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Claremont HD skateboarding

2008-09-12 21:53:31.813902+00 by Dan Lyke 5 comments

If your adrenaline-by-proxy is running a little low and you need a little reminder that you're getting old and don't do all the crazy shit you used to, may I suggest the 10 or so minutes that is Claremont HD, two skateboards runs down Claremont Avenue from Grizzly Peak on long boards (I'm not totally hip to the lingo that kids these days are using to refer to their planks), passing cars and doing all sorts of other completely irresponsible stuff that makes the heart pound.

Best quote is from one Gavin Owens in the comment thread when it devolved into a gear discussion:

Fuck the boards... What kind of balls are they using!

And, yeah, the start of the film is a little slow, it could have just been one run, bla bla bla. Via this MeFi thread.

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-09-12 22:40:46.039445+00 by: andylyke [edit history]

So I asked myself "why am I watching 2 dudes getting dressed to go to a funeral?", and then I realized they were headed for a double funeral. Glad it was postponed. I guess Darwin slept through this one!!

This redefines craziness!!!

Secretely, of course, I wish I had to carry MY balls around in a wheel barrow too. Perhaps next life. ;-)

#Comment Re: made: 2008-09-13 01:44:24.37393+00 by: meuon

Awesome. Awestruck.. I should go burn my longboard now in effigy.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-09-13 03:31:03.609668+00 by: TheSHAD0W

On the same subject...


#Comment Re: made: 2008-09-13 12:37:40.397302+00 by: Dan Lyke

Ouch! I'm torn between righteous indignation that an automobile driver would intentionally cause such an accident, and "no brakes on a public thoroughfare, yeah, that's what happens".

#Comment Re: made: 2008-09-15 12:15:25.280023+00 by: polly

upon further investigation of the tapespace website, i saw the How Not To Shoot a Gun...how hilarious! thanks for the link!