“Cannonball” documents a group of skateboarders who cruise the neighborhoods of Fresno, California in search of skate-worthy in-ground swimming pools behind homes that have been vacated after foreclosure. “I don’t feel bad for them,” says one skateboarder of the former homeowners, as he shovels muck from a pool. “I feel glad for me.” Video by Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari of California Is a Place.

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