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Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Chad Degroot and his Backyard Pool


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Originally from the Green Bay, Wisconsin area, BMX legend and flatland pioneer Chad Degroot moved to Orlando, Fla. to escape the winter over ten years ago and never looked back. A few years into his Florida tenure, Chad was swimming in his backyard pool when he decided to check the transitions of the pool, which seemed rideable. Every winter since, Chad empties out his backyard pool for riding, and the sessions have gotten out of hand. Recently, ESPN contributor Keith Terra stopped by to catch up with Chad before the end of the empty pool season. Welcome to Chad's backyard.

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