Saturday, 3 January 2015

12 Skates Of Christmas

Over my 16 days holiday I have managed to step up my skate sessions to a very full timetable.
Now I am pushing 40, so to get in 3 skates over 7 days can be demanding. I have proved to myself that I can fit in 2 vert sessions a week and session at my little park and mini ramp in between. Street sessions have been really fun and I am so inspired to get out and build up a new diy spot in 2015. Most of my progress with big ramp skating has been to gain confidence grinding and make a backside grind on vertical. I am turning with more control, grabing the nose on turns and getting 3 wheels out in a cheating way with the 3rd wheel on the coping when I kickturn frontside on the vert. A correct 3 wheels out is with the 4th wheel on the coping. I am having fun anyway and some of my mental blocks should pass with time. It has been frustrating to struggle at simple parts of my skating but I am just over thinking some things and when having fun in the session with others I forget these hang ups and get as much as I can out of it. No more skate-spergers.
Going skating 3-4 times a week all through December was so Rad and I can't wait for my next week off sometime in Feb, who cares about the winter weather when you can skate indoor parks.
Let it Snow Let it snow Let it snow.

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