Brian Esmonde – 360 Flip

Been eager to get a photo of this chap for longer than I can remember now. Our paths don’t cross too often so when I was down in Limerick recently I wanted to make sure we got something we’d both be stoked on. An occasion was on the cards when we got the call from Limerick rad dad, Hurely, to bounce up to his for a night of skating his handy work park and indulging in some cheaply bought beef we could roast to oblivion. Good times, thanks again to all the Limerick heads for the hospitality. Much love.


Photo and words by Craig Dodds.

Cian Eades – Switch Heel

Wish you were here, Barcelona.


Photo and words by Craig Dodds.

Cian Eades – Hardflip.

One squidgy mop and 3 deodorant cans later we had this spot semi dry and ready for the lads to skate.


Photo and words by Craig Dodds.

Mick Hick – Polejam

Before Micky made us all jealous and went off on his travels he blasted his Greek physique over this pole.


Photo and words by Craig Dodds.

Gav Coughlan – Frontside Noseblunt

Last time I was at this park 7-8 years ago it was probably one of the hardest skateparks to skate, equipped with a dozen odd mini ramps with about 3 feet of vert, straight out of some horrible skaters acid flashback it seemed. Today its a different story, its definitely one of the best skateparks in Barcelona.


Photo and words by Craig Dodds.

Mark Jamison – Crooked

Nothing makes a more beautiful noise than truck metal slashing its way through raw concrete. This was music to all our ears as Mark got a speeding ticket, grabbed the milk, forgot to pass go, busted through the toll booth and landed this.


Photo and words by Craig Dodds.

Mark ‘Dipdab’ Foran – Hippy Jump.

A sigh of relief is that I hear? You guessed it right. Yes, Dipdab came to Barcelona and yes, he got his two beers I owed him from the previous photo we shot last time he blessed this city with his presence. Luckily this time nothing was on the table to sacrifice as we had to yet again convince Dipdab this trick would be worth his time.


Photo and words by Craig Dodds.

Gav Coughlan – Frontside Tucknee

While I found refuge in a dead tree on top of a very step drop down to the Badalona DIY, Gav hiked his knees into his stomach on a gloomy Barcelona evening.


Photo and words by Craig Dodds.

Cian Eades – Frontside Flip.

First time we skated this spot the cafe at the bottom of the run up ratted us out to the local policia leaving us high and dry on the documentation side of things. We decided to revisit a couple days later when a deep caffeine crash must have been in full effect at the cafe because no grief was given to us at all. Aside from when I scaled the side of a church to get the photo and was presented with the evils from nearly all the passers by.


Photo and words by Craig Dodds.

Michael McMaster – Frontside Hurricane.

On one of the few days it was dry in Barcelona when a heavy Irish crew landed on its shores Michael set himself to destroying every bank spot we crossed paths with.


Photo and words by Craig Dodds.