Each map in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 has a Gap checklist for you to fulfill.
Completing every Gap in the game will give you a Trophy (for Playstation).
In Venice Beach, there are about 40 Gaps in total. Here’s how you can do all of the Gaps in Venice Beach in THPS 1 + 2.
All Gaps in Venice Beach
Big Double 5 Set – 500 Points
From the starting point, if you look left, there are two sets of stairs.
You need to jump over both sets in one shot.
Big Vent Gap – 1,000 Points
Head to this building facing the beach. Jump off the ramp, over the gap.
Cake Transfer – 250 Points
From the start point, go to your right. Go all the way to the end and you’ll see three quarter pipes. You need to Transfer (jump) from the first quarter pipe to the third pipe, or vice versa.
Canyon Jump – 250 Points
From the start point, go to your left and into the skating pool. Go up the rooftop via the pool.
Here, you simply need to jump to the next rooftop.
Fatty Transfer – 1,000 Points
Look for this area with a half pipe. It’s northeast from where you spawn and it’s where the Magic Bum spawns.
You need to do a huge Transfer from the half pipe section which says “COOK” and land on the next half pipe (see images below).
Huge Roof 2 Ramp – 1,000 Points
Come up to this rooftop. It’s north of where you spawn.
Here, use the roof’s quarter pipe and transfer towards the right side, landing on the quarter pipe below.
Ledge 9 Set – 250 Points
Go to the Venice Ledge area. Just jump over the set of stairs.
Lil’ Vent Gap – 500 Points
Northeast from where you start, you will see this rooftop with a ramp.
Just use the ramp and jump over a small gap.
Massive 20 Set! – 1,000 Points
North of where you start, you will reach this flight of stairs.
You need to jump over the entire set of stairs.
Muska’s Gap – 500 Points
Northeast from where you start, you will see this rooftop area.
You just have to jump over the small gap as shown in the image below.
Nice Mid Size Roof Gap – 500 Points
From your start point, go left into the pool. Jump over the pool to reach the rooftop.
You will then see this small gap on the roof you can jump over. You need to jump over a certain size to qualify for mid size.
If your jump gap is too small, you might get Wee Lil’ Roof Gap instead.
Planter Pop – 500 Points
On the right of your spawn point, you will see a few planters. Just jump over the planter in this direction – length wise. (image below).
Roof 2 Ramp – 500 Points
From the start point, head to the rooftop with this quarter pipe. You need to Transfer from the rooftop quarter pipe and land on the quarter pipe below (right side).
Shorty Planter Pop – 200 Points
For this one, you just have to jump over the planter, using the shorter side.
Siiiiiick Roof Gap!!! – 1,000 Points
From the start point, go to the pool on the left and reach the rooftop.
You need to jump a considerable distance over this gap (image below). A good way is to use the mini ramp to jump even further.
Table Pop – 200 Points
There are a lot of tables in front of your spawn point. Just jump over any of them.
Tight Landing Transfer – 500 Points
From the start point, go to your right. Towards the end, there are three quarter pipes. Use the quarter pipe on the right side and transfer to the first quarter pipe on the left.
Another way is to use the middle quarter pipe and transfer to the one on the right.
VB! Ledge Transfer – 500 Points
Look for these two quarter pipes. If not mistaken, they’re at the Venice Ledge area (north from spawn point).
Transfer from one quarter pipe to the other.
VB! Huge Transfer!!! – 1,000 Points
From the spawn point, go to your right and head towards the end. Use the quarter pipe on the right and transfer to the furthest quarter pipe on the left. Vice versa works as well.
VB! Pit Transfer – 500 Points
From the start point, go to the right and head to the end. Then, turn left again. You will see two quarter pipes side by side.
Use the quarter pipe opposite the two quarter pipes.
Transfer from this quarter pipe (image below) to the next one on the right (over the building).
Vent 2 Roof Gap – 750 Points
Get to this rooftop area in the image below. Jump off the ramp to reach the higher rooftop.
Up! / Up!! / And Away!!! – 100 / 250 / 500 Points
Inside the area with tables, there’s a hidden quarter pipe (image below).
You simply need to jump high enough to get all three Gaps. Get into ‘Special Mode’ before jumping and you should get all 3 Gaps.
Uphill Canyon Jump – 750 Points
Get to this rooftop again.
You should use the ramp again, but this time, land on the slightly lower rooftop on the right side.
Wee Lil’ Roof Gap – 250 Points
From the start point, go to the pool area on the left. From the pool, go up to the rooftop.
Again, you need to jump over this small gap.
You should aim for a smaller jump to get this Gap.
West Side Transfer – 250 Points
From the starting point, go to your right. Head to the end and you’ll see a big quarter pipe.
Once you reach the end, turn to the left instead.
You’ll see these two quarter pipes. Do a Transfer from one quarter pipe to the other.
10 Point Landing! – 500 Points
Head to this rooftop area. From the rooftop, jump and grind on the stairs’ handrail.
Bench Trippin! – 500 Points
Inside the middle table area, you will find benches. You just have to grind on one bench, jump and grind on the next bench.
Ledge 2 Ledge – 500 Points
Near the two benches, there are two more leaning against the wall.
Similarly, grind on one bench, jump, and grind on the next bench.
‘Round the Horn – 2,500 Points
From the start point, go to the left pool area. You have to grind the rim of the pool from start to finish.
Seaside Handrail – 200 Points
From your start point, go straight until you see the stairs going downwards. Grind the handrail from start to finish.
The High Wire – 1,000 Points
In front of your spawn point, you should see this wire.
To get up there, use the table ramp below the wire to jump and grind on the wire.
If you can’t reach the wire, you may need to use Boneless.
This means you press UP twice before jumping to get a higher jump.
The Venice Ledge – 250 Points
Get to this Venice Ledge area. It’s all the way north or slightly northeast from your spawn point.
Just grind on the left ledge (image below).
He Could Go… / All The Way… / Touchdown!!! – 250 / 500 / 1,000 Points
In front of your spawn point, you will see many tables.
There’s a set of tables connected by wooden planks. You need to jump on one end of the table and immediately manual all the way to the other end.
Candy Cane Manual – 750 Points
Look for this rooftop with this special platform. You need to manual from one end to the other.
Ramp 2 Roof – 500 Points
Go north of your spawn point and you’ll see this quarter pipe.
You need to jump from this quarter pipe and land on the rooftop’s quarter pipe (on the left).
One easier way to succeed is to grind on the rooftop’s quarter pipe as it still counts.
On The Fence – 500 Points
From the starting point, go towards the left and you’ll reach a skating pool.
From the pool, face the sun (meaning right side of your start point).
You need to grind on the wall and fences all the way to the end (image below). The Gap will be activated after you’ve done grinding almost the entire length.
Fence To Roof – 500 Points
At your start point, you should see a fence immediately. You need to use the fence to grind and eventually jump on the rooftop like in the image below.