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How to Turn an Old Pool Into a Skate Park

Sep 30, 2015 | 831 videos
Video by Chris Tuss

The D.C. Downhill Club (known as DCDC) has made it their mission to clean out old backyard pools to create new spaces to skateboard. The group uses satellite maps to scan the Washington D.C. area for unused pools, and then drains and cleans them with their owners' permission. "We love the thrill of the hunt," says one member in this beautifully-shot documentary by Run Riot Films. "It's like finding concrete treasuresforgotten, mid-century relics."

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