88: Bernie O’Dowd frontside air Tom Groholski’s skateboard ramp NJ circa 1984


Bernie O’Dowd frontside air TomGroholski’s ramp NJ circa 1984

I road Tom’s ramp once Dan Tag brought me…. it was a tricky one I remember it being really slick, wish I brought my camera that day.

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HEY MAN This is the House of Steam circa 1988
Photo Kevin McDowall

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6 thoughts on “88: Bernie O’Dowd frontside air Tom Groholski’s skateboard ramp NJ circa 1984

  1. Dave R

    This is where I learned how to skate vert! Not very well, but I was sure to go and try. Sick roll in on the side of the ramp, and I’ll never forget the hipper I got learning how to drop in on this ramp. It was def. a shame when Wendy told me her dad took it down.
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  2. brian

    Bernie taught me how to skate behind Memorial Middle School in Spotswood NJ, brought me to Groholski’s ramp for the 1st time. Being able to watch them and Mike V were epic!


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