Being a street skater means finding the most exciting places to practice tricks. Sometimes those places happen to be public buildings. When Rodriguez started skating outside his own neighborhood, he went to the Department of Water and Power in downtown Los Angeles, home of some of the most famous marble ledges in the world. "The best marble that slides like butter," he says. "Like ice." The only problem here is potential run-ins with the authorities. "We call that a hit or miss spot because sometimes you can skate for hours and leave on your own will, and sometimes they get you in two seconds. If you got any time to skate there you savored it." [LA DWP, 111 N Hope St # 1221, Los Angeles, CA 90012]
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