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empty pools. | October 30, 2010

“Frontside grinds on real coping, carving tile, sessions with friends and lots of cold beer.”

A few weeks back, I came across a neat little magazine made of newsprint featuring a bunch of photos of empty pools and people skating them. I can’t remember what it’s called, but I liked it. And then I found Poolrider, a site dedicated to pool skating. There are hundreds of photos and these are only four of ’em. Something cool about the re-imagination of space. The appropriation of abandoned or underused places. I’ve never cleaned up an old pool for skating myself, but it seems like something I might want to try…

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