In-line Skaters in Ockendon

ONE OF our favourite methods of reportage is when we pass by something of interest, stop, get the camera out and ask: “What are you doing”

YourThurrock were up on Derwent Parade on saturday lunchtime, when we saw this group of in-line skaters.

These boys travel everywhere from London to Scotland to perfect their art. There is quite a burgeoning urban sport group in Essex. Indeed, there is a call for an Essex Urban Games to run alongside the Olympics in 2012.

By the number of plaster casts adorned by the lads, it has its fair number of tumbles and falls.

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