ECHO PARK — Driving down Baxter Street, one of the neighborhood’s steepest streets, can be a scary thing. But what’s it like on a skateboard? Don “The Nuge” Nguyen knows first-hand after speeding downhill on a section of Baxter between Alvarado Street and Lake Shore Avenue. A video crew and Thrasher magazine chronicled Nuge’s downhill ride.
Nuge and crew were impressed when they saw the descent for the first time: “We just looked over and we’re like, “Holy shit, that’s fucking gnarly.”
Of course, if Nuge wanted something really gnarly he would have tried walking uphill on Baxter.
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