The Portland Zoo Bomb: A History

The Portland Zoo Bomb: A History. From Curb Cut Magazine and Jennifer Sherowski

Like Duane said, “Go 45mph, go down hill on a skate“…an article about a locally famous hillbomb is such a simple, clear and all round good idea that I’m surprised it hasn’t been done more often. Curb Cut Magazine and Jennifer Sherowski pull it off with panache in this ode to the Portland Zoo Bomb, weaving personal stories in with the hill’s history to create a genuine feel for the subject. Click on the photo by Elias Parise below to get reading…

“When the ban finally did make it in front of the Council, it was voted against with the simple decree that two signs be posted listing the “rules and courtesies of skateboarding in the West Hills.” Keep Portland weird!”


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