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Got a text message from Conn reminding me about the Urban Animal Joust in The Heights. I was able to scoot on down to the Montrose Skate Shop and catch the last few bouts.

There’s just something compelling about adults on skates bashing each other with padded weapons….

It was humorous to watch as the crowd would shout out “CAR” to have the jousters get out of the street, just like when we used to play street ball as kids…


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Urban Animal Joust
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7 thoughts on “Urban Animal Joust

  • January 31, 2008 at 8:29 pm
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    Happy International Commenting Day.

    Urban animal jousting should be a city-wide affair! I would love to drive into my neighborhood to find this happening on a side street.

  • February 2, 2008 at 2:14 am
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    Damn. I totally would have come to this. Text me next time something like this happens. lol

  • July 23, 2009 at 11:51 pm
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    aug. 27 contemporary arts museum houston THE CAM. 6:30 PM THURSDAY. NEED TO FIND MARION ROSS IN NEW ZEALAND ,WIKKIE. TOO TALL ,JOHN LAGRUE, ALL THE OLD FAMILY, SEE YA

  • February 6, 2010 at 12:56 am
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    Hi Pat, Wow, long time. I dug up some cool pics from our 1980’s UA days. It’s posted on my facebook, Amber Rewis. Enjoy! I always had a camera with me.

  • May 23, 2011 at 3:31 pm
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    Patrick, Scott, Good to see you are still around. I wish I could find Marian Ross as well. I visit once in a while. Living in Ft. Collins, CO.

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