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Rune Glifberg’s 25th Anniversary Party

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Check out these video highlights from Rune Glifberg's 25 years of skateboarding that was celebrated in his hometown of Copenhagen, Denmark. SITE worked with a professional engineering firm and local skateboarders Soren Enevoldsen and William Frederiksen on the design of the skate park. SITE also consulted with professional skateboarder Rune Glifberg on the design of the transition areas. To view more photos of this park, click here: http://www.sitedesigngroup.com/projects/details/denmark
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Skate School Classes At Faelledparken Skate Park

Skate School for the kids during the summer holidays at Fælledparken Skate Park located in Copenhagen, Denmark. To view more photos of this park, click here: http://www.sitedesigngroup.com/projects/details/denmark
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Go Skateboarding Day At Etnies Skatepark

On Tuesday, join skateboarders globally in a celebration of Go Skateboarding Day. The Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest is holding a two-hour skateboarding bonanza from 4 to 6 p.m. in honor of the day. "Go Skateboarding Day is the official national holiday to go skateboarding," skate park coordinator Nick Gates said. "We have hosted a Go Skateboarding Day event every year since we opened." Founded by the International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC), the day is celebrated by skateboarders worldwide. This year's event will include free barbecue, a skateboarding competition and a contest to see who can land the best trick up the new step-up (new ramp on the bottom of the set of stairs in the street course). Etnies team rider Devine Calloway will be a guest judge for the contest. There will also be giveaways from Etnies and Skullcandy, Gates said. For more information, call 949-916-5870 To view more photos of this park, click here: http://www.sitedesigngroup.com/projects/details/lake-forest
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Go Skateboarding Day At Brook Run Skate Park

Come join Woodys Halfpipe Boardshop and vitaminwater to celebrate National Go Skateboarding Day, June 21st, for the Inaugural Game of s.t.u.r.D. at Brook Run Skatepark in Dunwoody. Skaters, ages 13-17, will compete to win the Grand Prize of a scholarship to attend Camp Woodward for a week! Skaters under age 13 will compete for a one year supply of vitaminwater and many other great prizes! Skaters of all ages and skill levels are ...welcome to free skate or come to cheer on their favorite skaters and enjoy vitaminwater®’s newest addition to its already incredible line of Active Lifestyle beverages. Contest Format: The game of S.T.U.R.D is based on the traditional Game of Skate with a few new twists. The game will be broken in to four sections using each area of the Brook Run Skatepark – so the winner better be ready to show their stuff skating everything.
Here’s how we are doing it: Section A: Long 4 stair + Square Rail with manual ledge box, Short 4 stair, Low Pyramid Corner + Hubba, Bank/ to Wall/to Flat, Elbow Manual Pad Section B: High Pyramid Corner with Ledge Box, High Bank Wall/to Flat, Euro Gap + Both Hubbas, 4-Flat-4 Double Set + Round Rail Section C: Flow Bowl Section D: Pool Records will be kept in traditional Game of Skate format with the exception of incorporating STUR-D THIRD TRY in the Grand Prize round. Each competitor will have an additional try totaling 3 attempts on their last letter in S.T.U.R.”D”. Contests Overview Date: Tuesday, June 21st 2010 – Go Skateboarding Day Registration: 11:00am - 1:00 Cost: Free Location: Brook Run Skatepark, 4770 N. Peachtree Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30092 Contest begins at 1pm and will end around 6pm
To view more photos of this park, click here:
http://www.sitedesigngroup.com/projects/details/dunwoody
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Etnies Skatepark Expansion Update

The backyard style bowl is finished as the entire construction of the second phase is almost completed. To view more photos of this park, click here: http://www.sitedesigngroup.com/projects/details/lake-forest
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Emerica Team At Railbender Skate Park

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Check out Thrasher Magazine's latest Skatepark Roundup. Emerica comes through with the goods in Colorado. Leo goes up, The Boss goes down, Trevor Colden makes a great first impression, and Figgy, Westgate, Suski, Heath, Spanky, SZA, Provost, and Herman can't be faded. The first part of the video shows them skating at the Railbender Skate Park located in Parker, CO. To view more photos of this park, click here: http://www.sitedesigngroup.com/projects/details/parker
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Santa Cruz Make-A-Wish Field Trip

Check out this video clip of the Santa Cruz team making a field trip on their way to the Make-A-Wish Event at Stoner Skate Plaza. To view more photos of the Santa Clarita Skate Park, click here: http://www.sitedesigngroup.com/projects/details/santa-clarita To view more photos of Stoner Skate Plaza, click here: http://www.sitedesigngroup.com/projects/details/los-angeles-ca-2
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Nike Chosen Bus Tour-Lincoln Skate Park

The Nike Chosen Bus tour stops in Lincoln Park in East La The first big stop on The Chosen bus in East LA, Nike Pro Skater and LA native Paul Rodriguez designed the park along with Lance Mountain and it was built by California Skateparks. To view more photos of this park, click here: http://www.sitedesigngroup.com/projects/details/los-angeles-ca-4
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Rockaway Beach, NY Skate Park Update

A new 15,700 skate park is being constructed by California Skateparks located in Rockaway Beach, NY! More pictures coming soon as construction progresses. This skate park is slated to be open in the FALL OF 2011!
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Tosh Townend Stops By SITE

Professional skateboarder Tosh Townend stopped by our design studio yesterday to go over his backyard bowl project!
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