It’s sometimes said that skateboarding is the hardest game in the world. Whether or not that’s true is a matter for debate, but let’s start with what we can prove: it hurts a lot, and there are times when you are better than others.

Skaters at the absolute top of their talent know to get the most out of it while muscle memory and lady luck are on their side, so when a squad of riders found themselves at a loose end after the recent Vans Park Series in Sydney, Australia, they made the most of the convergence of circumstance and energy to go on a ripping mission across all the spots their wheels could take them.