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Backside Boneless, Vans Combi 2011. Photo Naka

WELCOME TO MERTZWORLD!
Well, it's been a lot of years since the beginning of Mertzworld and the site has grown a lot. There has been tons of email with "Where's the (insert skatespot here) page? The answer is - keep checking back and you'll see what you're lookin for one of these days...keep skating!!!!!Mertzworld

Robs' abbreviated skate history: 1965-Born-Nazareth Pennsylvania 1972-Started skating 1976-1980-The Source Skate Team (Rob was dubbed Radical Rat) 1980-1985-MFC Skate Crew/Sponsored by Brand X/Indy 1985-1988-Lived in the van touring up and down the east coast. Sponsored by Santa Cruz/Indy/OJ's/SkateRags/Airwalk... 1988-1992-Pro for Zorlac/Indy/OJ's SkateRags/Airwalk... 1992-Destroyed  back & neck on a 540 in Daytona. 1994-Skating in FLA. 1996-Moved to Cali to skate. 1996-present. Started Syndrome Dist./skating all the time, (in between injuries). NEVER QUIT SKATING-NEVER WILL!

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Tucknee flapper. Leanords ramp Clearwater, Fla. 1986

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Me and Scott Stanton 1988

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Bucky's bowl 2011

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f/s crail DC ramp 8/08

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b/s crail dc

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Mertz-boneless into the channel at the Burnquist facility.

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D.P. invert revert Clairmont

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Chris Miller-The Charleston Hanger '91

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Mertz backside air into the deep end at the Charleston hanger 1990

Photos of all the boys in the...

Friends Section

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Mertz-Landsdowne '88

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Mertz at the Pala pipes.

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Robs' first band MFC, at the West Catty Playground in 1983. Skaterock!

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Grosso chillin' at Vans in Orange.

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The ESPN Action Sports Awards show was held at the Universal Ampitheatre on April 14 2002. I went up their with Mike McGill to check it ou. They got together the original Bones Brigade crew together to present the skater of the year award to Eric Koston. It was an epic event. I met SLAYER!!!!!!!!!!! From L to R, Cab, Hawk, Stacy Peralta, Mike McGill, Lance Mountain and Tommy Guerrero.

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Mertz-Stalefish at Skate Street Ventura '97

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Eric Grisham-rock and roll at the first OSSJ.

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Mertz-tucknee invert Encinitas YMCA 2000

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Mertz-Reef Ramp.Heavy sessioning went down there with Adil and listening to Shaq.

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Mertz-Slob air at Mission Valley YMCA 2000.

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Cedar Crest win 1986

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One Footed invert. Combi 2011

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Bucky's bowl 2011

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Sadplant, Carmel Valley.

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Fastplant DC 8/08

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Mertz fside transfer DC ramp.

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Andrecht-Pala-Deathbox

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Scott Stanton blazing in the Mideast....

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This is THE raddest photo I've ever seen of Lester!!!

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Original Skatehell teamrider Todd Morrow smashing it down in Tampa. Jan. 07

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Mertz Layback tail stall at the Palms Springs Skatepark

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Mertz-First session at Tony Hawk's ramp 2002.

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Tom Groholski-switcharoo at Slug ramp in Pa. 1985

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Mike McGill, Vanilla Ice, Cab, and Rob at the first round of the Supercross season up in Anaheim. Cab was in the Crossover challenge the day before and went over the bars...he smashed his face and ended up getting a gnarly black eye and some stitches^^^^ice, ice baby.....

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Check out Robs' 35th Birthday Slam page...

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Mertz-orlando fullpipe 1990-
thanks to swift for the
photo. that's mike yousefpour
in the background. This
fullpipe had a coned end
like a missile and you
could ride up into it.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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Cab-MFC III Pa. 1985

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Mertz-Invert at Kelly Belmar's 1995.

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My street claim to fame. Move over Natas!