Seacliff Skatepark Opening Photos
The skaters of Seacliff, California, finally have a new park to call home thanks to Santa Cruz and Dreamland Skateparks. Nora, Eman, Braun and a bunch of the NHS family went down for the opening. It was a rad day, blessed with good weather and some high-flying ripping at one of our new favorite parks.
Words and photos by Eric Palozzolo
Words and photos by Eric Palozzolo
Nothing like the smell of a skatepark opening in the morning
Brought to you by the best in the biz (and also someone's grandma )
There it is, in all its pool-coping, box-jumping glory
They call this section "The Boat"
The formula for any good park is flow plus fun. Dreamland nails these two every time
A dash of bricks—nice touch!
If Red builds it, Eman's gonna skate it—simple as that
Jeff and the next generation of Kendalls
Santa Cruz pro Kevin Braun brought Zoee as his plus-one
From O-Side to Aptos, Nora and Nicole get out of the house for some fresh air
Back from Oz, Gavin Denike and Anthony Batech lock down the beanie scene
Maurio McCoy makes Zaid Arikat feel comfortable settling in with his new crew
Responsible dog owner Paul Merrell brings the bags for his little poop factory. DAF Noah and Matty Contreras were there too (but required no poop bags)
Joe Perrin with Tiltmode bros Erik Monnie and Louie Barletta
Nora catches some quick air before the ribbon cutting
But first, a thoughtful message from Red
Skatepark brought to you by these legends
There they are! Rowland and Pat Rebele along with Mr. NHS himself, Richard Novak
Thankfully, they nixed the champagne christening during the ribbon cutting
Lights, camera—wait, we've got a boom in the shot!
Nothing sparks the session like a saxophone. And now—we really skate!
Captain Mark "Red" Scott is the first on the boat
Joining the crew, Eman airs up to the frontside grind
Ryan slides his tail through the starboard bow—or is it port side?
Let the air show begin! Jereme Knibbs tweaks a grasser on the box jump
Marley Humphrey did a tailgrab one footer, but not the cool benihana way
Nora Vasconcellos prefers to let the back foot hang off while sailing over the box jump
What demo would be complete without a blunt fingerflip from Louie Barletta?
Hope you got your commemorative t-shirt! Thanks again for the new skatepark, Novack, Santa Cruz and Dreamland! We'll be back for another ride on the boat soon enough!
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