Remember sprinting down the old spiral concourse after every game? Those were the best races I’ve ever been a part of.
So I guess this guy called into Boomer & Carton about it. Pretty incredible stuff. I mean, yeah, it’s a little weird to just build a full replica of an NFL stadium for no reason other than to build it, but who am I to judge what someone does in their free time. I used to build the shit out of Legos back in the day. This guy just took it to a new level as he got older.
But the real reason I wanted to post this was because of the spiral concourse walk up thing, or whatever you call it
I fucking loved these things. If you didn’t race your friends or siblings down the spirals after every Giants/Jets game, you don’t have a competitive bone in your body. We would sprint down that thing like Satan himself was chasing us. Full sprint, balls to the wall, dodging in and out of people and those massive concrete poles, doing whatever it took to get to the bottom first. I was like a young Tiki out there, back before Tiki went full fuckboy. Weaving in and out of people like a goddamn magician.
I’m not one of those people who freaks out about knocking down an old stadium. Yeah it sucks to lose that nostalgia, but I get it. Old Giants Stadium was great and all, but it was time to change things up. I was fine with it. But when I heard that they didn’t bring back the spirals, I was devastated. Huge oversight. Just an absolutely terrible miss from the people who build the new Stadium. No child growing up in the tristate area now will ever know the feeling of racing your buddies down those spirals, and that’s an absolute shame. I blame Jerry Reese.