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Private Bowls

Photograph By Ray Zimmerman

Los Angeles has one of the largest concentrations of private backyard bowls in the country. You'll have to get permission to join the session, but once you do, these backyard bowls are some of the best concrete pits to skate in the world. Clockwise -- Jeff Grosso Smith grinds at Rusty's, an overview of Lance Mountain's slice of heaven and Arto Saari frontside feeble grinds during the night in his Hollywood backyard.