Skatepark

California’s Oldest Skatepark

Have a look at this “feel good” video of a trio of adventurous skaters enjoying one of California’s oldest skateparks high up in the Sierra Mountains. They’re are more of ‘em out there. Seek, find, and grind.

Enjoy your weekend wherever you are!

Burnside’s 24th Birthday Celebration

YouTube Preview ImageThe one and only Burnside Skatepark made it to 24, with much new development coming to the city of Portland, the future of the park was looking grim there for a second, but luckily the new high rise going in is cool with the park staying and being good neighbors. The park will still need more improvements over the next year including lights and permanent bathrooms. Huge thanks to everyone that volunteered with maintenance efforts this year and all the bands that killed it. See you again next year!

Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament Brings Skatepark to Browning

Jeff AmentLifelong skateboarder, Jeff Ament is one great human. He’s continually giving back to skateboarding in his home state of Montana and truly understands the creative power and freedom that it provides. Have a look at this recent Great Falls Tribune article regarding his direct contribution to skateboarding.

Cheers Jeff! We look forward to shredding with you soon!

Denmark’s StreetDome Nearing Completion

YouTube Preview ImagePerhaps you’ve already heard of it or maybe not, but the large scale indoor/outdoor skatepark better known as the StreetDome complex in Haderslev, Denmark is well on its way to being completed later this summer. Designed by with the help of Rune Glifberg, the crew at Grindline has spent the past months shaping and pouring the hybrid street and bowl elements which will feature some of the best skateable concrete in Northern Europe.

S’klallam Tribe Skatepark Opens with Sheckler Foundation’s ‘Be The Change’ Initiative

YouTube Preview ImageLast Saturday the S’Klallam Tribe in Washington State, joined by pro skateboarders Ryan Sheckler and David Reyes, unveiled their new skatepark with a ceremony and tribal feast for hundreds of Native Americans. This is the first skatepark on the reservation, and it was made possible by the Sheckler Foundation’s first-ever “Be the Change” project. The youth of the S’Klallam Tribe submitted their cause for a new skatepark and received the most votes for their plans to build a much-needed skatepark and basketball court in their community.

Pro Skateboarder and Founder of the Sheckler Foundation, Ryan Sheckler says, “I am so blessed and stoked to skate alongside these kids and to be here for the grand opening of the skatepark. It’s unreal and rewarding to see how the community came together to ‘Be the Change’ and create a skatepark for the kids of the tribe.”