We Had It
Posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2001 by Rob Meronek
We Had ItBy Ryan T. Clements
Photos by Dave Pleshaw and Ryan T. Clements
Sometimes you got it, sometimes you don’t. When it’s there you know it, and if you know what I’m talking about, you’ve been where we were mid-afternoon, Sunday, November 18th. We had it. And if you don’t know what I’m talking about, then hopefully one day you’ll feel it.
The time was right, the weather was right, and the place was right. This time it happened to be at Gulf View Mall. Boards in Motion had the Skatepark of Tampa Team out for a demo. It was the first trial of our new portable set-up and it unraveled like clockwork: Drive there, unload, set-up, skate, breakdown, reload, go to Hooters, drive home = success.
It’s not commonplace for a corporate entity such as a large mall to bring on a skateboarding demo, but I commend Gulf View for doing so and I commend Boards In Motion for creating a scene in Port Richey. The Team ruled the course and the crowd ruled the vibe. If you were there, you felt it. If you weren’t, come next time. We missed you.