Ry skating through school holidays
FIVE year-old Ry Pirie loves to skate.
This week the adrenaline-loving St James' student dropped in at the Yamba Skate park on his first visit there and said he was stoked.
"I go really fast when I drop in," he said.
Taught by his elder brother Josh, Ry has finally made the transition from the driveway at home to a ramp.
And he is amazing some of the locals who skate at Yamba.
"Have a chat to that little kid, he drops in," one teenage skater commented.
Ry said he practised for 10 months since he got his skateboard for his birthday before taking on the skate park.
Last year Ry and his family emigrated back to Yamba after living in the United Kingdom. His mother, Letitia, said after travelling around Australia for three years then living in the UK for four years they couldn't wait to move back to Yamba.
"We loved Australia, loved the lifestyle and loved the climate," she said.