Urban tribes

Common urban tribes: Skateboarders

Common urban commuter tribes of the 67

NAME: Skateboarders (Skatus bigpantus)

APPEARANCE: Loose t-shirts, and very big pants. Often with caps on backwards, smelly sneakers. Always bad haircuts.

ACCESSORIES: Skateboard, soft-drink bottle, multicoloured misshapen lump which might have once been a bag.

VOCABULARY: Mostly complaining about school, or talk of the skateboard spare part trade.

OTHER ATTRIBUTES: Typically in groups of three. Almost exclusively male. Ability to walk doubtful.

By Daniel Bowen

Transport blogger / campaigner and spokesperson for the Public Transport Users Association / professional geek.
Bunurong land, Melbourne, Australia.
Opinions on this blog are all mine.