Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Suit-Scooter Rides the Wild Pavement

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Suit-Scooter Rides the Wild Pavement

Article excerpt

WHEN Brian McGowran picked up his son's skateboard he knew his journey to and from work would never be the same.

C[pounds sterling]I'd been walking to work for a couple of years,C[yen] he said.

C[pounds sterling]Then I got given a skateboard, I had a go and I loved it.C[yen]

While the respected Rockhampton lawyer from McGowran Lawyers, might get a few funny looks as he rolls his way along the riverbank, the 42-year-old said it sure beat wearing cycle pants.

C[pounds sterling]At least I don't have to wear lycra like the cyclists,C[yen] he said.

Mr McGowran said the trip from his home in Wandal to his East St office took him about 15 minutes on his Z-Flex longboard.

C[pounds sterling]I can pretty much go from the middle of outside the showgrounds to the crossing at the Brothers Leagues Club without touching the ground,C[yen] he said. …

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