I knew you were a beer team, I would have never rented to you,” then finished off with, “your parents did a horrible job raising you…”