On South Burlington’s tony Deer Field Drive near Overlook Park, the typical evening commute brings a few Priuses and SUVs nosing down the steep slope alongside gracious homes. But things are taking a different turn on a recent Wednesday night.
Jake Palmer, 26, hops on a skateboard and lets go, carving deep turns on the asphalt as he accelerates and eventually becomes a green-shirted speck at the bottom of the hill. One by one others follow: Will Deming, Tom Wilson, Peter DiFonzo, Neil Torpey, Izzy Moreno, all wearing helmets and gloves with pieces of plastic affixed to them.... Read more
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