Street Skating Session!
Good day Skatehive!
Here are some photos from our “street” style skating yesterday (Friday). We have not gone street in a long time as we skate the old skatepark more. We ended up skating the parking lot where I first posted my first ever blog photo.
We did some lines and the asphalt really feels different, and it feels like I am running slow so I need a couple more push to get the speed that I am used to. The skateparks are well smooth and no delay in skating. No delay I mean that in skateparks there are no cars which are constantly going around and looking for a parking spot, people walking and getting I the way, people stopping and looking once you pop your board, hahah this is like the Philippines all over again. One thing I love about this place is the kerb stones that are high enough to do tricks because I honestly cannot and have not learned how to do slappy grind tricks. I just do not get how it works.
Streets. City life. We skated a great spot and the sun was just rising. Perfect capture by TJ. We met at 5:45AM and I left them at 8AM. I cannot do a full day session because of my schedule. The positive thing about that limited time is that I really push myself to get tricks filmed and make the day productive. When I left them, they moved to a 5 stair spot, I have seen their video and it was great!
This is Van with his signature heelflip. I am starting to think that heelflips are Van’s favourite trick OR it is the trick that he can do almost every try so he does it every session.
Van’s manual from a skate line. This manual pad or sidewalk is made of bricks, not a smooth manual but if you go fast enough you will not notice the bricks as it hits your wheels.
In contrast to Van’s heelflip, every session I have this moment of bailing and lying down on my back. Not a good feeling when you are old and skating only 2 hours once a week. Hahah.
The session was basically a flatground session for me, these days I need to have a good feel of the spot before I go all out. the next session on this spot will be tricks and tricks. hahahaha.
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Special mention TJ for Filming!
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