The London List: The PoolThe London List

By Sam Bathe on 9 Jul 2011

Draining the pool of a soon to be demolished LEA swimming hall in Dagenham, East London, the space was quickly converted into a world-class BMX park, and hosted much-hyped competition, The Pool. With such an unusual layout of trick spaces, The Pool allowed for truly unique runs and pitted 40 international riders against each other, but this project was always going to be about much more than just a bunch of 540 caballeros.

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