Bridging the Gap

Photo & Words by Connor Poulsen

Gaps come in many shapes and sizes, and they’re all around us. We see them as we drive and yearn to stop and skate them. We see them in movies and get distracted from the storyline. We think, “I wonder if I could ollie that...” as we try to size it up from a distance. From the most rough grounded sketchiest of spots, to the newly paved gap down the street from your house, an inconvenience to some, is a skate spot for us.

Just like most of what we do skateboarding, there’s no other way to describe the feeling of clearing a gap other than awesome. Whether it’s a giant chasm or a small gap in the sidewalk, venturing across a section of unpaved territory and rolling away is a great sensation. Now go blast an ollie over your favorite gap!