Good article, and I respect the sense of adventure and …

Comment on The street is to skaters what the ocean is to surfers by Hal Duell.

Good article, and I respect the sense of adventure and thrill expressed in it. I wish you luck in your riding.
But I think to compare skateboarding with surfing in the ocean is to create a false analogy. Surfers catch their rides out where the ocean breaks. This is an environment in which there are neither children, nor the elderly, nor, to pick just one example, the visually impaired.
To bring the story back to Alice, we will now have a trial of skateboarding in Todd St North. I hope it works to everyone’s advantage. I hope there are no accidents. But a shared urban street is not the open ocean. Let’s not confuse the two.

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