From the looks of Brian's ramp, when I started vert was about 2". Brian had the first quarter pipe I had ever seen in real life. I had no idea how to even jump that kind of ramp. A few Minutes later, Brian slipped on his Vans and blasted about four feet out, turned in the air and dive bombed back in. It blew my mind and I couldn't wait to learn how to do it myself. Eventually we stole enough wood to build a proper 8 foot quarter and named our team the Plywood Hoods.
Riding vert has always been a challenge between danger and confidence. I always said it's easy to go high, it's just the landing that is tricky. Vert is an acquired taste much like