You’re kidding me right? (TomO’s Crazy)

TomO - The Haven, Terrigal
TomO – The Haven, Terrigal

Whenever we go to Terrigal for a paddle on the surf ski or paddle board, TomO manages to make his way over to “The Skillion” with skateboard in hand, well, a Penny that is, best I get it right…

I’m not sure where he gets it from, but you sure wouldn’t catch me careering down that slope on four small wheels with a small platform…

Nah, I’ll stick to the surf ski, ocean and the waves, you’d be nuts to do what he’s doing.

"Dream Catcher" - seems appropriate for me
“Dream Catcher” – seems appropriate for me

Mind you, if you’re game, grab your helmet and take the walk up “The Skillion” with TomO…

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12 thoughts on “You’re kidding me right? (TomO’s Crazy)

  1. icescreammama February 5, 2013 / 10:46 am

    gee, i wonder where he gets it! i’m just glad he stopped before the street. i was getting anxiety over here with my feet up.

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    • Baz - The Landy February 5, 2013 / 11:58 am

      Yes…

      And yes, there is a small fence before the street. And don’t worry, Flat Stanley will love the ride down the hill 😉

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  2. Lisa February 5, 2013 / 1:22 am

    Right on. We have a grassy bowl near home that all the kids (and grown ups who like to act like kids) use for cardboard sledding. A piece of linoleum works well too. Haven’t seen anyone on a skateboard though now I’m certain someone must have tried. Roll on TomO!

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  3. lotsafreshair February 4, 2013 / 9:49 pm

    Geez, it feels like only yesterday that my sisters and I would roll down the Skillion with a belly full of potato scallops and see who could keep them down. It surprised me when I visited recently and realised just how many random rocks there are in the middle of that thing! Crazy days of summer.

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  4. barbara grandberg February 4, 2013 / 9:58 am

    hmmmm…i wonder where he gets his sense of adventure :}

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  5. Penny Lane February 4, 2013 / 7:10 am

    Love the video of TomO! Those Penny boards have gotten really popular in the States. I want to get one when I get back to San Diego…or maybe I should just stick to my beach cruiser bike :).

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  6. shenrydafrankmann February 4, 2013 / 5:42 am

    Excellent and impressive that Tom O has the courage to stay on the board all the way down the hill.

    There is an old landfill a mile away from my house that is now a preserve. Today, due to the snow, the forest preserve rangers have it open for snow tubing, a real blast. Tom O’s adventure reminds me quite a bit of that landfill hill. During the summer months, my son and I ride our mountain bikes up the side and our effort is rewarded first by a spectacular view that includes the Sears Tower in far off Chicago (20 miles away) and then a bomb down the hill on our bikes.

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    • Baz - The Landy February 4, 2013 / 6:24 am

      He’d be into that as well – for sure!

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      • shenrydafrankmann February 4, 2013 / 6:43 am

        Get him to Chicagoland! We’ll do that as well as a lot of very fun, a little scary, mountain bike rides.

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