Day-By-Day at ASR - Thursday

Posted on Monday, September 15, 2003 by Ryan

Day-By-Day at ASR
Thursday
Words by Ryan Clements. Photos by Barak Wiser.

     I think that after several years of going to trade shows, you become a bit jaded on the whole scene. It’s not like I don’t like going, because I do, but maybe I’ve just been so wrapped up with the day in/day out of operating Skatepark that I didn’t really want to leave. But my attitude changed upon arriving in San Diego.


Barry & Big Black

Street course
     Barry and I landed on Thursday evening and took a cab to our hotel, which happened to be the Clarion. It was the closest hotel to the San Diego Convention Center, next to the new baseball stadium, and in walking distance to the Gaslamp District (San Diego’s version of Ybor City).


We're like cool

Mini Ramp
     After getting settled, we skated over to the show site to meet up with Schaefer and give him a hand on the finishing touches of the mini-ramp. After hanging out and skating the street course for a couple of hours, we figured out that the crew was going to pull an all-nighter and got the hell out of there.


Don't tempt me

The Fender Stage
     The remainder of the evening was spent at some dive bar, but we managed to meet up with the entire DVS crew, including Sean Sheffey (let the name dropping begin), and Ian from Grind King. I’d really like to show you some pictures, but Barry forgot the camera. Check back every day for an update.


Related Articles

Kinda Bored (Sober) ASR Lurking

by Rob on Friday, September 09, 2005

I came back to the hotel room to get some work done, rub one out, and post some photos from ASR where we're at right now...

Back To San Diego - January 2005 ASR

by Ryan on Saturday, January 15, 2005

So right when we landed I called my friend Kevin Marks. For some reason, he kept calling me all week saying, "I'll pick you up from the airport and we'll go skate my ramp."...

eS Game of SKATE @ ASR September 2004

by Rob on Saturday, September 11, 2004

This year, the game took about two hours. Last year, it took four. People were getting eliminated kind of quick in the early rounds. After it got to the fourth round, things really got interesting...

It’s Time Again for ASR - Are You Tired of Hearing about My Trips Yet?

by Ryan on Saturday, September 11, 2004

I bet you’re wondering why we’re taking Afro-Jim and Scotty to ASR with us. I’ll go ahead and hype them up – they’ve both earned it. Yeah, us execs run the joint and all, but without those guys, Skatepark wouldn’t be what it is. So this is our little way of saying ‘thanks.’

[View more in the Article Archives]

Comments

Subscribe to the SPoT What's Up Blog

Enter your email: