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Active Bakersfield Grand Opening Photo Recap!

Active Bakersfield is now officially open! We kicked things off with a Vans BBQ & Team signing, mystery gift cards, games of S.K.A.T.E., overall a fun time for everyone. Thanks to all who cruised out and kicked it! Here are some photos from the opening.

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We brought in some final things the night before
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First dudes in line were stoked! These dudes stayed since 1pm the day before the opening and camped out. Hardcore!
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Meet the Bakersfield squad
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dinner the night before across the street at Eureka! Burger
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the next morning, all the homies lined up!
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game of S.K.A.T.E. to keep the dudes excited till we open
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Social Media for socks
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Shop manager Matt Keaveny poppin bottles, it’s open!
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the first dude in line, Lucas, no instagram. Deserved some gear for waiting so darn long till the opening!
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come on in!
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Esmail Mawjee & Greg Wilson
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behind the scenes!
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reppin
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Benji the dog
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Assistant Manager, Sam Valdez on front of a photo he took at the local D.I.Y. spot, “Kern Side”
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Christian Hosoi gets bombarded with signatures & photo ops

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Vans team riders, Dustin Dollin, Elijah Berle, Chima Ferguson, & Christian Hosoi taking part in voting for the Active Collective Vision program
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Dustin Dollin checking out the Vans section in the shop
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signing a few decks before the signing

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Elijah Berle & fan
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Chima Ferguson signing a display of himself
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Christian Hosoi & son
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Christian Hosoi with local news reporter, Casey Keirnan. Check out the video HERE

Thanks to everyone in Bakersfield for being awesome!