La Kantera – Basque country – Pool Session

The contest was on the 12th of October, organized by La Kantera Skate Eskola, with the support of Getxo Skate Kluba, and local people.

The young rippers of basque skate a lot, Paul Tellez, Yago Dominguez, Beltran Diez, Lander Arrola, Jon Santiago, Aritza Bravo, Julen Arizmendi, Jaime Mateu from Mallorca, Ian Campbell, Javier Zamacona… and more.

These guys skated the banks and later the older ones skated the pool.

It was a big day rippin’ La Kantera.

Only for the chosen

Words + photos: Borja Casas

Only for the chosen...

Only for the chosen…

Yago. Going into a disaster.

Yago. Going into a disaster.

Jaime Mateu. Backside boneless to fakie.

Jaime Mateu. Backside boneless to fakie.

Local kid. Name unknown. Frontside grind.

Local kid. Name unknown. Frontside grind.

Jon Santiago. Backside boneless.

Jon Santiago. Backside boneless.

Paul Tellez. Quarter pipe fly out.

Paul Tellez. Quarter pipe fly out.

Blunt to fakie.

Blunt to fakie.

Nigtime over view of the "backyard pool" bowl.

Nigtime over view of the “backyard pool” bowl.

Ian Campbell. Stale fish over the stairs in the pool.

Ian Campbell. Stale fish over the stairs in the pool.

Pool Session Flyer. October 12th, 2013

Pool Session Flyer. October 12th, 2013

Ian Campbell. Nose bonk on the stairs at La Kantera.

These videos below of La Kantera have nothing to do with this particular “Pool Session”, but show some mellow sessions in the pool and the rest of the La Kantera skatepark.

Video / edit by Matt Langman:

Bonus shot: La Kantera. 1989

Bonus shot: La Kantera. 1989

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