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Shins of the father

By Tim Martin

Publication: theday.com

Published August 27. 2013 7:00PM   Updated August 29. 2013 12:20AM
Tim Martin/The Day
Norman Main, 14, of Old Lyme, "ollies" over his father, David Main, on the "tabletop" of the Groton Skate Park Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Norman has been skateboarding since he was two-years-old.

Groton - Norman Main, 14, of Old Lyme, "ollies" over his father, David Main, on the "tabletop" of the Groton Skate Park Tuesday. Norman has been skateboarding since he was 2 years old.

An "ollie" in skateboard parlance is a jump performed without the aid of a takeoff ramp.

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