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Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby jasoncarter » Sat Oct 11, 2014 4:36 pm

Ok, so it's always been a dream to go for a roll in Santa Monica and Venice after watching Natas Kaupas's bit in Streets Of Fire... And so, FINALLY last week I had to go on a work trip to Santa Monica and managed to squeeze my deck into my bag. The result was one of my best ever sessions. I mean, I suck, but it was such an amazing place to skate - some incredible skaters there. I got my skate in early in the morning, so I wouldn't have to compete with the afternoon and evening crowd. I didn't want to embarrass them... Really lovely concrete park, spent all morning playing in the snake run. So that's THAT ticked off the list. I also hired a Dodge Challenger R/T to drive around in, but that's a different matter.

Oh yeah, and I met Mark Gonzales which was pretty cool.

Apologies for showing off a bit, but I really had to share and my wife can't see what the fuss is about.

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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Bullet » Sat Oct 11, 2014 5:05 pm

jasoncarter wrote: ...but I really had to share and my wife can't see what the fuss is about.


:lol: :lol: :lol: I can see why. If you asked her to take a pic of you and Mark, she'd probably ask you afterward: "Dear? Why of all the colorful people around here, multi-instrumental buskers, jugglers, fire-eaters or even the oiled up bodybuilders of muscle beach, you decided to have a photo with a bum? One that talks to his skateboard no less?". :wink:
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Corey » Sat Oct 11, 2014 6:19 pm

Awesome! 8)
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Ben-G » Sat Oct 11, 2014 8:50 pm

Great stuff!

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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby drawnShort » Sat Oct 11, 2014 10:20 pm

I know I'm 40 but I am going to say it.

Sick!

You keep showing off. Love it.


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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Mr J » Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:14 am

drawnShort wrote:I know I'm 40 but I am going to say it.

Sick!

You keep showing off. Love it.
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Mr J » Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:15 am

jasoncarter wrote:..
Oh yeah, and I met Mark Gonzales which was pretty cool.

Apologies for showing off a bit, but I really had to share and my wife can't see what the fuss is about.
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Jason, you have come to the right place to share :D
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby K-ROC » Sun Oct 12, 2014 8:39 am

Best work trip ever.
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby bertslide » Sun Oct 12, 2014 9:15 am

Work trip, you lucky b*****

but you cant leave us hanging, pics of the Dodge are mandatory. :D
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Mr J » Sun Oct 12, 2014 9:22 am

bertslide wrote:...

but you cant leave us hanging, pics of the Dodge are mandatory. :D


Another request for pics of the Challenger :D
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby jasoncarter » Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:19 pm

Oh, OK, seeing as you asked. Although it pains me to do it...:

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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Brian S » Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:21 pm

That snake run is very nice, glad you got there :)
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Fen » Sun Oct 12, 2014 8:14 pm

Brian S wrote:That snake run is very nice, glad you got there :)


Just seen a video of you riding that snake run.
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Brian S » Sun Oct 12, 2014 10:18 pm

Fen wrote:
Brian S wrote:That snake run is very nice, glad you got there :)


Just seen a video of you riding that snake run.


Really, where? :D
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Fen » Mon Oct 13, 2014 8:21 am

On Halfdead skateboard website. You should put the link on this thread, it's good.
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Re: Venice Beach Skatepark

Postby Brian S » Mon Oct 13, 2014 11:43 pm

Fen wrote:On Halfdead skateboard website. You should put the link on this thread, it's good.


I'd forgotten about that :)
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