The Vans Pool Party of 2013 was another installment of the most electrifying skateboarding ever witnessed. The intensity and mayhem may not have been believable in the days of yor, but in the modern world where it can be broadcast to your living room via the world wide web, many thousands around the globe would agree with the skaters, media, and frothing fans in attendance that this event is better then all the rest. The Prelims were pretty hectic. Lots of take downs, broken and bruised masters crawling out of the bowl. Blood cleanup in the square was required. There was no mercy for the Masters as all riders had to make it through the Prelims to get to the finals. This may not be the case next year, but we’ll discuss that some other time. The electric vibe for the masters is quite fun. Peter Hewitt and Jeff Grosso lit up the crowd! The top 10 gnarly and consistent Masters made it to another round of torturous fun.Read more
A look into those that have influenced skateboarding with out even knowing it. Read more
Primary Goals : Skate and have a good time
Secondary Goals : Search out and ride new terrain
Bonus Goals : Find the Indoor Kidney Pool in PortAngeles and get some grinds
Mission Objectives: You are to set out on a mission of the utmost stealth. Word has it from outside sources that there is a Indoor Pool awaiting anyone who might find it worth the treacherous journey. Seek out and Destroy this Pool. Bring back documentation of accomplished objectives and subvert any law enforcement activities which will halt the mission.
Battle Plan : Contact agent Bland on the peninsula and secure a rendezvous time and place. Force the agent to divulge the whereabouts with or without force. Remember your on his turf. If he should keep the information from you, you have every reason to break the brotherhood codeto get the master plans. Upon securing the plans finish the mission by scouting out the location. Enter the premises and destroy!The plan in actionCaptains Report from the field…OK. It was about midday when agent Butler made contact with me. Reminding me that we had a dutyto the fellow skaters of the Northwest to investigate this rare beast.After initial hesitation, I remember that is is my duty to fight when called to arms. I volunteer to make contact with agent Bland while agent butler goes about securing another trooper by the name of Agent Adams. 15 minutes later the plans are set and we swing into action! Agent Adams was a little off our course but rendezvous was made and a ferry pass secured to cross the Pudget Sound. Weapons check occurred while we mingled with the people.
Everything seemed in order. Upon docking we made a Bee-line for theBP gas station rendezvous with agent Bland. We
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For over sixteen years I have been a victim of love, a slave to the grind. It still amazes me how much skateboarding has influenced my life. Read more
|Who the hell gave Vancouver|
BC the nickname Little Amsterdam?
All in All this party was well worth the ten bucks to get in, plus you got free beer and a t-shirt. Thanks Kirk for a killer party. Big props to all who showed up to skate and get drunk. Like I always say “Viva Las Vegas Baby!” Read more
Last Session? HJ?
Bobcat does a little schooling about Canada and give the dirt on some new parks up above the border.12/8/97 Read more
So I got a nutty idea one day while cruising the CD bulletin boards. Somebody brought up the topic of cutting out their own shape from an uncut blank. My wheels began to spin… Read more