Along with a group of like-minded folks, we’re trying to upgrade the facilities at the local skateboard park. The surface of the ramps has seen better days and some of the equipment was washed out to sea!
What on earth do I know about skateboarding – well, very little, it turns out! But I’m about to learn.
We’re considering buying second-hand equipment or resurfacing what we’ve currently got – whichever is most practical and safe for kids to use. The long term aim is to create a new park for the kids with a custom-built concrete design, but that’s a few years away yet.
In the meantime, here’s the most popular book on Amazon about skateboarding – Freestyle Skateboarding Tricks: Flat Ground, Rails and Transitions – aimed at children who are just beginning, it’s had some good reviews.