Tube Dude in Sarasota

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Sarasota has metal stick figure sculptures called Tube Dudes sprinkled all over town. I haven’t been to Payne Park in a handful of years. I don’t think this Tube Dude was there during my last visit. The baseball cap and basketball in hand are a bit of a head scratcher until you read the plaque dedicating it to “Coach Dan,” who must have been a basketball coach… who liked skateboarding?

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  1. I was just there in december and it wasn’t there then. great park , and a insane real deal backyard pool with about 3 feet of vert a 1 foot of tranny in the shallow. loosen those trucks

  2. http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20130208/ARTICLE/130209628
    A bit on “Coach Dan”
    He used to staff Paine park, super nice guy, was there for years. Sad loss commemorated by a weird sculpture.

    I’m headed back to SRQ for my grandmother in laws birthday in July, planned to hit Paine, Oyster Creek and the new parks near Tampa. But, July….so nasty.

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