All pics by Millsy
On the 7th May, the second annual jam at MaverickвЂ™s Skatepark in Dorchester was due to happen.
Hundreds of eager shredders from all over the South had the date scribbled into their diaries (do people still do this?), and were properly keen to get some weekend action at this wonderfully smooth piece of вЂcrete.
The weather forecast for the weekend had been changing all week, but the more optimistic among us were still convinced that itвЂ™d be fine вЂ“ cloudy, but dry.
Early on the morning of the Jam, it pissed down вЂ“ and I mean buckets of the stuff.
A quick peek on Metcheck confirmed that, yes it was raining now, but stood a good chance of drying out by mid-morning.
After frantically checking the Facebook page, before making the two hour drive from home we noticed loads of comments and questions, all along the lines ofВ вЂњWell вЂ“ is it on, or what?вЂќ.
At around 9:00am, Maverick had the unenviable task of messaging everyone that theyвЂ™d have to postpone to a later date.
You can totally understand why вЂ“ you canвЂ™t host a huge sesh, have people traveling from all over, only for them to show up to a rain-drenched Dorchester.
We then noticed people posting things like вЂњBugger it, IвЂ™m still going!вЂќ вЂ“ it quickly became obvious that a few hardy souls wouldnвЂ™t be put off by the pessimistic weather forecast.
So we decided to follow the crowd, head down, and see whats crack-a-lacking…
[Opp: Haydn Barker | В Layback Boardslide ]
[Inset: Last months 'cover-boy' Todd Langdon continues to be cursed by shitty broken boards]
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