September 2nd, 2015

BACKYARD CRASH! Brandon Yarborough Floating Life

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September 2nd, 2015

FIELD REPORT: John Young Park Orlando, FL Skate Spot 9.2.15

The crew has been working hard battling the conditions and trudging through the mud to bring Orange County, Florida it’s latest and very well awaited skate spot. John Young Park Skate Spot will be Orange County’s first concrete municipal skate spot that is completely designed and built by Team Pain and we couldn’t be more excited! It feels good to be giving back to the skate community in our own backyard!! Stay tuned for more updates of the progress at John Young Park and to stay in the loop with what’s going on in your area join our mailing list by clicking the link here or check our website regularly!

 

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September 1st, 2015

OH SNAP! Jaeson Manzanares Drops This Noseblunt Into Place with Style at Our Breckenridge, Colorado Skate Park

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Photo by Taylor DeHart

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September 1st, 2015

FIRST TUBE! BC Skate Team Visits Our Breckenridge Skatepark in Colorado

Filmed & Edited by Nick Bruso

FIRST TUBE! BC Skate Team visits our Breckenridge Skate Park in Colorado and have a good time casually destroying the place.
Featuring: Andrew Crooks, Jude Pullol, Josh Kern, Quinton Pullol, Tyler Cushat.

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August 28th, 2015

FIELD REPORT: Pueblo, Colorado Skate Park Update 8.28.15

The street course at our Pueblo, CO project is looking good so far, the park will feature obstacles such as a bump to bar, ledges of all sizes, various rails, hips, banks, and a sprinkle of transition to allow for proper flow in the park. This project is shaping up to be another Colorado gem!! Make sure to check back regularly for updates on all our projects!

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August 28th, 2015

EVENT TRACKER: Three Separate Skate Contests at Three Different Team Pain Parks This Weekend!!!

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Three separate skate contests going down at three different Team Pain Parks! Cocoa Beach, FL Skate Park, Ft. Pierce, FL Skate Park , and Breckenridge, CO Skate Park!

Get out there and SKATE!!!

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August 27th, 2015

Throw Back Thursday! A Look Back at When It All Started – Team Pain Skate Parks

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1977 Tim Payne’s First Half Pipe

We’re going to take a look back to the very beginning when it all started for Tim Payne and Team Pain Skate Parks. The year was 1977 in South Orlando, Florida. Tim Payne was still in high school when he constructed his first backyard half pipe. (seen in the image above) Tim’s experience at the time was building 1/4 pipes. Having a vision for something more; Tim took things to the next level.

Being limited on supplies and armed with his imagination, tools, and wood working skills, Tim constructed his first backyard half pipe. The ramp had one layer of plywood using a broom stick for coping on one side and a closet dowel on the other; his first half pipe was complete.”We changed the height several times from just vert to one foot of vert. I tried using a jig saw to cut the transitions at first but it was too slow so I used a circular saw and that worked great”, Tim recalls. Being young high school kids with a love for skating and with skateboarding being banned in Central Florida, Tim and his friends took it upon themselves to build their own ramps and obstacles and from there the inspiration spread.

The image below is a half pipe that was constructed by Tim a couple years later in a friend’s backyard. Later the ramp was moved to a ditch in the woods and complete with a platform deck and a roll in feature. Within in a couple years ramps started popping up everywhere in the area.

You could say from there it was history, we hope you enjoyed a brief look back in time to when it all started for Team Pain and we look forward to the future as we continue to do our best to design and construct world class skate parks around the world.

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August 25th, 2015

EVENT TRACKER: Lawnwood Core Jam at Our Ft. Pierce Skate Park and After Party at Sail Fish Brewery Featuring “We Are Blood”

Lawnwood Core Jam going down at our Ft. Pierce Skate Park this weekend on the 29th. We’re stoked to announce that the after party will be taking place at Sail Fish Brewing Company and will be premiering “We Are Blood” starting at 9pm. All those in the surrounding Florida area, this will be one not to miss! Check out a few photos of the park below! We hope to catch you out there!!

Presented by Future 6 and Popcorn Skateboards

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August 21st, 2015

FIELD REPORT: John Young Skate Spot Project – Orange County 8.21.15

We know you’re as hyped as we are for the John Young Parkway Skate Spot project in Orange County, Florida.  The pouring stage has begun and the crew has been working hard in the Florida heat, stay tuned for more updates as they come in and make sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook!

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August 19th, 2015

BACKYARD CRASH! Chris Withrow with a Barefoot Roll In

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Photo: Andy Banas

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