23 January 2010

Rincon is where you find it

photo, Pete

As much as I love the multitude of world class skateboarding parks we have here in Oregon, there is a certain need that a skatepark can never fulfill. Tucked away behind an abandoned warehouse, down by the train tracks, amongst the piss, puddles and poor graffiti, dedicated skateboarders have taken it upon themselves to modify the 'natural' environment with a little concrete and ingenuity. Nothing is as satisfying as getting your trick on, where you are not supposed to. Here's Dave Viera after months of not being on board, earning his grind. This summer we'll create our own paradise. Promise...

More pics on the Front Rock Review