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Mid to Late 80's
The Moat...legendary Bham vert ramp in Phil Hosey's back yard...called the moat for the creek that you crossed to get to it
The Moat...legendary Bham vert ramp in Phil Hosey's back yard...called the moat for the creek that you crossed to get to it
Young Griffin @1987
Young Griffin @1987
Very young Little Jon street plants @ 1986
Very young Little Jon street plants @ 1986
Byron Weems frontside standup grind at the legendary Moat
Byron Weems frontside standup grind at the legendary Moat
Byron Weems top half of the grind shot
Byron Weems top half of the grind shot
Byron Weems starts the Solomon fan club (read his grip tape)
Byron Weems starts the Solomon fan club (read his grip tape)
Rob Smith learning inverts at the Moat @ 1986
Rob Smith learning inverts at the Moat @ 1986
Unknown with backside air at the Moat
Unknown with backside air at the Moat
Baddest Board contest put on by local church and sponsored by Comp Skates
Baddest Board contest put on by local church and sponsored by Comp Skates
Legendary Brickyard Ramp with channel @ 1987
Legendary Brickyard Ramp with channel @ 1987
Solomon busts out a streetplant
Solomon busts out a streetplant
Rob Smith tweaked out street plant
Rob Smith tweaked out street plant
Young Griffin coming in on a Texas plant at Dave Freeman's ramp before it was 24ft wide
Young Griffin coming in on a Texas plant at Dave Freeman's ramp before it was 24ft wide
Rob Smith inverts at Dave Freeman's ramp
Rob Smith inverts at Dave Freeman's ramp
Street contest flier @ 1987 (art by John Waight)
Street contest flier @ 1987 (art by John Waight)
Brickyard 2 contest flier by John Waight
Brickyard 2 contest flier by John Waight
Andy Birdwell floats a backside air @ Brickyard Ramp
Andy Birdwell floats a backside air @ Brickyard Ramp
Huntsville crew visits the Brickyard @ 1987
Huntsville crew visits the Brickyard @ 1987
Greg Bloodsworth at Brickyard contest @ 1988 (Solomon, Smith and Byron Weems sitting on wall)
Greg Bloodsworth at Brickyard contest @ 1988 (Solomon, Smith and Byron Weems sitting on wall)
Little Jon Griffin clownin at Derrick Akers ramp
Little Jon Griffin clownin at Derrick Akers ramp
Little Jon Griffin with a Certain Death at Derrick Akers ramp
Little Jon Griffin with a Certain Death at Derrick Akers ramp
Rob Smith ollies-to-tail at Derrick Akers
Rob Smith ollies-to-tail at Derrick Akers
Grand Opening Comp Skates in Hoover flier @ 1988 (art by John Waight)
Grand Opening Comp Skates in Hoover flier @ 1988 (art by John Waight)
Andy Birdwell with one of his trademark Lien Airs @ Brickayrd
Andy Birdwell with one of his trademark Lien Airs @ Brickayrd
John Waight frontside styled grind at the Brickyard @ 1987
John Waight frontside styled grind at the Brickyard @ 1987
Robbie Cowen with a huge backside Mute air at the Brickyard @ 1989-90
Robbie Cowen with a huge backside Mute air at the Brickyard @ 1989-90
Troy "Ernie" Trant pushes a nice invert at the Brickyard @ 1989-90
Troy "Ernie" Trant pushes a nice invert at the Brickyard @ 1989-90
Robbie Cowen flaps a Tuck-knee invert at the Brickyard @ 1989-90
Robbie Cowen flaps a Tuck-knee invert at the Brickyard @ 1989-90
280 Ditch contest flier @ 1988 (art by John Waight)
280 Ditch contest flier @ 1988 (art by John Waight)
Skating at dark at Solomon's ramp (old Bobby Renfro's ramp)
Skating at dark at Solomon's ramp (old Bobby Renfro's ramp)
Tommy Little gets coverage in the paper (his brother Ricky and Chris Gerridano in background
Tommy Little gets coverage in the paper (his brother Ricky and Chris Gerridano in background
Ryan Ratliff hanging out at Comp Skates in Roebuck
Ryan Ratliff hanging out at Comp Skates in Roebuck
One of the best ramp builders ever, JW eyes the transitions of the soon-to-be Comp Skates Skatepark
One of the best ramp builders ever, JW eyes the transitions of the soon-to-be Comp Skates Skatepark
Another shot of the Rampage transitions being stored inside Comp Skates
Another shot of the Rampage transitions being stored inside Comp Skates
The Comp Skatepark in it's first days as construction began in the Fall of 1988
The Comp Skatepark in it's first days as construction began in the Fall of 1988
John Waight directs Byron Weems and Lee Sproull during Rampage construction @ fall 1988
John Waight directs Byron Weems and Lee Sproull during Rampage construction @ fall 1988
flier for Grand Opening of Rampage skate park @ Oct 20, 1988 (art by John Waight)
flier for Grand Opening of Rampage skate park @ Oct 20, 1988 (art by John Waight)
Invert at dusk (Tommy Little at Comp's "Rampage" Skatepark) @ 1989
Invert at dusk (Tommy Little at Comp's "Rampage" Skatepark) @ 1989
flier for contest at Underground skate park in Huntsville
flier for contest at Underground skate park in Huntsville