Find out if Chris Haslam, Ryan DeCenzo and Mark Appleyard survived their attempt to set a record for Most Parks Skated in a Single Day.
“In skateboarding, it is a rare instance indeed when physical consequences override the satisfaction of glory. Why else would we ollie between two rooftops, light the coping on fire, or try to hit the maximum possible number of skateparks in a single day? When we first invited Globe shoes team riders Chris Haslam, Ryan DeCenzo and Mark Appleyard to participate in this attempt at setting a world record, they were reluctant to say the least. Even on a picture-perfect morning, when a whole crew of good friends had gathered together in preparation for an unprecedented adventure, resentment still brewed amongst the sleepy skaters who were expected to perform. It was only once they had settled into their vehicle, with all the comforting familiarities of life inside the van, that the motivation to succeed finally materialized. And so it was decided, that even if inspiring adventure in others meant skating for 18 straight hours and risking a blown-out knee or sprained ankle, then by god we were going to see this thing through…”