Another Hell Tour went down this weekend. This time the new park at Barnstaple was the destination and we had the usual crew, minus a few. It turns out Rock Park is pretty good, but is not exempt from the usual complaints about British skateparks: Too little area for the amount of obstacles; more quirky than usable; spent loads on a massive gnarly bowl, when most of the local kids were sessioning the blocks.

We had a good session though once we’d shaken off the car-legs and spent a couple of hours getting used to the park layout; and once Wes had set up another board (“This is supposed to be an 8inch, but it’s definitely not…”).

Here’s P-Doggy going over the deathbox to b/s 5.0:

Ollie over the deathbox to b/s 5.0

Ollie over the deathbox to b/s 5.0

And some high-grade chilling:

Dave and Gnarly Neil

Dave and Gnarly Neil

More photos:

A rare one of me skating (a result of me thrusting my camera into Gnarly Neil’s capable hands):

Frontside nose slide over the gap

Frontside nose slide over the gap

The crew taking it easy

The crew taking it easy

Poulet with the wallie frontside boardslide

Poulet with the wallie frontside boardslide

Wes finding divine inspiration as he changes his board for a wider one

Wes finding divine inspiration as he changes his board for a wider one

Dave, frontside 5.0 over the gap

Dave, frontside 5.0 over the gap

More pics here on my Flickr

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