Cowabunga! Brooklynites snowboard, ski, and sled through blizzard

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Nice carving: A group of Bay Ridge kids turned a sloping street into an makeshift snowboard ramp during the blizzard on Jan. 23.
An ice time: The youngsters also enjoyed some more traditional sledding.
Fun in spades: A Ridgite shovels snow on 91st street.
Ice breaker: A firetruck — one of the few vehicles allowed on streets during the blizzard — rushes to an emergency.
Snow pit: A young girl turned the mountains of snow on Shore Road into a playground.
Park slopes: Gema Marx and her mom Elisabeth Russell hit Ft. Hamilton Parkway in Windsor Terrace on their cross-country skis.
Afternoon stroll: Brooklynites walk their pooch through the snow at grand Army Plaza.
A different kind of dog sledding: (From front) Norman the dog, 11-year-old Jessie Principe, and 12-year-olds Piper McGraw and Mira Principe hit the slopes in Prospect Park.
Driving force: Bella the Huskie gives Park Sloper Dave Horton a lift through Prospect Park.
Cleaning up: Mike Monaco, janitor at PS 107 in Park Slope, plows the basketball court.
Why?: Brave — probably ill-advised — pedestraians attempt to cross the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday evening.
Chillin’: A mailbox is happy to have the day off.
Bully!: Maggie the Bulldog pretends she’s a St. Bernard on 72nd Street.

Talk about playing the angles!

A group of Bay Ridge youngsters turned a steep driveway on 92nd Street, between Third and Ridge avenues, into a makeshift snowboard ramp on Saturday, carving up the fresh powder that coated the pavement during the massive snowstorm.

And they weren’t the only Brooklynites hitting the borough’s slopes through the blizzard — check out our photo gallery for more!

Updated 2:37 am, January 25, 2016
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