‘Consider It’ documentary tells story of Turf skatepark in Greenfield

Milwaukee area natives Peter DiAntoni (left) and Robb Gardner are creating a film about The Turf, the legendary skatepark in Greenfield that closed in 1996 and is being rebuilt in the coming years.

Sure, skate boarders are anticipated to be a vital viewers.

However creators of a brand new documentary about The Turf are anticipating non-skaters additionally shall be captivated by a film that chronicles the historic previous and shares tales concerning the Greenfield skatepark thought-about one of the well-known parks within the nation throughout its heyday and skated by the likes of execs these as Tony Hawk.

Robb Gardner and Peter DiAntoni, 50-somethings from the Milwaukee spot, are boyhood buddies who grew up skating at The Turf within the Nineteen Eighties.

Gardner now life in Mt. Shasta, California, and is a 26-12 months veteran of the aspect movie trade.

DiAntoni is a semi-retired freelance photographer dwelling in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood. 

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The idea of making a documentary about The Turf, that features historic photographs and on-line video, alongside with interviews with the skatepark homeowners, skateboarding execs, locals and different people linked to the skatepark, has been within the incubation part for a lot of a few years, Gardner defined.

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