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venicepix06-May-2015 00:53
I was thinking that you must be wrong because I hadn’t realized that I had ever been to “Lakewood” and thus, since I took the photo, it couldn't have been there. I actually posted something to that effect here. However, I looked at some other Oxnard half pipe shots and there's no railing in those. Then I remembered that I have some neg scans, that I had never cleaned up and posted, from Skateboard World. I had somehow remembered that park as being in Hawthorne. Sure enough, there was the railing. This photo is one of the first things I scanned and posted (notice the #00014) because the site was really begun as a tribute to Dennis. It was scanned from a print so I couldn't remember after 30 years where I had shot it. Finally, after having this all float around in my head for a day, I realized that perhaps I should google up Lakewood and at that point realized that Skateboard World was actually in Lakewood and that you were totally right. Here are a couple of other venicepix pages I quickly found from that park.
Bowman 01-May-2015 08:40
My guess is this is at Lakewoods long half pipe towards the deep end bowl.
Guest 09-Nov-2007 18:40
True true, my bad
venicepix07-Nov-2007 00:02
Actually,I think this is more likely the half at the Endless Wave in Oxnard. I don't think Marina was quite yet built by July 78...
Lefty 06-Nov-2007 22:47
Marina S.P. deep half pipe. Been there.
Guest 25-Jun-2005 03:33
is that a topless chic with the hat. or is that an elbow ? lol

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