Pier 62

An overview of the Pier 62 Skate Park in Chelsea, Manhattan on an August afternoon. The all-concrete park is an unsupervised facility for skateboarders and in-line skaters. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou

An overview of the Pier 62 Skate Park in Chelsea, Manhattan on an August afternoon. The all-concrete park is an unsupervised facility for skateboarders and in-line skaters. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou

Military aircraft fly overhead at the Pier 62 Skatepark in Manhattan, NY, on August 18, 2012. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Military aircraft fly overhead at the Pier 62 Skatepark in Manhattan, NY, on August 18, 2012. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Tyshawn Henry, 22, of Brooklyn, shows off the back of his skateboard which is plastered with stickers at Pier 62 Skatepark in Manhattan on August 18, 2012. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Tyshawn Henry, 22, of Brooklyn, shows off the back of his skateboard which is plastered with stickers at Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Skateboarders gather to chat at the corner of the Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Skateboarders gather to chat at the corner of the Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Germano Chu, 22, of Astoria, Queens, shows off his skateboard, which features an image of a woman, at the Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Germano Chu, 22, of Astoria, Queens, shows off his skateboard, which features an image of a woman, at the Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Julian Wellisz (pictured left), 24, originally of Los Angeles, helps a fellow skateboarder to his feet after the two collide at Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Julian Wellisz (pictured left), 24, originally of Los Angeles, helps a fellow skateboarder to his feet after the two collide at Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Skateboarders watch Germano Chu, 22, glide across the bowl in Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Only one person is allowed in the bowl at a time. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Skateboarders watch Germano Chu, 22, glide across the bowl in Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Only one person is allowed in the bowl at a time. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Moronie M., 25, of Brooklyn, assesses a fresh wound at Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Moronie is one of the few female skaters at the park. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Moronie M., 25, of Brooklyn, assesses a fresh wound at Pier 62 Skatepark on August 18, 2012. Moronie is one of the few female skaters at the park. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Pier 62 Skatepark in Manhattan, NY, is open from 8 a.m. to dusk during the summer and some skateboarders stay in the park until rangers kick them out. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.

Pier 62 Skatepark in Manhattan, NY, is open from 8 a.m. to dusk during the summer and some skateboarders stay in the park until rangers kick them out. Photo by Jie Jenny Zou.