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Skate Boarders Are A Lot Like 'Wingers.

Yesterday, for my bicycle ride, I cruised over to a local BMX park. Expecting to see bicycles defying gravity, I took a camera.

To my surprise, there were no bicycles. Instead the place was infested with skateboarders. What I found funny was; they weren't kids. Apparently, the skate punks of yore have grown up but the younger "gen X ers" haven't developed a fascination for the sport.

Much like new gens of motorcyclists don't seem to be gravitating to GoldWings.

The Pics: #1-These guys still like to defy gravity.
#2-They're no longer lean & mean. Note the girth of the guy standing.
#3-All is well...wait...where's my board?

No one want's to comment on the guys board going up and over the wall?
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Why ain't we ridin'?

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Maybe I'll grow up and learn to do that.

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Nice pictures.
Do you think that two artificial knees and 120 kg disqualify for this sport ?

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Not for me. I thought snowboarding over moguls looked like fun a few yeard ago. BOY was i wrong! Respect to those that can do this.

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The real skaters are probably bikers too id imagine. You can only land on your wrists and eat dirt so many times before you wise up XD

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