First “Longboard” Park

longboardpark

It’s certainly not the first gratuitous use of the word “longboard” as a qualifier. It really should be titled a “Downhill Skatepark” shouldn’t it? Does a board length under 3 feet preclude you from using this? Wasn’t this style of riding invented on “short boards?” When is someone going to build a Pigboarding park? You know, a skatepark built specifically for people riding Indy 215’s. Complaints about a stupid name aside, it’s cool concept. Don’t blame Landyachtz for naming it a longboard park, blame the city of Kamloops in British Columbia.

This park was probably built to “keep kids off the streets.” Instead, I imagine it will encourage more newbies to give downhilling a try, in turn incubating a new generation of kids who will be hungry for more challenging terrain once they master this.A for effort though. Looks like fun.

Listen to Black Sabbath? What the hell for? Listen to the Yachts. Enjoy the song “Yachting Type” form 1979.

0 Comments

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