Saturday, March 12, 2011

666 LEDGES -- HAWTHORNE AND FOLSOM

This ledge spot is known as the 666 ledges since the building number is 666. There are two marble ledges at the corner where you can bust some gnarley shit. However, you have to play it safe and watch out for cars, pedestrians, and all that good stuff. Basically, the ledges are buttery and get higher the longer you grind since the street is on an incline on both sides. Here's a video I filmed of my homie Edda G.




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DAY TO DAY WITH CAESAR ROSADO

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Delano's Parking Lot

Delano's is a supermarket at the corner of 27th avenue and Geary boulevard in the Outer Richmond. The address is 6333 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA. This place closed down recently so the parking lot is usually empty. They had a security man on site at night, but within the past week, no one has been on site.

There's a ledge by the wooden fence where you can stall on and a concrete lightpost area as well. I like to do stalls on the curbs of the parking spots and also use some props around the garbage area such as cones, cardboard boxes, or whatever else I can find.

It stays lit at night so it's perfect for night sessions. However, depending on how late it is and how annoyed the neighbors are of the thundering sound of a skateboard, 5-0 might roll through. This hasn't happened to me at this spot, but it has happened to me when skating Presidio middle school after 11 PM. Enjoy this spot while it lasts because they might reopen or some other business may open up.


You can catch the 38 or the 29 bus to get to this spot. Also, Purple Skunk skate shop is further down Geary (between 22nd and 23rd avenue) in case you need to buy some gear.




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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Shoreview Skatepark Session

Me and a couple homies drove out to San Mateo's Shoreview Skatepark for an early afternoon skate session.

Outer Sunset Flatground Lot

If you live in the Outer Sunset, close to 44th avenue and Taraval street, you may have seen this spot. I used to live on this block and I would skate here with my flat rail or construction cone, just to spice up the place. This spot is also fun for testing out your manuals. If you need a nearby flatground spot, you should definitely check it out. If the lady in the Yellow house is hatin' on your skatin', don't trip, it only happened to me once. There are other nearby spots, such as the Sunset Library 4 set, and a couple nearby playgrounds, but this one was the most convenient for me as I used to live a few houses down the street.








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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Ollie North Trick Tip

Check out this trick tip video I made.

Crocker Amazon Skate Park

Let's get this thing started with one of SF's first skateboard parks, Crocker Amazon. It is located on Geneva avenue near the corner of Moscow street. You can take the 8X Muni line there and it stops right in front. There's a big soccer field there, and there's a playground on the Corner of Geneva and Moscow in case you are looking for where the bus stop is.

Overall, this place if a fun spot to go to for an all-day type of session. It used to be packed all the time before Potrero Del Sol skate park was built, but now it stays pretty mellow. It has two banks, a big bowl, and a mini concrete quarter pipe, along with some ledges and small quarter pipe thing.. It has a little something for everyone. The neighborhood can be quite sketchy after dark, so I would plan on getting there earlier and maybe rolling with a friend or two. It may not be the best park in the city, but it sure is better than nothing.

I would rate this park a 7 out of 10, but that's just me.






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