The Best Thing to Happen to Pier Park…

Dave Viera, f.s. grind in Glenhaven's swimmin' hole

…has been Glenhaven. It has been amazing how empty Pier has been. Too many times in the last week I have been in on my own private session, praying that I don’t get seriously hurt in the 11.5″ abyss. I can only imagine the wrath of the local kids as they heckle my bloody carcass. Trying to talk them into hauling said carcass out of there wouldn’t be too fun either.

I can’t skate Pier every day, especially not by myself. It simply hurts too much. I am no Mark Conahan. I wish I was, but I am not. I need to take a couple of days off between sessions at Pier, and Glenhaven has become a perfect filler. The mini bowl is great for somebody like me (old, fat and not very skilled) as it reminds me of my Masonite mini-ramp youth. The hip in the center is pure butter. The pool is gnarl, but less gnarl than Donald. There are always great sessions full of kids who are tearing that thing to little pieces. It’s great to see kids half my age able to appreciate (and destroy) pools. I thought that tranny was dead, right?

Dave Viera came out of the woodwork the other day and showed the pool who’s who. He has been out with ankle issues. He was one less person at the Pier session on this day.

6 Comments

  1. Couldn’t agree more with you man, Pier is empty so you get tired pretty fast. Glenhaven rules, I didn’t think I was gonna like it that much….

  2. JF, you and I have sessioned as a duet many times in the last couple of weeks, and yes, Glenhaven does rule. See you later on today.

  3. Duet? Were you guys doing synchronized skating?

  4. Cancer Chris on May 16, 2007 - Reply

    I like the Care Bear girl in the corner. It looks like she is being abducted.

  5. yeah Duet skating man…like Blades of Glory without the tight lycra suits!

  6. Amen, brother. Glenhaven is a bit more interesting to me, but I can have a lot of fun at Pier Park when it is empty.

    “The mini bowl is great for somebody like me (old, fat and not very skilled)” Yes! I went there the other day with some friends and we basically just sessioned the mini bowl. Steph was calling it the Bird Bath. Bath Rath!

Leave a Reply

Want an avatar? Upload a Globally Recognized Avatar for free at gravatar.com Note: Avatars are tied to a single email address, including comments left before the system was activated.

  SOTW  
 eBay Watch 
   GVK   
  Kid  

Shot of the Week
December 2nd

American GI

May - June 2015 - 68 items

eBay Action

Grover's Video Korner #100
Burnside Halloween 2015

Grover's Video Korner

Annoying Kid of the Month
Generic Segway at the skatepark

Annoying Kid of the Month

Categories and Archives





Tag Cloud

Search and Annoy

Search Skate and Annoy - Daily


Search in Features, Ebay Watch, GVK...


Search in Galleries


Search in Reviews

This is none of your business