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ramp session

Monday, November 20th, 2017

First shot from a roll of film i found in the camera. 35mm – cropped some white off the left side.

Pier Park Skatepark 11th anniversary

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Pier Park Skatepark Portland Oregon

Pier Park 2017 and 2006.

Billy Jak

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Old shot of Bill Reese

Five years ago on this day…

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

5 year anniversary of groundbreaking

…I started digging the hole. It’s raining today.

Watch a sort of time lapse video.

It’s like I haven’t progressed at all…

Saturday, December 14th, 2013


… 37 years later I built pretty much the same ramp.

Nerding out on Tracker copers packaging

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Tracker  Copers packaging

I rode a Ray Bones snubnose deck back in the eighties. I missed it when they reissued it and I always wanted to try to set one up again. I tried to approximate it with a Cab reissue instead. I found copers on EBay and thought I should scan the packaging before I threw it away. More images of the board and packaging after the turn. Oh man just like one of those board collector dudes. At least I did it so I can ride it.

San Pedro ca.1975

Saturday, July 27th, 2013


The Natural

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

sonny-smith_2013-07-13 18.21.22

You probably know someone who takes a bunch of time off from skateboarding and then shows up at a session and rips …

Taco time

Monday, July 22nd, 2013


KC sampling one of Vancouver Washington’s skate spots.

Bummer, flat spot

Friday, July 12th, 2013

giant skateboard #streetleague

Giant skateboard after a Nike SB demo at Nike world headquarters.