Pool Skating

So, I didn’t skate my first Pool until I was 32 years old. I can’t believe my friends and I never found one as kids to skate in Nebraska, but it just never happened. So, I’m 34 years old now and haven’t skated another pool since. I was fully padded, helmet, wrist guards, elbow pads, knee pads….I know, pretty lame, but I am the father of 2 young children and I wasn’t about to skate my first pool and kill myself. I have to admit, I don’t wear my pads very often so it feels very restrictive but I had fun, I felt like a kid…just so stoked that I was going to skate my first pool. I just pumped and kick turned front side and back side as high as I could several times, but I never made it to the top…I’m sure I could over time and getting over the fear of it all. I do hope to skate it again, however I’ve not been back since that day because I had heard the owner of the property filled it up with something because kids were spray painting profanity…stupid kids…I mean, this guy was fine with us skating it, but the profanity pissed him off…oh well… It’s wierd, It’s like this guy lives on the property of an old public recreation center that closed down. His house is way in the back and there is a baseball field that has been overgrown with weeds, a gymnaseum with busted up floors and this pool in the woods that is coverered under a little shelter that is all worn out. Check out the video below, I found it on youtube…I don’t know any of these people but this is the same pool…funny to see the footage of all the frogs because I had heard it was nicknamed “Froggy Bottom”

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One Comment on “Pool Skating”

  1. That would be a killer score these days. Only one pool under my own belt, and that was just last year (at 35). So you're not alone. But ya should pad up all the time… yer still a Dad whether it's a pool with brick coping, or ramp with steel… Gravity seems to work much harder on my without pads anymore…

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