Everyone who has grown up in and around skateparks knows that they can be strange places; from legitimate crew meet up points where the good vibes flow to scooter run sub-lord of the flies hellholes, none of them really seem too connected to what goes on in the outside ‘real’ world. This gives certain events and sights a surreal edge in a manner that would make Spike Milligan proud. A large dollop of childish and overtly offensive humour finds its way across no more than in the graffiti which covers almost every skatepark I have been to. For various reasons, here are some of my favourites.
Everybody loves a good slam, so we decided to delve back into the archives and present to you ten of the most memorable UK centric tumbles of recent times. From comp runs gone wrong to misjudged attempts at street heroics, have a click below for a cross section of homegrown carnage.
Here we have chosen ten powerslides that should be respected for whatever reason; be it gnarly, lengthy, stylish or inadvertent, we thought we'd share it with you. There are so many to choose from so we thought we'd compile ten which initially come to mind then we'll continue to do sequential posts in the future. Whichever ones you think we missed this time around please don't hesitate to comment them below. Enjoy then flatspot your wheels for fun! Here is Vol.1.
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