Skate Spot: Carlsbad Gap

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Skate Spot: Carlsbad Gap

The Carlsbad Gap is an 11 stair set skateboard spot {located} in Carlsbad, California at Carlsbad High School. It {first} gained prominence in the early 90s {following} {several} pros {started} skating {over} it in addition to the stairs {right} beside it. {In contrast to} {numerous} spots, the landing is an uphill {one} which adds to the difficulty.

{Here} are just a {few} of the tricks that went down at the Carlsbad Gap. This is only a partial list of who threw em down and what they did.

Andrew Reynolds – Backside Cabaleriall
Chris Cole – Switch Frontside 180 Heelflip
Brandon Turner – Switch Hardflip
Erik Ellington – Backside Bigspin
Tom Penny - Switch Frontside 180 Kickflip

Tony Owen is a web developer, skateboarder, designer, musician, traveler and blogger. Founder of Arkitecht and Skateboarding Magazine.

5 Comments

  1. calisk8

    January 29, 2009 at 9:03 am

  2. Ben Waterson

    March 2, 2009 at 6:20 am

    legend of a gap love to go there but stuck in rainy england :( lol
    plz rply

  3. jordan

    May 30, 2009 at 12:17 am

    haha dude i nollie 360 kickflip 180ed that

  4. tommy

    October 15, 2009 at 10:11 am

    Jordan@ In tony hawk pro skateer 2? You didnt irl :)

  5. Chris

    January 20, 2010 at 9:41 pm

    i live less than a mile away from the gap :p

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