This TikTok sensation has made it into the Inauguration Day parade.
Idaho Falls resident Nathan Apodaca — additionally recognized by his TikTok deal with, @420doggface208 — made headlines in late 2020 for his viral lip-sync efficiency of Fleetwood Mac’s “Goals” whereas skateboarding and hitting an Ocean Spray juice bottle straight.
Now, the 37-year-old’s identify is once more making the rounds for his inclusion in President Joe Biden’s digital “Parade Throughout America,” a part of the nationwide protest- and coronavirus-safe digital reimagining of the normal presidential inauguration.
Apodaca has come to be one thing of a mascot for staying chill amid adversity for the reason that oddly calming clip of him skateboarding at sundown whereas sipping juice went massively viral. His video additionally helped to place “Goals” again on the charts and received the eye of Mick Fleetwood, the Los Angeles Lakers and others. After going viral, Ocean Spray gave him a brand new truck (the earlier RV he’d been residing in had quite a few issues) and followers raised cash to purchase him a house.
“I simply jumped on my longboard. I had my cranberry juice with me, trigger that’s my drink,” Apodaca, who describes himself as a “glad hippie,” has stated of the inspiration behind the spur-of-the-moment, life-changing video. He now boasts over three.three million Instagram followers and has a supervisor.
Apodaca’s agent confirmed his participation within the occasion, the place he’ll be representing his present and native state, to native Idaho Falls’ newspaper Post Register. Apodaca’s contribution to the digital celebration is a video of him skateboarding round his hometown.
Along with Apodaca, “Parade Throughout America” festivities will even function movies and performances by Jon Stewart; Andra Day; a New Radicals reunion; The Trans Refrain of Los Angeles; Olympic athletes Nathan Chen, Allyson Felix and Katie Ledecky and the USA Coast Guard Band, amongst others. There will even be a 275-participant “Dance Throughout America” led by Kenny Ortega spanning 30 states and two territories. Tony Goldwyn is about to host.