A different way of looking at things

A different way of looking at things. Günes Özdogan spot outside the Green Chemical Futures building at Monash Uni in Clayton. Lots of concrete hexagon-shaped stools in courtyard, too. Cool. A post shared by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on Mar 9, 2017 at 12:46pm PST You ledge. A post shared by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on Apr …

Skate again after weeks of poor weather and bad scheduling. Awesome.

It’s wet out today. Just enjoying this little bit of concrete. #knoxskatepark A photo posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on Sep 29, 2016 at 1:21pm PDT It’s all happening. Art and skating. Awesome. #knoxskatepark A photo posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on Sep 29, 2016 at 2:04pm PDT Silver snow on concrete #knoxskatepark A photo …

Learning a nose thing – Day 6

It goes: “I’m not getting it done, but I’m having fun.” It’s a song about having fun and persistence, even when things aren’t quite going your way. Some might call them joyful strains. #day6 #learningthroughplay #learningspaces #practiseinpublic #skateboarding A video posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on Aug 27, 2016 at 2:19am PDT

Deliberate practise with feedback

You have to have feedback as quickly as possible. 10,000 hours with a teacher, with constant feedback, is critical. What better feedback than skateboarding? You skate, you make a mistake, you fall, you bleed. Repeat. If you don’t get better, you break bones and have to stop. If you learn from your mistakes with the …

Learning a nose thing with Barnyard – Day 2

Learning a nose thing with Barnyard. It’s a work in progress. #knoxskatepark #skateboarding #learningspaces #learningthroughplay #day1 A video posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on May 20, 2016 at 4:06pm PDT Learning a nose thing with Barnyard. In progress. #Day2 #skateboarding #knoxskatepark #learningspaces #learningthroughplay A video posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on May 21, 2016 at …

Clean and reset

Reset #diyskatespot #diyskate #diy A photo posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on Feb 27, 2016 at 1:28pm PST Scattered remains #diyskate #diyskatespot #diy A photo posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on Feb 27, 2016 at 1:26pm PST They demolished my ledge and even took the steel edge. #diyskatespot #diyskate #diy I’ll sweep up and dispose …

My ledge survived four weeks in the suburban wilderness before it was demolished

My ledge survived four weeks in the suburban wilderness. I guess it was only a matter of time until someone took exception to it. #diyskate #diyskatespot #diy A photo posted by Repurposed Ruin (@repurposed_ruin) on Feb 26, 2016 at 2:16pm PST They demolished my ledge and even took the steel edge. #diyskatespot #diyskate #diy I’ll …