KIAMA SKATEPARK TURNS 20
Kiama skate park (KSP) has recently turned twenty. And the ole girl Is still looking alright. Shes had some little face lifts, some of the wrinkles got a little bit of botox. The skin maybe a little bit rougher but it's held up well protected in the old quarry. The coping is still almost non existent but there's definitely still a heap of lines to be found.
"KEEP ME IN MIND" VIDEO PART
Luke gently goes about his business without any fuss, whilst doing the most insane moves on a ramp, that makes me have vertigo when I stand near the edge of the platform. What I love is that Luke has stuck to his guns and still progresses on something not many people want to skate.
Doing anything outside your normal routine, every week for one hundred weeks in a row, is a massive undertaking. It requires enthusiasm, commitment, sacrafice, motivation and passion. All those mentioned attributes, Shannon Farrugia has in spades. He recently just published his 100th podcast, under Terrible Happy Talks, in as many weeks.
CAN I BORROW
I had ‘Skatecation’ on my mind for months. When it finally manifested and I was on the road the list of items I probably should have packed started to build. How many pairs of socks did I chuck in? Did I pack my skate tool? I wonder if I’ll need Panadol or Band Aids on this trip?
"I worked with Matt at Becasse which was a two hat fine dining restaurant in Sydney , where he was one of the top skilled chefs there. Always super nice to everyone, never angry, but also super talented and a perfectionist as well." - Alex Huxtable , Head Chef Ciccia Bella Bondi
Adam Harris posted an old video part of Pete Dalmer’s on to the socials. The part was from an old Kiama homie video from the early 2000’s and as with any Pete footage it created a stir. Comments came in thick and fast and emojis were thrown around with true disregard. Pete himself commented on the post with three simple words, The Golden Era.
BAD CURB CLUB
While to the basic punter this may not constitute a spot, however this crew take great pride in it . Firstly it is so well seasoned with wax that you actually pick up speed mid slide or grind. Which makes your first attempt at hitting it as anxiety inducing as a trick down El Toro.
The Gnar Wizard has a thick sorcerers book filled to the brim with spells of stoke and stories of unhinged apocalyptic chaos. Scenes of morbid dread with a slight hint of whimsical cheekiness that make his work almost fit for a children’s book but at the same time could feature in the graphics of a Creature Skateboards deck.