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Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

And the last photo for now - the dump photo. If anyone needs some free materials, come on by before this stuff is gone. We'll post some more photos on September 28 when the course is finished. Until then, enjoy some free skating!

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

It's a thing of beauty. Pretty soon this will be filled with people for Tampa Am in November, but for now, come enjoy the quiet.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Neither is Liam Brocks - feeble down the Mini-Course rail.
Skater Profile: Liam Brocks

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Paul Cote ain't letting no broke-ass course stop him from an afternoon session.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

By the way, did I mention there's FREE SKATING going on from now until September 28? The Pro Course is unskateable, but the Concrete Course and Mini-Course are still open. Dustin Lehner takes advantage.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Blank canvas for this area, but here's where the Independent Best Trick contest will most likely go down during Tampa Am.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

No clue what Jason Ranft is going to use that sledgehammer for, but considering he does this a LOT, I trust him.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Damn...I called it! Looks like a sick little hubba is going on that side.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Joel Box: A man. A tool belt. A mission.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

This section is starting to really come together.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

#SPoTLife

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

"Hey dad, have fun breaking your back, I'm going to skate!"
Skater Profile: Wesley Box

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

By the way, did I mention it's 1,000 degrees right now in Florida? Gotta stay cool somehow...

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Glen lays the framework for something new here...

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Dammmmnnnn....now that's what we like to see. Progress. Looks like the bank up to quarter is coming back. Maybe a hubba in there?
Skater Profile: Allen Russell

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Don't worry...this board will soon get the attention it deserves.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Big Russ knows how to handle his wood.
Skater Profile: Allen Russell

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

GoPros are set up all around the course so we can get a nice time-lapse of the build after it's finished.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Wonder where these are going?

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Second rule of construction: Know how to use your tool.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Skater Profile: Brian Schaefer

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

This is where the plans actually start taking shape. Allen and Schaef map it out as they go.
Skater Profile: Brian Schaefer

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Early overview.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

We find all kinds of weird shit when taking out some of this old tranny. Throwback DVS bench? Shelf?

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

FSEC (Former SPoT Employee Club) Member, Josh Knight is back at it - doing...whatever it is that he does.
Skater Profile: Josh Knight

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Construction 101: make sure you're piles are solid.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

That blank piece of paper is the super secret "plans" for the new course. Basically we're just winging it.
Skater Profile: Allen Russell

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Big Russ is all like "Shea...so um...we're gonna put a grass gap herrrre... and um...not sure about that area..." Eric knows he has NO IDEA what the plan is yet.
Skater Profile: Allen Russell

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Looks like the speedbump is coming out.
Skater Profile: Aaron Burkett

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Take a good look - it's the last time you'll see some of this stuff.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

...That's Wes. He's an all-terrain ripper, Boards For Bros ambassador, and all around great kid. That's why we couldn't get too mad at him for sneaking in a front pivot here and there.
Skater Profile: Wesley Box

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

Every year we get some volunteers to help out with the demo. Aaron is part of our maintenance crew and is used to this type of blue collar work. Joel Box is Wesley's dad...and if you don't know who Wes is...
Skater Profile: Wesley Box

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

This part of the process is pretty standard: DESTROY EVERYTHING. Nah, we're just ripping out sections to make way for new terrain.

Course Construction 2016 (Part One)

By Frank Branca, Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016

With the help of our partners at SLS, we're gearing up to bring you the best Tampa Am EVER this year. It all starts with ripping up the old Pro Course and giving it an upgrade.

Damn Am NYC 2016 - Qualifiers & Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2016

Let's check the track record here: Zach Saraceno qualified 1st for the last 2 Damn Am’s then won both of em’ And also won Damn Am of the year. I don’t care who you are; thats gotta feel good. Once again Congrats Zach! Can’t wait to see ya at Tampa Am later this year.
Skater Profile: Zach Saraceno

Damn Am NYC 2016 - Qualifiers & Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2016

And boom! Once they call 2nd you know who’s first. Zach Saraceno does it again!
Skater Profile: Zach Saraceno

Damn Am NYC 2016 - Qualifiers & Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2016

And then there were three, while Paul makes love to his microphone.
Skater Profile: Zion Wright

Damn Am NYC 2016 - Qualifiers & Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2016

Dashawn got 3rd and Zitzer does his best impression of a bitter beer face.
Skater Profile: Dashawn Jordan

Damn Am NYC 2016 - Qualifiers & Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2016

Leave it to the dude to that jumps down the Double-Set in his run to take home the Bronson Speed Killer Award.
Skater Profile: Maurio McCoy

Damn Am NYC 2016 - Qualifiers & Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2016

One more of Maurio.
Skater Profile: Maurio McCoy

Damn Am NYC 2016 - Qualifiers & Finals Photos

By Bart Jones, Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2016

Karl Watson hung out all weekend and is an all around nice guy, so of course he gets the other Thanks For Nothing award.
Skater Profile: Karl Watson