Malinas Machinas (Pirate Edition) II – Mechelen, Belgium

Ay ay Pirates!
If you were there, you know words can’t explain the madness that was going on!
If you weren’t there, see you next year!”
Gnassis

Photos by Wim Dewaele.

Where there is a sea there are pirates….

Jeele Moens getting high on the wall the hard way

Jeele Moens getting high on the wall the hard way

Akira with backside wings in the big quarter

Akira with backside wings in the big quarter. ‘Touch my loot, feel my boot.’

Marijn Verbrugge doing a boneless with the power Captain Blackbeard would be jealous of.

Marijn Verbrugge doing a boneless with the power Captain Blackbeard would be jealous of.

Ostaer carving himself in for a sobering swim.

Ostaer carving himself in for a sobering swim. ‘If ye thinks ye be ready to sail a beauty, ye better be willin’ to sink with her.’

Ostaer pulling his way to fakie on his nose because rock to fakies are not his best friends

Ostaer pulling his way to fakie on his nose because rock to fakies are not his best friends

Koekie proudly presents his pirate tooth

Koekie. ‘Ye be sail’n amid a scurvy savagery, it’d be smarts of ya to keep yer langy-loving tongue where it belong, and not be sassing a cap’n.’

Ratman sharing his love for beer with a dog who might become the first alcoholic dog

Ratman sharing his love for beer with a dog who might become the first alcoholic dog

Sloerie carrying the flag and getting wasted ashore

Sloerie carrying the flag and getting wasted ashore. ‘Wear ye best breeches and ye’ll shine like stars over the seven seas!’

Crazy Barna and Dirty Mike enjoying the golden liquid.

Crazy Barna and Dirty Mike enjoying the golden liquid. ‘Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats’.

Wietse (one of the local little rippers) grinding his way into the water and everybody wetnessed it.

Wietse (one of the local little rippers) grinding his way into the water and everybody wetnessed it. ‘On ye way ye lilly-livered sissy before I throw ye to the sharks!’

Jeele Moens killing the session by grinding his nose into the bank

Jeele Moens killing the session by grinding his nose into the bank

Akira the Malaysian machine doing it frontside.

Akira the Malaysian machine doing it frontside.

Unknown. Invert on the pool coping of the quarter pipe.

Unknown. Invert on the pool coping of the quarter pipe.

Wim (party skater) de Waele

Wim (party skater) de Waele jumping of his own car. Photo: Not Wim.

Jeele Moens tailgrabs his way up to heaven.

Jeele Moens tailgrabs his way up to heaven.

After a tie with the best trick, Jeele Moens is pulling into the 'not that cold and dirty' pool.

After a tie with the best trick, Jeele Moens is pulling into the ‘not that cold and dirty’ pool. ‘Give me freedom or give me the rope. For I shall not take the shackles that subjugate the poor to uphold the rich.’

MALINAS-MACHINAS-II-flyer

For more info about the Malinas Machinas Pirate edition organizers, G’nassis check out:
www.gnass.is

Mechelen skatepark blog: mechelenskatepark.blogspot.com

Captain Ben Gnassis. There comes a time in most men’s lives where they feel the need to raise the Black Flag. Leader of the pirate revolution.

Captain Ben Gnassis. There comes a time in most men’s lives where they feel the need to raise the Black Flag. Leader of the pirate revolution.

Fifteen men on a dead man’s chest.
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum.
Drink and the devil have done for the rest.
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum.

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