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Topic # 99725 26-Mar-2012 11:49 Send private message

im guess a few of you have seen this popping up on facebook... http://vimeo.com/39135997


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  Reply # 600144 26-Mar-2012 11:54 Send private message

so whats the story behind this & Whats with handing out spray cans at an event?

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  Reply # 600146 26-Mar-2012 11:57 Send private message

NZHerald story here




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  Reply # 600151 26-Mar-2012 11:59 Send private message

I would of contacted the police and pressed charges for assault.

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  Reply # 600155 26-Mar-2012 12:06 Send private message

The guy in the clip defending the kids from the 'security' idiot is posting here:

http://muckmouth.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=30193

It will be all over the news tonight. 

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  Reply # 600156 26-Mar-2012 12:07 Send private message

Here's hoping the "organisers" have been suitably charged.

It's hard for the reputation of skateboarding to be tarnished any more than the stereotypical skateboarder has already done for the hobby, but making it look bad for the young kids is a bit rough.

Good on the other bloke standing his ground, hope he did manage to get the law involved.




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  Reply # 600168 26-Mar-2012 12:20 Send private message

On Stuff main page!

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  Reply # 600194 26-Mar-2012 12:52 Send private message

I've edited OP and added the video clip.

The organisers trying to calm down the guy are offenders too - might not be physical, but they were trying to make him go away, without actually taking in consideration the bully guy in brown shirt was actually slapping people around.

A shame.




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  Reply # 600239 26-Mar-2012 13:27 Send private message

I see the organiser on Stuff's article claims that the guy trying to stop the bullying was in fact the culprit and that they are completely in the right. Disgusting.

I sure hope both they and the sponsors are charged for the cleanup and some criminal charges laid in relation to the bullying.

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  Reply # 600378 26-Mar-2012 16:48 Send private message

What. A. Douche.

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