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Posted: April 6, 2010

It’s time for the Gowanus Grind

Demo will celebrate and promote the building of Brooklyn's newest Skate Spot.

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Posted: March 3, 2010

Skating Through City Hall

How Owens Field got its skate park back.

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Posted: March 2, 2010

“Tony Hawk SkateCake” To Benefit THF

Tony Hawk Foundation partners with CRUMBS Bake Shop to offer gourmet cupcake.

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Posted: February 9, 2010

Cops Love Skateparks

In a survey of law-enforcement officials from across the U.S., officers report that public skateparks have had a positive impact on youth in their communities.

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Posted: February 9, 2010

Help HAITI

Red Cross National Celebrity Cabinet Members Tony Hawk and Miley Cyrus have been helping generate donations for the organization to conduct its relief work in Haiti.

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Posted: February 9, 2010

Owens Field Skatepark scheduled to open March

Construction of the new Owens Field Skatepark in Columbia, South Carolina is near completion and will officially open one month ahead of schedule at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 6th. The skatepark was planned, and designed by Wally Hollyday Design - a California-based general contractor specializing in the design and construction of custom concrete skateparks.

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Posted: February 7, 2010

A Hero To Skaters: Randy Stang Supported Us To The Very End

Randy Stang lived so close to the city park in Bay Village, he was used to finding stray Frisbees, golf balls, baseballs, even arrows and rockets in his yard. He let it all slide. Then he heard that a group planned to gather at City Hall four days ago for a public hearing about building a skateboard and biking park in Bradley Park. Randy knew that creating a place for skaters, scooters, skateboarders and BMX bikes would increase the noise, traffic and crowds of teenagers, so he gathered up three pages of notes and carried them to Bay Village City Hall.

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Posted: January 29, 2010

Pop's Gets Its Kids Back

Driven by frustration over the open-air drug dealing at abandoned Pop's Playground in Kensington, Laura Semmelroth walked into the EXIT Philadelphia Skateshop two years ago and asked owner Steve Miller, a total stranger, to build a skateboard park at Pop's.

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Posted: January 22, 2010

Lyons, Michigan Skatepark Ready For Tony Hawk Touch

The village of Lyons doesn’t often get personal attention from famous celebrities. But the work of several local skaters and supportive community members drew both a cash grant and some advice from professional skater Tony Hawk.

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Public Skatepark Development Guide

Public Skatepark Development Guide
Second Edition Released!

The Public Skatepark Development Guide, the indispensable handbook for public-skatepark advocates, is now available in an updated and improved second edition. First published in 2007 by the Tony Hawk Foundation, Skaters For Public Skateparks, and the International Association of Skateboard Companies, the ultimate guide for community-skatepark advocates was available for free, and supplies quickly disappeared. The new 128-page second edition features updated information and expanded chapters, including skatepark vision, advocacy, fundraising, design, and management, plus several supplements and visual aids.

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