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Old September 6th, 2009, 03:22 PM   #1
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Default ... finally starting to skate again!

After hardly skating this year (too much work and other things) I found myself reverting to this really insecure old bat on wheels I used to be.
Last month I had 2 people staying and although we had a nice time, I was far too timid and tense.
This Thursday and Friday I met up with a girl from Wales and we skated Rampworx and Ukskatepark.
I was amazed how quickly I started to relax ; at best I need about an hour before I begin to do that! So there was something totally new!!
The next odd thing was that in both skate parks the crowds were amazing!!! bmx/skateboard/skates - everyone was friendly and we all had a great time sharing whatever we decided to skate. It was an awesome atmosphere!!

http://vimeo.com/6447542

I did try stuff I can't do (e.g. cess slide in the bowl) and fell so many times - yet I have no bruises to show for it! But I was getting more comfortable dropping into steeper ramps and tackled angle-iron coping

It was all about fun and enjoyment!!! Now I am looking sooooo much forward to the next great session!
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