No Lifeguard on duty

There are three things that tend to open up more empty pools in a given year: drought, wildfire and recession. Though none of those disasters are welcome by the public at large, any of the three will get your die-hard pool skater cruising neighborhoods looking for foreclosure and for sale signs that might hint at a newly emptied treasure. Adam Benson reaps the rewards of a different perspective with this crailslide. (Photo: Phil Jackson)