Articles Posted in 2002

'Tis The Season For Thievery

by Ryan
Wednesday, December 18, 2002
It's been almost a year since this episode went down, and I was thinking about it the other day because we recently caught a thief in the Shop…

Circa Demo Photos And Video

by Ryan
Saturday, December 07, 2002
Circa Demo Photos And Video

Tony Hawk & Andy MacDonald Interviews

by Afro-Jim
Tuesday, December 03, 2002
Afro Jim interviews Tony Hawk and Andy MacDonald at the Tampa stop of the 2002 Boom Boom Huck Jam.

Third Grade

by Hank T
Monday, December 02, 2002
The teacher asked us to tell the class about what we wanted to be when we grew up…

In Memory Of Phil Shao

by Ryan
Wednesday, November 27, 2002
We hope that most of you have been fortunate enough to not have experienced the death of a close friend, relative, or loved one. The hidden memories of Phil Shao were fresh in our minds as the work crew uncovered the photo of Phil under the old pyramid.

Hanging Out At Tony Hawk's Boom Boom Huck Jam

by Rob
Monday, November 18, 2002
If you're bored and want to see a bunch of non-skate photos that go along with a pretty much non-skate story, check out the details on our night out at the Tony Hawk Boom Boom Huck Jam this past weekend. We had a great time as usual.

The Park Still Bites, But The Contest Was Pretty Good

by Ryan
Wednesday, November 13, 2002
Rob and I went over to the infamous Lakeland Public Skate Park a couple of weeks ago for a local contest.  Although the park is still as lame as ever, the contest had a good vibe.

6th Annual Make-A-Wish Texas Skate Jam

by Rob
Tuesday, November 12, 2002
This year, for the 6th Annual Make-A-Wish Texas Skate Jam, announcers Ryan

Phat City Contest

by Ryan
Wednesday, October 23, 2002
I’ve been to a few skate parks over the past several years, but it’s rare that I get the same feeling that I get from Skatepark of Tampa. I’m not saying that the other parks are necessarily lame; I’m just saying that they don’t have the same vibe as SPoT.

Matt Giles Profile in Mundo Rad

by Rob
Thursday, October 10, 2002
Each month in Mundo Rad Magazine, the Skatepark of Tampa will have a page that has a short rider profile along with a list of upcoming events. This month is Matt Giles.

Don't Mistake "Clements" For "Clemency"

by Ryan
Wednesday, September 11, 2002
I can't just sit here and take it, so I guess I'm going to have to defend myself. Go ahead and read the item below, "Never Forgive, Never Forget," and especially the comments. Then, come back and click here for my interpretation. If nothing comes of this, at least everyone is putting a little thought into the subject at hand.

Grind King Gap Ollie Challenge

by Ryan
Sunday, September 08, 2002
Grind King Gap Ollie Challenge

Day by Day at ASR Sept 2002

by Ryan
Friday, September 06, 2002
It’s time once again for the Fall ASR Trade Show. In case you’ve never heard of it, this is where “it’s” all happening. For three days, the entire skateboarding industry will be working, and partying, in San Diego. From the guys that design the concaves, to the reps that write the orders, practically everyone will be there. Although it never works out, I’m going to attempt to give a day-by-day account…first thing I need to do is get a digital camera…

Abdias Rivera Profile in Mundo Rad

by Rob
Friday, August 30, 2002
Each month in Mundo Rad Magazine, the Skatepark of Tampa will have a page that has a short rider profile along with a list of upcoming events. This month is Abdias Rivera.

The First of Forty Jobs

by Hank T
Thursday, July 11, 2002
The First of Forty Jobs by Hank Tanqueray

East Coast Road Trip

by Ryan
Tuesday, June 11, 2002
Check out The Day By Day Account Of Ryan Clements’ Road Trip To Woodward.

The Old School Skate Jam Weekend

by Ryan
Wednesday, May 15, 2002

Let's Make Skateboarding Hazardous

by Rob
Wednesday, May 01, 2002
Check out this automated letter generator that emails California senators and other important suit-type people so that we can get a law in California passed that will make skateparks easier to get built. Hopefully Florida will follow once it's passed.

Special BMX Edition of Listen to Ryan Clements!

by Ryan
Wednesday, April 10, 2002
BMXicans Rule Orlando at Roots Jam 2002! Check this article out for answers to why in the world BMXers' pads stink to high heaven!

Just Push Play!

by Barak
Thursday, March 28, 2002
What skate videos do you need for your collection? There are so many available today, how do you decide on what to get? Someone asks Barak and he pushes play on the response.

Day by Day at Tampa Pro 2002 Part Two

by Rob
Wednesday, March 13, 2002
Daily events as seen through my eyes during Tampa Pro 2002 - PART TWO

Day by Day at Tampa Pro 2002

by Rob
Wednesday, March 06, 2002
Daily events as seen through my eyes during Tampa Pro 2002 - PART ONE

New and Improved

by Ryan
Tuesday, March 05, 2002
Skateboarders may act like their hair isn't important, but is that really the case? Ryan takes a retrospective look at his hairstyles in his most recent essay, "New and Improved." Look, if you don't want to read it, at least go look at the ridiculous photos.

Euro rippin' me off!

by Barak
Thursday, January 31, 2002
Have you ever wondered what you would pay for skateboard product if you lived in Europe? Be happy that you live in the good ole US of A because it's not that bad. Check out what they have to fork over.

Tampa Am 2002 Photos And Video

by Rob
Thursday, January 31, 2002
Tampa Am 2002 Photos And Video